In the spring of 2005, the Associated Students of Colorado State University approved a $10 per credit hour facility fee to be used for capital improvements at CSU in ASCSU Senate Bill 3430. This was the result of a downturn in the state budget at the time, and a lack of funding from the state to higher education institutions for capital construction and improvement projects.
The mission of the University Facility Fee Advisory Board is to provide guidance concerning the University Facility Fee to the Vice President of Administrative Services and/or their designee, to review all project proposals for allocations of the University Facility Fee, and to ensure that all allocations of the University Facility Fee will be used to provide new facilities and/or to improve current facilities that directly benefit the students of Colorado State University.
Voting members of the Board consist of one student representative from each of the undergraduate College Councils, one representative from the Graduate School Council, and two student-at-large members each from a different college. The student-at-large members are appointed each year by the new ASCSU President prior to the last meeting of the spring semester.