SUNY Plattsburgh College Fees

SUNY Plattsburgh provide a top-notch and affordable educational experience. That's why we have repeatedly been recognized by Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine as a "best value" for our mix of academic quality, financial aid, opportunities and total cost.

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Fees are an important aspect of providing "the Plattsburgh experience."

General fees are in addition to the cost of tuition, room and board but serve to enhance the services and opportunities for students.

From medical insurance to recreational opportunities to technology resources, these fees are essential for students and are required costs of enrollment at SUNY Plattsburgh.

2014-2015 Mandatory Fees

Note: Full-time is 12 or more credit hours per semester.

Description Hourly Full-Time/Semester Full-Time/Year
Career Services Fee $1.00 $10.00 $20.00
College Fee 0.85 12.50 25.00
Course-Related Fees N/A various various
Educational Technology (Ed Tech) Fee 14.60 175.00 350.00
Intercollegiate Athletic Fee 16.80 201.50 403.00
Placement Fee N/A 20.00 20.00
Student Association Fee 7.30 87.50 175.00
Student Health Fee 15.25 183.00 366.00


Note: the Student Association fee is the rate for matriculated main-campus students who begin their studies in Fall 2013 or Spring 2014. Matricuated main-campus students who began prior to Fall 2013 maintain their previous rate.

Optional Fees

Student Association

Description Full-Time/Semester Full-Time/Year
Green Fee $3.00 $6.00

Parking Related

Description Hourly Semester Year
Parking Permit (Decal) Registration Fee N/A $20.00 $20.00
Parking Fee (Full-Time) N/A 78.00 156.00
Parking Fee (6 credit hours or less) N/A 39.00 78.00
Queensbury Campus Parking Fee N/A 10.00 20.00
Hudson Valley Campus Parking Fee $7.20 86.40 172.80

Other Fees

Description Full-Time/Semester Full-Time/Year
Administrative Fee Fees range from $30.00 - $50.00. Read more for details.
Cardinal Cash Any amount Any amount
Cardinal Computer Care $55.00 $110.00
Fitness Center Dues 80.00 160.00
Hall Council Dues 10.00 20.00
Medical Insurance 720.00 1,440.00
Late Payment Fee Fees range from $30.00 - $50.00. Read more for details.
Student Alumni Fee
(Main campus, matriculated undergrads only)
15.00 30.00
Residence Hall Special Equipment Washer/Dryer 39.00 78.00

Contact Information

For more information about the SUNY Plattsburgh administrative fee, please contact

Student Accounts
Phone: (518) 564-3120
Fax: (518) 564-3116