Office of the Bursar
Frequently Asked Questions
How does this policy affect me?
This policy will not affect you if have paid in full or if you are current on your Installment Payment Plan. If you have failed to satisfy account balances by the posted due date on the monthly bill preceeding the semester start will result in the cancellation of class registration, on-campus housing and dining/meal plans. If you have any questions about account balances, please contact the Bursar at 419-372-2815.
What if I am deregistered, how will I know?
You will receive an email from the Office of Registration and Records; you may also check your registration in the Student Center of MyBGSU.
If I am deregistered, will it affect my financial aid?
If you have aid, you should check with Student Financial Aid Office at 419-372-2651, since loss of academic registration will likely affect your aid.
Will I have time to re-register?
Yes, if you make financial arrangements quickly after you have been deregistered. Contact the Bursar’s Office at 419-372-2815 to pay in full or arrange an Installment Payment Plan.
I have been deregistered, what do I do?
If you have been deregistered and you wish to continue your studies, contact the Bursar’s Office at 419-372-2815 to obtain the amount to be paid.
What if I have a third party scholarship and have not made Student Financial Aid aware of the additional aid, will I be deregistered?
If you provide Student Financial Aid a letter from the third party stating you are receiving aid, then Student Financial Aid will reflect that scholarship as anticipated aid. If this aid does not cover the entire balance, and you have made no other financial arrangements to cover the balance then you will be subject to deregistration. Your account will be monitored to ensure the third party scholarship or additional aid pays out.
What happens if I am deregistered? What happens to my schedule and housing assignment?
Classes and room assignments will not be held for students who are deregistered. You will need to pre-pay in order to register again and contact the Office of Residence Life for a new housing assignment.
What is being done about students who could have a bill after being refunded?
Targeted outreach will be done for students who have not signed a Title IV authorization.
What can be done if I have exhausted all financial aid options and cannot get a loan because my parents refuse to co-sign or do not have the credit score necessary to qualify for a loan?
To avoid deregistration, enroll in an installment payment plan and be current on your payments.
Will third party scholarships be factored into the payment schedule for the Installment Payment Plan?
The total amount due on the Installment payment plan will be reduced by the approved third party scholarships amount.
Can I be deregistered, if I have pending financial aid because I am not enrolled full-time due to a wait list on a class?
Yes. Contact the Student Financial Aid office immediately to update your enrollment status.
Is it possible to sign up for the IPP online?
Yes, please sign up by going to MyBGSU->Financials -> Bursar Services -> Enroll in Payment Plan
If you have any questions please call the Office of the Bursar 419-372-2815
Can past due balances be rolled into a current IPP?
No. Past due balances cannot be rolled into an IPP, and would be expected to be paid in full along with the first IPP installment payment.
Why aren’t my anticipated loans showing up on my bill?
Be sure to check the "Holds" and "To Do List" sections in MyBGSU for any additional requirements that will prevent your loans from being applied against the next eBill, which will be issued on December 1st. The Installment Payment Plan will run from December through March. For questions related to your anticipated financial aid amounts, please contact Student Financial Aid at 419-372-2651.
Do I have to pay by December 15th if I don’t know what I owe? My loans aren’t showing up.
Your current loan offers can be viewed in MyBGSU Student Center by choosing the View Financial Aid link. To get the net loan amounts that may be applied against your bill, click on “Aid Year” and then “View Scheduled Disbursement Dates” for the Spring semester. The Installment Payment Plan will run from December through March. All student bills must be paid in full or student must be enrolled in and current on the Installment Payment Plan by December 15, 2013.
Where is the best place to find the exact amount I owe for my bill?
To view your BGSU eBill, log in to your MyBGSU account and click on Bursar Services in the left navigation pane > View Bill & Make Payment. This will take you directly to the eBill (CashNet) site.
When I sign up for an IPP, when will my first payment be due?
December 2, 2013
When I sign up for an IPP, will I see how much I owe for each installment?
Yes, if you sign up for the IPP, the amount you owe each month will automatically calculate.
Are the installments Dec. 15, Jan. 15, Feb. 15 and Mar. 15 now?
Yes, the installment dues dates are Dec. 15, Jan. 15, Feb. 15, and Mar. 15.
When will I officially be deregistered from classes if I don’t pay? Do I have to have a zero balance?
All student bills must be paid in full or student must be enrolled in and current on the Installment Payment Plan by December 15, 2013.Those students whose bills are not paid in full or who are not enrolled in and current on the IPP will be deregistered from their classes and will not be permitted to move into their residence halls.
How much do I have to pay in order to move in on Move-In Weekend?
All student bills must be paid in full or the student must be enrolled in and current on the Installment Payment Plan by December 15, 2013. Those students whose bills are not paid in full or who are not enrolled in and current on the IPP will be deregistered from their classes and will not be permitted to move into their residence halls.
Why do I only have a partial bill, when I want to be a full-time student?
Be sure to check your class registration to ensure you are enrolled in all the classes you need. An incomplete registration may cause you to have only a partial bill. For questions aboutyour class registration contact Office of the Registrar at 419-372-4444.
For questions about your bill contact the Office of the Bursar at 419-372-2815.
Why don’t I have a bill at all?
Be sure to check your class registration, if you are not registered for classes you may not have a bill. For questions about your class registration contact Office of the Registrar at 419-372-4444. For questions about your bill contact the Office of the Bursar at 419-372-2815.
Do I only have to pay what my financial aid isn’t covering by the December 15th deadline?
Yes, or the remaining balance must be on an installment payment plan and the first payment made.
What if I get a new charge on my bill after I pay it on Dec. 15th, like a parking permit? Do I have to pay that amount before I move in?
If a charge is added to your account between December 1 and December 31 you will need to pay the balance by the January 15 due date in order to move in. Charges added to your account after January 1 will be due by February 15.
Will I get a late fee if I don’t pay on time?
Yes, you will be assessed a 1.5% service charge on any unpaid amount.