Student Technology Fee

Each year, the Student Technology Fee funds millions of dollars of instructional technology at Florida State University. The Tech Fee—assessed from tuition each semester—is strategically distributed among university colleges, central IT organizations and instructional technology proposals. These proposals give departments an opportunity to secure funding for innovative and critical technology projects that may not be possible otherwise. To date, the Student Tech Fee has distributed $55.3 million, including $38.2 million to university colleges and central IT organizations and $17.1 million to fully or partially fund 554 instructional technology proposals.

Call for 2021-2022 Project Submissions

The Student Technology Fee Advisory Committee is inviting proposals for projects that will enhance instructional technology during the 2021-2022 awards cycle. Proposals may be submitted by academic and non-academic departments, and proposals that were submitted but not funded during previous award cycles may be resubmitted.

Proposal Instructions

Proposal Evaluation and Awards Schedule 2021-2022

Deadline for submitting proposals
December 16, 2021 at 5PM ET

Proposals reviewed and voted on by the Student Technology Fee Advisory Committee
January 10, 2022 - March 4, 2022

Recommended proposals are reviewed by the Technology Architecture Committee to ensure compliance with FSU IT and procurement standards
March 14-25, 2022

Recommended proposals are reviewed by the IT Governance Council
March 14-25, 2022

IT Governance Council votes on final funding approvals
April 12, 2022

Student Technology Fee funds are distributed for approved proposals
April 18-22, 2022

Submission Deadline

The published submission deadline of 5PM ET December 16, 2021, is firm. Late submissions will not be accepted.

2021-2022 Awards Cycle Results

For award cycle 2021‐2022, the Student Technology Fee Awards Program distributed approximately $4.217 million in technology fee revenues. Of this amount, $1.42 million was awarded to the colleges and another $1.4 million was awarded to the university’s central IT organizations. The remaining $1.397 million was awarded to 50 proposals for instructional technology‐enhancing projects. Winning proposals can be viewed here: 2021-2022 Proposal Funding Awards.

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