Student Services Fee


The Arizona Board of Regents approved the Student Services Fee in 2009. The Student Services Fee Board allocates approximately $3 million each year to departments in the Student Affairs and Academic Initiatives division.

The Student Services Fee funds projects that enhance the student experience and positively impact student life.  The fee has funded a broad variety of projects providing expanded services and programs for UA students including:

  • Academic Support Services - Think Tank, Thrive Center Peer Mentors, Vets Education and Support Services
  • Career-Related Opportunities - GPSC Travel Grants, AZ Job Shadow Program, Innovate UA  
  • Improved Access to Financial Aid - Scholarship Universe, Project Rush
  • Student Safety and Support Initiatives - Safe Ride, Campus Pantry, Student Legal Services

Departments from across Student Affairs and Academic Initiatives have applied for funding including;  ASUA Student Government, Graduate & Professional Student Council, Office of Student Financial Aid, Veterans Education & Transition Services, and the Thrive Center

UA students help determine where funds are directed, via a comprehensive surveys issued each year. The Student Services Fee Advisory Board (SSFAB) recommends funding priorities. University oversight of the Board is provided through the Student Affairs and Enrollment Management office, and funds are distributed following established University business procedures and policies.

Applications for project proposals are typically submitted in early December with proposal review occurring early in the Spring Semester. Information about how to apply for funding and the specific dates that the application opens and closes may be found on the Apply For Funding Page.

General comments and questions may be submitted to the SSFAB through this form.

Apply For Funding

Funding applications are currently being accepted.

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Important Information

Board Meetings
The next open board meeting is scheduled on February 25, 2019 in the Sabino Room in SUMC from 3:30-5:00PM.
Agendas and minutes from previous meetings are available in the Board Documents & Reports section.

Fee Amount
The fee is $75 per semester (prorated based on units enrolled) and is paid by all UA students. The fee is $40 for students who enrolled prior to Fall of 2017.