These fees provide access to UNI activities and services, and are assessed to all students. They are not user fees and may not be waived. All students are encouraged to take advantage of the benefits these fees provide.
The technology fee provides a distinct resource to improve computer access and education for all students. These funds must be used for technology-related expenditures that have a direct benefit to students. Among other things, the fee is used to replace obsolete computer equipment in student labs, support interdisciplinary curriculum development, expand networking for access to software resources, create student ID cards, and improve the library access system.
The health fee assists the University in providing a safe and healthy campus for the entire student population. The fee supports a health system able to respond to individual and public health needs. It primarily supports the university medical and pharmacy staff, campus health promotion, mental health counseling, and sexual abuse and substance abuse services. Fee of service programs are offered in gynecology and women's services, physical exams, immunizations, allergy injections, TB testing, prescriptions, laboratory, and consultation for foreign travel. Students are able to see medical providers, counselors, and other staff without an individual fee.
Health Facility Fee:
The health facility fee finances a building project to repair, renovate, and add space to the current Student Health Center. These enhancements will provide better access to services, improve patient privacy and confidentiality, and provide space for coordinated health, counseling, and wellness services.
Student Activities Fee
The student activities fee provides funding to the student government, student organizations, the student newspaper, homecoming and family weekend activities.
Student Services Fee
The Panther Pass is supported from this fee and provides free admission for students to most UNI athletic, music and theater events and reduced ticket prices to events at the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. This fee also funds the Panther Shuttle, Weekend SafeRide, and Intercollegiate Athletics.
These funds are used to support the University's intramural program, club sports and open recreation, and provides for reduced charges for students participating in wellness activities. This money is primarily used to support student wages in wellness and recreation programs.
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