Reading Your Bill

Due Date:

Your payment is due in full. If full amount is not paid a 1.5% service charge will be assessed on unpaid billed charges.

Previous Balance:

Any balance brought forward from prior bill or semester.

Term:

Designates the term that these charges apply to. The first four digits are the year and the last two digits are 10 – interim term, 30 – spring term, 40 – summer term, and 50 – fall term. So 201350 is the fall term of 2013.

Tuition:

Tuition varies according to residency and graduate or undergraduate status. Tuition may appear on more than one line when a student has adjusted his/her class schedule, i.e., adding or dropping classes. Detailed information about Tuition.

Differential Tuition:

Differential tuition will be charged for non-Liberal Arts Core (LAC) courses in Sciences/SES/Art, Business, Nursing, Music, Theatre and Dance. Students will not pay differential tuition on any LAC courses. Detailed information about Differential Tuition.

Program Fee:

Program specific fees augment funding of the delivery of high cost programs (Music, Theatre, and Art in CPVA and the Nursing Program in NHS).  Expenses covered include, but are not limited to, supplies, repair and replacement of instruments, equipment. View a list of Program Fees.

Fees:

Mandatory fees each semester.

Cassidy Hall Bond Fee:

Fees fund bond payments for student approved and funded facilities. Per credit hour charges are assessed for credits enrolled in from 1 through 10. Detailed information about Fees.

Recreation/Athletic Facility Bond Fee:

Fees fund bond payments for student approved and funded facilities. Per credit hour charges are assessed for credits enrolled in from 1 through 10. Click for detailed information Detailed information about Fees.

Recreation Center Bond Fee:

Fees fund bond payments for student approved and funded facilities. Per credit hour charges are assessed for credits enrolled in from 1 through 10. Click for detailed information Detailed information about Fees.

University Center Bond Fee:

Fees fund bond payments for student approved and funded facilities. Per credit hour charges are assessed for credits enrolled in from 1 through 10. Click for detailed information Detailed information about Fees.

Student Service Fee:

Student approved fees for a variety of student services including the University Center, Recreation Center, Counseling Center, clubs, student activities and athletics. Per credit hour charges are assessed for credits enrolled in from 1 to 10. Click for detailed information Detailed information about Fees.

LEAF Fee:

The Student Leadership for Environmental Action Fund (Student LEAF) is a three-year initiative intended to move the campus community toward a sustainability-minded culture. This fund will finance environmental improvements in campus infrastructure and educational initiatives. Student LEAF will be managed by a committee led by students, staff and faculty representation. A student fee of $1 per credit hour up to 10 credit hours each semester (up to $20 per a traditional academic year) will sustain the fund. The savings generated from the projects will be reinvested in ways that are directly visible to the student body. To be eligible, projects must seek to improve campus resource efficiency, strengthen the community, and provide practical career experiences for students. For example, a project might be proposed to fund and/or include academic involvement in developing a highly efficient irrigation system. Click for detailed information Detailed information about Fees.

Library Fee:

Covers print and online library materials. Click for detailed information Detailed information about the Library Fee.

Technology Fee:

Used for equipping new smart classrooms, staffing and maintaining computer labs, and providing students access to academic software. Click for detailed information Detailed information about the Technology Fee.

Other Fees:

New Enrollment Student Success Fee:

Charged to pay for orientation, free tutoring for the entire time the student is at UNC, the first year Common Book Program and associated activities, and supplemental programs, such as undergraduate research.

Course Fees:

Charged to underwrite in whole or in part the costs of consumable supplies in a laboratory or classroom including the replacement of specialized non-capital (under $5,000) laboratory equipment. These fees are primarily for science, art and theatre. View a list of Course fees.

Supervision Fees:

Charged to cover the costs of faculty travel and related expenses for supervision of clinical, student teaching and similar courses. These are primarily for Education and Behavioral Sciences practicums and observations, and Nursing clinical courses at off-site locations. View a list of Supervision fees.

Participation Fees:

Charged for courses where the amount of the fee is passed through to a vendor for the use of specialized facilities or services. This may also cover costs associated with field trips required for the course. Examples include ski passes and archaeology field trips. View a list of Participation fees.

Assessment Fees:

Charged to cover the costs of third party tests. The fee is passed through to an external vendor. These are primarily used in applied psychology and special education courses where students are learning to administer and interpret tests as part of their curriculum. View a list of Assessment Fees.

Online Course Fees:

Assessed on online courses. Pay for adjunct cost resulting from increased course sections and smaller class sizes; it also funds instructional designers, development and training to enhance online course offerings.

Health Insurance:

The student health insurance premium is a pass through by our current insurance provider. Student health insurance is mandatory for all students registered for 9 or more credit hours, but can be waived by providing proof of comparable insurance before the 10th day of classes every fall semester. If the student health insurance is purchased for the academic year, summer is covered as well. More detailed information about Health Insurance.

Health Insurance Waiver:

The student health insurance premium is a pass through by our current insurance provider. Student health insurance is mandatory for all students registered for 9 or more credit hours, but can be waived by providing proof of comparable insurance before the 10th day of classes every fall semester. If the student health insurance is purchased for the academic year, summer is covered as well. More detailed information about Health Insurance.

Parking Charges:

Parking permits can be added to the student bill. Parking fines will also be applied to the students account. Questions regarding these charges should be directed to Parking Services 970-351-1971.

Library Charges:

Library fines and lost library book charges can be added to the student bill. Questions regarding these charges should be directed to the Library at 970-351-2671.

Graduation Fee Undergrad:

A one-time fee is assessed by the Registrar’s Office upon completion of an application to graduate. This fee is non-refundable and is used to cover final processing of graduates, diploma expenses, and commencement ceremony expenses. Questions regarding this fee should be directed to Undergraduate Graduation at (970) 351-2231, option #3. There is also a Graduation Fee for graduate students and questions regarding this fee should be directed to the Graduate School at (970) 351-2831.

Room Charges:

Rates can vary depending on residence hall. Detailed information about Room and Board and Dining. Questions regarding these charges should be directed to Residence Life 970-351-2721.

Dining Charges:

Rates can vary depending upon meal plan. Detailed information about Room and Board and Dining. Questions regarding these charges should be directed to Dining Services 970-351-2721.

A/R Refund to Student

This is the amount that is being refunded to you from a balance left over after financial aid has been applied to your student bill and your currently billed charges have been paid. If you have direct deposit set up, your refund will automatically go to your checking account. You may set up direct deposit at the Card Office, located in the University Center 970-351-2821. If you do not have a direct deposit set up a check will be cut and available for pick up at the Cashier’s window, 1st floor, Carter Hall. You may contact the Cashier’s Office at 970-351-2201.

College Opportunity Fund:

Colorado undergraduate residents are eligible. If the student has applied and authorized, $64 per credit hour will appear on the statement. More detailed information about the College Opportunity Fund.

General Financial Aid Information:

Financial aid can be made up of grants, scholarships and loans. A positive amount in the credit column indicates aid was posted to your student account. A negative amount in the credit column indicates that aid was reversed off your student account. This can happen due to reversed hours, changes in financial status, etc. Contact the Office of Financial Aid at 970-351-2502 for more information.

Need Based Grant:

UNC Need Based Grant- Free monies to the student from UNC. Available to full time students with financial need. Priority given to resident undergraduate students.

DL Plus Loan:

Federal Direct Parent PLUS/Grad PLUS Loan – Borrowed by the parent of a dependent student, or by a graduate student, and not based on financial need. Fixed interest rate of 7.9% and the amount is limited to the cost of attendance minus other aid.

Pell Grant:

Federal Pell Grant – Free monies to the student. Available to undergraduates who meet federal eligibility. Offered amount reflects full time status. Payment is adjusted based upon enrolled hours (12+ = full time, 9-11 = three quarter time, 6-8 = half time, 1-5 = less than half time).

DL Stafford Subsidized:

Federal Direct Subsidized Stafford Loan: Loan based on demonstrated financial need. The lender is the federal government. The interest rate is scheduled to be 6.8% for new undergraduates loans after July 1, 2013 subject to change by the U.S. Congress.

Provost Freshman:

Free Scholarship monies to the student. Automatically offered to student with Scholarship Eligibility Index of 112 to 128. Must be admitted by March 1 if enrolling for the first time in Fall semester.

Future Due:

Balance for any items that are not currently due. For example, if you have set up monthly payments for a computer purchase through Bear Logic, the future monthly payment amounts would be shown here.

General Billing Information

For more information on how to pay your bill, where to pay your bill, information on our paperless eBill student billing system and a copy of the Student Account Agreement please visit the Bursar Office's Web site.

Withdrawing from the University

A student may withdraw completely from the University through the 12th week of the semester. Students must start the process at the Registrar’s Office. Depending upon the date the withdrawal is initiated, a percentage of tuition and fees may be assessed. Click for detailed information from the Registrar's web site.