Course Fees

Course fees are approved annually by the SLCC Cabinet and Board of Trustees and effective for the following academic/catalog year.  Changes to course fees on Course Curriculum Outlines (CCOs) approved through the curriculum process are not automatically included and must be approved by the Board of Trustees.

2016-17 Course Fees Timeline

  • Monday, January 4, 2016: Course fees report & instructions email sent to academic administrators
  • Wednesday, January 20, 2016: Course fees proposals due to the Curriculum Office
  • Monday, January 25, 2015:  Course fees presented at Senate Curriculum Committee
  • Monday, February 1, 2016: Course fees presented at Faculty Senate
  • Wednesday, February 10, 2016: Course fees presented at SLCC Board of Trustees Meeting


Course fees should be kept to a minimum whenever possible to avoid increasing the financial burden on students. Fees should only be charged to recover expenses directly associated with individual students or to purchase materials and supplies for students when doing so provides students with a substantial cost savings. Course fee revenue should not accrue over time. Additional guidelines and examples of acceptable course fees, are available here.

Budget Sample

A budget sample must be included for an increase in or a new course fee. It contains the proposed fee and justification based on  must contain  An example budget sample may be downloaded here.

Approved Fee List

The most recent list of approved course fees can be found on the Curriculum SharePoint site.