Student Success Fee to open more classes, fund diversity efforts

Unless you’ve been checking the Cal Poly Administration and Finance website, you probably didn’t know that the Student Success Fee Allocation Advisory Committee sent a final recommendation to University President Jeffrey Armstrong in January — effectively deciding how the $210 quarterly fee will be spent next year.

To cap, or not to cap

Kaytlyn Leslie news@mustangdaily.net A California State University (CSU) system unit cap — which limits the number of units a student can take per quarter to 16 — was only going to affect 1 percent of students at Cal Poly, according…

Student Success Fee set to open classes, fund student services

Sean McMinn smcminn@mustangdaily.net Administrators are aiming to cure the headache of finding classes, with millions of dollars heading toward opening up additional courses in the coming quarters. Cal Poly President Jeffrey Armstrong approved a budget for Student Success Fee revenue…

CSU unit cap to begin in fall

Thousands of students registering for Cal Poly classes next fall will see first-hand a new result of California’s budget woes: a 16-unit registration cap. A California State University (CSU) memo issued in early March will standardize a unit cap for…

Last call for information

  With just one day left before the advisory vote on the proposed Student Success Fee, 20 students attended the last of the administration-sponsored open forums Tuesday. University Union Advisory Board member and agricultural business sophomore Jason Colombini was among…

History repeats itself as fee proposal comes to students

  Less than three years after voting to increase College Based Fees, Cal Poly students will once again be asked to advise the university president on a school-wide tuition increase come Wednesday. The Student Success Fee brings up uncanny similarities…

Fee forum failures spark new outreach efforts

Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) President Kiyana Tabrizi called the proposed Student Success Fee the most important tuition decision Cal Poly has ever faced. But students’ lack of interest might indicate disagreement. With only two open forums left for students to…

Students seeking success at fee forums

Although only four students spoke at Monday’s Student Success Fee Forum, some concerns were raised as the Feb. 29 vote on the proposed fee draws closer. If the fee is approved, students would pay $160 in Fall 2012, with the…

Forum-ing an opinion on Student Success Fees

Attendance at the latest Student Success Fee forum increased to 28 students on Wednesday — a marked increase from the lone attendee at the previous forum. Although a portion of the audience was made up of students required to attend…

Sliding to Student Success

A slideshow highlighting the 01/23/2012 Student Success Fee Forum.

Setting the price of student 'success'

Today marked the first of nine forums to address the looming Student Success Fee, a fee most students know little about. But it left students with more questions than answers. Think of this fee as Provost Robert Koob’s last goodbye…