More about 2014-2015 Required Fees
Health Service The Student Health Center operates Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., while classes are in session.  Students may obtain there the range of treatments customarily performed in an ambulatory care center.  Referrals for specialized diagnostic and treatment procedures are also made. $148.00
     
Recreation & Cultural This fee is the principal source of financial support for extracurricular activities for Western Carolina University students.  Services supported by this fee include operations of the offices, senate and judiciary that make up the Student Government Association.  Approximately 30 student clubs and organizations receive allocations to support their activities.  Operating expenses are covered for a non-commercial campus radio station that broadcasts 24 hours a day, seven days a week when classes are in session.  A wide array of entertainment events for students is underwritten  by the fee, as is a series of lectures, exhibitions and concerts.  Personnel and operating expense are supported for an extensive intramural sport program and the Campus Fitness Center that attracts participation by most the campus student population.  Student participation in and performances by the University band, choral and orchestral groups, as well as student drama productions, are subsidized.  The weekly newspaper and the student yearbook receive allocations from this fee to help cover production costs.  $286.00
     
Student Recreation Center Debt Service This fee is established to generate funds to retire indebtedness for the constructions of the Student Recreation Center $77.00
     
Book Rental (Undergraduate Only) This fee is established to cover the cost of the undergraduate book rental program. $113.00
     
Athletic The fee supports a NCAA Division I Athletic Program which includes seven men’s and seven women’s sports.  Fee revenue supports grants-in-aid for student athletes, personnel costs, and operating expenses such as team travel, recruiting, postage, printing, repairs and maintenance, equipment associated with the intercollegiate athletics program. $344.00
     
Athletic Facility The fee is established to generate funds to retire indebtedness for athletic facilities. $48.00
     
University Center Debt Service The fee is established to generate funds to retire indebtedness for the University Center. $12.00
     
Document  The documents fee is used to defray costs  associated with the electronic ordering, and the production and delivery of transcripts, enrollment certifications,degree verifications, transfer credit evaluations and other official enrollment related documents for current students.  Per semester limits apply to official transcript requests.  Students who cease enrollment have a 4-month grace period before per transcript charges apply. $10.00
     
Education & Technology Education and Technology fee revenues provide for specialized instructional supplies and services and for scientific and information technology equipment not provided by State funds. $272.00
     
Association of Student Government This fee is sent to The University of North Carolina Association of Student Governments, a student led advocacy group whose main purpose is to ensure that the benefits of The University of North Carolina are extended to the people of North Carolina, as far as practicable, free of expense. $0.50
     
Sustainability This fee funds environmental initiatives and student learning opportunities. $5.00
     
Transportation This fee generates funds for a comprehensive shuttle service to transport students from the outlying portions of campus to the central portion of campus where classes and other student activities will take place. $59.00
      
Dining Facilty Debt Service The fee is established to generate funds to retire indebtedness for the dining facility. $56.50
     
Health Insurance This fee pays for health insurance coverage for the semester.  To waive, go to  https://studentblue.bcbsnc.com/wcu  . $802.00
   

 

TOTAL for Undergraduate

 Per Semester

$2233.00
TOTAL for Graduate

 Per Semester

$2120.00
 

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