Topics: Credit card, Payment, Academic term Pages: 9 (2484 words) Published: January 16, 2013
Student Account/tuition information
The Office of Student Business Services
The primary function of the Office of Student Business Services is to assist the student in understanding their semester billing. This department is responsible for sending out s emester bills, emailing monthly statements to the students Concordia email account if they have a balance, offer support for the Sallie Mae Tuition Pay Plan, process student refunds, issue book vouchers (if the student has a credit /negative (-) balance), and ensure payments on the student tuition account are posted accurately. This office also manages student accounts that are not currently enrolled but are in a collection status. Any student that is registered for any course whether full time or part tim e at Concordia University Chicago is responsible for financial obligations resulting from tuition and fees not covered by financial aid or any other source.

Meet The Staff
Anjelica Estrada: ext-3236
Student Account Representatives
Nayibe Parra-Garcia: - ext-3010
Tinesha Smith: -ext-3232
Patrick Nelson:-ext-3241
The Office of Student Business Services is located in Addison Hall, Room 156. The hours of operation ar e Monday and Friday 8am-4:30pm, Tuesday-Thursday 8am-6pm.
Traditional undergraduate academic year cost for the 2012-2013 academic year Per year

Per semester

Room & Board

$ 8,280.00

$ 4,290.00

Technology Fee
Student Activity Fee
Green Fee

$ 254.00
$ 270.00
$ 10.00

Per credit

$ 127.00
$ 135.00

$810.00 (part time or overload)
($200 deposit required with


The tuition and fees listed above are standard. These numbers do not reflect lab fees or other fees associated with course registration. Additional fees can also be incurred by ID cards being replaced, parking tickets, lost room or mailbox keys, etc.

*Full-time academic load consists of 12-18.5 credits per semester

The Office of Student Business Services mails out a bill each semester 60 days prior to the start of the semester and the bill is due within 30 days of the start of the semester. This is the only hard copy bill that is mailed to your permanent home address (unless you change your registration) that the university has recorded in the system. By the stated due date on your bill, the balance due (if any) must either be paid in full or a payment plan secured to cover the cost of the semester. Due to federal regulations, the university is not allowed to have a student “carry” an outstanding balance. Method of Payments

Payments may be made in person, over the telephone, online as a one (1) time payment in full or a monthly tuition payment plan. Payments made in person may be made via cash, money order, personal check or credit card at no additional fee. (MasterCard, Discover and American Express are the accepted credit cards). Payments made over the telephone must be made via credit card. Credit card payments over the phone will be subject to a 2.75% convenience fee to be added to the total amount being paid. Payments mailed directly to the University must be in the form of personal check, money order or cashier’s check. Payments made online must be in the form of either a bank account (ACH) transaction (at no additional cost) or credit card (with a convenience fee of 2.75%). Any online credit card transaction will be subject to a 2.75% convenience fee based on the total amount of your payment Students may also sign up for a monthly tuition payment plan through Sallie Mae (designed for the undergraduate population), a third party provider. To sign up for this service, visit You will have the choice of setting up for the semester or you may estimate what your expenses will be for the entire year and take advantage of the annual plan. You may set up on this plan as early as April and have 12 months to pay. By setting up on the plan early, you will reduce the...
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