Cashiers & Student Accounts

A Part of Accounting Services

Frequently Asked Questions

The Cashiers and Student Account Office does not provide personal banking services to students. The Office does cash personal checks up to $100.00 for a fee of $1.00 per check.

The University will credit financial aid directly to the student’s account to pay tuition and fees, room and board, parking permit, and the mandatory health insurance fee. Any overpayment owed to a student as a result of the financial aid being credited directly to the student’s account will be refunded. The refund will be disbursed to the student either as a direct deposit or a paper check mailed to their campus box or local mailing address.

A University-approved monthly payment plan is available for you. This plan may be used alone or to supplement financial aid and is available for use during the fall and spring semesters. Further details of this plan may be viewed online.

Perkins Loan Programs provide a nine (9) month grace period if you fail to enroll at another institution for at least six (6) credit hours.

Institutional Loan Programs provide a six (6) month grace period if you fail to enroll at another institution for at least six (6) credit hours.

Payments made on your student loans while in your grace period are acceptable and save you money. These payments are considered advance payments and reduce your principal balance owed on your loans therefore, you pay less interest on your loans.

Your student loans have a ten (10) year repayment period, but if you pay more than the minimum monthly payment and pay on time the length of your repayment period can drastically be reduced.