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Student Account Fee Payment Deferral

  • Last Updated: 06/01/2017
  • Effective Date:

Policy Statement
Tuition and fees may be deferred up to the amount of the aid granted for a specified academic term for students who have an institution administered loan or scholarship in process.  Tuition and fees may be deferred up to the amount authorized for a specific academic term for students whose fees are guaranteed and will be paid by an outside agency under a documented agreement with the institution.
Reason for policy

The BOR has authorized that fee deferments may be granted to certain categories of students who can show a valid need. 

BORTuition and Fees

Procedures
Calculate deferment dates leading up to semester schedule cancelation.  Verify documentation of allowable amounts to be deferred.  Process deferment paperwork retaining one copy in the department and providing one copy for the student.  Each deferment must be individually authorized by the Student Account Services Department.
Policy definitions
Responsibilities

Responsible University Senior Administrator: Vice President for Finance & Administration

Responsible University Administrator: Associate Vice President and Controller

Policy Owner: Bursar and Treasury Services Division Bursar@uga.edu

Policy Contact: Nicole Moon nicole.moon@uga.edu

Phone Number: 706-542-2965

Record Retention

Retention:For records related to student account fee payment deferral, including all deferment paperwork and correspondence, retention is five (5) years.

BOR 0472-06-015

Georgia Code: O.C.G.A. 11-2-725.   

Policy Appendices
BOR Policy Manual Section 7.3.3 Tuition and Fee Payment and Deferral