Categories of Revenues and Related Guidance


The California Educational Code (§89721) specifies the types of monies that CSU campuses may collect. Included are “optional (non-mandatory) fees and charges for services, materials, and facilities”. The Code requires that “All fees that are deposited shall be used solely to meet the costs of providing these services, materials, and facilities.”

The following are descriptions of the most common revenue-generating activities and guidance specific to each.

    1. Sales of Goods and Services from Educational Activities
    2. Campus Events
    3. Rental Receipts
    4. Sales of Assets
    5. Donations
    6. Sponsored Projects
    7. Student Fees