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Want Tech? Student Tech Fee Information

Student Tech Fee?

All students pay a technology fee of $5.00 per credit ($40 maximum) per quarter.

What may Student Tech Fee monies be used for?

All expenditures shall fund programs or projects that are in agreement with   the objective of the committee. Expenditures may be used for, but are not limited to, endeavors that:

  • Expand student access to current technology
  • Strengthen and Improve access to internet resources 
  • Fund staff support for above projects 

The Student Tech Fee has limitations.

Expenditures of Student Technology Fee funds must be in accordance with the requirements of Skagit Valley College, the State of Washington, and Federal policies and statutes (RCW and/or OPPM).
Limits on expenditures of Student Technology Fees are dictated by the Student Technology Fee Bylaws and cover the entire district. For more information please click the link to read the bylaws.
Student Tech Fee Committee Bylaws

Are there committees on both the Whidbey and Mount Vernon campuses?

Yes, there are Mount Vernon and Whidbey Island committees. These committees review and vote upon the proposals presented. Committees are composed of employees and students. Students have the majority voting position. On the Mount Vernon Campus students apply to be a member of the committee. Interested in helping us spend $500,000 this year? Apply today, deadline is October 7, 2013.  Questions? Email Juan Blanco.

Who may apply for funds?

I have applied. Will I need to come to the committee for a hearing?

Only if your proposal is over $10,000.00.

2012-2013 Student Tech Fee Allocations

2011-2012 Student Tech Fee Allocations

2010-2011 Student Tech Fee Allocations

I have questions.