Definition of Fees

Definition of Fees


New Student Orientation Fee

The new student orientation fee is a one time mandatory fee assessed each fall term to all new freshman and transfer students.  This fee supports the cost associated with the “Week of Welcome” program and it’s ongoing transition events.


Tuition is established to support the administrative and instructional costs of each OUS institution. There are three basic tuition and fee structures at OUS institutions: the regular academic year, summer session, and online course instruction.

Application for Admission Fee

A Non-Refundable $50.00 application fee is assessed to all admit and non admit student applications for admission.

Building Fee

A building fee is assessed each term to all students registered for “On-Campus” courses. This fee is established by legislative statute and is intended to fund construction projects associated with student involvement throughout the Oregon University System.

Hoke Special Renovation Fee

As approved by ASEOU, students will pay $28.00 per term to help defray the costs incurred for the renovation of the Hoke Student Union.

Incidental Fee

The incidental fee is assessed each term to all students taking “On-Campus” courses, and to all students living on campus or part of an athletic team. This fee supports institutional student programs that are beyond the academic mission of the institution. Funds generated by incidental fees are used to fund student union operations, educational, cultural, and student governmental activities, and athletics. Incidental Fees are governed by a committee, comprised of student body officers, students, faculty, staff, and advisors.

Health Service Fee

The Health Service Fee is a mandatory fee that provides student access to the Student Health and Counseling Centers. This fee is assessed each term to students enrolled in a total of at least 6 credits and one or more of these credits is an “On-Campus” course, and to all students living on campus or part of an athletic team.  Information regarding the services provided at the Student Health and Counseling Centers can be found on the Student Health Center webpage at and the Counseling Center webpage at http:/


Health Insurance Fee

Beginning Fall 2012, Eastern Oregon University will offer a voluntary student health insurance plan. To be eligible to enroll in the voluntary student health insurance plan you must be taking at least 6 credits of on-campus classes (online credits do not count towards student health insurance eligibility). More details regarding rates and the enrollment process will be coming soon.

Hard-waiver Mandatory Student Health Insurance Plan (International)

All international students enrolled at Eastern Oregon University are required to purchase the International Student Health Insurance. In certain circumstances, International Student Health Insurance may be waived upon proof of a comparable student health insurance plan. More details regarding rates and the waiver process will be available soon.

Matriculation Fee

The Matriculation Fee is a one time fee charged to all newly admitted, degree seeking students to cover the costs associated with  admissions, transcripts, web, and other services associated with the enrollment of freshmen and transfer students.


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