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Studies Abroad and Field Schools

    Policy Statement
    It is the policy of theUniversityofGeorgia Budget Officeto establish budgets for those programs defined as in-service, studies abroad, and field schools, based on the tuition rates approved by the Board of Regents. The Budget Office will not “pre-budget” funds for those courses or programs.
    Reason for policy

    This policy provides guidance for the budgeting of In-Service, Studies Abroad, andFieldSchooltuition.


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    Additional contacts

    Policy Contact:  University Budget Office

    Phone Number: 706-542-2802


    Policy definitions
    In-Service, Studies Abroad, Field Schools Tuition– The payment required for credit-based instruction and related services and shall be charged to all students. Tuition rates for all University System of Georgia institutions and programs shall be approved annually by the Board of Regents at its April meeting to become effective the following fall semester. Tuition for both undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at an institution within the University System of Georgia shall be charged at the full rate for students enrolled for 12 credit hours or more and at a per credit hour rate for students enrolled for less than 12 credit hours. No tuition payment exception is provided for in the Board of Regents Policy Manual for courses or programs defined as “in-service, studies abroad, or field schools.”

    Responsible University Senior Administrator:  Vice President for Finance & Administration

    Responsible University Administrator: Senior Associate Vice President for Finance & Administration

    Policy Owner: Budget Division

    Policy Contact:  University Budget Office

    Phone Number: 706-542-2802


    Record Retention

    Description:  This series includes: operating budget expense by categories and functions report; estimated gifts, grants, contracts and clearing account summary report; student fee income and application of funds report; statewide public service source and application of funds; other reports specified by the Chancellor's Office; and institutional budget preparation instructions.

    Retention:  Annual operating budget: PERMANENT; All other records: 7 years.

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