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Guidelines and Processes

For the FY24 process, we are requesting the following information:

Accomplishments: A list of accomplishments with your unit’s tech fee award (what did you do, and how have you measured impact).

Priority:  Please classify each request based your unit’s order of importance from 1 to 3, etc. You may have multiples at each level.

Appropriate Student Technology Fee expenditures include:
Departmental computing lab hardware and software.

Digital peripherals such as GPS devices, still and video camera, DVD players, and other technology equipment to be used in teaching and student academic work.

Specialized computing hardware or software required for course work (example: electronic manikins for College of Nursing).

Student Technology Fees cannot be used to fund:
Departmental staff salaries.

 
Unused Tech Fee funds may not be carried over to the next year.

The deadline for receipt of all Funding Request Documents is March 24, 2023.

Funding Request Documents: There are 2 required documents. Please be sure to adhere to the provided file naming conventions.

Colleges/Units will prepare and submit a list of accomplishments (what did you do, and how have you measured impact). This should be a Word document named “your college or unit_FY23_accomplishments.” If you also include any “Success Stories” to note on the Tech Fee website, that would be appreciated as well.

Colleges/Units will prepare and submit an itemized request using the attached Excel file. The file should be named “your college or unit_Colleges/Units will prepare and submit an itemized request using the attached Excel file. The file should be named “your college or unit_FY23_Tech_Fee_Request.”

Please submit the two files via email to mwils141@utk.edu by March 24, 2023.

Important Dates:
March 24: Deadline for submission of all funding request documents.
April 21: TAB Reviews plans at April meeting.
Early May: Colleges/Units receive award verification and purchase reimbursement guidelines.
July 1-March 31: Colleges/Units place orders with vendors.
July 1-March 31: Reimbursement for expenses following standard guidelines.