Student Fee Public Notice for February 2020

January 13, 2020



The District Board of Trustees for Florida State College at Jacksonville will act upon the following matters at its next regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, February 11, 2020, at 1 p.m. at the College’s Administrative Offices, Board Room 405, 501 West State Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202.


The proposed actions will authorize the College to 1.) Change the fees for the following two courses to be effective Spring Term 2019-2020: CJK 0001, Introduction to Law Enforcement and CJK 0300, Introduction to Corrections. This fee will cover the cost of a test bank for students in the Law Enforcement and Corrections Officer programs to help them prepare for the state exams. Other police academies that have used this vendor to supply questions and have reported they have seen a positive impact on their student’s pass rates. The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office sees the value of a professionally written assessment tests and agrees to pay the fee for their students. The recommended fees are projected to have no net fiscal impact on the College, and 2.) Change the fees for the following five courses to be effective Summer Term 2019-2020: ATF 2201, Commercial Flight 1, ATF 2202, Commercial Flight 2, ATF 2305, Instrument Flight, ATF 2400, Multi-engine Flight and ATF 2500, Certified Flight Instructor. Federal Aviation Administration changes to pilot training have resulted in changes to the Colleges’ contracted flight training cost. The recommended fee adjustment reflect current training costs in addition to the removal of fees for books and training materials as students are using other avenues to purchase these items. The recommended fees are projected to have no net fiscal impact on the College.

Any person requesting to address the above matters will be provided an opportunity to do so by appearing before the Board at the February 11th meeting. Copies of the Fees and Charges item will be available for inspection beginning January 14, 2020, in the Office of the College President, Room 408D, 501 West State Street, Jacksonville, Florida 32202 as well as on the College’s website at under the Student Notice Alert.

Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in the meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 24 hours before the meeting by contacting:  The Office of the College President Administration Support Manager Kimberli Sodek. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice).

If you have questions related to the Proposed Course Fees and Charges, please contact the Office of the Associate Vice President of Finance at (904) 361-6268.

Florida State College at Jacksonville, hereby reaffirms the principle of equal opportunity for all persons regardless of race, disability, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, gender, age, sex, sexual orientation/expression, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy or genetic information. Equal opportunity principle applies with regard to employment, delivery of educational programs and services, and all other appropriate areas in which the College is involved.


John Avendano, Ph.D.
College President