Tuition Deposit
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FRESHMAN OWLS

Congratulations on your acceptance to FAU! We cannot wait for you to dive in to your college experience as an Owl.

To make your acceptance owlfficial, you must secure your space by submitting your admissions deposit. Your deposit must be paid by May 1 or within two weeks of admission if you are admitted after May 1.

If you are pell eligible based on financial need determined through your FAFSA, you may qualify for a admissions deposit waiver here.

Your $200 non-refundable deposit is credited towards your tuition and fees when you enroll at FAU for your initial acceptance term.

If you do not enroll, your admissions deposit will be forfeited. If your deposit is submitted past the deadline, we cannot guarantee you a seat in the term you were admitted for.

Once you have submitted your admissions deposit, find out your next steps through your OwlDone Portal.

Freshman Admitted Term Freshman Deposit Deadline
Spring 2019 Saturday, Sep. 15, 2018
Fall 2019 Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Summer 2019 Wednesday, May 1, 2019


TRANSFER OWLS

Congratulations on your acceptance to FAU! We cannot wait for you to dive in to your college experience as an Owl.

To make your acceptance owlfficial, you must secure your space by submitting your admissions deposit. Your deposit must be paid by the deadline listed below for the term you have been admitted to.

If you are pell eligible based on financial need determined through your FAFSA, you may qualify for a admissions deposit waiver here.

Your $100 non-refundable deposit is credited towards your tuition and fees when you enroll.

If you do not enroll, your admissions deposit will not be reimbursed. If your deposit is submitted past the deadline, we cannot guarantee you a seat in the term you were admitted for.

Once you have submitted your admissions deposit, find out your next steps through your OwlDone Portal.

Transfer Admitted Term Transfer Deposit Deadline
Spring 2019 Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2018
Summer 2019 Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Fall 2019 Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019


STEP BY STEP

Go to your OwlDone Portal to submit your Tuition Deposit Payment:

Tuition Deposit Steps



FAQ's

What is my tuition deposit?  

Your tuition deposit serves as a reservation of your seat in FAU's Freshman class and it confirms your acceptance and enrollment. The tuition deposit will be credited towards your tuition and fees for your original semester of acceptance at FAU. 

Why do I need to pay my tuition deposit?  

You need to submit your tuition deposit to secure your space for the term you were accepted for. This allows us to plan for class offerings and student resources for the upcoming year. 

When is my tuition deposit due?  

Your deposit deadline is dependent upon which term you have been accepted to the University and whether you have been admitted as a freshman or transfer student type. Please see the charts above to find your deadline.

I have submitted my tuition deposit, what do I do next?  

Once you have made it owlfficial with your tuition deposit, you can access your next steps through your owldone portal. Click on the button above or visit owldone.fau.edu. 

Can I register for orientation before I pay my tuition deposit?  

You need to confirm your acceptance and enrollment by submitting your tuition deposit before you register for your student orientation. You will register for orientation through your owldone portal. Click on the button above or visit owldone.fau.edu.

What if I pay my deposit and then change my mind about attending FAU?  

Your tuition deposit is non-refundable. We recommend that you be firm in your decision to be an FAU Owl before submitting your deposit. 

What happens to the deposit once I pay it?  

Your tuition deposit is credited to your student account for tuition and fees for the original semester you have been accepted.

Your deposit will be forfeited if you choose not to enroll at FAU for your acceptance term. You may change your entry term once by submitting a change of entry form before the end of the first week of class of the semester you were admitted for. This will allow us to offer your seat to another student.. If it is approved, your tuition deposit will be moved once to your new semester of entry. If you change your entry term after the first week of class of your acceptance term, your tuiition deposit will be forfeited and you will need to submit a new tuition deposit.  

What if I have been awarded financial aid or a Pell grant?  

If your federal financial aid analysis indicates that you are eligible for a Pell grant, you may qualify for a tuition deposit waiver.

If you use an ACT or SAT fee waiver for your FAU application fee, you may make arrangements with us, the Office of Undergraduate Admissions to waive your tuition deposit.

If you have a tuition deposit waiver, you still need to confirm your acceptance to reserve your space before the deadline by submitting the Tuition Deposit Form. 

I will have 100% of my tuition paid by financial aid/Florida Bright Futures/Scholarships, etc… What happens to my tuition deposit?  

If after your financial aid is applied to your balance for tuition and fees, you have any funding unused, it will be refunded back to you after classes begin. 

I have not been accepted yet but I know that I want to attend FAU. Should I pay the tuition deposit anyway?  

As excited as we are that you want to become an Owl, you must be accepted to the University in order to submit a tuition deposit. Please get started on your application today! 

I was accepted to FAU and paid my tuition deposit but I would like to change my semester of entry. Do I have to pay the tuition deposit again?  
  • If it’s your first time changing your semester of entry;

No, you will not need to pay your tuition deposit if this is the first time you have changed your semester of entry but only if you submit the request during the first week of class of the term you have been accepted for.. This depends upon approval from the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

You may change your entry term once by submitting a change of entry form.

  • If you have already changed your semester of entry once

Yes, if you change your semester of entry a second time after you have paid the tuition deposit and it is approved by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, you will be required to submit an additional tuition deposit for your new semester of entry.

You may change your semester of entry by filling out a change of entry form.

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