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Fees and Expenses

General

Tuition and all other fees and charges are due prior to the beginning of each term and payable in the Office of Student Accounts. Registration is not complete until all financial obligations have been satisfied. Failure to make financial settlement may result in cancellation of the student’s class schedule.

Financial settlement, which consists of tuition and fees, may be made by personal payment or authorized financial aid (loans, scholarships, grants, third parties, etc.). Visa and MasterCard are accepted for all charges and payments may be made in person, online, or mailed to the Student Accounts office at 1700 Helberg Lane, Ozark, AR 72949. Students who wish to schedule payments for their account balance may enroll in a payment plan by accessing http://stuaccts.atu.edu and clicking on the eCashier link. If you choose this plan, the full account balance will be budgeted along with any subsequent charges incurred for the semester.

Billing statements are payable upon receipt. Student accounts issues bills electronically and they are accessible through each student’s OneTech account. The current balance on a student’s account may be accessed with the student’s “T” number (identification number). Invoices for fall and spring are available approximately thirty days prior to the first day of class. For questions concerning billing please contact the Office of Student Accounts at 479-667-2950.

A credit balance on a student’s account will be refunded to the student in the form of a check or direct deposit. You may enroll in direct deposit by accessing your account from the Student tab on OneTech and click on “Direct Deposit your Refund Check!” Funds are generally in your account by the second day after your refund appears on your student account.

Students may pick up refund checks and Student ID’s in the Office of Student Accounts by presenting a photo ID.

Fees and Expenses

Prices quoted are rates currently in place for the 2010 -2011 academic year. The University reserves the right to change fees and charges at any time if conditions necessitate or permit the change.

Ozark Fees and Expenses Technical Undergraduate
(General Education)
Tuition $70.00 per credit hour $170.00 per credit hour
Instructional Support Fee $2.00 per credit hour $4.00 per credit hour
Student Support Fee $5.00 per credit hour  
Technology Fee $5.00 per credit hour $135.00 per semester
Allied Health Fee* $10.00 per credit hour  
CTE Gen. Technology Fee* $10.00 per credit hour  
Transcript Fee $7.00 per semester
Strategic Facilities Init. Fee $10.00 per credit hour
Activity Fee- Part Time   $5.00 per credit hour
Activity Fee - Full Time (12 hours or more)   $31.00 per semester
Assessment Fee   $12.00 per semester
IMRS Fee   $4.00 per semester

*Certain Ozark Campus coursework only
Parking Permit $ 15.00
Replacement of ID Card $ 25.00
All students are required to have parking permits.
For information on Parking Fees and Fines, see “Traffic Regulations” on our Web site.

Payment of
Accounts

Tuition and all other fees and charges are due prior to the beginning of each term at the Office of Student Accounts, located in the Student Services and Conference Center. Financial settlement, which consists of tuition and fees, may be made by personal payment or authorized financial aid (loans, scholarships, grants, third parties, etc.). Visa and MasterCard credit cards are accepted for all charges. An alternate payment plan is offered via the web site: http://stuaccts.atu.edu. Registration is not complete until all financial obligations have been satisfied. Failure to make financial settlement may result in cancellation of the student’s class schedule.

The student’s “T” number is assigned as the student’s account number for billing purposes. Effective Summer I, 2008 term, monthly billing statements will be electronic. Notification and information for access will be provided to students via the individual student e-mail address and online at http://stuaccts.atu.edu. Students are responsible for accessing billing statements and printing a paper copy if desired. Paper copies will not be mailed. Payment is due upon notification.

Students with delinquent accounts are not eligible for diplomas, transcripts, recommendations, advance registration, or readmission to any term. Collection fees for outstanding debts owed to Arkansas Tech University - Ozark Campus may be assessed to the student.

Arkansas Tech University - Ozark Campus reserves the right to amend or add to the regulations of the institution, including those concerning charges and methods of payment, and to make such changes applicable to students enrolled as well as to new students.

Reduction of Fees and Charges

Students officially withdrawing from the school by the end of the fifth day of the semester in a summer term, as listed in the “Academic Calendar”, will receive an 80 percent reduction of tuition for courses in which they are enrolled in at the time of withdrawal. No reduction in tuition or fees will be made after the fifth day of the summer semester. No reduction in fees will be made beginning with the first day of class of the summer term.

Reduction of Tuition for
Official Withdrawal

Students registering for the fall or spring semester but officially withdrawing from Arkansas Tech University - Ozark Campus by the end of the second day of the semester, as listed in the “Academic Calendar”, will receive a 100 percent reduction of tuition and fees. Thereafter, students officially withdrawing by the end of the twenty-fifth day of the semester will receive an 80 percent reduction of tuition only for courses in which they are enrolled at the time of withdrawal. No reduction in tuition will be made after the twenty-fifth day of the semester. No reduction in fees will be made after the second day of the semester.

If a student withdraws and is receiving student financial aid, any refund amount attributable to a loan, grant, or scholarship will be returned to the appropriate account and not to the student. The amount returned to Federal programs will be the amount of unearned Federal aid based on the number of calendar days of attendance up to the sixty percent point of the semester. Aid accounts will be refunded in the following order up to the amount of the original disbursement: Federal Family Education Loan Programs, Federal Perkins Loan Program, Federal PLUS Loan Program, Federal Pell Grant Program, Federal SEOG Program, Arkansas Department of Higher Education Programs, Arkansas Tech - Ozark scholarships and private aid. Additionally, students who have received a cash payment of Federal aid money will receive a letter after their withdrawal informing them of any amount to be repaid. These repayments will be made through the Office of Student Accounts.

The student will be ineligible for any further Federal financial aid until the required payments are made.

Reduction of Tuition/Fees for Dropping to Fewer Hours

Students dropping to fewer hours before the end of the fifth day of the semester in a summer term as listed in the “Academic Calendar”, will receive an 80 percent reduction for the courses which are dropped. No reduction in tuition will be made after the fifth day of the semester. No reduction in fees will be made once the summer session begins.

Students dropping to fewer hours for the fall or spring semester by the end of the second day of the semester, as listed in the “Academic Calendar”, will receive a 100 percent reduction of tuition and fees for the courses dropped. Thereafter, students dropping to fewer hours before the end of the twenty-fifth day of the semester will receive an 80 percent reduction of tuition. No reduction will be made after the twenty-fifth day of the semester. No reduction in fees will be made after the second day of the semester.