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2018-2019 Broad-based Fees Consultation Process Calendar

Friday, February 9

  • Letter to student governments and campus publications on fee proposal distributed

Monday, February 12

  • Consultation period opens through Friday, February 23
  • MyUB announces opening of the process as a “Need to Know” for all students
  • The MyOpinion survey collection process begins through Friday, February 23
  • Email address available for feedback throughout the process
  • Spectrum ads advertising website and consultation begin running

Thursday, February 15

  • Meeting with student leadership
  • Discussion of 2016-2017 actual expenditure reports and five-year broad-based fee plan with unit representatives

Friday, February 23

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

Friday, March 2

  • Summary report of student input posted on the website and Facebook

Wednesday, March 7

  • Target submission of final reports to SUNY

During the consultation process:

  • Invitation to Student Leaders sent on February 6th.
  • UB Students advisory letter emailed to all students via CIT mass mail process Friday, February 9.
  • Spectrum advertisement run February 12, 15, 19, and 22, alerting students that the consultation process was underway.
  • Spectrum editorial – article run during week of February 19.
  • MyUB announcement February 12-23.
  • Student Union advertisement run during the weeks of February 12 and February 19.
  • Social Media posts to Student Experience Facebook page on Monday, 2/12 evening; Twitter Thursday 2/15  and Wednesday 2/21.
    • Facebook:  230 Reach, 4 Likes, 1 Share, 1 comment
    • Twitter: 1,086 Total Reach
  • MyOpinion fee survey run February 12 through February 23. It had 132 respondents. Results (PDF)
  • Google analytics recorded 1,625 page views from February 9 through February 23.
  • Student Accounts received 9 email responses.

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Last updated: March 07, 2018 10:55 am EST