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Description of Fees

The Student Services Fee is required of all students regardless of the number of courses taken, unless otherwise noted. This fee is a charge to each student for co-curricular programs, activities, and services which benefit the student and which are complementary to, but not a part of, the instructional programs. No part of this fee is refundable to students who do not use all or any of these services. Graduate students studying out of the State may be eligible to pay 15 percent of the Student Services Fee. M.D. students are required to pay the full Student Services Fee for each fall, winter, and spring quarter, and a reduced Student Services Fee of $80 for each summer quarter.


Tuition provides general support for the University's operating budget, including costs related to instruction, and funds student financial aid. Graduate students studying out of the State may be eligible to pay 15 percent of Tuition. M.D. students are required to pay the full Tuition for each quarter in which they enroll, including the summer quarter. The summer quarter Tuition level for M.D. students will be the same as that of the previous spring quarter.


The Associated Students Fee is administered by the Associated Students of UCI, the Associated Graduate Students, the Merage Student Association, and the Associated Medical Students. These funds provide social activities, lectures, forums, concerts, and other activities at either a reduced charge, or no charge, to UCI students. The fees are required of all students.


The UCI Student Center Fee is required of all students regardless of the number of courses taken. The fee is used to pay the debt service on revenue bonds sold to finance the construction costs, to fund operating costs and to fund major repairs and maintenance expenses of the UCI Student Center.


The Bren Events Center Fee is required of all students regardless of the number of courses taken or units carried. The fee is used to maintain the Brent Events Center and to pay the debt service on revenue bonds sold to finance the construction costs of the Bren Events Center.


The Recreation Center Fee is required of all students regardless of the number of courses taken or units carried. The fee is used to operate, maintain and pay the debt service on revenue bonds sold to finance the construction costs of the Student Recreation Center and Athletics facilities improvements.


The Campus Spirit Fee is required of all undergraduate students regardless of the number of courses taken or units carried. The fee is used to support Athletics and Campus Spirit Programs.


The Measure S Fee is required of all undergraduate students regardless of the number of courses taken or units carried. The fee is used to support, upgrade, and expand the ASUCI Express Shuttle.


The Green Initiative Fund (TGIF) Fee is required of all undergraduate students for the fall, winter, and spring quarters regardless of the number of courses taken or units carried. The fee is used to support undergraduate student efforts to reduce the campus's environmental footprint and to promote sustainable educational projects at UCI.


The Anteater Express Fee is required of all undergraduate students regardless of the number of courses taken or units carried. The purpose of the fee is to support the Anteater Express campus shuttle service and the fee revenue will be used to fund expenses including, but not limited to, ongoing operations, fleet replacement, disability services, and route expansion.


The Measure U Fee is required of all undergraduate students for the fall, winter, and spring quarters regardless of the number of courses taken or units earned. The purpose of the fee is to support the New University, the official UC Irvine student-operated newspaper. The fee revenue will be used to provide support for the New University operational expenses.


The Club Sports Fee is required of all undergraduate students regardless of the number of courses taken or units carried. The purpose of the fee is to provide a permanent source of operating and programming support for the Club Sports Program at the Irvine campus. The fee revenue will be used to fund expenses such as, but not limited to, coaching, cost of equipment and uniforms, tournament fees, travel expenses, events facility rentals and basic-level league dues for all clubs in the Club Sports Program.


The SOAR Fee is required of all undergraduate students for the fall, winter, spring, and summer quarters regardless of the number of courses taken or units carried. The purpose of the fee is to provide a permanent source of operating and programming support for the Student Outreach and Retention (SOAR) Center. The fee revenue is used for, but not limited to, funding student-initiated outreach and retention efforts, expanding current services and programs, and providing leadership and development opportunities for students.


The Food Pantry Fee is required of all undergraduate students for the fall, winter, spring and summer quarter regardless of the number of courses taken or units carried. The purpose of the fee is to cover the expenses of operating the current food pantry which provides free non-perishable food to students who experience food insecurity. This includes, but is not limited to, the cost of food, transportation, marketing and maintenance. The funding from this initiative will also be used to coordinate financial, nutritional and wellness programs, provide food consultation and referral services, establish an emergency food fund, to expand current food pantry operations and to establish a mobile food pantry.


The eTech Fee is a nonrefundable per-unit fee, required of all students enrolled in undergraduate lecture courses during the fall, winter, and spring quarters. The fee is used to fund the UC Irvine Educational Technology Initiative maintaining and improving existing educational technology, and providing new educational technology services and capabilities supporting the educational goals of UCI students. The fee is $4 per unit of undergraduate lecture course, up to a maximum amount of $60 (or 15 units) per quarter. It will be assessed after the third week of instruction. Further information is available at the eTech website.


The Undergraduate Student Health Insurance Fee is charged over three quarters (fall, winter, and spring) to provide 12-month coverage from September through August. The fee is required of all undergraduate students regardless of the number of courses taken or units carried. The fee is used to provide undergraduate students with health insurance. If students provide evidence of comparable coverage from another source, participation in the mandatory plan may be waived via ZOT Account Online. This fee is subject to change pending the outcome of negotiations with insurance carriers.


The Graduate Student Health Insurance Fee is charged over three quarters (fall, winter, and spring) to provide 12-month coverage from September through August. The fee is required of all graduate and medical students regardless of the number of courses taken or units carried. The fee is used to provide graduate and medical students with health insurance. If students provide evidence of comparable coverage from another source, participation in the mandatory plan may be waived via ZOT Account Online. This fee is subject to change pending the outcome of negotiations with insurance carriers.


The Medical Student Disability Insurance Fee is required of all medical students. The entire annual fee is charged for the fall quarter.


Nonresident Supplemental Tuition is required of all students who have been classified as nonresidents for tuition purposes for that quarter or semester and are ineligible for any exemptions from Nonresident Supplemental Tuition. Further information is available in our section on Residency.


The Professional Degree Supplemental Tuition is required of all students in the J.D., M.B.A., M.D., M.P.H., M.P.P., M.S., Biotechnology Management, M.S., Engineering Management, M.S. Genetic Counseling, and M.S. in Nursing Science, regardless of the number of units taken. A $1,000 advance deposit on the Professional Degree Supplemental Tuition is required of all new M.B.A. students upon their acceptance of admission. This deposit is nonrefundable.


Course Material Fees, such as lab fees, are charged by the department offering the course. Check the department's comments and notes in the Schedule of Classes; or, contact the department offering the course for more information.