DETERMINING DATE FOR TUITION CHARGES
Tuition charges are based on registrations made before the end of the late-registration, free drop/add period (the first two weeks of the regular semesters or the first four days of Winter/Summer sessions). Full charges are made for course addition and/or withdrawal thereafter.
REBATES FOR TUITION CHARGES
Full rebates of tuition charges will be offered for courses dropped by the end of the late-registration, free drop/add period. NO REBATES OF TUITION will be made for courses dropped thereafter.
FEE FOR CHANGES IN REGISTRATION
Students can make registration changes without fee, and with a full rebate of tuition, prior to the start of classes and during the late-registration period. After the first two weeks of classes, however, a $25 change of registration fee will be assessed once per semester when a student initiates a request to change from one class or course section to another, drops or adds a course, changes to or from the pass/fail option, or changes to or from auditor status. In addition to this fee, all students will be charged tuition for any course dropped after the free drop/add period.
SUMMER/WINTER SESSION REGISTRATION FEE
All students who register for summer or winter sessions are assessed a $30 registration fee per session. In addition, there is a $15 general fee charged for each summer session.
In addition to tuition, a $30 registration fee is charged to part-time students each semester. (All students are assessed this fee during summer and winter sessions.) Part-time Undergraduate students are also assessed a $50* Student Comprehensive Fee.
COMPREHENSIVE STUDENT FEE
A mandatory $395* fee is assessed to all full-time undergraduate students each semester.
STUDENT CENTER FEE
A mandatory fee is charged to full-time students to cover amortization of bonds used in the construction of the Trabant University Center and renovations to the Perkins Student Center, as well as operating costs of these student centers. The fee is $119* per semester, during fall and spring semesters.
NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION FEE
Newly matriculated undergraduate students (including transfers) are required to pay a $120* fee for the New Student Program and New Student Orientation, regardless of their participation in these activities.
SPECIAL RECORDING FEE
The University charges a fee for the following processing and recording transaction:
- Transferring credit earned at other institutions following admission ($75 per school, per form, per semester)*
STUDENT HEALTH SERVICE FEE
Each semester, a mandatory $247* fee is assessed to all full-time matriculated students, entitling them to use the Student Health & Counseling Centers during that period. Part-time matriculated students are eligible to use the Health & Counseling Centers" services by including the fee with their semester payment, or they may use the Health & Counseling Centers on a fee-for-service basis. A separate winter session health fee ($65*) is automatically assessed all full-time students enrolled in winter session course work. Full-time students not enrolled in winter session may use the SHS on a fee-for-service basis or by paying the winter session health fee. During the summer session(s) all full-time and part-time students are eligible to use the service on a fee-for-service basis or by paying an optional $87* summer session charge, which allows use of the SHS during the summer period.
STUDENT MEDICAL INSURANCE
An optional accident-and-sickness insurance plan, administered by University Health Services, Inc., is available to all admitted students. This insurance does not cover medical services offered in the Student Health Service. International students and students whose parents live outside the continental United States are required to enroll in the insurance plan offered through the University, or provide proof of equivalent coverage. Information detailing the medical coverage is mailed to students. It is also available in the Student Health Center.
CREDIT BY EXAMINATION FEE
Credit may be awarded when a student demonstrates proficiency in a subject matter field by passing an examination arranged with the department. A $75* per credit hour fee is charged in advance to cover administration and recording costs.
INDEPENDENT STUDY FEE
Students enrolled in a regular academic program who earn credit by working on an independent research or reading project must pay the appropriate tuition charge.
INTERNATIONAL SERVICE FEE
International Scholars, Staff and Faculty will be assessed an International Service Fee, according to the table below, to ensure that the Office of International Students and Scholars can comply with federal regulations and reporting requirements while providing enhanced programs, advising and services that are of direct benefit to UD’s international population.
•$100 per application for J-1 visiting scholars.
•$250 per application for H1B employees. (in addition to the filling fees)
•$500 per application for permanent residency applications.***
*** Fees are in addition to any legal costs associated with the preparation and filing of necessary petitions and applications for which the University is entitled by law to charge a fee.
Students enrolled in HESC 132 or BHAN 132 will pay a $120* fee per semester in addition to the regular tuition charge to cover equipment costs.
STUDENT TEACHING FEE
Students enrolled for Student Teaching (EDUC 400 or EDUC 750) will pay $225* per semester in addition to the regular tuition charge.
HEALTH SCIENCES COLLEGE FEES
Students enrolled in NURS 453, 457, 459, 473, 477 and/or 479 will pay a $125 Clinical Course Fee per course in addition to the regular tuition charge. Students enrolled in NTDT 210 will pay a $40 Nutrition Lab fee. A $300 Lab fee will be assessed to students enrolled in KAAP 420 or 840. Second and third year undergraduate School of Nursing students will pay a $100 Nursing Simulation Lab fee each Fall/Spring, and accelerated students will pay a $100 Nursing Simulation Lab Fee for Winter and a $200 Nursing Simulation Lab fee for Spring.
Prepayment of $7* is required for each official transcript. Transcripts cannot be released until all outstanding financial obligations are met. Upon receipt of the completed form, which must be completed by the student, official transcripts are normally mailed within 48 hours.
GENERAL FEE FOR CHANGES AND REPLACEMENTS
A nominal charge, not exceeding $20*, is assessed for such transactions as changes in residence-hall rooms (after the first two weeks of each semester) and replacement of lost identification cards (at any time).
Candidates for an advanced degree are expected to file a completed Application for Advanced Degree with the Office of Graduate and Professional Education and to pay a graduation fee by the stated deadline for summer, fall, or spring degree conferral. The graduation fee is $50 for master's candidates and $95 for doctoral candidates.
*Fee are what was approved for the 2010-2011 academic year. Subject to change for the 2012-2013 academic year.
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