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Central Washington University

Registration Handbook

PAYMENTS, TUITION, AND FEES FALL 2012, Winter 2013, and Spring 2013 Note: Tuition and fees are subject to change.

HOW TO PAY

PAYMENT AND REFUND POLICY

Payments to CWU may be made by cash, check, VISA, or MasterCard, money orders, cashier’s checks, and traveler’s checks. Payments may be made in person, by mail, by phone, or online. Checks should be made payable to Central Washington University.

Payments

In Person

In-person payments can be made weekdays from 8:00 a.m.– 4:30 p.m. at the Cashiers Office in Barge Hall, room 104.

By Mail

To avoid late fees, allow sufficient time for delivery. Payments may be made to: Central Washington University Cashiers Office 400 E. University Way Ellensburg, WA 98926-7490

Online

Online payments take two working days to appear on the student account, and may be made online for a nonrefundable $3 fee at www.cwu.edu/~sfs/webpayments.html.

Payment History

Students are responsible for reviewing their payment status. Payment history can be reviewed online through Safari by navigating to Student Center > Finances > Account Inquiry.

When a student registers for classes, a financial obligation is incurred. All tuition and fees are due at the beginning of the quarter and must be paid prior to the sixth day of instruction. Tuition may be paid by cash, check, Visa, or MasterCard to the Cashiers Office. A $50 late tuition fee will be assessed ten business days past the last day of the change of schedule period, if tuition has not been paid. Tuition-and-fee adjustments will be made for adding and/ or dropping a course prior to the sixth day of instruction without late fees. Standard tuition and fees apply. Late registration fees will be assessed for adding courses after the fifth day. Students who have not paid full tuition and fees by the 30th day of the quarter will be assessed a $75 tuition nonpayment fee. A hold will be placed on their student record and they will be liable for 100 percent of tuition and fees. Students will receive notification to their CWU e-mail account. Students must have their student account cleared prior to registering for future quarters.

Students’ tuition and fees will not be removed due to non-attendance. Official withdrawal procedures must be followed.

Refunds

Refunds may be made according to the term’s refund-andfee deadlines. A student will receive 100 percent of tuition and fees if withdrawal from the university occurs prior to the sixth day of the quarter. A student will receive 50 percent tuition and fees if withdrawal from the university occurs on or after the sixth day of the quarter and within 30 calendar days of the beginning of the quarter. There is no refund for individual class withdrawals after the change of schedule period. There is no refund of tuition and fees if withdrawal from the university occurs after the 30th calendar day from the beginning of the quarter. Exception requests must be in writing to Registrar Services. Students who register and do not drop their classes prior to the end of the change of schedule period, with extenuating circumstances that result in a refund of tuition, will be assessed a $50 cancellation fee. www.cwu.edu

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CWU Registration Handbook