UW-River Falls Administrative Policy
International Student Tuition Remission Policy
The purpose of this policy is to determine the conditions under which international students may receive non-resident tuition remission.
The UW-River Falls Chancellor issues this policy in accordance with the Administrative Policy process.
The VCAF is responsible for the administration of this policy. Request an exception to this policy by writing to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Failure to adhere to the provisions of this policy may result in appropriate disciplinary action as provided under existing procedures applicable to students, faculty, and staff, and/or civil or criminal prosecution.
If a remission is denied or withdrawn, student may make a written appeal for reinstatement in future semesters providing proof and/or documentation of change of circumstances, or demonstrating “extenuating circumstances” (i.e. medical reasons, etc). In which case, depending on the circumstance, exceptions may be made.
The appeal requests should be addressed to the International Student Tuition Remission committee, which is composed of the International Student Advisor; the Director of International Programs or the Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance, or designate; the Dean of Students, or designate; and the Director of Financial Assistance, or designate. In the case of an appeal presented by a newly admitted student, the staff member in charge of international student admissions will be added to the Committee.
The committee must have in hand all original documents on student admission and all new evidence in order to validate the appeal.
The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance is responsible for overseeing the implementation of this policy and to insure that the tuition remission funds are appropriately allocated.
International Student Advisor
Office of Financial Assistance
Chancellor, may be remitted to worthy and needy foreign students and to students who are United States citizens but whose residence is not in the United States. The number of such remissions which may be awarded in any academic year shall not exceed 2% of the total full-time enrollment of students at that institution for the preceding year.”In addition:
“Non-resident remissions/compacts/exemptions are assigned to one of four categories, each with differing fiscal constraints and expectations. They are:
The one that is applicable in the case of international students is:
1. Authorized/controlled by Statute:
SA (System Administration) makes lump sum allocations to institutions which distribute to the above programs. Lost income is recovered by “generalized” fee increases and FICR payments; institutions are responsible for lost income when remissions exceed allocations. Statutory References: s. 36.27 (3) (a) (b) (c) (f) (g); s. 20.285 (2) (d).” *
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