Board of Trustees announces fee increases for students

BY Anna zarra aldrich • december 9, 2016 • 6:05 A.M.

The Board of Trustees approved fee increases for students that will go into effect for the 2017-2018 academic year at their meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 7.

The proposed fee increases included $178 in housing and $164 in board fees in a plan designed to increase the fees by 3 percent each year through Fall 2019.

“The three-year plan was adopted to give more predictability to students, their families and the University in planning their finances,” UConn spokesperson Stephanie Reitz said in a press release published by UConn Today. 

“It’s a moderate, reasonable increase that is probably due,” UConn Undergraduate Student Government President Dan Byrd said. Byrd said that he is pleased that the fee increases were only moderate.