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Payment of University Fees and Charges: 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 classes; however, all registration fees and outstanding debts to the University are due by the fee payment deadline date noted in the Fee Payment Section of the Bursar’s website at The University offers a deferred (installment) payment plan to assist students with the payment of enrollment fees for the Fall and Spring semesters (not available for Summer terms). Please refer to the website above for complete information.

Returned Checks/Charge Card Drafts: It is expected that any check or credit card draft given to the University for any reason will be honored by the bank on which it is drawn. Any 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 $20.00 returned item fee will be assessed for any check/draft 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 (enrollment) fees has been returned unpaid. Any check or credit card draft presented to the University in payment of enrollment fees that is subsequently dishonored by the bank on which it is drawn will be assessed the Late Payment Fee of $100.00. Students on a "NO CHECKS" status must be prepared to satisfy registration fees with cash, cashier's check, or by authorized credit card draft.

Indebtedness to the 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 also prohibits the release of grades, transcripts, or diplomas of any person who has outstanding financial obligations to the University.

Academic Common Market: Participation in the Academic Common Market provides qualified students from various southern states with the opportunity to pay in-state enrollment fees while pursuing certain degree programs at the University of Memphis. See Section 1 for a full description of this program.

Totally Disabled Persons and Persons over 60 Years of Age: Persons who are domiciled in Tennessee and (1) have a permanent disability that totally incapacitates them from the potential to work at an occupation that brings them an income or (2) will become 60 years of age or older during the academic semester in which they begin classes may AUDIT courses at the University of Memphis without paying maintenance fees, tuition charges, student activity fees, access fees, or registration fees. Admission to AUDIT courses will be limited according to space availability on an individual classroom basis.

Persons who are totally disabled and those who will become 65 years of age or older during the academic semester in which they begin classes and who are domiciled in Tennessee may enroll for credit courses at the cost of one-half (1/2) the normal per credit hour fee, not to exceed a maximum of $70.00 per semester. University Health Services shall examine certification of permanent disability (not the applicant) and determine the eligibility of the applicant under this legislation.

Inquiries concerning these programs may be addressed to Student Information Services, 003 Wilder Tower.

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