Mandatory fee determined by the student’s respective division (Undergraduate SA, Graduate, Graduate Management, Medical, Dental, Law School). The fee provides support for student organization programs and activities for all divisions of the university and is a part of the tuition and fee structure.
The legal representative for the State of New York on accounts that the university has been unsuccessful in collecting. The New York State Attorney General collects by serving a summons and taking the debtor to court for judgment.
The broad-based fees include the Comprehensive Fee and the Academic Excellence and Success Fee. These fees are generally charged to all enrolled students to finance discrete activities that benefit the student body, excluding those activities that are part of the core instructional program.
Delinquent accounts are sent to a collection agency. Unpaid bills which reach this stage may negatively affect your credit rating, and may be subject to additional fees or service charges under section 18 of the state finance law.
The Comprehensive Fee is a consolidation of campus-required fees which support several university services. The Comprehensive Fee is paid by all students at the University at Buffalo, unless they meet fee waiver requirements.
To be overdue in payments on a student loan or student account.
Payment of funds to either the school or student.
You can use ePay to process your tuition and/or housing deposit online. The University at Buffalo will accept credit card payments from Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express. ePay is available 24 hours, 7 days a week. It is closed on Monday mornings from 2-5 a.m. EST for maintenance.
The Financial Aid office establishes standard student budgets as a basis for awarding financial aid funds. The basis for awarding financial aid funds is the cost of attendance (COA). The cost of attendance, also referred to as the budget, reflects typical expense patterns of University at Buffalo students based on research conducted by the Financial Aid Office in conjunction with the academic divisions. While actual expenses will vary based on lifestyle, the estimated costs listed should assist you in planning your own budget. The estimated budgets represent an assumed typical enrollment for students within each program for an academic year (fall and spring). The estimated budget is made up of direct costs and indirect costs.
Fees charged for late registration and late payments. The first late fee of the term is called an administrative fee.
Payment method designed to assist those students and their families who may find it difficult to pay the total semester bill by the first day of classes. The Payment Plan divides the semester charges into a maximum of (5) convenient installments.
The University at Buffalo partners with Nelnet Campus Commerce for our online services. QuikPAY is a service where you can view your eBill, account activity, make payment.
Money paid to you by Student Accounts for overpayment of your account.
Checks or eChecks received as payment on an account which do not clear the bank. A $20.00 service charge is assessed and a late fee may be assessed in these cases.
A hold which may prevent students from registering for classes, receiving grades or transcripts. Students may have service indicators placed by various offices on campus for outstanding financial obligations or for failing to submit required documents requested by the university.
Items appearing in your HUB Student Center that serve as an alert and/or requires some action on your part. Examples include Uncashed Refund Check and Potential Unpaid Bill Hold.
The University at Buffalo does not send out paper tuition bills. Students will receive an electronic billing statement (eBill) showing current charges, anticipated aid, disbursed aid, and payments or credits. The eBill notification is sent to the student’s UB email address.
Someone designated by the student who is granted access to view and pay eBills, view their transaction history and enroll in a payment plan. Designation as an authorized payer allows Student Accounts to discuss the account activity with the authorized payer (FERPA release).