Other Fees

Fees associated with housing rates, meal rates, admission fees, course fees and the Regent's Online Degree Program courses can be found at http://bf.memphis.edu/finance/bursar/otherfees.php

Foreign Language Placement Examination: The fee for taking a foreign language placement examination is $160 minimum and an additional $15 for each hour in excess of three (3) per course. These fees are non-refundable and must be paid prior to the examination.

Late Registration Fee: A late registration fee of $100, which is not included in the Fee Schedule above, will be assessed to each student who does not complete registration by the semester's first day of classes.

Late Payment Fee: A late payment fee of $100 will be assessed to each student who does not satisfy at least the initial installment amount of enrollment fees (50% of fees after all financial aid, scholarships and/or sponsorships have been applied for the fall or spring semester; 100% of fees for summer sessions) by the deadline dates noted at Fee Payment Schedule. The student's registration is subject to cancellation.

Payment Of Fees And Debts: Registration (enrollment) fees may be paid by cash, check, money order, Visa/MasterCard/Discover, Financial Aid/Scholarship Award(s), or University TIGER FUND$ account. Fees may be paid as soon as the student registers for courses and are due by the fee payment deadline date noted at Registration Fee Payment Deadline page.

The University offers a deferred (installment) payment plan to assist students with the payment of enrollment fees. Please refer to the University's Installment Payment Plan for enrollment fees.

It is expected that a check or draft given to the university, for any reason, will be honored by the bank on which it is drawn. A check or draft dishonored by the bank on which it is drawn may be presented a second time at the discretion of the University. A $20 returned item fee will be assessed for any checks/drafts returned.

The privilege of making payments to the University by personal check and check cashing privileges will be revoked for any student who has had more than one returned check/draft within a twelve month period. The suspension of this privilege will be for a period of one year from the date the last item is redeemed.

A student will not be permitted to satisfy registration fees by check if any previous check in payment of registration fees has been returned. Students on a "NO CHECKS" status must be prepared to satisfy registration fees with cash, cashier's check, or by authorized credit card draft.

Eligibility for Deferment of Payment of Tuition and Fees by Certain Eligible Students Receiving U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs or Other Governmentally Funded Educational Assistance Benefits

Servicemembers, veterans, and dependents of veterans who are eligible beneficiaries of U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs education benefits or other governmentally funded educational assistance, subject to the conditions and guidelines set forth in Tennessee Code Annotated 49-7-104 as amended, may elect, upon formal application, to defer payment of required tuition and fees until the final day of the term for which the deferment has been requested. Application for the deferment must be made no later than 14 days after the beginning of the term, and the amount of the deferment shall not exceed the total monetary benefits to be received for the term. Students who have been granted deferments are expected to make timely payments on their outstanding tuition and fees balance once education benefits are being delivered, and eligibility for such deferment shall terminate if the student fails to abide by any applicable rule or regulation, or to act in good faith in making timely payments. This notice is published pursuant to Public Chapter 279, Acts of 2003, effective July 1, 2003.

Indebtedness To University: Policy of the Tennessee Board of Regents prohibits the enrollment of any person who owes the university any amount of money. All outstanding financial obligations to the university must be satisfied before a student will be allowed to register for courses. Tennessee law prohibits the release of grades, transcripts or diplomas of any person having outstanding financial obligations to the university.

Refund Of Registration (Enrollment) Fees: The following refund percentages of enrollment fees (Maintenance, Out-Of-State Tuition, Materials, Applied Music, Nursing Clinical Practicum, Business, Engineering and other course fees, and Student Activity Fees) apply to students who withdraw from the university or who drop to an hourly load below full time:

  1. 100% Refund: (1) A full (100%) refund of these fees will be provided until the semester's first day of classes, (2) for courses canceled by the University, and (3) in the case of the death of the student during the semester.
  2. 75% Refund: A 75% refund will be provided beginning with the semester's first day of classes and extending for a period of time as noted at https://my.memphis.edu/.
  3. 25% Refund: A 25% refund will be provided beginning at the expiration of the 75% refund period and extending for a period of time as noted at https://my.memphis.edu/.
  4. At the conclusion of the 25% refund period, there will be no refund of these fees.
  5. Students who receive Federal Title IV Funds and who withdraw from the University may be eligible for a refund of enrollment fees based on the Federal pro-rate refund calculation. Please refer to the Student Aid section of this Catalog for specific information on pro-rata refunds and the return of Federal Title IV Funds.