TUITION AND BILLING SERVICES
Tuition and Billing Services is responsible for the Cashier’s Office and Student Accounts. The Department is responsible for the collection of money, student account billing, Financial Aid Refund Disbursements and Collections. Tuition and Billing services performs its responsibilities within federal, state, and university laws, guidelines, policies, and procedures. The Department establishes and maintains proper internal controls and participates in program reviews and audits.
Effective May 1, 2019 the Credit/Debit Card convenience fee charged by our tuition payment processing partner TouchNet, will be increased from 2.6% to 2.85% (minimum $3.00). The fee is charged by TouchNet Pay Path, not FAU. FAU receives no benefit or revenue from this fee . Please note that online payments can only be processed through MyFAU and we accept all major credit cards: Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.
To avoid the convenience fee, payments can be made the following ways:
- Electronic check – for checking and savings accounts
- Mailed in check - please address to : Florida Atlantic University, Cashier’s Office, Student Support Services-Bldg 80, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL 33431
- Dropped off check – our drop box is located on the Boca Raton campus, Student Support Services Building 80, on the first floor next to Room 113.
|Fall 2019 Important Dates|
|07/02/2019||Payment Plans Open (50/50, 4, 5 and 7)|
|08/02/2019||Last Day to initiate 7 Installment Plan|
|08/17/2019||Fall Classes Begin|
|08/23/2019||Last Day to drop and add courses without being fee liable|
|08/23/2019||Last Day to initiate 5 Installment Plan|
|08/26/2019||Last day to pay. Your due date has been extended if you accepted your Financial Aid by 8/23/2019, are on a Veteran’s Deferment, or are having your Florida Prepaid account billed.|
|08/26/2019||Last Day to initiate 50/50 and 4 Installment Plan|
|08/28/2019||Fall fiscal cancellation for students who have not set up a payment plan or been deferred|
|08/30/2019||Transportation Access Fee reversed for students who dropped all classes by the add/drop deadline|
|09/09/2019||Last day to pay for students receiving State Mandated and Departmental Waivers.|
|09/20/2019||Late Fees Reversed for students with no registration|
|10/18/2019||Last day to pay if receiving Financial Aid, Veterans Assistance or a Florida Prepaid Deferment|
|10/28/2019||Advance Spring Registration|
|10/28/2019||Spring Payment Plans Open|
|11/27/2019||Last Day of Classes|
|*Payment must be made online by 5:00pm or be placed in the drop box in SU-80 on the Boca Raton Campus by 5:00pm|
FAU’s Cashier’s Office is the centralized location and point of collection for all university deposits. The primary function of this office is to provide accurate receipting, depositing, and recording of university monies. Services provided by the cashier’s office include receipting of deposits from various campus departments. After June 29, 2012, the Cashier's Office will be permanently closed. On-line services such as MyFau are available for the students’ convenience where they can view the status of their account and make a payment by visiting FAU’s homepage at www.fau.edu and click on the or the MyFau link. The processing and collection of dishonored checks and incurred service charges is also the responsibility of this office. Click on the following URL for more information /controller/pdfs/student-services/fee_bulletin.pdf
FAU’s Office of Student Billing is responsible for the billing and collection of tuition and fees and other obligations due to the university. Our area of responsibility includes, Florida Prepaid Program, Third Party Billing, Collections, and Fee Petitions. By administering the Florida Prepaid Program, we will automatically bill your Florida Prepaid account for any student enrolled as of the last day to pay of each semester. We also accept authorizations, vouchers, and purchase orders for students who are sponsored by an employer, organization or other third party agency. Third party student must qualify under the terms set forth under the Third Party Billing letter. In addition, monthly electronic notifications via FAU email will be sent to currently enrolled students for outstanding financial obligations. Any student with financial obligations more than 90 days past due will be assessed collections charges in addition to the past due balance and his/her student account will forwarded to a collection agency. Finally, a student may complete a Fee Petition Form for dropping a course or complete withdrawal due to exceptional circumstance.
Tuition and Billing Services
FAU’s Office of tuition and billing services works closely with the Office of Student Financial Aid. tuition and billing services is primarily responsible for mailing all refund checks as well as transferring refunds to various financial institutions if a student has opted for direct deposit. tuition and billing services, also, is responsible for the disbursement of all FAU’s Short-Term Loans. Finally, we administer FAU Long-Term Loan (Institutional Loan) and Perkins Loan programs.
Student Accounts performs its responsibilities within federal, state, and university laws, guidelines, policies, and procedures .