Section 1. General
1.1 Scope. Rule regarding the awarding of tuition and fee waivers at West Virginia University at Parkersburg.
1.2 Authority. West Virginia Code, §18B-10-5
1.3 Effective Date. June 2, 2006 (Replaces version adopted on 9/24/2004)
(Transferred from WVU Board of Governors on July 1, 2008)
1.4 Fees waivers must be granted in accord with any applicable West Virginia State Code, including students in special categories identified in West Virginia Code (e.g. children of police officers/firemen killed on duty, high school students in foster care, etc.)
Section 2. Purpose
2.1 West Virginia University at Parkersburg may establish tuition and fee waivers for students in undergraduate studies entitling recipients to a partial or full waiver of student tuition and fees, subject to the conditions and limitations contained in this policy.
2.2 Tuition and fee waivers should be used to recruit high-quality students, meet enrollment goals and to enhance the academic reputation of the Institution.
Section 3. Tuition and Fee Waivers
3.1 The institution may not have in effect at any time a number of undergraduate fee waivers which exceeds five percent of the number of full-time equivalent undergraduate students registered at that institution during the fall semester of the immediately preceding academic year.
3.2 Each undergraduate fee waiver entitles
the recipient to attend the
ir institution without payment of all or part
of the tuition and fees as may be prescribed by this policy for a period of
time not to exceed eight semesters of undergraduate study. Twelve (12) or more semester hours attempted
during a regular semester or a summer term shall be considered as one (1)
semester for waiver purposes.
3.3 The governing board authorizes the institution to: award partial or full undergraduate tuition and fee waivers; determine the value of a waiver; issue and cancel certificates entitling the recipients to the benefits thereof; and determine the rights and duties of the recipients with respect to the fee waivers.
Section 4. Annual Reports
4.1 The awarding of tuition and fee waivers shall be entered in the minutes of the meetings of the governing board annually.