Explanation of Fees & Payment Options

Student Comprehensive Fee - This fee is paid by all students in order to provide quality services to everyone. The services are available to students whether or not the student chooses to take advantage of them. The fee is comprised of:

Orientation Fee - A $100 mandatory one-time orientation fee is billed to all full- and part-time new and transfer students to cover the cost of programs, food, and registration requirements. Internet* and readmission students are not required to attend and will not be charged the orientation fee.

*All new and transfer health information technology and coding & reimbursement specialist students will receive an email with login information for a mandatory online orientation course. All other online programs are exempt from orientation participation.

Clinical Liability Insurance - Provides malpractice insurance coverage for students participating in specific clinical programs.

Optional Fees:

Fitness Center Fee - (if used) For use of the Fitness Center (located on the ground floor of Orvis). It offers top-of-the-line selectorized weight machines, computerized fitness and aerobic equipment, and a free weight area.

Graduation Fee - Commencement Policy - All students must pay a nonrefundable fee in order to participate in the commencement ceremony. This fee will be imposed per ceremony attended. Students receiving more than one degree may also be charged for additional accoutrements at the Campus Store. All students graduating from a bachelor's degree program must pay an additional cost for the bachelor hoods. Students must attend the ceremony to receive diploma cover and/or honor cord. Please note: bachelor's degree graduates will be required to pay $30 at the Campus Store for their bachelor hoods when they pick up their regalia. No fee is assessed for those that applied to receive their diplomas without attending the ceremony.

Vehicle Registration Fee - Mandatory on all vehicles parked on campus. Vehicles must be registered at the Parking Registration Office (located in the Theta Gamma House) where vehicle hang tags are issued.

Foreign Medical Insurance - Enrolls student in an accident and health insurance program. If you have questions about this plan, you may call the Student Records and Financial Services Office at (607) 587-4253. Enrolling in the Foreign Insurance Program is mandatory.

Meal Plans - Students living on campus MUST have a meal plan. Meal plans are also available for commuters. Carefully review your plan choice and change the amount if necessary. If you have specific meal plan questions, you may call the ACES Office at (607) 587-4064.