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IC 21-14-2
     Chapter 2. Tuition, Fees, and Charges

IC 21-14-2-1
Applicability
    
Sec. 1. (a) This section applies to the board of trustees of the following state educational institutions:
        (1) Ball State University.
        (2) Indiana University.
        (3) Indiana State University.
        (4) Purdue University.
        (5) University of Southern Indiana.
    (b) The board of trustees of a state educational institution may:
        (1) set the fees, tuition, and charges necessary or convenient to further the purposes of the state educational institution; and
        (2) collect the fees, tuition, and charges set by the board of trustees for the state educational institution.
As added by P.L.2-2007, SEC.255.

IC 21-14-2-2
Charges and fees
    
Sec. 2. The board of trustees of Ball State University may fix laboratory, contingent, and other fees and charges.
As added by P.L.2-2007, SEC.255.

IC 21-14-2-3
Tuition
    
Sec. 3. The board of trustees of Indiana University may prescribe the price of tuition at Indiana University.
As added by P.L.2-2007, SEC.255.

IC 21-14-2-4
Schedule of fees
    
Sec. 4. The board of trustees of Ivy Tech Community College may establish a schedule of fees or charges for students.
As added by P.L.2-2007, SEC.255.

IC 21-14-2-5
Charges and fees
    
Sec. 5. The University of Southern Indiana may fix laboratory, contingent, and other fees and charges.
As added by P.L.2-2007, SEC.255.

IC 21-14-2-6
Required minimum period to which tuition and fees rate change applies
    
Sec. 6. Subject to section 12 of this chapter, a state educational institution shall set tuition and fee rates for a two (2) year period.
As added by P.L.2-2007, SEC.255. Amended by P.L.234-2007, SEC.270.



IC 21-14-2-7
Rate setting procedures
    
Sec. 7. The rates must be set according to the procedure set forth in section 8 of this chapter not later than sixty (60) days after the state budget bill is enacted into law.
As added by P.L.2-2007, SEC.255. Amended by P.L.234-2007, SEC.271; P.L.3-2008, SEC.132; P.L.229-2011, SEC.232.

IC 21-14-2-8
Public hearing; notice
    
Sec. 8. A state educational institution shall hold a public hearing before adopting a proposed tuition and fee rate increase. The state educational institution shall give public notice of the hearing at least ten (10) days before the hearing. The public notice must include the specific proposal for the tuition and fee rate increase and the expected uses of the revenue to be raised by the proposed increase. The hearing must be held not later than thirty (30) days after the commission has established the recommended tuition and mandatory fee increase targets for each state educational institution under section 12.5 of this chapter.
As added by P.L.2-2007, SEC.255. Amended by P.L.234-2007, SEC.272; P.L.229-2011, SEC.233; P.L.107-2012, SEC.38.

IC 21-14-2-9
Conditions on tuition and rate increases
    
Sec. 9. After a state educational institution's tuition and fee rates are set under sections 7 and 8 of this chapter, the state educational institutions may adjust the tuition and fee rates only if appropriations to the state educational institution in the state budget act are reduced or withheld.
As added by P.L.2-2007, SEC.255.

IC 21-14-2-10
Restrictions on tuition and rate increases
    
Sec. 10. If a state educational institution adjusts its tuition and fee rates under section 9 of this chapter, the total revenue generated by the tuition and fee rate adjustment must not exceed the amount by which appropriations to the state educational institution in the state budget act were reduced or withheld.
As added by P.L.2-2007, SEC.255.

IC 21-14-2-11
Collection of additional fees; attorney fees; court costs
    
Sec. 11. Notwithstanding any other law, a state educational institution, in collecting amounts owed it, may, in the event of default and referral to an attorney or collection agency, add to the amount collected the following:
        (1) The amount of attorney's fees incurred in the collection of the debt.
        (2) The amount of collection agency fees incurred in the

collection of the debt.
        (3) The amount of court costs incurred in the collection of the debt.
As added by P.L.2-2007, SEC.255.

IC 21-14-2-12
Repealed
    
(Repealed by P.L.224-2007, SEC.137.)

IC 21-14-2-12.5
Tuition and mandatory fees; recommendation of targets by commission for higher education; review by state budget committee
    
Sec. 12.5. (a) This section applies to tuition and mandatory fees that a board of trustees of a state educational institution votes to increase under section 7 of this chapter.
    (b) Not later than thirty (30) days after the enactment of a state budget, the commission shall recommend nonbinding tuition and mandatory fee increase targets for each state educational institution.
    (c) The state educational institution shall submit a report to the state budget committee concerning the financial and budgetary factors considered by the board of trustees in determining the amount of the increase.
    (d) The state budget committee shall review the targets recommended under subsection (b) and reports received under subsection (c) and may request that a state educational institution appear at a public meeting of the state budget committee concerning the report.
As added by P.L.224-2007, SEC.136. Amended by P.L.229-2011, SEC.234; P.L.107-2012, SEC.39.