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Associated Students of Oregon State University’s Student Fee Commitee sets the summer fees, which are banked to fund eight units around campus. The SFC voted to lower fees for the summer 2022 term.

Student Fee Committee reduces summer fees

Sam Misa, News Contributor
June 6, 2022

During the 2021-22 school year, the Student Fee Committee, which makes decisions on incidental and Student Facility Improvement fees, voted to remove the incidental fees from what students taking summer...

Marketing student Micah Grobey sits in the Associated Students of Oregon State University office on the second floor of the Student Experience Center. The ASOSU Congress has finished voting on the student fees for the 2022-23 fiscal year and now the Board of Trustees must approve the proposed budgets.

ASOSU Congress concludes deliberations on 2022-23 student fees

Riley LeCocq, News Reporter
February 14, 2022

The allocation of roughly $26 million of student fees has been sorted and approved by the Oregon State University student government and now awaits the board of trustees’ final approval.  In December...

Nicholas Bolin, a Dixon Recreation Center employee, checks students in on Dec. 5. Dixon employees are funded by student fees under Recreational Sports, which is one of the eight units of the Student Fee Committee.

Student Fee Committee votes to increase student fees, passes $15 wage increase

Kelsy Valentine, Campus Editor
December 5, 2021

Oregon State University’s Student Fee Committee has voted overall to increase student fees for each student per term for the 2022-23 academic year. The SFC held their final meeting of fall term on...

The Oregon State University Student Fee Committee deliberates on the budgets for student fees at a hybrid in person and virtual meeting on Nov. 23. The biggest topic of conversation during the deliberations was a raise that would affect many student workers who have jobs that are paid by student fees.

Student fee funded units request budget increases after year of low operation levels due to COVID-19

Riley LeCocq, News Contributor
November 25, 2021

Student fee funded units at Oregon State University have proposed increases to their budgets to return to pre-pandemic operation levels, which would increase student fees during the 2022-23 academic year. Over...

Associated Students of Campus Director of Student Advocacy Marichelle Gurski has been advocating for the accessibility of free menstrual products and supports HB 3294. If passed, the bill would mandate product dispensers to be accessible and free in educational institutions, including OSU. 

Oregon House Bill would require OSU to provide free menstrual products

Angela Tam, News Contributor
April 27, 2021

State legislation in Oregon is considering the passing of House Bill 3294, which would require every public education institution, including Oregon State University, to provide both tampons and sanitary...

Taylor Barron, fourth-year communications major, said she is disappointed by the tuition increase approval. Taylor believes Oregon State University could have found the funding elsewhere.

Tuition increase worries students; university leaders say it’s ‘necessary’

Cara Nixon, News Contributor
April 26, 2021

Some Oregon State University community members are concerned about how the recently-approved tuition increase will affect economically insecure students, but university leaders say it’s necessary.The...

ASOSUs office is located on the second floor at the Student Experience Center. Visit their website for more information https://asosu.oregonstate.edu/.

Associated Students of Oregon State University, a voice for students

Tam Tong, News Contributor
February 22, 2021

The Associated Students of Oregon State University represent every student at OSU. It is an organization to promote academic excellence and encourage the intellectual, social, cultural and physical development...

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ASOSU releases 2021 election results

Sukhjot Sal, News Contributor
February 19, 2021

The Associated Students of Oregon State University elections committee released the final 2021 election results on Friday, Feb. 19.President and Vice President candidates Dhru Patel and Dylan Perfect won...

The last session of a two part Student Fee Committee meeting took place on January 13 via Zoom. 

Student Fee Committee votes to pass all fee requests, aims to support all students

Kelsy Valentine, News Contributor
January 17, 2021

The Student Fee Committee, in their second congressional meeting, decided to pass all the fee increases and decision packages requested by their units for the 2021-2022 school year.While there were many...

The Associated Students of Oregon State University government body held its first of two joint-sessions on Jan. 6 via Zoom. These ASOSU sessions are to review the recommended budgetary guidelines for the student fee-funded units and confirm student fees-funded budgets for the upcoming fiscal year.

Student Fee Committee discussions impacted by COVID-19 concerns

Kelsy Valentine, News Contributor
January 8, 2021

In a meeting held by the Student Fee Committee to discuss the fees for the 2021-2022 school year, financial problems due to COVID-19 raised many concerns among students. In the first congressional joint...

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Student fees fund services for Oregon State University community

Adriana Gutierrez, News Contributor
May 29, 2020

The price of tuition at Oregon State University varies based on residency; yet, student fees are a flat rate added to the cost of attendance to fund different student services on campus. The breakdown...

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ASOSU, Athletics, Memorial Union recommended student fee levels fail

Jade Minzlaff, News Contributor
January 17, 2020

Editor’s note: The Daily Barometer is part of Student Experiences and Engagement, one of the eight student fee-funded units.Correction: This article previously misspelled Raven Waldron's name. Additionally,...

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