For FALL 2014
Christopher Newport University bills tuition and fees, and room and board charges by the semester.
- Fall bills will be available on CNU Live mid-July.
- Spring bills will be available on CNU Live mid-December.
- Payment for the Fall 2014 semester is due on or before August 4, 2014.
Tuition and fees are due at the time you register or no later than 5 p.m. on the payment due date.
Tuition payment may be made online before 5 p.m. Monday, August 4, 2014. You will receive a confirmation number immediately for online payments. Tuition payments that are mailed, must be received in the Business Office before the payment due date. Postmark date does not apply.
If you register for classes after the published payment date, payment is due on the day you register, or the first day of class, whichever comes first.
An adjustment statement will not be posted online prior to the start of classes for any changes. The online "Account Status" screen has accurate charges, and will show all adjustments to your account. Use the "Current Balance" figure from this screen (Line 5) and subtract any approved financial aid that has not been posted to calculate the amount to pay prior to the payment deadline or the start of classes.
If you prefer, payment may be made at the Cashier’s Office with cash, a personal check, or a money order. The Cashier's Office does not accept credit cards or debit cards.
Echeck - electronic payments, MasterCard, American Express, VISA and Discover card are accepted online only.
(There is no fee for echeck. A 2.75% convenience fee will be charged for credit cards.)
Cancellation of classes for Non-payment
In the fall semester, at 5 p.m., on the Payment Due Date, the University may cancel the registration for all students who have not made financial arrangements. These students may register again during scheduled registration periods. The University does not guarantee that students will be able to obtain their original schedules. Classes are available on a first-come,first-served basis. Reinstatement does not apply if a student's registration is canceled on the payment due date.
In the spring term, classes may be canceled at the end of the schedule adjustment period. It is the student's responsibility to officially withdraw from school if not attending.
At the end of the first week of classes each semester, the University may cancel the registration for all students who have not made appropriate financial arrangements.
Students may be reinstated the second and third week of classes for a reinstatement fee plus full tuition and fees and a late payment fee.Reinstatements will not be processed unless the student has paid the full financial obligation. If the student presents the University with a check that is returned from the bank for insufficient funds, the student's registration will automatically be canceled and no further opportunities for reinstatement will be permitted.
- Reinstatement does not apply to students whose registration was canceled prior to schedule adjustment week.
- During reinstatement, students may not make schedule changes. They will be reinstated for their original schedule only.
- Reinstatements will only be permitted for two weeks following schedule adjustment week.
Delinquent Financial Obligations
Students who have outstanding financial obligations to the University (to include tuition and fees, room and board, bookstore charges, parking fees and fines, library fees and fines, checks returned for non-sufficient funds, etc.) will be refused all services to the University until these financial obligations have been paid in full. Students will not be permitted to register for subsequent terms, grades will be held, and the University will not issue official transcripts, etc. This also will apply to students who retain property that belongs to the University.
If a student’s financial account becomes delinquent:
- The University charges a late payment penalty and an administrative fee.
- The University may turn the account over to a third-party collection agency/credit bureau, the Department of Taxation, and the Attorney General’s Office.
- The University is permitted under Virginia law to attach Virginia state income tax refunds or lottery winnings in repayment of any debt, which is owed to the University.
- The student is responsible for all administrative costs, collection fees, and attorney’s fees incurred in the collection of funds owed to the University.
The University reserves the right to withdraw or change the fees announced here. Interpretation of financial policy and fees is the responsibility of the Executive Vice President. The President of Christopher Newport University has final authority.