If a student fails to pay by the payment due date, that student:
Financial obligations incurred or billed during a semester must be settled before a student may:
Transcripts and diplomas cannot be released until all financial obligations have been met.
Note: Policies vary for students receiving VA education benefits. Please refer to Veteran Services.
Students should confer with the Business Office regarding additional payment options.
The University reserves the right to require cash or a cashier’s check at its discretion.
See Refund Policy
Note:- For individual music lessons, no refunds will be made after the first class session.
Tuition adjustments are based upon the total tuition due for all courses in any given semester. They are made on a percentage basis dependent on the date that the written withdrawal request is received in the registrar’s office.
Telephone messages, communications with faculty members or advisors, and nonattendance at class are not valid methods of withdrawing from classes and do not obligate the University to refund all or part of the tuition.
Non-payment of tuition without proper notification to the registrar’s office of withdrawal from classes does not obligate the tuition adjustme
When the application of federal financial aid, institutional awards, outside scholarships and other payments are recorded to a student account results in a credit balance, a refund will be issued to the student.
Parent PLUS loans are processed per financial regulations and the refund may be issued to the parent.
Financial Aid refunds are automatically processed twice per week. Refunds are not disbursed on weekends or holidays.
All refund checks are mailed to the permanent address on the student record, or via direct deposit to the student's bank account. Students cannot pick up a refund check.
It is the student’s responsibility to keep the address information up-to-date.
You may view your student account on WebAdvisor to track the posting of charges and credits (including refunds) to your account. You can also set up direct deposit for refunds.
If a refund is the result of withdrawing or dropping from courses, the refund schedule applies to the amount, if any, that the student may receive.
Requests for refunds must be made to the business office or indicated on the course withdrawal form or the change in registration: drop/add form available in the registrar’s office or online.
Choose the “Course Withdraw” or “Change in Registration: Drop/Add” form.
For individual music lessons, no refunds will be made after the first class session
You may configure your account to receive refunds via direct deposit rather than by check in WebAdvisor.
A student who is receiving Title IV financial aid will be subject to the refund policy established by federal guidelines.
A Business Office hold is placed on your student account if you have a past due balance.