Required Fees (Subject to Change)

This is an archived copy of the 2015-2016 catalog. To access the most recent version of the catalog, please visit http://catalog.twu.edu.

Computer Use Fee

A $16.00 per semester credit hour computer use fee will be charged to all students who register for any semester. The computer use fee is assessed to help to cover the cost of computer operations used for admissions, registration, student financial aid, computer labs, student work stations, and other student computer services.

Fitness and Recreation Fee

A fitness and recreation fee of $73 per semester will be assessed to all students who enroll for the fall, spring or summer long semesters; $36.50 for the summer terms, or $18.25 for mini terms, or $24.33 for fall or spring short terms with special programs.

Graduate School Application Fee

A $50.00 non-refundable application fee will be assessed all students who apply for admission to the Graduate School.

Instructional Enhancement Fee

As approved by the TWU Board of Regents in August 2012, an Instructional Enhancement Fee will be assessed per semester credit hour (sch) and according to course level. The Instructional Enhancement Fee allows greater integration of technology in face-to-face instruction.

Undergraduate course – $5/sch
Graduate course – $9/sch

International Application Fee

A $75.00 non-refundable application fee will be assessed all international students who apply for admission.

International Education Fee

A $3.00 international education fee will be charged to all students who enroll. Funds collected under this fee will be used in assisting students participating in TWU international or exchange programs.

Late Registration Fee

Students will be assessed a $50.00 non-refundable late registration fee if they register and/or pay beginning the first day of class for a semester.

Library Access Fee

A library access fee of $9.00 per semester credit hour will be assessed.

Medical Services Fee

A medical services fee of $43.00 per semester will be assessed all students who enroll for the long fall, spring, or summer terms; $21.50 for summer terms, $10.75 for mini terms; and $14.34 for fall or spring short terms with special programs. The medical services fee is used to provide medical services to students at the University.

Program Fee

A Program Fee will be assessed per semester credit hour (sch) and according to course level as follows:

Lower-level undergraduate program fee (1000 & 2000 level courses): $8/sch
Upper-level undergraduate program fee (3000 & 4000 level courses): $15/sch
Graduate-level program fee (5000 & 6000 level courses): $25/sch

Publication Fee

A $2.00 publication fee will be charged to all students who register for any term. The publication fee is used to defray the cost of publishing the University catalogs, and other student-oriented University publications

Student Center Fee

A student center fee of $35.00 will be charged to all students who register during the long fall, spring, or summer semesters; a $17.50 fee will be charged to all students who register during a summer term; $8.75 for mini terms; or $11.66 for fall or spring short terms for special programs. The student center fee finances the Office of the Director of the Student Center and the maintenance of the student center areas on each campus.

Student Identification Card

An $11.00 non-refundable fee to cover the cost of the student identification card is required of all students who register for each long fall, spring, and summer term. Fall or spring short terms for special programs will be $3.67.

Student Services Fee

The student services fee is charged based on semester credit hours. For all semesters the fee is charged at a rate of $29.04 per semester credit hour not to exceed the following maximums:

$232.32 per semester during the fall, spring or summer long terms
$116.16 for summer terms
$58.08 for mini terms

The student service fee entitles students to a variety of services provided by University components or via contract from an outside provider. Components funded at least partially by student service fees are Career and Employment Services, Student Development, the Counseling Service, Disability Support Services, Intercollegiate Athletics, and the Wellness Center. The student service fee also enables students to attend special lectures, concerts, and dramatic presentations; to receive the university newspaper, the Lasso; to participate as members of the United Student Association; and to use a variety of recreational facilities.

Undergraduate Application Fee

A $50.00 non-refundable application fee will be assessed all students who apply for admission.

Drop/Add Fee (Subject to Change)

A $10.00 fee will be charged for dropping or adding a course when the drop/add is initiated by the student. A charge will be made for each class dropped and/or each class added.

Malpractice Liability Insurance

Students enrolled in the Institute of Health Sciences or in other programs requiring clinical experience or practicums will be automatically charged a course related malpractice liability insurance fee.

Textbooks and Supplies

Students and faculty members may purchase textbooks and all school supplies at the University Bookstore. Textbook costs vary considerably by level and subject matter area.