Presentation on theme: "Welcome to East Carolina University Cashier’s Office"— Presentation transcript:
1 Welcome to East Carolina University Cashier’s Office
2 Billing of TuitionTuition is billed by term and will include tuition for main campus and/or distance education courses.Main campus tuition is billed by blocks of credit hours, not by the individual course.Part-time status is broken into 3 tiers for undergraduate students: hours, 6-8 hours, 1-5 hours. Each tier is billed at a prorated tuition rate.Distance Education courses are billed in addition to main campus at a rate of $ per credit hour for a resident and $ for a non-resident.PROPOSED RATESFull-Time Undergraduate(12 or more credit hrs)ResidentNon-ResidentTuition**$1,345.00$6,762.50University Fee **$742.00Health Service Fee**$115.00Educational & Technology Fee**$101.00Total**$2,303.00$7,720.50
3 Billing of Tuition Other items which may be included on the bill: Room and Board (optional)Meal Plans (Required if Room and Board option selected)Extra Course Fees: Courses that require additional charges such as, remedial math, reading labs, private music lessons, art, sailing, bowling, etc.Student Health Insurance Plan: $373 for Fall 2010 and $374 for Spring 2011 (for more information:Important dates to remember for Fall 2010:Payments must be made by close of business on August 12, 2010 to avoid a Late FeeSchedules will be cancelled for non-payment by close of business on August 16, 2010.Refer to the Tuition & Fee Brochure for other important billing and cancellation deadlines. This is available online at
4 eBillseBill notifications for tuition statements will be sent to students and/or authorized user(s) by . Paper bills will NOT be mailed.Mom and Dad need access to your bills?Students can set up authorized users to access their account information, recent statements, and make payments.Once authorized, parents will receive an with log in instructions.Students can log into ONESTOP (with a valid pirate ID and passphrase) at anytime to view current account information, recent statements, and make payments and set up authorized users (from the Tools tab-choose the “Payments and Statements” link) .If schedule changes are made after the initial billing (student adds a class), please do not wait for a second eBill to be sent. Review your student account before schedule cancellation to ensure payment has been made in full.
5 Methods of Payment Accepted East Carolina is currently reviewing methods of payment accepted. Plans are to implement the following payment options effective July 1, 2010 – which will also include eliminating acceptance of VISA Credit CardsVisit for the most up to date informationIN PERSON: Cash, Checks and Pin Based Debit CardsBY MAIL: Checks (must be postmarked by deadline listed in Tuition & Fee Brochure)ONLINE: Credit Cards (with 2.75% convenience fee) -OR- Electronic Check (no fee)Wire Transfer/EFT – Contact Cashier’s Office for more details.PAYMENT PLAN: Sallie Mae (TuitionPay) INTEREST FREE Installment PlanTuitionPay is the only authorized installment payment plan.There are 5 Fall payments (June 1 thru October 5) and 5 Spring payments (November 1 thru March 5).Contact TuitionPay at (800) orRequires annual enrollment fee
6 Withdrawal and Refund Policy The FINANCIAL refund policy does not coincide with the ACADEMIC withdrawal policy.The refund period starts with the first official day of class and ends on the 20th consecutive class day for each Fall, Spring and 11-week Summer term.Days % Refund issuedDays % Refund issuedDays % Refund issuedDays % Refund issuedDay % Refund issuedThe refund period for the first and second summer terms starts with the first official day of class and ends on the 5th consecutive class day. There are no refunds issued starting with the 6th day of class.It is to the financial advantage of all students withdrawing or dropping classes to do so as early in the semester as possible.
7 ECU Refund ProcessAll registered students are mailed a Higher One card for refund preference selection. Cards are usually mailed at the end of July. It is recommended that students make their refund selection at within 3 business days of receiving their card.Student refunds can include excess Financial Aid, credits for dropping class or withdrawing and housing and dining credits, etc.Students have three (3) CHOICES for receiving a refund through Higher One.Paper Check by Mail orDirect Deposit to existing Bank account orHigher One Account/Debit CardFor those choosing the Higher One Debit Card as the refund preference, the card is:A MasterCard Branded debit card only for those that CHOOSE to open a Higher One Account (FDIC-insured checking account).It is NOT A CREDIT CARD.
8 East Carolina University Office of Student Financial Aid Old Cafeteria ComplexOpen Monday through Friday 8:00 – 5:00, Except Tuesday 9:30 – 5:00
9 Applying for Financial Aid Complete all questions accuratelyDo not leave questions blankEstimate if necessary to meet early deadlinesEnroll at least half time to receive most types of aid (6 hours for undergrad and 5 hours for grad)Register for appropriate courses for your program of studyYou are not eligible for aid if you are non degree seekingKeep a photocopy of all documents for your records
10 Additional documentation may be required… for VERIFICATION of information Tax returnsUntaxed income (Social Security, Child support, other)Family sizeFamily members attending collegeOther...Remember… If we ask for documents, we cannot process your award until we have received them back from you and they have been reviewed.
11 Where to Get Information Sign on using your ECU Account and PasswordSelect the Tools tab:
12 You can review your own information through Banner Self Service You can also find out your ECU (Banner) ID here.
13 You can review your estimated cost of attendance, documents you need to provide to our office, etc. You can ACCEPT your award offer here.
14 Programs Federal Pell Grant Federal Supplemental Grant Academic Competitiveness GrantUNC GrantNC Student Incentive GrantNC Education Lottery ScholarshipECU GrantFederal Work StudyFederal Perkins LoanFederal Direct Stafford LoanSubsidizedUnsubsidizedFederal Direct Parent Loan
15 Contact InformationOffice of Student Financial Aid Old Cafeteria Complex East Carolina University Greenville, NC Voice: Fax:
16 WELCOME TO THE OFFICE OF STUDENT EMPLOYMENT East Carolina UniversityStudent Employment Office
17 Job Opportunities!Search part-time job opportunities (on and off campus) via our online jobs database atFederal Work Study (FWS) is a federally funded employment program for students with a demonstrated financial need and who are qualified by the ECU Financial Aid office.Work on-campus with ECU departments or off-campus with approved community service agenciesGreat pay, Undergraduates earn $8-$10/hour based on experience and Graduate students earn $12.50/hourFor more details, consult the FWS Manual at under “Students”Students who do not qualify for FWS, should search for Self-Help campus jobs
18 Employment Documentation Students hired to work on-campus or off-campus in a FWS Community Service position MUST provide proof of identity and employment eligibility on or before their first day of employment. Most commonly used documents to satisfy this requirement are Social Security Card and Driver License or a Passport.Must be original documents, photo copies or faxed documents can not be accepted!A complete list of acceptable documents is available atFailure to provide these documents in a timely manner may delay your start date and payroll process.Student employees are paid twice a month through direct deposit.
19 We look forward to working with you! Student Employment OfficeOld Cafeteria ComplexP# HIRE (4473)F#Web:We look forward to working with you!