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2015-2016 Broad-based Fees Consultation Process Calendar

Friday, February 20

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

Monday, February 23

  • Consultation period opens through Friday, March 6
  • MyUB announces opening of the process as a “Need to Know” for all students
  • The MyOpinion survey collection process begins through Friday, March 6
  • Email address and Facebook commenting available for feedback throughout the process
  • Spectrum ads advertising Web site and consultation begin running

Thursday, February 26

  • Meeting with student leadership
  • Discussion of 2013-2014 actual expenditure reports and five-year broad-based fee plan with unit representatives

Friday, March 6

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

Friday, March 13

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

Tuesday, March 17

  • Target submission of final reports to UB/SUNY

Tuesday, June 30

  • Letter to UB students about final fee approval

During the consultation process:

  • Advertisements were run in the Spectrum on February 23, 25 and March 2, 4 alerting students that the consultation process was underway
  • Reporter article 2/26
  • Student MyUB “Need to Know Announcement” run 2/23 – 3/6
  • MyUB MyOpinion survey run 2/23 – 3/6
  • MyOpinion fee survey had 269 participants. Results (PDF)
  • Google analytics recorded 2,284 unique page views from 2/23 – 3/6
  • Student Affairs site-wide fee consultation advisory run 2/23 – 3/6
  • University Communications templated “UB Students and Student Leaders” advisory letter emailed to all students via CIT mass mail process on Friday 2/20.
  • Campus digital signage ads run from 2/23 – 3/6 (Buildings: O’Brian Hall, Farber, Davis and Student Union)
  • UB Student Experience Social Media Posts:
    4081 Reach/Impressions, 10 Likes/Favorites, 1 Comment, 2 Shares/Retweets
    • Monday, Feb 23 (am) - General Process Awareness - (626 Reach/Impressions)
    • Wednesday, Feb 25 (pm) - Info Image - (1106 Reach/Impressions, 1 Like/Favorite, 1 Share/Retweet)
    • Friday, Feb 27 (noon) - Info Image - (880 Reach/Impressions, 1 Like/Favorite)
    • Tuesday, March 3 (pm) - Info Image - (689 Reach/Impressions, 5 Likes/Favorites, 1 Share/Retweet)
    • Thursday, March 5 (am) - Process Reminder - (780 Reach/Impressions, 3 Likes/Favorites, 1 Comment)

Questions and comments regarding Broad-based Fees may be emailed to UBstudentaccounts@buffalo.edu.

Last updated: July 08, 2015 12:00 pm EST