Other Fees & Expenses

Important Information:
  • All fees may not be listed
  • Fees, conditions of assessment, and refund policies are subject to change without prior notice by action of the Tennessee Board of Regents.
  • No student may enroll or receive a diploma, transcript of records, or grade report until all matured debts or obligations to the University, or any phase of its program, have been cleared.

Fees & Charges Description
Application

A $30.00 nonrefundable application fee is required for admission of American applicants to graduate school.


A $40.00 nonrefundable application fee is required of all international students for admission.

Sustainability Campus Fee An $8 per semester fee to increase efforts for clean, renewable energy and conservation projects.
Continuing Education Courses Fees for CEU courses are determined by course cost. A separate brochure containing a list of continuing education course offerings, fees, and refund deadlines is available upon request from the School of Interdisciplinary Studies and Extended Education, (931) 372-3394.

Extended Education workshops taken for academic credit require payment of academic fees plus additional miscellaneous conference costs.

Fitness Center Students enrolled for 6 or more hours may use the Fitness Center facilities at no charge. Students enrolled for fewer than 6 hours and the spouse/dependents of all enrolled students may purchase Fitness Center memberships at the following rates:

Students enrolled for 1-5 hours $72.00 per semester ($36.00 summer)
Spouse/dependents of enrolled students ($48.00 per semester ($24.00 summer)

Information about programs offered, additional membership fees, and refund policies may be obtained from the Fitness Center.

Identification Card Each student is required to obtain this card for identification purposes. No charge will be made for the original card. Replacement cards will be made for a nonrefundable fee of $10.00 each.
Insurance International students are required to have insurance coverage. Nonrefundable rates are determined per contract with the insurance provider.
Laboratory Breakage Fees Nonrefundable. Assessments are made on a replacement cost basis for damage to or breakage of laboratory supplies.
Late Registration Registration is not complete until all fees for the term have been paid or approved for deferment and enrollment confirmed. A $100.00 nonrefundable fee will be charged during the entire late registration period as announced in the Calendars.
Library Fines Nonrefundable library fines will be assessed.
Military Science Deposit Students enrolled in advanced ROTC courses and selected basic courses are required to make a refundable $25.00 uniform and equipment deposit.
Pharmacy Nonrefundable. Health Services provides limited medical services to students. Charges are determined by the cost of prescription or services.
Post Office Box Nonrefundable. Graduate students may rent a mailbox in the University Post Office at a cost of $14.00 per semester. Faculty and staff may rent a post office box at a cost of $30.00 per year. Box rental is optional for all graduate students.
Returned Check Fine A $30.00 nonrefundable fee is required for each check returned unpaid. Bad checks for registration fees may result in late fee assessment and in termination of enrollment.
Thesis & Dissertation The Graduate School does not require any bound copies of a thesis or dissertation.  Binding is optional. The nonrefundable charge for binding is $10.00 per copy.  Bound copies may be picked up at the Office of Graduate Studies or shipped for additional cost.  Postage/shipping is assessed at the current rate for each order and method of shipping.  Binding charges are subject to change consistent with increased binding costs.

July 1, 2008, through June 30, 2009

Registration Violation:
Parking in Unassigned Area $20.00 plus $10.00 progressively
Improper Tag Display-Parked in assigned area $5.00
Improper Tag Display-Parked in unassigned area *$25.00
Failure to Register Vehicle $25.00
Displaying any University Parking Permit Registered to Another Person $35.00
Expired Temporary Permit in assigned area w/o valid parking decal $25.00
Expired Temporary Permit in assigned area with valid parking decal $5.00
Expired Temporary Permit in unassigned area *$25.00
Altered Temporary Permit $5.00
Altered Permanent Permit $35.00
Parking Violation $15.00 plus $10.00 progressively
Handicapped Parking Violation (Cannot be appealed) $200.00
Meter and 30-minute Violation $5.00 plus $5.00 progressively
Moving Violation $30.00 plus $30.00 progressively
Firelane Parking
First Offense $25.00
Subsequent Violation $50.00
* Does not include \"Parking in Unassigned Area\" fine

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