Fee Waivers have been authorized by the California Legislature, or CSU Executive Order or Coded Memorandum.
- Guide to Authorized CSU Fee Waivers (.pdf) - February, 2016
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.
- Alan Pattee
- California Veteran
- Dependents of Victims of September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attacks
- Non-Resident California High School Graduates
- Non-Resident Student under Education Code 68075.7
- Non-Resident Student with T or U visa that are victims of trafficking, domestic violence, and other serious crimes
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.
- CSU Employees in Units 1, 6, 8, 10, C99, M80, M98
- CSU Employees in Units 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 9
- Dependents of CSU Employees in Units 1, 6, 8, 10, C99, M80, M98
- Dependents of CSU Employees in Units 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 9
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.
- CA Residents 60 Years of Age or Older
- CSU Concurrent Enrollment
- Graduate Teaching Assistants
- High School Students in Special Programs
- In-State University/College Exchange
- International Student Exchange
- Non-Resident Students with Financial Need / Scholastic Achievement - not in International Student Exchange Program
- Out of State - Public University / Student Exchange
- System Study Abroad Program
- Survivor Benefits