Broad-based Fee Consultation

UB provides for student input on fee proposals.

Broad-based Fees Consultation Dates for 2019-20
Date Event
Friday, February 8

Letter to student governments and campus publications on fee proposal distributed

Monday, February 11
  • Consultation period opens through Friday, February 22
  • MyUB announces opening of the process as a “Need to Know” for all students
  • The MyOpinion survey collection process begins through Friday, February 22
  • Email address available for feedback throughout the process
  • Spectrum ads advertising website and consultation begin running
Wednesday, February 13

Meeting with student leadership; discussion of proposed rates for 2019-20 with fee unit representatives

Friday, February 22

Close of student input process to allow for compilation and posting of student feedback

Friday, March 1

Summary report of student input posted on the website and Facebook

Monday, March 11

Target submission of final reports to SUNY

Monday, July 1 (approximately) SUNY approved rates published in a letter to students

Summary of 2019-20 Student Consultation

The 2019-20 Broad Based Fee Student Consultation period was held February 11, 2019 through February 22, 2019.
The consultation was advertised through MyUB, the Student Life Gateway Annoucements, posters around Campus, Campus Digital Signage, Spectrum ads, the UB Events Calendar, UBLinked notice, Facebook and Twitter posts, and table tents in the dining halls.
The MyOpinion survey had 75 respondants (results available below).
One post was shared on the University at Buffalo Student Experience Facebook page on Tuesday February 19, in support of the Fee Consultation Process. (Reach: 879, Engagements: 5)

Three posts were shared on the UB Experience Twitter account in support of the Fee Consultation Process; Monday, February 11, Wednesday, February 13, and Monday, February 18. (Reach: 1,438, Engagements: 19)

PDFs available:

  • 2019-20 Broad Based Fee Student Consultation - Meeting Notes
  • 2019-20 Broad Based Fee Student Consultation - MyOpinion Survey Results



  • There were no phone calls or letters – only emails received via the Student Accounts email address.
  • There were no questions submitted on index cards at the meeting.