Income Accounting & Student Loan Services

Tuition Information


  • Tuition Due Date: All Graduate and Undergraduate students are responsible for paying tuition for term length, first half, second half, and miscellaneous session classes by 4:45 p.m. (MDT) on the Tuition Due Date (see: Academic Calendar). (Federal Financial Aid Title IV recipients please refer to the Late Fee and Penalties section below.)
  • Paying Tuition and Fees: You are responsible to pay tuition and fees by the Tuition Due Date. (see: Academic Calendar) This includes tuition for term length, first half, second half, and miscellaneous session classes. Students who fail to pay tuition by the due date may have their classes deleted from their academic record. Students who have classes deleted due to non-payment of tuition may NOT reinstate cancelled classes or use “Late Add Forms” to add classes.  (Federal Financial Aid Title IV recipients please refer to the Late Fee and Penalties section below.)
  • Responsibility to Pay: If admitted, you agree to comply with all the rules and regulations of the University of Utah. You will be responsible for payment of all amounts you owe the University, i.e., tuition, fees, fines, rents, parking citations, etc. You agreed, on your admissions application, to make payments promptly and acknowledged that payments will be applied to charges in order determined by the University. You also agreed to pay reasonable collection and/or attorney’s fees necessary to collect any outstanding balance on your account(s).
    • Acceptable forms of payment are check, cash, debit, or credit card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express)
    • You can pay your tuition online using one of the aforementioned credit cards. You must access the Campus Information Services to use this option. The Campus Information System is available most hours of the day, however, system maintenance is scheduled between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 3:00 a.m. (US Mountain Time) daily and the system may be unavailable during this time.
    • Deferral of Tuition Plan is a payment plan option for the current term tuition and fee charges. There is a $30.00 non-refundable application fee assessed and you must pay 30% of your tuition and fees balance to participate in this plan. The remaining balance of the tuition and fees is due approximately 60 days from the first day of the semester.
    • Short term loans are available for tuition and books. There is a non-refundable processing fee of $15.00. Payment can be made online at the time of the application or paid in person at the Income Accounting and Student Loan Services cashier window located at 165 Student Services Building.
    • The Higher One installment payment program is a private company that requires 5 equal payments per term. This is only available for fall and spring semesters. The application window for Spring Term 2018 starts September 1, 2017 and ends January 15, 2018.  The application window for Fall Term 2017 starts April 1, 2017 and ends August 28, 2017. The Higher One payment plan is not available for Summer Term. If Financial Aid has paid tuition in full or there are no tuition charges because of no registration, the student’s Higher One contract will be automatically cancelled.
  • To participate in the Higher One plan, please be aware that two installment payments, 40% of your tuition balance, must be paid by the tuition due date for that term. Failure to do so will result in the cancellation of your Higher One contract, and deletion of your classes.
  • Non-Matriculated & Second Baccalaureate Students Taking Graduate Courses: Beginning Fall 2011, non-matriculated & second baccalaureate students registering for one or more graduate level courses on their undergraduate career, will be charged graduate tuition rates for all courses taken.
  • Late Fees and Penalties: All unpaid account balances after the due date will be assessed a 20% late fee (not to exceed $60).Late fees are charged on all accounts not paid by the contracted due date.
    • Please note that no late fee will be assessed on tuition accounts, for students who have applied for Federal Financial Aid (FAFSA) Title IV funds, and the University has received a valid response file, by the tuition due date.
  • Collection Fees: The University actively pursues to the fullest extent of the law all financial obligations due, including, but not limited to, holds on future registration, holds on transcripts, liens against income tax returns, referrals to collection agencies, or litigation. Any fee or financial obligation if not paid when due, is subject to collection and/or attorneys fees.
  • Withdrawal from Classes: If you have paid tuition or have a payment agreement, no automatic process drops individual classes if you do not attend class or meet required prerequisites. Once you register, you are officially enrolled and committed to attend class. If you do not attend, you must officially withdraw by 5:00 p.m. (MDT) on the Tuition Due Date (see: Academic Calendar). or you will be charged full tuition and may receive failing grades. Although some departments dismiss students from classes for non-attendance, students are still responsible for officially withdrawing from any classes they are registered for but not attending. Visit the Refund Policy page for more information.
  • Deleted Classes: Students who have classes deleted due to non-payment of tuition may not reinstate cancelled classes or use late add forms to add classes. Second session classes; however, may be added via the Web.
  • The initial tuition billing statement is not mailed to you. To view your billing statement, and make payments online using a credit card or e-check, log into Campus Information Services and select Tuition Bill/Pay Tuition. If you do not wish to pay online, then please print a copy of your bill to accompany your check payment.
  • Dishonored checks: for the current semester will cause classes to be dropped upon the University of Utah being notified.
  • Refunds: Full-time or part-time students (resident or non-resident) are entitled to a refund of tuition and fees according to the schedule listed under refund policy.
  • Direct Deposit: We encourage all students to setup a direct deposit for tuition funds.
  • Be aware of the following:
    • Audit Fees: Classes attended for audit purposes are assessed at the same rate as classes attended for credit.
    • Tuition Reduction> forms must be submitted to the Benefits Department by the first day of the semester (see: Academic Calendar). The faculty/staff reduction does not apply to the tuition differential for volunteer faculty. Please contact the University Benefits office for more information on qualifications and deadlines.
    • Tuition Errors: Students are responsible for paying their full, correct tuition and fees. If an error has been made in the computation of tuition, the student is liable for paying the difference upon notification. Errors in the students favor are promptly reimbursed.
    • If your tuition is paid by a third party (i.e. state agency, military, employer, private scholarships, AMERICOR benefits, etc.), payment vouchers must be received by the first day of the semester (see: Academic Calendar). If you have questions, please call Income Accounting at (801) 581-7344.
    • YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR MONITORING YOUR TUITION ACCOUNT through Campus Information Services. Tuition must be paid by 4:45 p.m. (MDT) on the Tuition Due Date (see: Academic Calendar), by you or through one of the above methods.
    • Reminder:  All Graduate, Undergraduate, Medical, Dental, and Law students who fail to pay tuition by the due date may have their classes cancelled.
For other important deadlines, including the last day to add and drop classes, see the Academic Calendar

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