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    Welcome to the Bursar's Office Division

    We, the Bursar's Office Division, are committed to providing the most professional, responsive and efficient customer service to the students of the University of Georgia and have the determination to seek new and improved ways to meet this commitment.

    The Bursar's Office Division, consisting of three departments, is responsible for the collection, control and custodianship of all University funds, securities, and related records. Our goal is to safeguard University assets and follow departmental, University, State and Federal policies and procedures while providing prompt, courteous service to our customers.

    Bursar's Office
    Thérèse Hodges, Assistant Bursar
    Phone: 706-542-2965 Fax: 706-542-3959

    In addition to general University cashiering operations, this office processes and receives payments on student accounts and distributes revenue to appropriate categories. This office also processes refunds on student accounts. Annually, the Bursar's Office prepares 1098-T statements for students. The department oversees credit card processing for the University, petty cash funds, returned checks, and other banking requirements. The department administers endowment funds held in trust and plans and forecasts cash flow requirements and availability of funds for temporary investment.

    Student Accounts
    Shannon Lay, Department Manager
    Phone: 706-542-2965 Fax: 706-542-3959

    This department is responsible for student loan, grant and scholarship disbursement to student balances and distributing remainder financial aid to students. The department also collects promissory notes from students; provides entrance and exit counseling to borrowers; administers and collects student emergency loan funds; and authorizes deferments of student account charges. The department provides loan collection and servicing on Federal Perkins loans and University loan funds. Each year the department prepares and distributes 1098-E statements to borrowers.

    Accounts Receivable
    Thérèse Hodges, Assistant Bursar
    Phone: 706-542-2965 Fax: 706-542-3959

    This department is responsible for the control, collection and maintenance of records concerning money due the University from goods sold or services rendered. This includes reimbursable agreements, retiree insurance, and other University receivables. The department also prepares billing statements to agencies that have authorized payment for student accounts.


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    Business Services Building
    Athens, GA 30602-4227

    706-542-2965 / 706-542-3959 (fax)

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