BATON ROUGE, La. - Southeastern Louisiana University and the University of Louisiana at Lafayette have received permission to increase annual fees for students with cars on campus from $35 to up to $100 starting in the fall.
The increased fees would pay for construction, repair, maintenance, security and the operation of parking lots and walkways plus student transit systems.
Associated Press reports the fees would come on top of expected 10 percent fall tuition hikes across the University of Louisiana's nine-college system. The University of Louisiana Board of Supervisors on Monday approved the higher fee and a 10 percent tuition increase at Louisiana Tech University. The board voted in February for 10 percent tuition boosts at the systems eight other schools.