Policy and Procedures Manual


SUBJECT:  FINANCIAL AFFAIRS                                               

Policy 940.9.3 - Use of building fees
Effective November 18, 1999; Issued December 10, 1999

Board Policy

            1.         When a construction project to be financed by the use of any new or existing building fee payable by students is planned to be in excess of $200,000, an election or survey of student opinion shall be conducted by the duly constituted student government organization on the proposition. The determination of which means of ascertaining student views is to be used shall be made by the campus administration in consultation with the student government. 

            2.         Before any existing building fee payable by students is increased, a similar election or survey shall be held and report made. 


            1.         All affected students shall be afforded the opportunity to be polled on the proposition. 

            2.         The president or chancellor of a campus shall report the result of the election or survey to the Commissioner of Higher Education who shall apprise the Board of Regents of it to assist the Board in making its decision regarding the establishment of a new fee or major construction.

History:                Item 214-002, April 13, 1970 (rescinded); Item 3-007-R1273, Policy on Building Fees, Montana University System (Revised), December 10, 1973 as amended January 16, 1978 and November 18, 1999 (Item 104-103-R0999).

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