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Non-refundable fees

Orientation Fee

Assessed once to every new/transfer student admitted to UMW.

Cost

$75 for the first semester of attendance at UMW.

Registration Fee

Applied for processing costs; assessed each semester of registration.

Cost

$30 per semester

Admission Application Fee

Must accompany the application for admission. Covers the cost of processing.

Cost

$30 at the time of applying for admission.

Fees assessed to students registered in 1 or more credits.

Academic Equipment Fee

Applied to the purchase, lease and maintenance of equipment, which will provide a primary benefit to the instructional program, including library, faculty, laboratories and other related acquisitions.

Cost

$2.90 per credit up to 12 credits.

Academic Facilities Fee

Student-initiated fee to remodel classrooms and laboratories. The remodeling of classrooms and laboratories was initially financed through the issuance of bonds. This fee repays the bond indebtedness and provides funds for classroom and lab maintenance.

Cost

$2.05 per credit up to 12 credits.

Academic Support Center Fee

The Academic Support Center provides academic assistance services to all students. The this fee supports tutoring services.

Cost

$9 for students registered for 1–6 credits. $16 for students registered for 7 or more credits.

Building Fee

Applied to the long-term debt and used for the acquisition and renovation of buildings, parking lots, or campus infrastructure. Students obtain a parking decal at no charge that allows them to park on campus, except in restricted spaces, with payment of this fee.

Cost

$26.50 for students registered for 1–6 credits. $84.50 for students registered for 7 or more credits.

Non-resident students are charged an additional $3 per credit up to 12 credits.

Computer Fee

Used for the purchase, lease and maintenance of computer equipment, software or related items that benefit the instructional program. This includes maintaining the computer labs.

Cost

$4 per credit up to 12 credits.

Radio Fee

Student-initiated fee appliead toward supporting the student radio station.

Cost

$20 per semester.

Student Union (SUB) Fee

Used to pay a portion of the operating costs, including debt service, for the Student Union Building.

Cost

$14.95 for students registered for 1–6 credits. $28.20 for students registered for 7 or more credits.

Technology Fee

Used to keep the campus infrastructure updated for current core technology (licensing, internet access, email/media distribution, library systems, learning management system, course enhanced software, wiring, switching) as well as provide staff support for these critical instructional/administrative services. The UMW administration and ASUMW Student Senate agree to expenditure budget for these fees each year.

Cost

$3.50 per credit up to 12 credits

Fine Arts Fee

Student-initiated fee to support students access to fine art/cultural events.

Cost

$3 per semester

Transportation Fee

Applied to Intercap loan payment for new vehicles necessary to replace 12-passenger vans.

Cost

$7.50 for students registered for 1–6 credits. $15 for students registered for 7 or more credits.

Library Fee

Student-initiated fee applied toward costs of increased library hours.

Cost

$10 for students registered for 1–6 credits. $20 for students registered for 7 or more credits.

Experiential Learning Grant Fee

Student-initiated fee to support student expereintial learning opportunities.

Cost

$3 for students registered for 1–6 credits. $6 for students registered for 7 or more credits.

Bulldog, Athletic and Recreation Complex Fee

Student-initiated fee to support and expand student access to and use of the Bulldog Athletic and Recreation Complex.

Cost

$5 for students registered for 1–6 credits. $10 for students registered for 7 or more credits.

Fees assessed to students registered in 7 or more credits.

Activity Fee

Student-initiated fee applied to the Associated Students of the University of Montana Western (ASUMW) organization; this fee provides support to ASUMW services and activities.

Cost

$59 per semester for 7 or more credits.

Athletic Fee

Helps to support intercollegiate athletic programs and comply with gender equity laws. Students can attend all UMW sporting events, except tournaments, at no additional charge.

Cost

$35 per semester for 7 or more credits.

Health Service Fee

UMW has contracted with a health care provider to provide medical services for students. This fee provides for a Campus Counselor, free access for students to the Community Health Center services, and a Student Wellness program including fitness equipment.

Cost

$53 per semester for 7 or more credits.

Medical Insurance Fee

All students are required to have medical insurance while attending UMW. Students enrolled for 6 or more credits for a fall or spring semester will be charged for the student insurance plan on their schedule bill for that semester. Students have until the 15 class day of each term to waive this student insurance coverage at Business Services. Students who drop below four credits by the 15 class day and have not specifically requested insurance are automatically dropped from the plan and the premium amount is credited to the student’s account. Students that withdraw from UMW after the 15 class day will still be charged and covered by UMW’s Student Health Insurance. The student insurance plan is available to all students taking a minimum of six (6) credits.

Cost

Assessed per semester. See the student health insurance information for more details.

Recycling Fee

Student-initiated fee supports the campus recycling program.

Cost

$2 per semester for 7 or more credits.

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