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Fees & Fines - Proviso 117.79

Authority

The Citadel derives its authority to assess various fees and fines in accordance with the South Carolina Code of Laws, Title 59, Chapters 101, 107, 112 and 121 as well as proviso 117.79 of the FY 2013-14 Appropriations Act. Title 34, Chapter 11 of the South Carolina Code of Laws authorizes a fine for returned checks.

Expenditure Purposes

Categorized as follows

Tuition – Revenue used to support the instruction, research and public service mission of the College. Tuition is collected for the purpose of supporting the program needs of the academic units which in turn provide regular course instruction to the students. These unrestricted funds comprise the majority of revenue to the College’s General Fund. A portion of tuition is dedicated to covering expenses related to bond debt service, renovation reserve, and technology improvements.

Leadership Fee – Revenue used to cover various expenses of the leadership training program at The Citadel.

Study Away Fees - Revenue derived from fees that cover expenses related to study away programs, including, but not limited to, salaries, supplies, travel and insurance.

Applications, Yearbooks and Diplomas – Revenues used to cover direct and indirect expenses associated with administrative processing of records, and the cost of yearbooks and diplomas.

Athletics – Revenue used to cover the various costs associated with the intercollegiate athletics program, including but not limited to, salaries and fringe benefits, utilities, supplies and equipment, travel, repairs and maintenance, and debt service.

Barracks – Revenue used to cover the various costs associated with the barracks including, but not limited to, salaries and fringe benefits, utilities, furniture, maintenance and repairs, and debt service.

Dining Hall – Revenue used to compensate private entities for services rendered through contractual arrangements to provide dining services to students.

Infirmary – Revenue used to cover the various costs associated with the operation of a full-time infirmary operation, including salaries, utilities, insurance, supplies, and maintenance.

Laundry - Revenue used to cover the various costs associated with the operation of a full-service laundry and dry cleaning operation, including salaries, utilities, insurance, supplies, and maintenance.

Parking – Revenues used to cover the cost of parking services, including repairs, maintenance and security.

Transfer of Fees and Fines Revenue

No revenue derived from the College’s various fees and fines were transferred to the General Fund of the State, nor to any other entity.

FY 2013 - 14 Fees and Fines Revenue

Required tuition - $41,612,893
Leadership fee - $809,721
Study away fees - $447,472
Applications, yearbooks and diplomas - $330,705
Athletics fees - $5,185,029
Barracks - $4,926,511
Dining Hall - $6,533,706
Infirmary - $955,884
Laundry - $971,321
Parking - $289,375

The Citadel’s fee schedule is available at:

http://www.che.sc.gov/Finance/Fin/2014-15_Tuition&FeeSummary_Fall2014withAdditionalFees.pdf