Additional College and Course Fees and Incidental Charges

In addition to tuition, additional fees and charges may be assessed for the incidental cost of services of the major pursued or the courses selected by a student. Students should be aware of additional fees and charges incurred by their major or course selection that will be added to the total cost of tuition. Some but not all of these fees and charges are noted by the course listing in the online schedule of classes.

Charge/Fee Name Code Amount Charged Per Charge/Fee Description
Certification Charge (COEHD) - College of Liberal & Fine Arts Majors SELS $20 Semester This charge is assessed all undergraduate College of Liberal and Fine Arts and College of Sciences majors seeking teacher certification to defray costs associated with group advising, individual advising, processing applications for admission to the Program, processing applications for certification to the State Board, outreach via classroom visits and mobile advising at student events.
Certification Charge (COEHD) - Graduate Students SEGR $20 Semester This charge is assessed graduate students seeking various professional certifications. Services for graduate students are provided only during their final semester. The fee will be attached to EDL 6941-3 for Educational Leadership students and may be assessed for other professional certification courses for principals, school counselors and Master Reading teachers.
Certification Charge (COEHD) - Post-Baccaluareate Students SECC $75 Semester This charge is assessed all post-baccaluareate students seeking initial teacher certification to defray costs of providing transcript evaluation, group and individual advising, and processing of certification applications to the State Board.
College of Architecture, Construction and Planning Programs Fee SAP1 $25 Course This fee is assessed students enrolled in courses in the architecture curriculum who use any of the studios under the direction of the College of Architecture, Construction and Planning. This fee is to defray costs of supplies, materials, equipment, and services for students enrolled in Architecture, Interior Design, and Construction Science and Management curriculum.
Counseling Support Fee COUN $35 Course All students registered in certain counseling department courses are charged this fee to defray costs of services and training designed to prepare counselors.
Cyber Security Program Charge CYBB $450 Credit Hour This fee is assessed all students enrolled in the fully online B.B.A. in Cyber Security.
Dietetics and Nutrition Program Service Charge DNPS $75 Semester This charge is assessed all undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in the Coordinated Program in Dietetics (CDP) to defray costs associated with annual student orientation, training for students and off-site preceptors, administrative services to support student internship placement, tracking of practicum/internship hours, and other reports and systems required for ACEND accreditation.
Dietetics Teaching Kitchen Fee DNMF $225 Credit Hour This fee is assessed all students enrolled in certain Dietetics and Nutrition Program courses to defray costs associated with the purchase of foods, consumable supplies and materials to be used in a kitchen laboratory.
Dietetics and Nutrition Practicum Fee DNPF $20 Credit Hour This fee is assessed all students enrolled in certain Dietetics and Nutrition Program courses to defray costs associated with supervision of students at affiliation sites at various locations; including student liability coverage costs associated with the practicum courses, related faculty travel, recruitment and meetings with preceptors, field trips, instructional support materials, recognition events and training for the preceptors.
Dietetics and Nutrition Testing Fee DNTM $112 Credit Hour This fee is assessed all students enrolled in certain Dietetics and Nutrition Program capstone courses to defray costs associated with the purchase of educational materials for assessing student learning using computer-based testing in preparation for the national credentialing exam and including, but not limited to, the purchase of revised materials and annual subscriptions to online manuals.
Digital Learning Fee DL01 $25 Credit Hour This fee may be assessed students to defray costs associated with managing, maintaining, upgrading and general operations of the University’s Learning Management System (LMS) and online course development activities.
Education Assessment Course Fee (COEHD) LEA1/ LEA2 $15/ $25 Course A fee of $15 per undergraduate course and $25 per graduate course will be assessed all students registered in certain College of Education and Human Development courses to defray costs of development and maintenance of a collection of professional assessment materials.
Education TExES Charge CETC $46 Semester This charge is assessed all students pursuing teaching or professional certification through the College of Education and Human Development to defray costs associated with providing materials and services mandated by the Texas Education Agency, to support student success on the Texas Examinations of Educator Standards (TExES). Services offered include individual and group tutorials, workshops and large review sessions, implementation of Practice TExES exams, instructional materials, supplies, and salaries.
Educational Field Instruction Fee STFK/ STF1 $57 Semester This fee will be assessed all students during their semester of student teaching and students in special education practicum settings, counseling practica, and student internships to defray costs associated with providing materials and services associated with field-based courses and practica, to include supervision of student teachers, interns, and students in field placement at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, appreciation items for student teaching supervisors, mileage costs and salaries, training in the use of educational technology, and travel to mandatory state-wide Texas Education Agency training.
Equipment and Materials Fee - Department of Physics and Astronomy MEPA $18 Course This fee is assessed all students registered for certain courses in the Department of Physics and Astronomy to defray costs associated with purchase and maintenance of demonstration equipment, printing supplies, and acquisition of WEBASSIGN to enhance learning and wages.
Equipment and Materials Fee - Political Science and Geography, Media Equipment and Materials MST1 $30/ $35 Course A fee of $30 per undergraduate student and $35 per graduate student is assessed all students registered for certain courses in the Department of Political Science and Geography to defray costs of the media studio and salaries for tutorial instruction.
Equipment and Materials Fee - Political Science and Geography, Geographic Information Systems Materials GIS1 $32/ $40 Course A fee of $32 per undergraduate student and $40 per graduate student is assessed all students registered for certain courses in the Department of Political Science and Geography to defray costs of printing equipment and supplies and salaries for tutorial instruction.
Field Trip Fee - Biology STFB $40 Course A supplementary fee is assessed students in certain Biology and Environmental Science and Ecology courses to pay for the expenses of field trips.
Field Trip Fee - Environmental Science and Ecology STFE $40 Course A supplementary fee is assessed students in certain Biology and Environmental Science and Ecology courses to pay for the expenses of field trips.
Foreign Language Multimedia Learning Center Fee MM01 $7 Course This fee is assessed each student who registers at UTSA in a foreign language course to defray costs of supplies, printing, equipment and part-time lab helpers in the Multimedia Learning Center.
Global Business Skills Charge - College of Business International Programs BISP $10 Course This fee will be assessed all students enrolled in certain lower-division undergraduate College of Business classes to defray costs of programs that develop students’ global business skills including: programs that give participating students on-campus or U.S.-based access to study, research, or practicums related to global business; programs that immerse participating students in global business environments for study, research or practicums in U.S. or international locations; and, costs to administer programs related to developing global business skills.
Graduate Services Charge - College of Architecture, Construction and Planning GA01 $50 Semester This charge is assessed all students enrolled in graduate courses of the College of Architecture, Construction and Planning to defray costs associated with recruitment, advising, orientation, assistantships, internships, placement and administrative services.
Graduate Services Charge - College of Education and Human Development GH01 $25 Credit Hour This charge is assessed all students enrolled in graduate or doctoral courses in the College of Education and Human Development to defray costs associated with advising, orientation, certification, placement, research support, recruitment, professional education, meetings, and other administrative and support services.
Graduate Services Charge - College of Engineering CEGS $60/ $30 Semester A charge of $60 per semester ($30 per summer session) is assessed all students enrolled in graduate courses of the College of Engineering curriculum to provide additional advising, orientation, and administrative services.
Graduate Services Charge - College of Liberal and Fine Arts GL01 $30 Credit Hour This charge is assessed all students enrolled in graduate courses of the College of Liberal and Fine Arts to defray costs associated with services to master’s and doctoral students including advising, orientation, graduation, certification, placement, research support, professional education meetings, seminars, administrative services, graduate student travel, assistantships, and other support services.
Graduate Services Charge - College of Public Policy, Department of Public Administration GP01 $50/ $25 Semester A charge of $50 per semester ($25 per summer session) is assessed all students enrolled in graduate courses of the Department of Public Administration to provide advising, recruitment, orientation, internship, placement services, and MPA program accreditation.
Graduate Services Charge - College of Public Policy, Department of Social Work SWF1 $20 Credit Hour This charge assessed all students enrolled in graduate social work courses in the College of Public Policy to defray costs associated with processing social work field education applications, administrative support, community field liaisons, travel, orientation, training, printing, equipment and supplies.
Graduate Services Charge - College of Sciences GS01 $30 Credit Hour This charge is assessed all students enrolled in graduate or doctoral courses of the College of Sciences curriculum to provide advising, research support, recruitment, professional meetings, assistantships, administrative services, and seminars.
Honors Experiential Enrichment Fee EEHC $240 Fall/Spring Semester A fee of $240 per Fall and Spring semester is assessed all students enrolled in the Honors College to defray costs associated with specialized counseling within Honors, specialized advising within student majors, design of new opportunities for study-abroad, purchase of consumables for undergraduate research, faculty training and access to experiential tutorial sequences to improve readiness for graduate school and professional/board exams.
Individual Instruction Fee – Music M001 $100 Credit Hour This fee is assessed all students in certain Music courses to defray the costs associated with instrument purchases, sponsoring artist teachers, master class and workshops for music majors, better tutoring opportunities for performing ensembles and to establish an opera budget.
Installment Tuition Charges IPP3 $16 Semester This charge is assessed when a student elects to pay tuition, fees, and charges under the installment payment plan. This charge is normally included in the first installment payment. A $10 charge is assessed for each delinquent installment payment.
Instrument Users Fee (COS) - Department of Environmental Science and Ecology IUS1 $15 Course This fee is assessed all students registered in certain Environmental Science and Ecology courses to defray costs of repairing and replacing teaching equipment.
Instrument Users Fee (COS) - Department of Biology IUB1 $10 Course This fee assessed all students registered in certain Biology courses to defray costs of repairing and replacing teaching equipment.
Instrument Users Fee (COS) - Department of Chemistry IUC1 $15 Course This fee is assessed all students registered in certain Department of Chemistry courses to defray costs of repairing and replacing teaching equipment and salaries for technicians.
Instrument Users Fee (COS) - Department of Geological Sciences IUE1 $15 Course This fee is assessed all students registered in certain Department of Geological Sciences courses to defray costs of repairing and replacing teaching equipment.
Instrument Users Fee (COS) - Department of Physics and Astronomy IUP1 $20 Course This fee is assessed all students registered in certain Physics and Astronomy courses to defray costs of purchase, repair and maintenance of teaching equipment and salaries for technicians.
Instrument Users Fee (COLFA) - Department of Music IUM1 $30 Course This fee is assessed all students registered in certain Music courses to defray costs of musical instrument technical training and the replacement and maintenance of musical instruments.
International Student Insurance Fee HIF1/ HIF2/ HIF3 All international students are required to purchase the UT System Student Health Insurance Plan, which covers basic medical expenses for injury and sickness. The plan is in compliance with the United States Information Agency’s regulations. The fee is assessed as part of the regular tuition and fee charges. A waiver of this fee is available, provided 1) the student presents proof of coverage by a comparable U.S. health plan, and 2) UTSA approves the comparable health coverage.
International Student Program Charge OIP1 $125 Semester This charge is assessed all international students to defray costs of programs and services for international students in the Office of International Programs.
Internship Fee – Department of Criminal Justice CJIF $65 Semester This fee is assessed each student enrolled in Department of Criminal Justice courses to defray costs associated with creating, developing, and implementing internships including salaries and material costs.
ISCU Education Abroad Course Fee ISCU $40 Credit Hour This fee is assessed all students attending Study-Abroad courses in Urbino, Italy, to defray cost associated with the oversight, administration, program accounting, creation/adjustment, and on-site management of courses taught in Urbino.
Laboratory Fee L001 $2 - $30 Course In certain courses, a laboratory fee, not to exceed the actual cost of materials and supplies and no less than $2 nor more than $30, may be charged. When a laboratory fee is charged, the online schedule of classes indicates the associated fee.
Learning Resource Fee - Core Curriculum (TRC) LRC1 $4 Credit Hour A fee is assessed each student enrolled in Core Curriculum courses to provide materials, services and administrative support to enhance student success and to defray costs for funding Graduate Assistants, Teaching Assistants and materials to upgrade the student’s classroom experience.
Learning Resource Fee - Writing Program LRF1 $4 Credit Hour A fee is assessed each student enrolled in Writing Program courses to provide materials, services and administrative support to enhance student success and to defray costs for funding Graduate Assistants, Teaching Assistants and materials to upgrade the student’s classroom experience.
Learning Resource Fee - College of Business LRB1 $15 Course A fee is assessed each student enrolled in College of Business undergraduate courses to provide materials, services and administrative support to enhance student success and to defray costs for funding Graduate Assistants, Teaching Assistants and materials to upgrade the student’s classroom experience.
Learning Resource Fee - College of Education and Human Development LRH1 $10 Course A fee is assessed each student enrolled in College of Education and Human Development undergraduate and graduate courses to provide materials, services and administrative support to enhance student success and to defray costs for funding Graduate Assistants, Teaching Assistants and materials to upgrade the student’s classroom experience.
Learning Resource Fee - College of Engineering LRE1 $20 Course A fee is assessed each student enrolled in College of Engineering courses to provide materials, services and administrative support to enhance student success and to defray costs for funding Graduate Assistants, Teaching Assistants and materials to upgrade the student’s classroom experience.
Learning Resource Fee - College of Liberal and Fine Arts LRLF $10 Course A fee is assessed each student enrolled in College of Liberal and Fine Arts courses to provide materials, services and administrative support to enhance student success and to defray costs for funding Graduate Assistants, Teaching Assistants and materials to upgrade the student’s classroom experience.
Learning Resource Fee - College of Sciences LRS1 $5 Credit Hour A fee is assessed each student enrolled in College of Sciences courses to provide materials, services and administrative support to enhance student success and to defray costs for funding Graduate Assistants, Teaching Assistants and materials to upgrade the student’s classroom experience.
Learning Resource Fee - Academic Inquiry (AIS) LRU1 $12 Credit Hour A fee is assessed each student enrolled in certain University College courses to provide materials, services and administrative support to enhance student success and to defray costs for funding Graduate Assistants, Teaching Assistants and materials to upgrade the student’s classroom experience.
Manipulatives Fee - Department of Mathematics MFSM $30/ $35 Course A fee of $30 per undergraduate course and $35 per graduate course is assessed all students in certain mathematics courses to defray costs of manipulatives used in courses for pre-service and in-service mathematics teachers and payment of salaries for assistance with manipulatives.
Music Course Fee MC01 $25 Course This fee is assessed non-Music majors who are registered in a course that uses equipment for instructional purposes.
National Student Exchange Program Application Fee NSEC $95 App. This fee is assessed students participating in the National Student Exchange program to defray costs associated with the application fee charged by NSE for student participation.
No Show Charge - Counseling Services CSNS $15 Missed Appt. This fee is assessed all students who do not attend their scheduled appointment to defray costs for purchases of psychoeducational materials for students and to support outreach activities, materials and equipment.
No Show Charge - Health Services HSNS $5 Missed Appt. This fee is assessed all students who do not attend their scheduled appointment.
Outbound Clinical Teaching Fee OCTF $500 Semester This fee is assessed certain COEHD teacher candidates during their clinical teaching semester to defray costs associated with hiring a clinical faculty member to supervise the students and to pay for faculty travel to school sites outside of Bexar county.
Physical Education - Golf Activity Fee PAH1 $80 Semester A fee of $80 for a semester or summer term is required for physical education golf activity courses to defray costs of equipment for use of driving range.
Physical Education - Kinesiology Activity Fee PAG1 $20 Course This fee is assessed students in certain Kinesiology courses to defray costs associated with equipment used in the instruction of kinesiology activity classes including golf, tennis, soccer, football, basketball, badminton, volleyball, resistance training and elementary PE activities. Additional expenses include the rental of exercise and sport facilities for course instruction.
Physical Education - Kinesiology Supply and Maintenance Fee KSM1 $10 Course This fee is assessed all students registered in certain Kinesiology courses to defray costs associated with purchase of disposable or consumable materials and maintenance of equipment in instructional classes.
Physical Education - Outdoor Activity Fee PARC $40 Semester This fee is assessed all students enrolled in certain Kinesiology courses to defray costs associated with repair and purchase of equipment and transportation.
Professional Affiliation and Development Fee - Department of Social Work SWPA $25 Semester This fee is assessed each student enrolled in certain social work courses to defray costs associated with affiliation expenses for professional organizations (accreditation fees, membership, travel, etc.) and professional development for social work graduate students (registration, travel, honorarium, etc.).
Professional Development Charge - College of Business - Undergraduate BPD1 $60 Semester This fee is assessed all Sophomore, Junior and Senior College of Business students each semester to defray costs associated with providing personnel, training, and other support for professional development programs, placement, and internship support services.
Professional Development Charge - College of Business - Graduate BPD2 $150 Semester This fee is assessed all Graduate College of Business Students each semester to defray costs associated with providing personnel, training and other support for professional development programs, placement, and internship support services.
Program Charge - Education Abroad Application Fee SAAF $75 Semester This fee is assessed all students applying to participate in study abroad and exchange programs.
Program Charge - Education Abroad Program Fee SARF $150/ $75 Semester A charge of $150 per semester is assessed all students registered in for-credit study abroad and exchange programs, and $75 per semester for research and non-credit programs.
Program Charge - Education Abroad Services Health Insurance Fee SAHF $20 Week This fee is assessed all students each week they are abroad, while enrolled in a study-abroad program, to defray the costs of insurance, International SOS, and administrative expenses.
Program Charge - Honors College PCHC $100 Fall/Spring Semester A charge of $100 per Fall and Spring semester is assessed all students enrolled in the Honors College to defray costs associated with providing services for initiatives of the honors student leadership team, such as enhanced community building opportunities and attendance of conferences and programs to provide extensive experiential learning opportunities for both curricular and non-curricular initiatives.
Program Charge - Roadrunner Camp Charge CAMP $125 Student This fee is assessed each student attending Roadrunner Camp.
School Psychology Support Fee SPS1 $14 Credit Hour This fee is assessed all students enrolled in the School Psychology Master’s Program to defray costs associated with services and training necessary to prepare School Psychologists for practicum, school-based internships, job placement, and for clinic operations and support.
Student Success Fee SSPP $25 Semester This fee is assessed all undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a degree in the College of Public Policy (COPP) to enhance the learning environment to offer undergraduate and graduate students additional support as they matriculate toward graduation and to improve student success metrics for existing undergraduate and graduate programs within the COPP.
Studio Art Fee SAF1 $35 Course This fee is assessed students enrolled in art (ART) courses in the visual arts curriculum that will use any of the studios under the direction of the Department of Art and Art History to defray costs associated with set up and maintenance of the art studios, instructional exhibitions, wages for graduate assistants and costs of supplies and materials.
Supplementary and Special Fees Varies Course Some art, music, and other courses may require supplementary or special fees. When such fees are assessed, the online schedule of classes indicates the associated fee.
Technology Services and Instructional Support Charge - College of Architecture, Construction and Planning STSA $5 Credit Hour This fee is assessed all students enrolled in any undergraduate or graduate College of Architecture, Construction and Planning classes to defray costs associated with providing personnel and equipment support for instruction, including both direct and indirect costs.
Technology Services and Instructional Support Charge - College of Business BTSI $15 Course This fee is assessed all students registered in certain lower division undergraduate College of Business courses to defray costs associated with personnel and equipment support for instruction.
Technology Services and Instructional Support Charge - College of Education and Human Development STSH $6 Credit Hour This fee is assessed all students registered in College of Education and Human Development courses to defray costs associated with providing personnel and technology support for Web design, procurement, maintenance and support, computer hardware and software, and other support necessary to maintain laboratory operations as well as technology for student needs and distance learning. Will improve services through the conversion of computer labs to Technology Teaching and Learning labs where students will receive integrated and graduated training, develop hands-on expertise in ISTE standards appropriate to their future roles as educators, school counselors, school psychologists and educational leaders.
Technology Services and Instructional Support Charge - College of Engineering STSE $10 Credit Hour This fee is assessed all students enrolled in any lower-division undergraduate Engineering course to defray costs associated with providing additional personnel, calibration of equipment, computer software/hardware, service contracts, and other laboratory equipment maintenance.
Technology Services and Instructional Support Charge - College of Public Policy STSP $3 Credit Hour This fee is assessed all students registered in College of Public Policy courses to defray costs to upgrade technology in student labs, purchase software and technology agreements, and to provide new learning resources for distance and collaborative learning. The funds will also support A/V tech fees for student academic programs, meetings and events.
Technology Services and Instructional Support Charge - College of Sciences STSI $5 Credit Hour This fee is assessed all students registered in certain College of Sciences courses to defray costs associated with providing additional personnel and equipment support for instruction, technology support for Web design and maintenance, Web accessible course information, support for academic reporting and distance learning, service contracts, and other support necessary to maintain laboratory equipment.
Technology Services and Instructional Support Charge - Writing Program STSF $2 Credit Hour This fee is assessed all students enrolled in certain Writing Program courses to defray costs associated with providing personnel and equipment support of instructional design incorporating new technologies.
Three-Attempt Enrollment Charge TTEC $500.05 Credit Hour This charge is assessed all undergraduate students enrolled in the same course for the third and subsequent times to defray revenue lost as a result of nonfunding by the state.
Undergraduate Credit Limitation Charge - 45-Hour Limitation CL45 $500.05 Credit Hour Resident undergraduate students who initially enrolled from the Fall 1999 Semester through the Summer 2006 Semester and who enroll in courses in excess of 45 semester credit hours above those required for completion of their degree program will be assessed an additional charge of $500.05 per semester credit hour to defray UTSA’s loss of formula funding revenue from the state. Students with questions or who wish to appeal this policy due to extenuating circumstances should contact their advising center. Please refer to “Undergraduate Credit Limitation” in General Academic Regulations.
Undergraduate Credit Limitation Charge - 30-Hour Limitation CL30 $500.05 Credit Hour Effective Fall 2006, all new undergraduate resident students will be assessed the higher tuition rate of $500.05 per semester credit hour for hours attempted in excess of 30 semester credit hours above those required for completion of a degree to defray UTSA’s loss of formula funding revenue from the state. Students with questions or who wish to appeal this policy due to extenuating circumstances should contact their advising center. Please refer to “Undergraduate Credit Limitation” in General Academic Regulations.
Doctoral Credit Limitation Charges CL99 $973.80 Credit Hour Doctoral students who enroll in courses in excess of 99 semester credit hours of doctoral work will be assessed an additional charge of $973.80 per semester credit hour to defray UTSA’s loss of formula funding revenue from the state
UTSA Card Replacement Charge YIR1 $10 This charge is assessed for replacement of a lost and/or stolen student identification card.
Writing Materials Fee LB01/ WRC1 $5 Course This fee is assessed for composition courses.

Parking Fees (PP01 / PPG1)

All vehicles parked on campus must comply with UTSA Parking and Traffic Rules and Regulations, available online at http://utsa.edu/parking/. In addition, UTSA Police strictly adhere to and enforce Texas Vehicle Inspection Laws for all vehicles parking or driving on property owned by the university. All parking permits expire on August 31st of the academic year for which they are issued.

The table below reflects parking fees at the time of publication. For current rates and a full list of permit options, visit http://utsa.edu/parking/.

Types of Permits Amount
Commuter $163
Resident $273
Garage $825
Night Garage $258
Night Commuter (Twilight) $79
Motorcycle $68
Commuter Daily Scratch-Off $7
Resident Daily Scratch-Off $7
Alumni Permit $47

Parking permits are available for persons with disabilities in accordance with applicable statutory law and UTSA Parking and Traffic Rules and Regulations. Students who park illegally in spaces reserved for persons with disabilities are subject to a fine up to $250 and loss of campus parking privileges.