Frequently Asked Questions
Account Balance is your true or actual balance.
Amount Due is the amount that was due as of the last Bill Date.
If you are not enrolled in direct deposit, checks will be mailed on the following Thursday to the mailing address on file. We highly recommend direct deposit as a quicker and safer method of receiving refund checks.
Undergraduate and Graduate students - All fees are per credit hour
Student Activity Fee - Allows students access to activities throughout the semester (athletic events, movies, etc.)
Health/Wellness Fee - Helps fund additional health services for students. The health and wellness fees collected also contributes to the salary and benefits of nurses, counselors, and staff in the department.
Technology Operations Fee - Allows students to access technology on campus and provides upkeep of technology equipment. This includes, but not limited to, the Internet, OneTech and Blackboard. Students have access to these resources in the Ross Pendergraft Library, Residence Hall, and Classroom Buildings, just to name a few. Offsets costs of written communication to students. Includes, but not limited to, weekly student newspaper, postcards and brochures mailed to students' mailing addresses.
Athletic Student Fee - Allocated to the athletic programs. This fee is integral to providing a competitive intercollegiate athletics program that builds cohesion on campus and contributes to our university culture. Athletic fees collected assists with maintenance of the athletic facilities, acquisition of necessary supplies, and contributes to the salary and benefits of employees working in the department. In the past, this fee resided in the tuition charge. Beginning with the Fall 2016 semester, it was separated into its own fee.
Facilities Fee - Upkeep of building, grounds and classroom equipment.
Instructional Support Fee - This money is used so that Arkansas Tech University stays in compliance with Higher Education mandates. Allows students to request as many transcripts as needed as long as the student's account is in order.
Public Safety Fee - Supports operational costs to include a communication center, deferred maintenance, security improvements, student success programming, fulfillment of strategic plan goals and mass notification costs.
Library Fee - Enables expansion of digital research subscription offerings, archival software and library book inventory.
Distance Learning Fee - Additional funding for online and mixed technology classes.
Course Change Fee - Cost to add/drop a class during a given semester.
Student Union & Recreation Center Fee- Assist in funding the renovation of a space in the Hull Building for purposes of a Student Union and Recreation Center on the Russellville Campus.