Overview of Student Fee Issues for Community College Districts (CC)

As state funding for the California Community College system remains inadequate, community college districts may consider other potential sources of revenue, including student fees, to support district activities and programs. The ability of districts to institute student fees is highly regulated by the state, and districts must ensure that student fee options do not run afoul of fee requirements. Accordingly, we offer the following overview of student fee issues to help districts ensure that they fully consider their options when contemplating new or increased student fees.