Miami University Student Technology Fee

A pool of funds from the Student Technology Fee has been created to stimulate the development of innovative student-focused technology projects on the Oxford campus.   The Student Technology Fee funds programs and services that support students in achieving their academic program goals and enhance their life at Miami.  Proposals must be submitted in accordance with the approved tech fee guidelines for expenditures.  

Any student, faculty member, staff member, group or department on the Oxford campus may submit a proposal.   

The funds are divided into three pools, as follows:

1) Ongoing Student Services - Provides funds to keep technology in classrooms up to date, fund positions dedicated to student support, pay wages for IT Services student staff, and provide maintenance for software in support of student services.

2) Dean's Allocations - This portion is allocated to the School, the Colleges, and the Libraries for each dean to respond to student technology needs in their division.

3) Competitive Proposal Process - Provides funds for the innovative student-focused technology projects submitted by students, faculty or staff.

For FY18, student technology fee funding will be disbursed per the following schedule:

$525,000 Competititve proposal awards
For FY18, $525,000 in technology fee funds will be awareded through the competitive proposal process: $40,000 for proposals specific to graduate student education and/or co-curricular experience, and $485,000 for proposals specific to undergraduate student education and/or co-curricular experience.

 $575,000 Divisional allocations

Arts & Science (CAS)
Business (FSB)
$ 83,990
Education (CEHS)
$ 66,840
Engineering (CEC)
$ 46,757
Creative Arts (CCA)$ 41,791
Library (LIB)$ 86,923
Student Affairs (SAF)$ 53,462


FY18 Competitive Proposals

Deadline:  February 27, 2017


FY18 Student Technology Fee Timeline

February 1, 2017

Announce Call for Proposals

February 27, 2017

Proposals Due to Deans/VP

March 17, 2017

Proposals and Spending Plans Due from Deans

March 31, 2017

Review Begins

April 21, 2017

Reviewer Scores Submitted to Convenor

April 26, 2017

IT Review Team Meets and Recommendations Forwarded to IT Policy Committee

May 3, 2017

IT Policy Committee Reviews and Confirms Recommendations

By May 12, 2017

Applicants/Div. Point Contacts Notified of Funding Decision

July-August 2017

Approved Award Funding Released to Divisional Accounts

August 1, 2017

Final Reports Due for FY17 Divisional Allocations and Competitive Awards

August 1, 2018Final Reports Due for FY18 Divisional Allocations and Competitive Awards

If you have any questions or comments about the Student Technology Fee, please email

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