University System of Georgia Board of Regents Policy Manual defines Mandatory student fees in Section 


Mandatory fees will be assessed as follows, as approved by the Student Fee Allocation Committee and the University System of Georgia Board of Regents:

  1. Mandatory fees will be charged for one or more credit hours on campus in Valdosta.
  2. Students living in resident halls and taking all online courses will be assessed mandatory fees.

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University System of Georgia Board of Regents Policy Section allows an institution to waive mandatory fees under limited circumstances.

Mandatory student fees will be assessed to all students as noted above, with the following exceptions:

  • Students enrolled in only off campus courses or programs who do not reside on-campus will only be assessed the Technology Fee.
  • Students enrolled in an internship, externship, or practicum course may request a waiver of all but the Technology Fee if the physical location for the assignment is at least 50 miles from the VSU Valdosta campus located at 1500 North Patterson Street, Valdosta, Georgia 31698.  Students should complete the waiver request form and obtain approval signatures as indicated on the form.

All fees are tentative and subject to change based on Board of Regents policy.

If you have any questions about mandatory fees, please email the Bursary or call 229-333-5725 or 800-618-1878 (option 6).