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Fall 2018 Summary


NOTE:
The term “current amounts due” is used in the schedule below. A student may pay the “current amounts due” in any of these three ways:


Detailed Schedule – Fall 2018 – Regular Full Semester

Aug. 6

1st Billing Statements produced. Email notifications will be sent to students’ SFA Jacks email accounts. Authorized users will be notified at the email address provided in the eBill system. (Billing Statements will be generated thereafter on a weekly basis.)

Aug. 6

Installment Payment Plan available (must have $0 previous balance)

Aug. 13

Short-Term Loans begin (must have Installment Payment Plan and $0 previous balance)

Aug. 19

Preregistered students owing a previous balance – dropped from all classes for nonpayment at 5 p.m.

Aug. 20

Financial aid posted to student accounts

Aug. 25

Business Office and Financial Aid Office open 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Aug. 26

Business Office and Financial Aid Office open 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Aug. 26

Last day of early registration period (last day to register without a Late Registration Fee - $25). Must register before 5 p.m.

Aug. 26

Bills due before 5 p.m. Students must pay current amounts due – See NOTE above for acceptable payment methods. Drop from all classes for nonpayment at 5 p.m. Business Office open until 5 p.m.

Aug. 26

Last day to withdraw with a 100% refund. Must withdraw before 5 p.m. See Withdrawal refund schedule, below.

Aug. 26

1st installment of Installment Payment Plan due before 5 p.m.

Aug. 27

Classes begin

Aug. 27

Late Registration Fee begins - $25

Aug. 27

Late Installment Fee charged - $25

Aug. 27

Cash Advances on credit balances begin - maximum amount $1,000 (processed through BankMobile)

Sept. 4

Last day for Cash Advances on credit balances

Sept. 4

Last day to charge against credit balances at Barnes & Noble bookstore

Sept. 7

Student refunds begin and will be processed through BankMobile (thereafter, refunds processed regularly throughout the semester)

Sept. 11

Last day to drop with a refund (must still be enrolled in at least one class). Must drop before 5 p.m. (12th class day.) See Drop refund schedule, below.

Sept. 12

Late Add Fee begins - $50 per credit hour

Sept. 12

Students must pay current amounts due before 5 p.m. – See NOTE above for acceptable payment methods. Drop from one or more classes (depending on balance owed) at 5 p.m. Business Office open until 5 p.m.

Sept. 13-21

Students may add or be reinstated in classes only upon approval of the instructor, the department chair, and the dean. Late Add Fee and/or Reinstatement Fee applies - $50 per credit hour. Full payment must be made to be reinstated.

Sept. 21

Last day to apply for Exemption or Waiver (except Hazlewood Exemption)

Sept. 21

Last day to withdraw with a partial refund. See Withdrawal refund schedule, below.

Sept. 21

Last day to enroll in Installment Payment Plan (before 5 p.m.)

Sept. 21

Last day to apply for Short-Term Loan (before 5 p.m.)

Sept. 21

Last day to be added or reinstated into classes (before 5 p.m.); Late Add Fee and/or Reinstatement Fee applies - $50 per credit hour. Students may add or be reinstated in classes only upon approval of the instructor, the department chair, and the dean. Full payment must be made to be reinstated.

Oct. 2

2nd installment of Installment Payment Plan due before 5 p.m.

Oct. 3

Late Installment Fee charged - $25

Oct. 26

Full payment of Short-Term Loans and Repayment Agreements due before 5 p.m.

Oct. 30

Late Fee charged if Short-Term Loans and Repayment Agreements are not paid in full (before 5 p.m.) - $25

Nov. 2

3rd (final) installment of Installment Payment Plan due before 5 p.m.

Nov. 5

Late Installment Fee charged - $25

Nov. 19-23

Thanksgiving Break – Business Office closed


WITHDRAWAL

Any student officially withdrawing from the University is eligible for a refund of tuition and certain fees according to the following schedules. A student withdrawing prior to the first class day will be assessed a matriculation fee of $15.

Full semester courses:

Withdrawal Date

Refund Amount

Before 5 p.m. Aug. 26

100%

Aug. 27- Aug. 31 before 5 p.m.

80%

Sept. 3 - Sept. 7 before 5 p.m.

70%

Sept. 10 - Sept. 14 before 5 p.m.

50%

Sept. 17 - Sept. 21 before 5 p.m.

25%

5 p.m. Sept. 21 or after

0%


Part of term courses:

First part of term:

Withdrawal Date

Refund Amount

Before 5 p.m. Aug. 26

100%

Aug. 27 - Aug. 29 before 5 p.m.

80%

Aug. 30 - Sept. 3 before 5 p.m.

50%

5 p.m. Sept. 3 or after

0%

 

Second part of term:

Withdrawal Date

Refund Amount

Before 5 p.m. Oct. 17

100%

Oct. 18 - Oct. 22 before 5 p.m.

80%

Oct. 23 - Oct. 25 before 5 p.m.

50%

5 p.m. Oct. 25 or after

0%

 

DROP
The following refund schedule is applicable provided the student remains enrolled (i.e., does not drop to 0 hours). If the student drops to 0 hours, that is considered a withdrawal and the Withdrawal refund schedules above are applicable.

Full semester courses:

Last Day to Drop with Refund Refund Amount
Before 5 p.m. Sept. 11 100%

 

Part of term courses:

First part of term:

Last Day to Drop with Refund Refund Amount
Before 5 p.m. Aug. 30 100%

 

Second part of term:

Last Day to Drop with Refund Refund Amount
Before 5 p.m. Oct. 23 100%

 

NOTE: The above withdrawal and drop policies may be modified at any time without prior notice in order to comply with laws, regulations, policies, or guidelines. If financial aid has been posted to a student’s account, the student may still owe the University a balance after these refunds have been applied.

Questions? Contact the SFA Business Office: businessoffice@sfasu.edu • (936) 468-6960 • Austin Building, 2nd floor

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