260.0 VIII-2.50 - POLICY ON STUDENT TUITION, FEES, AND CHARGES (Approved by the Board of Regents, June 21, 1990) I. Tuition and Mandatory Fees 1. The Chancellor, following consultation with the Presidents, shall propose guidelines for tuition and mandatory fees to the Finance Committee for recommendation to the Board of Regents. 2. As part of the formulation of the annual operating budget request, each President shall recommend tuition and fees within the guidelines established by the Board. 3. Tuition and mandatory fees shall be specifically identified in the proposed consolidated operating budget presented by the Chancellor to the Finance Committee. After the Board approves the consolidated operating budget request, tuition and mandatory fees may be altered only by agreement of the Board. 4. Tuition and mandatory fees approved by the Board shall be included in the detailed annual operating budget request for the University of Maryland System submitted by the Chancellor to the Governor and the Commission on Higher Education. 5. Mandatory fees include fees and charges applicable to a specific category of student according to enrollment status during the standard academic year. They include fees and charges for Health Services, Graduate Programs, and Auxiliary Services such as Athletics, Shuttle Bus, Student Union and Recreational, Student Activities, Supporting Facilities, and Auxiliary Facilities. II. Room and Board Charges. 1. Each President shall submit proposed annual room and board charges to the Chancellor according to a timetable and instructions recommended by the Chancellor and established by the Board. 2. The Chancellor, following consultation with the Presidents, shall present the proposed charges to the Finance Committee for recommendation to the Board. 3. Room charges include room, dormitory, and apartment charges for all university residence hall facilities based on a standard academic year rate. 4. Board charges include charges based on a standard academic year rate. III. Other fees and charges. 1. Each President may establish fees and charges not included in sections I and II, subject to the provisions in the following paragraph. 2. The Chancellor may submit to the Finance Committee for recommendation to the Board fees and charges that may significantly affect student costs, that may be considered for consistency among the institutions, or that may substantially differ among the institutions. Replacement for: BOR V - 9.00; BOR V - 14.00; BOT XII - C.