Billing and Payment Information
If you have a question about specific charges or items on your billing statement contact the appropriate office:Course Schedule: firstname.lastname@example.org
or (813) 253-6251Scholarships, Grants, and Loans: email@example.com
or (813) 253-6219Room and Board: firstname.lastname@example.org
or (813) 253-6239Deposits, Payments and Miscellaneous Charges
or (813) 253-6202.
Hours of Operation for most offices:
Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., closed on Fridays during summer months.
Students who register prior to Aug. 1 receive a billing packet by mail which includes a billing statement, a payment information sheet and return pre-addressed envelope. New freshmen who complete their Registration Preference Form and new transfers who schedule an advising appointment by the end of July will also receive their bills by mail.
Students (new and continuing) who register after Aug. 1 will not receive a bill, but can access their billing information on SpartanWeb
Only one bill is mailed per term. The SpartanWeb course and fee statement should be reviewed for changes in registration, aid or housing status.
All students are encouraged to submit payments by mail or online through SpartanWeb rather than in person. If you do not receive a billing packet and cannot access your charges on SpartanWeb, you will need to pay in person during the final registration period.
Fall 2015 term:
Payment is due Aug. 1, 2015.Spring 2016 term:
Payment is due Dec. 19, 2015.
How to Settle Your Account
If mailing your payment, enclose the following:
- Payment (please do not send cash)
- Statement (sign and return)
- Tuition Payment Plan installments (if applicable)
- Any other information that you believe will assist staff in reviewing your account for completion of payment.
If you are receiving a federal student loan, all loan documents must be completed before the loan can be recorded on your billing statement. Federal parent loans may only be recorded after the lender has approved the loan. If you have been approved for an alternative loan, please provide a copy of the approval letter and disbursement date. If you are considering the use of an outside lender, please note that loans can take several months to process.Graduate
and Part time Student Payment Plan: If eligible, the requested deferred balance amount and current semester charges should be enclosed.Credit Card Payments
: The University accepts Visa, MasterCard or Discover for tuition payments online
or in person.
Click here to review other Payment Options
and Payment Policies
.Wire Transfer Procedures:
Contact the Bursar's Office via email at email@example.com
for instructions.Overnight/Express Packages:
Please address to the Bursar's Office specifically.Refunds:
If there is a credit balance on the student account and all University charges have been satisfied, surplus funds can be refunded upon written request from the student to the Bursar's Office.
- Withdrawal from a course: Refunds can take up to 30 business days to process from the date of the student's request.
- From federal financial aid: Refunds can take up to 14 business days to be delivered to the student or parent from the date of aid disbursement. Checks are prepared automatically and delivered to the student's campus mailbox. If the student does not have a campus mailbox, the check will be delivered to the address indicated in the Registrar's records. For parents, checks are delivered to the parent's address indicated on the PLUS Loan application.
Overpayments: If a student and/or parent receives an overpayment of funds for any reason, he or she will be required to pay back the University within 30 days of notification. All refunds are subject to audit corrections. Please refer to The University of Tampa Catalog for additional information on the refund process.
Bookstore Vouchers: Vouchers up to $600 are available for students who have an overpayment on his/her account during the fall and spring terms in the Bursar's Office (Plant Hall Room 428) on Aug. 4 for the fall term and on Jan. 5 for the spring term. A valid photo identification card, a signed UT billing statement and all completed financial aid documents are required. Questions about bookstore vouchers should be directed to the Bursar's Office.