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2017-2018 Broad-based Fees Consultation Process Calendar

Friday, February 10

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

Monday, February 13

  • Consultation period opens through Friday, February 24
  • MyUB announces opening of the process as a “Need to Know” for all students
  • The MyOpinion survey collection process begins through Friday, February 24
  • Email address and Facebook commenting available for feedback throughout the process
  • Spectrum ads advertising website and consultation begin running

Thursday, February 16

  • Meeting with student leadership
  • Discussion of 2015-2016 actual expenditure reports and five-year broad-based fee plan with unit representatives

Friday, February 24

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

Friday, March 3

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

Friday, March 10

  • Submission of final reports to SUNY

Tuesday, June 27

During the consultation process:

  • Notice of consultation period distributed to Spectrum and UBNow.
  • UB Students advisory letter emailed to all students via CIT mass mail process Friday, February 10.
  • Spectrum advertisement run during February 13, 16, 20, and 23, alerting students that the consultation process was underway.
  • Spectrum editorial – article run during week of February 20.
  • MyUB “Need to Know” announcement February 12 through February 24.
  • Student Life site banner run February 12 through 24.
  • Student Union advertisement run during the weeks of February 13 and February 20.
  • Social Media posts to Student Experience Facebook page on February 13 and the week of February 20.
  • MyOpinion fee survey run February 13 through February 24.Results (PDF)
  • MyOpinion fee survey had 365 respondents.
  • Google analytics recorded 4,029 unique page views from February 10 through February 25.
  • Student Accounts received 39 responses.
  • UB Student Experience Social Media Posts:
    • Facebook: 1,129 Reach, 3 Likes, 0 Shares
    • Twitter: 705 Impressions, 20 Total Engagements

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Last updated: August 29, 2017 1:10 pm EST