Part 4 Subpart 4-5 Tuition and Fees
Sec. 4-501. Role of the Board in Establishing Tuition, Fees and Other Charges.
The authority to establish tuition, fees and other charges imposed by the University
is vested by the Constitution and laws of the State of Michigan in the Board. The
Board, upon recommendation of the President, shall set and determine:
- General tuition, except that the President is hereby delegated authority to set and
determine tuition rates (within parameters periodically approved by the Board of Trustees)
for the programs and courses periodically offered (i) at temporary, off-campus sites,
or (ii) on a pre-negotiated basis to sponsored groups (cohorts), in either case by
the University Center for Extended Learning and/or by Ferris State University - Grand
Rapids, which tuition rates may differ from the tuition otherwise set and determined
by the Board of Trustees for the University;
- Room and board charges for University housing;
- Special fees, if any, for the construction, improvement, maintenance and use of new
or improved facilities for fostering of athletic, dramatics, social centers, residence
halls, music and similar activities in conjunction with the debt financing for said
- Special fees, if any, for student access to the services, treatment, and benefits
offered by the Birkam Health Center.
MCL 390.821 et seq. (1953 PA 55, as amended by 1959 PA 214 and 1987 PA 160)
1953 PA 55 relates, inter alia, to the acquisition, purchase, construction and financing
of residence halls, housing units and social centers at Ferris.
1959 PA 214 relates, inter alia, to the acquisition, purchase, construction and finance
of health residences and facilities, and facilities for athletics, dramatics, music
and other similar activities.
1987 PA 157 and 1987 PA 160 and 1987 PA 162 relate, inter alia, to the change of name
from Ferris State College to Ferris State University.
Prior Board Action:
July 14, 2000.