Fees listed are pending approval from the State University of New York Board of Trustees and subject to change.
Student Accounts Office
Moot Hall 260
A mandatory activity fee of $100 per semester for full-time students and $8.50 per credit hour for part-time students is collected to support the activities of more than 70 student groups on campus.
A mandatory athletic fee of $171.50 per semester for full-time students and $14.25 per credit hour for part-time students is collected to support intercollegiate athletics. For fall 2020 only, the Athletic Fee has been reduced by 17 percent to $142.34 for full-time students and $11.86 per credit hour for part-time students.
A mandatory college fee of $25.00 per semester for full-time students and $1.70 per credit hour for part-time students is collected by all units of the State University of New York system to finance the operating budget.
All full-time students are required to pay a $174.50 per semester health fee. Part-time students pay $14.65 per credit hour per semester. This fee provides basic medical assistance to students on campus through the Weigel Wellness Center. A mandatory health fee is collected by all units of the State University of New York system.
A mandatory technology fee of $182.00 per semester for full-time students and $15.15 per credit hour for part-time students is collected to provide enhancements to campus technology.
A mandatory fee of $55.00 per semester for full-time students and $4.55 per credit hour for part-time students is collected for the Buffalo State-Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA) College Riders Accessing Metro (CRAM ) Pass Program. All undergraduate students receive an NFTA Metro Pass through the CRAM Pass Program, which provides unlimited use of both the extensive NFTA bus services on and around campus and all NFTA bus and rail services throughout the region.
*These fees are refunded only when registration is canceled during drop/add period.
Undergraduate Late Fees, Service Fees
Students who are eligible and choose to park on campus pay $70 per academic year and $10 for summer-only permits. The parking fee is refundable within the first two weeks of classes upon surrender of the parking permit.
SUNY Mandated Fees
The following fees are administered to comply with mandatory State University of New York policy.
Academic Transcript Fee
There is a $9 fee for each transcript requested.
a billing fee of $30 is assessed to each delinquency notice sent by the college. Late filing of financial aid does not waive this fee.
Late Drop/Add Fee
A $20 late drop/add fee is charged for each transaction after the first week of classes. Independent study, special projects, or contracts added after the second week of classes are also charged this fee.
Late Payment Fee
A $30 fee is charged if the final semester bill is not paid by the due date.
Late Registration Fee
Registrations on "late registration day" (the first day of classes) or later are charged a mandatory $40 late registration fee that cannot be waived or deferred. Exceptions are registrations for graduate workshops, independent study, special projects, contracts, and any course requiring performance auditions. Registrations for independent study, special projects, and contracts turned in after the second week of classes that generate the only registration for a student will also be assessed the $40 late fee.
Returned Check Fee
A $20 fee is charged for each check returned by the bank or any declined credit card transaction. The fee is nondeferrable and cannot be waived. An additional billing fee is charged on any transaction covering a course and/or room registration. If payment is not received within 10 days from the date of notification, the account is referred to the New York State Attorney General’s Office for collection and handling.
Refer to New York State Debt Collection Mandate.