CSU Budget Office

Fee Waivers

Fee Waivers have been authorized by the California Legislature, or CSU Executive Order or Coded Memorandum.

Mandatory Fee Waivers

Mandatory Fee Waivers are those established by the California Legislature and required by Education Code. CSU Campuses must honor these waivers for qualifying students.

Employee Fee Waivers

Fee Waivers for CSU Employees and Employee Dependents are established by collective bargaining or other agreements between employee groups and CSU Systemwide Human Resources. These waivers should be granted based on the specific bargaining agreement, and the most recent Human Resources Technical Memorandums.

Discretionary Fee Waivers

Discretionary Fee Waivers are established by the California Legislature or CSU Executive Order. These waivers may be granted to qualifying students, at the President's discretion.