What is TGIF?
TGIF stands for The Green Initiative Fund. The 2009 Spring quarter elections passed the TGIF fee referendum where all undergraduate students will pay $3.50 per quarter (excluding summer school) to fund sustainable projects on campus.
What is a sustainability project?
For the purpose of TGIF, sustainability projects are defined as initiatives that shall reduce the environmental impact of the UCI campus.
What if I am receiving financial aid and cannot pay the $3.50 Sustainability fee?
One-third of the money received will be returned to the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarship for students who receive financial aid. These students will not be affected by this fee referendum.
What is the $3.50 Sustainability Fee being used for?
The funds will be used for sustainable projects on UC Irvine’s campus. Projects include infrastructure upgrades, educational opportunities, and equality outreach.