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1) How can I pay my tuition and fees on-line?

Click on Enter Secure Area
Click on Student Services and Financial Aid
Click on Student Records
Select either Account Summary by Term or Account Summary.
Select the credit card payment link on the bottom of the page.
The University accepts MasterCard, Visa, and Discover payments.
Please enter the credit card type, account number, expiration date and the amount of the payment on the Credit Card Payment screen.

 
2) How will I know if I have an Accounts Receivable hold?

Click on Enter Secure Area
Click on Student Services and Financial Aid
Click on Student Records
Click on View Holds

 
3) How do I know if my credit card transaction was processed?

When you submit your credit card payment and it is processed, there will be an authorization code (Example: N23502) printed on the bottom of the TRANSACTION DETAILS. If this authorization code appears, your transaction was processed.

 
4) How do I get a Receipt for my credit card payment?

When the TRANSACTION DETAIL screen appears with the authorization code you may print the screen by clicking the FILE option on the browser menu bar and choosing the print option.

 
5) How do I correct credit card payment information after it is initially entered?

Once credit card information is entered and submitted, there will be a prompt OK TO SUBMIT or CHANGE INFORMATION. Click on CHANGE INFORMATION button to make any necessary corrections before resubmitting the payment.

 
6) If I am receiving a scholarship and it is not reflected on my student account, can I pay less than my full balance?

Yes. You can apply any payment amount to your student account; however, all payments should be applied before the financial deadlines to avoid incurring penalties and/or cancellation of your registration.

 
7) Where do I find account information for previous terms?

Click on Enter Secure Area
Click on Student Services and Financial Aid
Click on Student Records
Click on Account Summary
The account activity for the previous semesters will be listed.

 
8) What is the difference between REGISTRATION FEE ASSESSMENT in the Registration section and ACCOUNT SUMMARY BY TERM in the Student Records section?

The REGISTRATION FEE ASSESSMENT displays the charges associated with the current semester's registration. The ACCOUNT SUMMARY BY TERM displays the charges associated with the current semester's registration and other applicable charges not included in the registration process along with payments and the account balance for each transaction item on the student account.

 
9) How will I receive my financial aid refund (credit balance) from the University?

Sign-up for electronic direct deposit today to expedite the refund process. See http://www.southalabama.edu/bursar/electronicdeposit.html or receive your check by snail mail.

 

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