Under graduate Student Government (U.S.G) is planning to raise the Student Activity Fee from $49.35 to $90.35! U.S.G President Kenroy Cherington is vigorously going around campus trying to get the 1,220 signatures necessary to put the raise on the ballot.
If they can achieve their goal before the March 25th deadline then undergrads will be able to vote yah or nah on the increase from May 3rd -5th. The Student Activity Fee is paid by every undergraduate student in their semester bill. This fee finances: The Office of Student Life, Undergraduate Student Government (USG), Athletics & Recreation, The Media Board, N.Y.P.I.R.G , University Student Senate, Children Development Center, Volunteer Emergency Squad and The Wellness and Counseling Center.