A couple of weeks after the SIU Board of Trustees voted to leave tuition rates alone for the coming school year at SIU-Edwardsville, it decided the rates on many fees would have to be raised for the 2014-2015 school year. The changes include the student fees for Housing occupancy rates, Information Technology, Textbook Rental and Intercollegiate Athletics.
University spokesman Doug McIlhagga says the increases range from about 1 ½ percent to three percent, generally covering costs.
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Also included are the Student Welfare and Activity Fee, student fitness center, the Morris University Center, and resident meal plan.
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