Amount to Request for Graduate Student Tuition and Fees on Contracts and Grants
Winfred M. Phillips, Vice President
Amount to Request for Graduate Student Tuition and Fees on Contracts and Grants:
Reference – 11/22/96 “Policy for Requesting Graduate Student Tuition on Contracts and Grants,” Office for Academic Affairs
It is appropriate and allowable to budget your best estimate of the mix of in-state graduate students and out-of-state graduate students on contracts and grants. That is, you may estimate what number in each category you expect to be on the contract and grant. There is no problem changing expenditures later as long as we make an honest effort to estimate the appropriate mix. (We cannot arbitrarily charge out-of-state tuition for all students independent of whether they are in- state or out-of-state because of the CAS 501 rule – reference John Kruczek.)
This policy is not in conflict with the previous policy that suggested that you use a weighed formula taking into consideration a percentage of the school or department in-state and out-of-state graduate students. This is still permitted if you wish. However, if you have a large percentage of out-of-state students in particular areas, you may want to weigh the assessment on individual contracts and grants appropriately.
Please let me know if you have additional comments. This approach is available immediately and will be honored by DSR and Contracts and Grants at the university. It would be my pleasure to answer any questions at any time. Further, if the agenda permits, I will be pleased to discuss this at our next deans’ meeting with the Office for Academic Affairs. Very best regards.