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Around 70% of WSU freshmen enter college with AP or CE credit. Photo credit: Rebecca Gonzales

Comparing the costs of credits

Rebecca Gonzales April 18, 2022

Around 200 Utah high schools offer Advanced Placement classes, and over 20,000 Utah students take these classes every year, according to the Utah State Board of Education. In these classes, a single end-of-year...

The Student Fee Recommendation Committee undergoes hours of training in order to best allocate students fees. Photo credit: Pixabay

Breaking down student fees

Jennifer Greenlee April 19, 2021

Each year, students pay thousands of dollars in tuition and student fees. Each dollar has a purpose, from funding student services like the Health Center to paying for student events.This year, student...

The bell tower stands tall among the trees and mountains on campus. (THE SIGNPOST/ ISRAEL CAMPA)

Living the Weber State dream

Israel Campa April 14, 2021

As I look back to my time at Weber State, I always go back to how much regret I had when I was transferring. Prior to Weber, I was at the University of Utah living life as a Ute. My decision to transfer...

WSU has proposed an increase of tuition by about 2-3% and is now waiting on university policy. (Adam Rubin // The Signpost)

WSU looks to change policy to increase tuition

Adam Rubin February 24, 2021

Weber State University has proposed a tuition increase of 2–3%. WSU’s administration is waiting on feedback to pass university policy to officially raise the tuition. The first virtual “Truth...

Tuition and fees add financial strain to many students budgets. (Pixabay).

Physical and financial health during COVID-19

Adam Rubin August 22, 2020

I don't deny the magnitude and care shown in the efforts on behalf of WSU in providing a safe and interactive environment for the student body, staff and faculty for fall semester 2020. However, this would...

Clarifying course vs student fees

Clarifying course vs student fees

Caitlyn Nichols November 7, 2019

Understanding how tuition affects student life is important. One of the important parts of tuition are student fees and course fees. Both of these fees are used for important resources on campus, but not...

Carl Moore preforming a Native American Hoop Dance. (Marissa Wolford / The Signpost)

Culture, Cuisine and Clothes

Danya Gil March 27, 2019

Organizations, universities, work and other environments tend to say they value freedom of expression and diversity, but then turn around and tell an African-American woman her natural hair is not professional...

International Student Senator Chukwuebuka Odu presents question on international student regulations. (Kelly Watkins / The Signpost)

Where do you go, I wanna know

Deborah Wilber December 7, 2018

The International Student and Scholar Center continues to defend their actions in placing student accounts on hold. Currently, international students provide financial documentation to show they can afford...

international Student Senator Chukwuebuka Odu presents question on international student regulations. (Kelly Watkins / The Signpost)

University policy threatens international students’ education

Deborah Wilber November 15, 2018

The student accounts of approximately 60 international students are currently on hold due to the students’ inability to pay for medical insurance, which, in turn, will affect their course of study...

Fin aid restructuring threatens student returns

Fin aid restructuring threatens student returns

Jennifer Greenlee October 18, 2018

Weber State University plans to modify its Financial Aid standards, the majority of which will impact current students. Naturally, many students have strong opinions about the changes. One of the...

Financial aid changes stifle student funds

Financial aid changes stifle student funds

Jennifer Greenlee September 22, 2018

In 2016, Ruffalo Noel-Levitz (RNL) was recruited to help Weber State University come up with a Strategic Enrollment Plan (SEP) to help encourage student enrollment, retention and graduation. “In...

Academic Support up to $520,000

WSU proposes second-tier tuition increase

Kylie Harris March 21, 2018

Weber State University has proposed a second-tier tuition increase of 0-3 percent, which translates into $0-72 increase per semester for full-time resident undergraduate students. A public hearing for...

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