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Fees

Read the descriptions carefully to determine which fees may apply to you.


Students enrolled in 6 or more credits pay a $150 fee. Students enrolled in less than 6 credits pay a $75 fee.

The Rochester Campus Fee covers student wireless access throughout campus buildings, printing access to Information Commons, classroom technology, ITV access for distance learning, Student Activities, Orientation and Welcome Week activities.

2016-17 Student Services Fee

All students enrolled for 6 or more credits must pay a $168.00 per-semester student services fee in addition to tuition.

Courses that carry no degree credit and all courses in which you enroll as an auditor count in the determination of the credit total for the student services fee on a one class hour = one credit basis. In addition, credits for off-campus, Learning Abroad Center/Office of International Programs, Online and Distance Learning courses, and web-based/TV courses are excluded from the total credit count.

Non-degree seeking students do not need to pay the student services fee. Students in a certificate academic plan or in specialized/evening/part-time academic plans may also be exempt (check with your program office for more information). Students meeting the above exemption criteria may elect to pay the fee if they wish to use or support the services covered by the fee.

Regents Scholarship recipients, as well as students enrolled in the Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) or Senior Citizen Education program, are also exempt from this fee and may not elect to pay the fee.

The fee is distributed among the following programs:

Classification Amount Rationale
Fitness Center $90.00 Agreement w/ Rochester Area Family Y to provide membership
Mental and Physical Wellness $45.00 Contractual services for health promotion, mental health, etc.
Rochester Student Association $20.00 Student government
International Programming $1.50 Materials and services for international initiatives.
Diversity Programming/Initiatives $1.00 Equity, diversity, and inclusivity related programming.
Academic Support $10.50 Writing Center resources materials and staff support
Subtotal $168.00  

If you are 1) admitted to a degree program, and 2) registered for 6 or more credits per semester (or 3 or more credits during summer term) that count toward the automatic assessment of the Student Services Fee, you are required by the University of Minnesota to have health plan coverage. If you meet both of these criteria you will be automatically enrolled in the University-sponsored Student Health Benefit Plan.

By requiring students to have health plan coverage, the University ensures all students have access to medical care and can maintain good health, which is essential for academic success. You may choose to waive the University-sponsored Student Health Benefit Plan by providing proof of enrollment in an alternative eligible health plan.

2016-17 Laptop Program Fee

Degree-seeking and non-degree students enrolled at UMR pay a $350 fee per semester.

See UMR Laptop program for additional information.

Program Fees

Visit the website of your particular program to view the most recent program fee.

BSHP program fees are listed under Courses & Curriculum on the track site. 

Optional Fees

Fees listed below are subject to change without notice.

Student Health Insurance—$999.00

  • Based on fall/spring terms
  • Single student rate

Dental Plan—$220.15

  • Based on fall/spring terms
  • Single student rate

Flex Parking Fee—$300.00

  • 6+ credit enrollment required
  • A one time $30.00 set up fee payable to Lanier Parking is required

318 Commons Parking Fee—$360.00

  • For 318 Commons residents
  • A one time $30.00 set up fee payable to Lanier Parking is required

Rochester City Bus Pass—$80.00

  • 120-day pass
  • Other length passes available through Rochester Public Transportation

Service & Usage Fees

Cost of Books (per semester estimate)—$500

Duplicate diploma fee—$15.00

Installment plan fee—$20.00

  • Per semester, not available summer term

Late payment fee—$40.00

Late registration fee—$50.00-$100.00

Returned check or online payment— $20.00

Stop payment fee—$10.00

Transcript request fee—$15.00

  • Per transcript (additional fees may apply)

U Card replacement fee—$25.00

Historical fee rates

Past year tuition and fee information can be found in the PDFs below. They are abridged from the President’s Operating Budget approved by the Board of Regents. 

Important Dates

Billing & Payment

Wed, Jun 21, 2017 May/summer payment due in full (full balance due)
Fri, Jul 21, 2017 Summer payment due in full (full balance due)
Mon, Aug 21, 2017 Summer payment due in full (full balance due)