on my Student Account
to make payment
on your student account balance can be made electronically,
by mail, or in person. To make payment, please access your
Student Account (https://studentacct.uga.edu) and
follow instructions as given. Should you have questions regarding
the charge amounts, you will need to contact the department
from which this charge was derived. Example- if you are questioning
the residence hall fee, you will need to contact the housing
department. If you are not sure who to call or have questions
regarding your Financial Aid payment, please contact Student
Accounts or call 706-542-2965. If you have questions
about how to make payment, you can contact the Bursarís
Office or call 706-542-1625.
satisfy your account balance with multiple payment methods.
For example, you may choose to pay a portion with cash/check
and the remainder with credit card.
Payment by Mail. Please print your current statement
(from your student account) and mail with your payment.
Payment options not made electronically include cash and
check/money order. Cash payments must be made in person
at the Bursarís Office, 105 Business Services Building.
Do not mail cash. Check/Money Order can be made in person
or mailed. If paying with check/money order, please notate
the last 4 digits of your student id. Remember that if you
make payment by mail, your payment cannot be credited to
your account until it is received
and processed by the Bursarís Office.
to make payment by the due date indicated on your student
account summary will result in late fees. A late fee of
$50 is assessed to the student account the day following
the due date. If payment is still outstanding by the end
of the drop/add period, the late fee will increase to $100.
Please see Calendar & Payment Deadlines
for a schedule of late fee dates.
avoid schedule cancellation, payment in full must be cleared
by the Bursarís Office by the due date indicated on your
student account summary. Please see Calendar & Payment Deadlines
for the schedule of cancellation dates. Failure to make
payment by these dates will result in schedule cancellation.
Please note that cancellation of your schedule will
prevent access to your meal plan and impact your ability
to live in campus housing. Students receiving approval
to have schedules reinstated must first pay the account
balance (less original late fees assessed) at the time of
schedule cancellation plus a $150.00 reinstatement fee prior
to any reinstatement. Reinstatement
If you are approved to register after the drop/add period
you will be assessed a $50.00 late fee, this late fee plus
your tuition and fees must be paid in full in the Bursarís
Office first before your registration is complete. You also
understand that should the Bursarís Office fail to assess
you the full amount due on your student account, any additional
amounts due will need to be paid at the time you are notified
forms of payment
can make payment on your student account using the following
by cash should be made at the Bursarís Office, 105 Business
Services Building. Only US currency is accepted. Do not
mail cash payments.
or Money Order óChecks/Money
Orders must be payable to The University of Georgia. Payment
by check/money order can be made in person at the Bursarís
Office, or can be mailed to UGA Bursarís Office, 424 E.
Broad Street, Athens, GA 30602-4227. Note the student's ID on the check/money order. Checks
from foreign countries must be made payable through a US
bank in US dollars. Please note there is a $30 or 5% of check, whichever is higher returned
check fee on all returned checks. Selection of a mail-in
payment method will not prevent deductions from financial
aid awards if a student account balance exists at the time
financial aid checks are requested.
- WEBCHECK/ELECTRONIC CHECK — Students may now pay their student account balances from their checking/savings accounts electronically. Please select the electronic check option when making payment on your account if you choose to do this.
- ACH- Students may now pay their student account balances from their checking accounts via ACH. Please select the primary checking option when making payment on your account if you choose to do this.
Card/Debit Card óIn order
to provide the greatest level of service and flexibility
to you, The University of Georgia has contracted with a
third-party vendor to accept credit card payments with a
service fee of 2.75 percent with a minimum $3 fee. This
arrangement has allowed us to add American Express as a
payment option. Discover and MasterCard will also be accepted
by the third-party vendor. However, at this time VISA is
not a participant in this arrangement and will not be an
option. The University will no longer accept credit card
payments in person or via fax. Credit/Debit Card payments
using American Express, Discover or Mastercard can be made
on-line by accessing the Student
óIt is University policy to deduct unpaid student account
balances from available financial aid awards regardless
of the student account due date. The student must be registered
for the required hours to qualify for the aid award (i.e.
if a grant is awarded for full time enrollment, the student
must be registered on at least a full time basis
in order to use the grant).
Party Sponsorship óA sponsored
student is a student who requires The University of Georgia
to bill an outside sponsor for their tuition, fees, etc.
while attending the University. If you fall into this category,
the outside sponsor must send the University a letter of
authorization which gives the University permission to bill
the sponsor for these charges. The authorization letter
must include the following information;
full name and student indentification number
period of Sponsorship
charges the sponsor will pay
óDeferments of student account balances must be made by
the due date on the student account summary in order to
avoid late fees and/or schedule cancellation. Per Board
of Regents policy, students who meet one of the following
requirements may defer payment upon approval by the Student
Accounts Department: (1) students whose fees are guaranteed
and will be paid by an outside agency under an agreement
with the University of Georgia up to the amount authorized
for a specific academic term, (2) students who have an awarded,
yet in process University-administered loan or scholarship,
up to the amount of the aid granted for a specified academic
term, (3) foreign students who have a certificate or other
acceptable documented evidence that payment of fees will
be made after a statement of charges for the student has
been presented for payment. The deferment will be limited
to the amount stated in the certificate or other document
for a specified academic term.
óPayroll Deduction is only available for the payment of
tuition, fees and parking permits in the Fall and Spring
semesters. Payroll deduction is not available for tuition
and fee payment during the summer semester sessions.
students who qualify for payroll deduct may elect to have
their fees deducted from their payroll check. The deduction
for Fall Semester and Spring Semester will be deducted in
four parts. In the Fall, the deductions will be made equally
from the September, October, November and December payrolls.
In the Spring, the deductions will be made equally from the
February, March, April and May payrolls.
for payroll deduction you must be on an assistantship of
at least one-third time and be registered under a valid
Social Security number. Graduate students who are registered
under an invalid Social Security number or a University
assigned Student ID number do not qualify for payroll deduction
of fees. Students who have questions concerning payroll
deduction of fees should contact the Student Accounts Office.
of returned checks must be made by any legal tender other
than a personal check. Payments must be made in the Bursar's
Office, 105 Business Services Building.
- A service charge of $30.00 or 5% which ever higher will be assessed for each returned check paper or webcheck (also known as ACH payment or electronic check) caused by negligence on the part of
the maker. Example: $2,000 check presented to UGA and returned for insufficient funds could carry a $100 returned item fee. Please make sure you have the funds in your account before making payment using your checking or savings account.
non-employee who has had three or more checks returned to
the University may not be permitted to make a payment to
any University unit by personal check and may be denied
further check cashing privileges.
with unresolved returned checks will have their records
flagged. A flag prevents future registration and blocks
receipt of official University transcripts. The flag will
not be removed until the returned check and applicable service
charge are paid in full.
student, who has not paid for a returned student account
check and service charge prior to the established deadline,
may have his registration irreversibly canceled for the
of student account balances must be made by the due date on
the student account summary in order to avoid late fees and/or
schedule cancellation. Per Board of Regents policy, students
who meet one of the following requirements may defer payment
upon approval by the Student Accounts Department: 1) students
whose fees are guaranteed and will be paid by an outside agency
under an agreement with the University of Georgia up to the
amount authorized for a specific academic term, 2) students
who have an awarded, yet in process University-administered
loan or scholarship, up to the amount of the aid granted for
a specified academic term, 3) international students who have
a certificate or other acceptable documented evidence that
payment of fees will be made after a statement of charges
for the student has been presented for payment. The deferment
will be limited to the amount stated in the certificate or
other document for a specified academic term.
awarded will be due as follows:
SEMESTER @ October 10
SPRING SEMESTER @ March 10
SUMMER SEMESTER @ July 10
your financial aid is still pending or your sponsor/authorized
billing agency has not paid by the extended due dates set,
you are expected to pay the deferred amount yourself. Once
your aid or sponsor/authorized billing agency pays, we will
reimburse you these funds.You may be subject to a $50 late
fee for failure to pay deferment on time.
If you were granted a deferment, the terms of the agreement
are as such:
the student, am with full understanding that in the event
of my withdrawal or dismissal from the University of Georgia
before paying this balance, any refunds due me as provided
for in the General Catalog will be applied to the balance
due, as shown on the deferment agreement I signed, and that
the unsatisfied balance must be paid by me. If the unsatisfied
balance is not paid by me, and my registration is cancelled,
I understand I must repay all financial aid received in
full.The entire amount is due and payable at the Bursarís
Office, Business Services Bldg, when my financial aid is
further understood that if the entire amount of this deferment
is not paid on the date indicated above, a late charge of
$50.00 may be added to the amount due. If the obligation
is more than five days past due, it is agreed that my registration
may be cancelled.
to pay the above expenses by the date shown above. If my
fees are paid by a sponsoring agency who fails to make payment
as agreed, then I realize full responsibility for payment.