Fee Table
  • Accounting Software Fee (HU)

  • Fee covers procurement, licensing, support, and maintenance costs associated with software used in NSC Accounting programs.
  • Fee is charged per course requiring use of specialized accounting software.
  • $10.50
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  • ACD System License Fee (FK)

  • Covers license costs associated with usage of ACD system
  • Fee is charged for use of ACD system.
  • $92.00
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  • Add/Drop Administrative Fee (FQ)

  • This fee covers costs associated with processing and dispersing registration refunds.
  • Fee is charged per refund for a complete or partial withdrawal from classes.
  • $6.00
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  • Art Studio Fee (FC)

  • Covers costs associated with maintenance of equipment and supplies for art studios.
  • Fee is charged per course.
  • $54.00
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  • CAD Lab Fee (HX)

  • Fee covers costs associated with procurement, installation, maintenance, and support of equipment and software for the Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) laboratories.
  • Fee is charged per course requiring use of the CAD labs.
  • $51.50
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  • Cisco Lab Fee (HV)

  • Fee covers procurement, licensing, installation, support, and maintenance of equipment and software for the Cisco network technology labs.
  • Fee is charged per course requiring use of the Cisco technology labs.
  • $41.50
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  • CompTIA Exam Fee (HW)

  • Fee permits students to take the CompTIA A+ Certification exam at a reduced cost.
  • Fee is charged per course requiring or related to the CompTIA A+ Certification exam.
  • $15.50
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  • Computer Lab Fee (CL)

  • Fee covers costs associated with providing student use of campus computer-related technology and services.
  • Fee is charged upon enrollment in a class requiring use of a computer lab or campus servers. The fee is charged per class up to a maximum of $89.18 per quarter.
  • $58.50 (1 class)
  • $92.00 (2+ classes)
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  • CPR Certificate Fee (EN)

  • Covers costs associated with CPR certification.
  • Charged per certification.
  • $13.50
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  • Credit by Exam Fee (ET)

  • Covers costs associated with the administration and processing of credit-by-exam petitions.
  • Fee is charge per course-credit when seeking credit for equivalent prior knowledge and skills via challenge exam.
  • $100 base plus $40.00/cr.
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  • Duplicate Degree/Certificate (FA)

  • Covers costs of verification, production, and delivery of duplicate copies of degrees and certificates.
  • It is charged for each copy requested.
  • $15.00
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  • Early Childhood Class Materials (EC)

  • Materials fee to recover costs of Early Childhood Education course materials provided to students.
  • Fee is charged for each Early Childhood Education class.
  • $5.50
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  • eBook Fee (EB)

  • Covers licensing costs associated with providing ebooks.
  • Fee is charged for class-related ebooks.
  • Varies
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  • Electrical Engineering Lab Fee (HR)

  • Fee covers costs associated with equipping and maintaining the Electrical Engineering Technology labs.
  • Fee is charged per course requiring use of an Electrical Engineering lab.
  • $15.50
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  • EMT Exam Proctoring Fee (EW)

  • Covers costs associated with administering and proctoring the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) exam.
  • Fee is charged per exam.
  • $35.00
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  • EMT Fee (GM)

  • Fee to cover costs associated with the EMT program.
  • The CPR Training amount is charged per course/quarter. The Cert/Re-cert amount is charged per course.
  • $120.00 (CPR Training)
  • $1100.00 (Cert./Re-certification)
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  • EMT Program Application Fee (EQ)

  • Fee covers costs associated with processing applications for the NSC Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program.
  • Fee is charged per application/quarter.
  • $35.00
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  • English Placement Appeal Test (EA)

  • Covers costs associated with administering and evaluating English placement appeals tests.
  • Fee is charged per test.
  • $19.00
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  • Expedited Transcript Fee (WS)

  • Fee to cover costs associated with expediting same-day issuance of official NSC academic transcripts.
  • Fee is charged per pair of copies upon request for expedited service.
  • $15.00
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  • Health/Medical Lab Fee (FG)

  • Covers costs associated with maintenance of equipment and supplies for health/medical laboratories.
  • Fee is charged per course.
  • $54.00
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  • Health/Medical Program Application Fee (AH)

  • Covers faculty and staff costs spent processing applications and meeting w/ prospective students applying to Pharmacy TechNursing, and Medical Assistant programs.
  • Fee is charged per application.
  • $35.00
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  • Health/Medical Program Fee (EE)

  • Covers costs related to Health/Medical program courses.
  • Fee is charged for certain Health/Medical program courses.
  • Varies
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  • Jewelry Studio Fee (FB)

  • Covers costs associated with maintenance of equipment and supplies for jewelry studios.
  • Fee is charged per course.
  • $54.00
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  • KF Combined Fee (KF)

  • Combination fee that includes the Universal eLearning Fee (UD) and Academic Software Fee.
  • Fee is charged per eLearning course requiring special software licenses.
  • $128.00
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  • KI Combined Fee (KI)

  • Combination fee that includes the Universal eLearning Fee (UD) and eBook Fee.
  • Fee is charged per eLearning course requiring ebook licenses.
  • $59.00
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  • KJ Combined Fee (KJ)

  • Combination fee that includes the Universal eLearning Fee (UD) and Science Lab Fee (FN).
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  • Fee is charged per eLearning course requiring use of science labs.
  • $94.50
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  • KR Combined Fee (KR)

  • Combination fee that includes the Universal eLearning Fee (UD) and a class materials fee.
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  • Fee is charged per eLearning course requiring use of other consumable materials.
  • $32.00
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  • Late Registration Fee (LT)

  • Covers costs associated with handling late registration petitions and approvals. Petitions require documentation of extenuating circumstances that prevented registration during the standard timeframe, and are only considered for students who attended the classes for which they are petitioning prior to the 10th day of the quarter (8th for summer).
  • Fee is charge per credit when petitioning for late registration accommodation.
  • $10.50
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  • Medical/Nursing Supplies Fee (EI)

  • Covers costs of medical and nursing supplies used in certain medical/nursing courses.
  • Fee is charged for medical and nursing courses that require use of certain consumable medical and nursing supplies.
  • Varies
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  • Music Course Fee (M3)

  • Covers cost of providing individual music instruction.
  • Fee is charged per credit of individual music instruction.
  • $385.00/cr.
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  • Online Courseware Support Fee (UC)

  • Covers licensing and support costs of online courseware and/or Learning Management Systems.
  • Fee is charged per course for on-campus classes that make use of online courseware or an LMS.
  • $5.25
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  • ORCA Card (CG)

  • The ORCA Card is a transit pass that is accepted by all 6 Puget Sound regional transit authorities. The pass can be used for travel during peak and off-peak times without zone-restrictions

            • Students may purchase either an ORCA Card or Parking Permit, but not both.    

            • Fee is charged when requesting a transit pass

            • $125.00 with an TMP($15.00)

    Lost / Stolen / Misplaced ORCA cards:
    North Transportation Services Office and management are not responsible for lost, stolen, or misplaced ORCA cards.

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  • Parking Permit Fee (CQ)

  • This fee is for a permit to park on campus for the duration of the academic quarter. Students may purchase either a parking permit or a transit pass, but not both. See transportation info for details on carpool restrictions.
  • The fee is charged upon request of a parking permit by an enrolled student. The cost is based on total enrollment credits and include 10 percent city parking tax and 9.5 percent sales tax.
  • All the time permit  $50.00
  • Evening (after 4 p.m.)  $25.00
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  • Pharmacy Tech Lab Fee (EV)

  • Covers costs associated with maintenance of equipment and supplies used in pharmacy tech laboratories.
  • Fee is charged per course.
  • $51.50
  • Pharmacy Technician Replacement Application Fee (AQ)

  • Fee covers costs associated with processing replacement applications for the NSCPharmacy Technician program.
  • Fee is charged per application.
  • $15.00
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  • Photo ID Fee (AA)

  • Covers costs associated with production and management of NSC student identification cards.
  • Fee is charged per card.
  • $7.50
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  • Placement Testing Fee (EG)

  • Covers costs for pre-enrollment assessment testing and placement.
  • Fee is charged per test session. More that one test may be taken per session.
  • $35.00
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  • Research and Information Resources (LD)

  • Combination fee that includes eLearning fee (UD) and Research and Information Resources Fee (LL).
  • Fee is charged per credit.
  • $14.00
  • Research and Information Resources (LL)

  • Fee funds research and information resources supporting upper division courses.
  • Fee is charged per credit.
  • $7.00
  • Returned Check Fee (AZ)

  • Fee to cover costs associated with checks returned due to insufficient funds.
  • Fee is charged per returned check.
  • $30.75
  • Science Lab Fee (FN)

  • Covers costs associated with maintenance of equipment and supplies for science laboratories.
  • Fee is charged per course.
  • $58.50
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  • Technical Theater Support Fee (DQ)

  • Covers costs associated with maintenance and supplies for technical theater courses.
  • Fee is charged per credit.
  • $10.50/cr.
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  • Transcript Fee (FT)

  • Fee to cover costs associated with issuing official NSC academic transcripts.
  • Fee is charged per transcript at time of request.
  • $7.50
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  • Transportation Management Plan Fee (CP)

  • Covers costs related to compliance with city transportation and parking laws.
  • Fee is charged per quarter for students enrolled in 10 or more credits (or equivalent).
  • $0 (1-9 cr.)
  • $15.00 (10+ cr.)
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  • Universal eLearning Fee (UD)

  • Covers costs associated with administration and support of elearning courses.
  • Fee is charged per credit for each elearning course.
  • $7.50/cr.
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  • Universal Technology Fee (UT)

  • Covers costs associated with student-oriented technology improvements and initiatives that have no other funding source.
  • Fee is charged quarterly per credit, for up to 10 credits. Students enrolled in less than 4 credits are exempt.
  • $0 (1-3 cr.)
  • $3.00/cr. (4-10 cr.)
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  • WEB COURSE/CAD LAB (KW)

  • Fee covers costs associated with procurement, installation, maintenance, and support of equipment and software for the Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) laboratories; and covers licensing and support costs of online courseware and/or Learning Management Systems.
  • Per Course
  • $57.00; Fee is charged per course
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  • WEB COURSE/COMP TIA (KV)

  • Fee permits students to take the CompTIA A+ Certification exam at a reduced cost; and covers licensing and support costs of online courseware and/or Learning Management Systems.
  • Per Course
  • $21.00; Fee is charged per course
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  • Wellness Center Access Fee (DX)

  • Fee that covers administrative and maintenance costs associated with student use of Wellness Center facilities.
  • Fee is charged quarterly per credit for up to 10 credits.
  • $1.25/cr. ($12.50 max.)
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  • Work/Experience Evaluation Fee (EX)

  • Covers costs associated with evaluating prior work and academic experience for credit.
  • Fee is charged per course for which credit is awarded.
  • $100.00/course
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