The Student Technology Fund (STF) equitably and transparently stewards use of student fees in support of technology initiatives that advance undergraduate, graduate, and professional school students’ academic and co-curricular experiences at UC Berkeley. The STF supports efforts that span academic disciplines; it champions initiatives that are both innovative and practical in nature, and it pays particular attention to ensuring that the needs of historically underserved students are equitably met. STF centers students' voices as agents of their own resources and includes a diverse representation from the community in its Committee and staff composition.
Our Work in Brief
The Student Technology Fund's committee and staff, respectively, made funding decisions and administered the Student Technology Fee from Fall 2014 through Spring 2021. Voted into place by students in the 2014 ASUC election, the $51/semester fee harnessed students' collective buying power to negotiate software licenses at scale and channel funding to grant-based technology projects that enhanced the student experience.