Registration Billing and payment 529 Plans Payment plans RedHawk Refund (direct deposit) Financial Assistance Scholarships Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Award letter notifications Federal verification Loans Billing and Payments Counsels and provides problem resolution: Adding/dropping a course Enrollment verifications Transcripts Residency Veteran Affairs Commencement
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) ●Through myMiami students can authorize users (such as parents) and grant them the ability to view information regarding: ○Billing (account balance and online bill paying) ○Class schedule ○Financial aid (financial aid requirements and awards) ○Grades (mid-term and final grades) ○Housing and meal plans ○Personal information (such as local address and phone) ●Access to any/all options listed can be given per authorized user.
Payments ●Fall semester tuition is due Thursday, August 6, 2015. ●Electronic bills – email notification when bill is available online; bills are not mailed. ●Payment options: ○Electronic check (eCheck; no additional fee) ○Credit cards (convenience fees apply) United States: MasterCard, Discover, American Express, and Visa International: China UnionPay, BC Card, JCB, and Diners Club ○Payment drop box located in the One Stop ○International wires via peerTransfer.com ○529 Plans ○Outside scholarships ●Payments for miscellaneous charges.
4 installment payment plan Enrollment opens June 8 Enrollment fee $35 First payment due July 1 3 installment payment plan Enrollment opens July 1 Enrollment fee $40 First payment due August 1 No credit checks required; no interest or finance charges assessed Additional information at MiamiOH.edu/paymentplan Monthly Payment Plans with Tuition Management Systems (TMS)
To view account information, login to myMiami at MiamiOH.edu/myMiami
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The Summary screen provides the user with a view of the total amount due. This includes the current balance minus any Pending Aid and expected Payment Plan payments. Students and authorized users can make a payment by clicking on “One Time Payment” or set up a payment plan by clicking on “Payment Plans.” smithj2
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RedHawk Refunds (direct deposit) ●Student refunds can be automatically deposited into a bank account. ●PNC Bank processes the refunds but a PNC Bank account is not required to deposit refunds electronically. If you do not sign up for RedHawk Refunds, a paper check will be mailed to the student’s local mailing address. smithj2
Finalizing Your Financial Aid: Authorization of Charges Form Outstanding requirement(s) to finalize aid For a comprehensive list of outstanding requirement(s), visit MiamiOH.edu/myMiami and click on the “My Bill and Aid” tab. Submit all required information as soon as possible. Status of outstanding requirement(s) are also reflected on myMiami.
Additional Financing Options ●Federal Direct loans (for students) ○Apply by completing the FAFSA at fafsa.gov ○Made available to students on financial aid award letter ●Federal PLUS loan (for parents) ○Apply at studentloans.gov ○Must have 2015-2016 FAFSA on file ●Private loans ○Through private financial institutions, banks, and/or credit unions ○More information at MiamiOH.edu/OneStop
Important Financial Aid Information ●Enrollment ○Scholarships require full-time enrollment (minimum of 12 credit hours) ○Students not enrolled full-time must notify the One Stop via myMiami ●Changes in Enrollment ○Dropping a course ○Withdrawing from the University ●Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) ○67% completion rate ○Achieve 2.00 cumulative GPA after 4 semesters ○Maximum timeframe to complete degree
Student Health Insurance ●Miami University requires all full-time Oxford students to be covered by health insurance. ●If you are covered by a family health plan and are not requesting coverage, you will need to complete an electronic insurance waiver. ○Waivers must be completed each year and submitted by August 1. ○Waivers can be completed on the Health Services website MiamiOH.edu/health. ●If waiver is not completed by July 10, the cost of insurance will be included on student’s fall bill. If you complete the waiver after July 10 a charge reversal will appear on your bill. ●If insurance coverage is needed (provided by Aetna), visit MiamiOH.edu/health to enroll ●For more information about the student health insurance plan, contact Student Health Services at 513-529-3000 or visit MiamiOH.edu/health.