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  • Last Updated: 03/22/2013
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Policy Statement
The Bursar’s Office is responsible for the collection of all student account balances and thus will provide a number of various methods in which payment can be made.
Procedures
The Bursar’s Office offers a number of ways for students to pay online, by mail or in person.  A student or authorized user may log on to the student account to pay online using their credit card and/or WebCheck. Payment methods accepted in the office include cash, check, money order, and traveler’s checks. Payment via check can be mailed to the Bursar’s Office, Rm.105, Business Services Building, 424 E. Broad St., Athens, GA 30602-4227.  Student Account balances can also be satisfied with Financial aid (loans, grants and scholarships including HOPE), and other sponsorships (direct billing to third parties or grant accounts).  Payroll deduction is an option to pay for tuition and parking permits only for eligible graduate assistants and only for fall and spring semester.
Forms/Instructions
Additional contacts
stuacct@uga.edu; bursar@uga.edu; (706) 542-2965
Policy definitions

Student Account

The Student Account is a centralized billing and payment system that includes charges such as tuition and fees, lab/course fees, residence hall rent, food service, parking permits, parking fines and other campus charges.

Credit Card

The University accepts Mastercard, American Express and Discover.  Please note there is an additional 2.75% assessed to the amount being charged when this payment option is used.

WebCheck

Payment method allowing students to pay from their checking accounts electronically through the Student Account. There are no additional fees associated with this payment method.

Payroll Deduct

Payroll deduct allows eligible graduate assistantship students to divide their semester tuition and fees and parking permit into 4 separate payments that will be deducted from 4 paychecks. Students must elect payroll deduct every semester as it is not automatically done.  Payroll Deduct is not an option for Summer term.

Responsibilities

Responsible University Senior Administrator: Vice President for Finance & Administration

Responsible University Administrator: Associate Vice President and Controller

Policy Owner: Bursar's Office Division

Policy Contact: Lisa McCleary

Phone Number: 706-542-2965

Responsibilities: It is the responsibility of each student to ensure that their Student Account is paid in full with sufficient funds.