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2022-2023 Non-Tuition Charges & Fees

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This guide is designed to help you understand charges and fees you may incur in addition to tuition charges. 

ChargeFrequencyMore Information
Cardinal Care Health InsuranceQuarterly
Campus Health Service FeeQuarterly

Required for all students living in the 9-county Bay Area 


Depends on housing assignment 

Housing DuesQuarterly

Depends on housing assignment

Technology FeeQuarterly
Meal PlanQuarterly

Depends on meal plan

ASSU Student Activities FeeQuarterly
Document FeeOne-time

$250 - Mandatory fee assessed once upon first admission to Stanford as an undergraduate or graduate student, including Law, GSB, and Medicine students. Non-degree option (NDO) students, such as summer session and non-degree seeking SCPD students, are assessed a $125 Document Fee.

New Student Orientation FeeOne-time
Mail Service FeeAnnual

$88 - Mandatory fee for students in Undergraduate Housing

Stanford Card Plan PurchasesPer incidentStanfordCardPlan 
PrintingMonthly, in batch

Monthly batch charges reflect any printing activity in the prior calendar month

Late Payment FeeMonthly, per incidentLate Fees and Penalties 
Late Study List FeePer incident$200 - Preliminary Study List Deadline
Late Application to Graduate FeePer incident$50 - Late Applications to Graduate 

Other potential charges and fees

  • Some courses carry course fees, which are assessed after enrollment.
  • There may be additional program-specific fees for students in professional programs (SoM, SLS, GSB). Your school’s financial team will be able to provide more information.
  • International students with fellowship stipends will see a quarterly charge for federal tax withholding. You may be eligible to claim exemption due to a tax treaty.
  • Other charges may include TV or paging services, other IT services, music lessons or music practice room rental, room damage/re-key charges, and changes to the quarterly charges.
  • See also “Special Fees” described in Bulletin Policy: Fees

For faculty and staff information on Student Fees, visit Inside Student Services.