May 17, 2022  
CC Policy Manual 
CC Policy Manual

Student Account Charges

Student Account Charges Approved Date    9/15/2015
    Effective Date    9/15/2015
    Revision No.    1.0

1.0    Purpose

This policy establishes guidelines for how credit tuition, mandatory per credit hour fees, apartment rent, and room and board charges are set.

2.0    Revision History

Date Rev. No.  Change  Ref Section
9/15/15   1.0  Policy rewrite.  

3.0    Persons Affected

3.1    The Board of Trustees

3.2    Students

3.3    Third party payers

4.0    Policy

The policy of Casper College is to ensure the following.

4.1    The college has a process to establish mandatory per credit hour fees, apartment rent, and room and board charges.

5.0    Definitions

5.1    Tuition. The cost incurred with enrollment in a credit course.

5.2    Mandatory Per Credit Hour Fees. A fee associated with credit generating courses.

5.3    Credit Course Fees. A fee assessed for a particular credit class to cover additional costs as recommended by the Student Fees Committee.

5.4    Room Charges. Charges associated with on-campus student housing including resident hall room rental, damages, and breach of contract penalty charges.

5.5    Board Charges. Charges associated with the purchase of a campus dining board plan, including meal plans and breach of contract penalty charges.

5.6    Student Fees Committee. This committee is responsible for establishing credit course fees to recommend to the Board of Trustees. The committee consist of the vice presidents of administrative services, academic affairs, and student services, director of information technology, director of financial services, executive director of enrollment services, University of Wyoming dean of outreach, and a student representative.

6.0    Responsibilities

6.1    The vice president of administrative services (VPAS) is responsible for maintaining compliance with this policy.

7.0    Procedures

7.1    The VPAS recommends changes to the credit tuition based upon rates set by the Wyoming Community College Commission, along with recommended changes for per credit hour fees, credit course fees, apartment rent, and room and board charges to the Board of Trustees. Every effort will be made to make any changes in time to provide students with adequate notice.

7.2    The Board of Trustees approves changes to the fees and charges, taking into consideration the recommendation of the VPAS.

7.3    Employees responsible for posting such information will post the changes on the website and in college publications.