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2016-2017 Broad-based Fees Consultation Process Calendar

Friday, February 12

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

Monday, February 15

  • Consultation period opens through Friday, February 26
  • MyUB announces opening of the process as a “Need to Know” for all students
  • The MyOpinion survey collection process begins through Friday, February 26
  • Email address and Facebook commenting available for feedback throughout the process
  • Spectrum ads advertising Web site and consultation begin running

Thursday, February 18

  • Meeting with student leadership
  • Discussion of 2014-2015 actual expenditure reports and five-year broad-based fee plan with unit representatives

Friday, Friday, February 26

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

Friday, March 4

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

Tuesday, March 15

  • Target submission of final reports to UB/SUNY

Thursday, June 30

  • Letter (PDF) to UB students about final fee approval

During the consultation process:

  • Advertisements were run in the Spectrum on February 15, 17, 22 and 24 alerting students that the consultation process was underway
  • Spectrum editorial 2/24
  • Student MyUB “Need to Know Announcement” run 2/15 – 2/26
  • MyUB MyOpinion survey run 2/15 – 2/26
  • MyOpinion fee survey had 244 participants. Results (PDF)
  • Google analytics recorded 2,090 unique page views from 2/15 – 2/26
  • Zero phone calls were received
  • 20 emails were received
  • No written letters were received
  • Student Affairs site-wide fee consultation advisory run 2/12 – 2/26
  • UB Students advisory letter emailed to all students via CIT mass mail process on Friday 2/12.
  • Campus digital signage ads run from 2/16 – 2/25 (Student Union)
  • Two UB Student Experience Social Media Posts: 525 Reach/Impressions, 2 Likes, 1 Share

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Last updated: September 01, 2016 4:12 pm EST