Tuition and Fees
8.- Methods of Payment
Master Card, Visa and Discover will be accepted for payment of tuition and
fees. The University offers the following two payment methods during long
Items for which payment CAN be deferred under Method 2 include the
- Full payment of tuition and all fees at the time of registration.
- One half payment of tuition, mandatory and course-related fees at the
time of registration, with the remaining two quarters due in equal
installments by the sixth and eleventh week of classes.
- Mandatory Fees (Library Fee, Student Services Fee, Student Union Fee,
International Studies Fee, Technology Fee, Recreation Fee)
- Laboratory Fees
- Course-related Fees (such as Equipment Fees)
- Supplemental Fee for Fine Arts
- Optional Incidental Fees (such as Late registration, Add/Drop, Installment
Tuition Handling Fees, etc.)
Items for which payment MAY NOT be deferred include the following:
- Student General Property Deposit
- Discretionary Fees (Liability Insurance, Health Insurance)
- Optional Fees (such as Parking Decal Fees)
- Amounts due for financial holds or from prior periods
The following additional policies will apply to deferral of payments:
- All student account balances due from prior semesters, including items
associated with payment deferred, must be paid in full before a student may
begin registration for a subsequent semester.
- A payment plan selected at the time of registration will be binding and
will be applied in any subsequent add/drop activities; however, pre-payment
of outstanding balances will be accepted.
The University shall assess the Installment Tuition Handling Fee of $12.00
for those students choosing payment Method 2. An Installment Tuition
Delinquency Fee of $15.00 will be assessed at the end of the sixth and
eleventh week of classes if the payment due for that period is not paid in
- The Bursar's Office of the University will send bills, as appropriate,
to students paying tuition and fees under Method 2.
- The courses for which a student is enrolled on the official census
date-12th class day in a long semester-will be the basis for the student's
tuition and fees assessment. Except for students who officially withdraw up
to the end of the refund period as indicated in the Class Schedule, no
reduction in amounts due will be made after this date; further, the student
is obligated to pay the assessed amounts whether or not class attendance is
subsequently interrupted or terminated.
- A student who fails to provide full payment of tuition and fees,
including any late fees assessed, to the University when the payments are
due is subject to one or more of the following:
- Bar against registration/readmission at the institution;
- Referral of delinquent account to collection agency;
- Disenrollment from class schedule;
- Withholding of grades, degree and official
- All penalties and actions authorized by law.