Does the university have the legal authority to institute this charge?

Yes, during the 77th legislative session, the Texas Education Code (Section 54.5011) was amended to authorize institutions of higher education to charge persons making payments by credit card for tuition, fees, or other charges a convenience fee to cover the cost.

Created: Apr 28, 2005 - 10:36am Updated: Nov 22, 2010 - 3:53am Author: Web Technologies Article: 1310
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