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Collection Processes

Accounts unpaid as of the payment due date may incur:
        Service fees and/or late payment fees

According to University collection policies, unpaid/past due balances may result in a hold being  placed on a students' account. These holds may restrict:

  • Registration privileges 
  • Receipt of academic transcripts
  • Receipt of diploma

Residential students with unpaid balances may incur:

  • Meal Plan deactivation
  • Ped access deactivation

It is the student’s responsibility to check his/her account balance regularly.  It is also the student’s responsibility to make satisfactory payment arrangements on any unpaid account.

In the event of default Bowling Green State University may be entitled to exercise one or more of the following remedies without notice or demand (except as required by law):

  • Accelerate Indebtedness.  To declare the principal balance immediately due and payable by law.
  • Bowling Green State University may place the account with an outside collection agency as well as the Ohio Attorney General's Office per Ohio Revised Code 131.02, which can result in additional collection costs, attorney fees, and litigation costs.