UConn Considers Higher Student Parking Fees
STORRS, Conn. (AP) – The University of Connecticut is considering a hike in students’ parking fees, part of a budget-driven push to make some programs more financially self-sufficient.
UConn Parking Services has asked the university’s board of trustees to approve a $60 increase in student fees.
The proposed hike was first reported Thursday by the student-run newspaper, The Daily Campus, which says it was discussed at an Undergraduate Student Government meeting.
Commuters and on-campus students with at least 54 completed credits can park in specific lots for $110 yearly. They can also pay as little as $50 for passes in a remote lot or as much as $324 for a garage pass.
The suggested increase comes as UConn trustees are slated to discuss next year’s tuition rates at their Nov. 10 meeting.
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