Mandatory Student Fees

Explanation of Mandatory Student Fees

Please note that manadatory student fees apply to all registered classes taken on campus, off campus and online.

  • Student Services Fee;
    • Transcript Fee: Supports student requests for normal processing of transcripts; same day transcripts are still available for a $15 cost. The transcript form is located on the Registrar’s web page at:
    • Athletic Fee: Supports the Montclair State University athletic program, admission into sporting events and facilities. (This fee is not charged to Graduates)
    • University Health Fee: Supports the education programs and services provided by University health and counseling related areas and also includes Emergency Medical Services and Wellness Education. (This fee does not purchase health insurance.)
    • Performing Arts Fee: Supports the Performing Arts programs and performances available to Montclair State students.(This fee is not charged to Graduates)
    • Transportation Fee: Supports the campus shuttle bus service.
    • Student Newspaper Fee: "The Montclarion" is funded by the student newspaper fee and by revenue generated from advertising.
  • Facilities Fee;
    • Recreation Center Fee: Supports the construction, operation, staffing and programming of that facility.
    • General Service Fee: Supports University programming and a range of other student services.
    • Student Union Building Fee: Supports the programs, operations and maintenance of the Student Center.
    • Campus Card Fee: Supports the University wide technology infrastructure used to issue the University ID card and manage the related facility and financial card access services.
    • Facilities Fee: Funds the construction and maintenance of various facilities.
    • Telecommunications Fee: Supports the University's emergency alert notification system.
    • Energy Infrastructure Fee: Supports the construction and operation of a new cogeneration, boiler, and chilling plant.
  • Student Government Association Fee: Funds collected from this fee go directly to the Student Government Association treasury.
  • Computer Technology Fee: Supports the computing infrastructure throughout the University including maintaining and updating the labs, student computer accounts (e-mail, Blackboard, Red Hawk Card) and internet/networking connections.