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The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The Chinook has not raised fees since 2017 and proposes to raise the fee from $98 to $103

Chinook fee increase to be on student election ballot

GRACE HARVEY, Evergreen reporter February 21, 2024

WSU’s University Recreation Advisory Board and ASWSU Senate are in the process of getting a mandatory 5% Chinook fee increase for undergraduate students onto the ballot for the upcoming student body...

The tuition increase will raise rates for full-time resident undergraduate students from $10,976 to $11,305.

Board of Regents to vote on 3% tuition increase

MUSFIRAH KHAN, Evergreen reporter December 1, 2023

The Board of Regents will be presented with a proposal to increase tuition for the 2024–25 school year by 3% this month, which if passed would result in WSU becoming the most expensive public university...

Grant Rickard, UREC advisory board chair, at Nov. 1s ASWSU meeting first discussing the fee increase

ASWSU Senate supports Chinook mandatory fee increase

MUSFIRAH KHAN, Evergreen reporter November 17, 2023

The ASWSU Senators unanimously supported a 5% Chinook mandatory fee increase this week after being visited by representatives from the UREC advisory board once again. The UREC board’s chair, Grant...

Grant Rickard, UREC advisory board chair, at Nov. 1s ASWSU meeting first discussing the fee increase

UREC advisory board proposes 5% Chinook increase fee

MUSFIRAH KHAN, Evergreen reporter November 10, 2023

Members of the UREC advisory board presented a proposal for a 5% mandatory student fee increase for the Chinook in order to combat revenue losses due to reduced enrollment at last night’s ASWSU meeting. The...

Todd Halvorsen, New York Times account executive, proposing a subscription that would be provided to all WSU undergraduate and graduate students.

New York Times proposes subscription service for student body to ASWSU

MUSFIRAH KHAN, Evergreen reporter November 3, 2023

The ASWSU Senate heard an offer from the New York Times for a subscription service for the upcoming school year that would grant the student body access to the newspaper’s content. Todd Halvorsen,...

Brian Shuffield, Executive Director of Student Engagement Services

ASWSU fees just one part of overall Service and Activity Fees at WSU

ERIN MULLINS, Evergreen reporter January 27, 2023

Fees that students pay for ASWSU make up 8.14% of the overall Service and Activity (S&A) Fee budget, according to the S&A website. Matt Shaw, associate director at the Center for Student Organizations...

About 65 classes were approved for in-person instruction in the spring. That is twice the number of classes that were approved this fall, WSU Provost Elizabeth Chilton said.

Student fee reductions, athletics budget proposed at Board of Regents meeting

SYDNEY BROWN and ABBY DAVIS November 13, 2020

Students may pay about $50 less in student fees for summer 2020 and academic year 2020-21, according to WSU officials during their Board of Regents virtual presentation on Thursday. The university worked...

The $25 cut is not permanent and students will be charged $279 in future semesters.

Services and Activities fee reduced by $25

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor October 26, 2020

Services and Activities Fee Committee members decided to reduce the S&A fee from $279 to $254 for spring 2021. The committee met Oct. 20 and 22 to deliberate on student feedback regarding the fees. Students...

GPSA Senators discussed the implementation of working groups. The groups focus on the main concerns of graduate students, including healthcare, stipends and university housing.

GPSA Senators approve revised legislative agenda

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen roots editor September 29, 2020

GPSA Senators approved their revised legislative agenda for the 2020-21 school year, which includes access to affordable housing, continued access to food pantries, development of healthcare in the community...

Dave Cillay, WSU Vice President for Academic Outreach and Innovation, said WSU’s learning system helps encourage distance learning and will make classes easier to adapt to.

WSU extends late tuition fee deadline for students

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter August 19, 2020

WSU officials announced students will not have to pay the first late tuition fee on Sept. 7, giving students who are late on tuition an extra month to pay. This announcement came during WSU’s ninth online...

Grant applicants must prove that the funding will help minimize costs for students and the material created is sustainable for future use.

Grant allows instructors to create affordable class materials

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter July 22, 2020

The Affordable Learning Grant is awarding five WSU faculty members $4,500 to develop open educational resources for students that will lower the cost of course materials.  Rebecca Van de Vord, assistant...

Mary Jo Gonzales,  Vice President of Student Affairs, said students fees are used to help WSU pay for outstanding deficits.

WSU will not refund student fees

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter May 15, 2020

WSU officials confirmed in an online town hall that the university will not refund spring semester student fees, following a national trend of universities who either only partially refunded fees or did...

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