Office of the University Registrar

Student Fees

The following student fees are collected with tuition. To learn more about all required student fees, please consult the Office of Planning and Budgeting Required Student Fees webpage.

Services and Activities Fee

The Services and Activities Fee (SAF), collected along with tuition, is a student-levied, student-distributed fee to support student services and enhance the out-of-class experiences for students at the University of Washington Seattle campus. SAF provides ongoing operational and capital funding for programs and services which protect and enrich the cultural, emotional, intellectual, physical, and social well-being of the student.

SAF-funded units include:

  • ASUW – Associated Students of the University of Washington
  • Campus Sustainability Fund
  • Counseling Center
  • D Center – Disability Center
  • Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center
  • GPSS – Graduate and Professional Student Senate
  • Hall Health Center
  • Health and Wellness, Peer Health Educators
  • Husky Union Building
  • Q Center
  • Student Legal Services
  • Student Parent Resource Center
  • The Daily
  • Student Technology Loan Program
  • Student Veteran Life
  • UW Recreation
  • wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ – Intellectual House

Learn More about SAF & SAF Committee

Student Technology Fee

The Student Technology Fee (STF), collected along with tuition, is a student-levied, student-distributed fee to provide and enhance technology and technological resources outside of the classroom for students at the University of Washington Seattle campus. The Student Tech Fee Committee grants annual funding to key programs which provide technology and tech resources in broad support of all students on campus. Additionally, the STF Committee awards funds to a large number of short-term funding requests submitted through their quarterly funding proposal cycles.

STF annually funded units include:

  • Campus Sustainability Fund
  • Odegaard Learning Commons
  • Student Technology Loan Program
  • The Daily
  • University Libraries

Learn More about STF & TechFee Committee

Optional Contributions

Students may elect to contribute to the following Registered Student Organizations (RSOs) during the registration process every quarter. Voluntary contributions will be included on the tuition billing statements for payment with tuition.

View Your Contributions in SPS

United Students Against Sweatshops

United Students Against Sweatshops (USAS) is a grassroots student organization whose mission is to promote and defend the rights of UW students and workers. Contributions to USAS will be in the amount of $4.00.

Washington Student Association

The Washington Student Association (WSA) is a voluntary, independent organization of university students whose purpose is to influence the Washington State Legislature and others on higher education matters of special interest to students. Contributions to WSA will be in the amount of $3.00.


Washington Public Interest Research Group (WashPIRG) is a voluntary, student-directed, non-profit, and non-partisan organization that works on issues affecting the quality of life in Washington state around consumer, environmental and governmental issues. Contributions to WashPIRG will be in the amount of $3.00.