Paying Your Bill

How do I find out what I owe?

Students have 24/7 access to their account through CampusConnection > Financial Account tile. Here, students can review their account activity, check their current balance and pay their bill. 

Students' billing statements are processed at the beginning of each month. Non-enrolled students will receive a paper statement. Enrolled students will NOT be mailed paper statements; instead a Billing Notification email will be sent to their NDSCS email notifying them that their electronic billing statement is available to view/print. In addition to an email, students may also elect to receive their Billing Notification via text message.

Semester Payment Due Dates

  • Summer 2020 - June 10, 2020
  • Fall 2020 - September 9, 2020 (extended hours in Wahpeton 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.)
  • Spring 2021- January 27, 2021 (extended hours in Wahpeton 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.)
  • Summer 2021 - June 16, 2021

It is important to stay current with your account. A 1.75% monthly late fee will be assessed on balances 30 days and older.

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Payment Options

Pay Online - Credit card, debit card^ and electronic check accepted through CampusConnection.

Pay in Person - Credit card, debit card^, cash and checks accepted.
Wahpeton: Haverty Hall room 139, 8 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. 8 - 11:30 a.m.*
Fargo: Room 183, 8 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. NA*

* During this time of social distancing, the timeframe for making an in-person payment at NDSCS Wahpeton is 8 - 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday. The in-person payment option at NDSCS-Fargo is currently unavailable.

Pay by Phone - Credit card or debit card^ accepted; contact Business Affairs at 800-342-4325 ext. 32216 or 701-671-2216.

Pay by Mail - Personal check or cashier’s check can be mailed to NDSCS Business Affairs Office, 800 6th St N, Wahpeton, ND 58076.

A $35 fee will be charged to all dishonored checks.

^No additional fees for credit card or debit card payments

Payment Plan - a plan can be set up for 4 installments or less and needs to include the students' remaining account balance as of the date the plan is signed. The plan needs to be paid in full by end of the semester and before students can enroll for future semesters or receive a transcript. A $50 non-refundable set-up fee will be assessed; however, no late fees will accrue as long as payments are made on time. Contact Business Affairs to set up payment plan.

Financial Aid - for students whose financial aid file is complete at NDSCS and they've accepted their aid through CampusConnection, funds will begin to be disbursed to their NDSCS account one day prior to the semester due date.  If the student is accepting loans for the 1st time, they must complete their Entrance Loan Counseling and sign their Master Promissory Note at www.StudentLoans.gov before their loan funds will disburse to their account.

Third Party or Employer Funding - If an agency or business is planning to financially assist a student with their NDSCS account charges (not considered "Financial Aid"), they will need to complete the Third Party or Employer Funded Billing Authorization for each semester.

Refunds

Students may receive a refund for various reasons, such as excess financial aid, a change to their enrolled credits and/or adjustments to their on-campus living arrangements. Excess financial aid will be available on or after the Semester Payment Due Date; this is dependent on when the aid is received at NDSCS.

There are many ways to receive your refund.

Direct Deposit – Quick, safe, and convenient. Enroll in direct deposit to have your refund electronically deposited into your bank account. The link below has instructions on how to enroll in direct deposit. To ensure your refund will be electronically sent to your bank account, enroll in direct deposit at least 2 days prior to the Semester Payment Due Date.

Pick-up my check at NDSCS Wahpeton - Students may begin to pick up their refund check on or after the Semester Payment Due Date, as long as a refund is available.*

* During this time of social distancing, the timeframe for picking up a refund check at NDSCS Wahpeton is 8 - 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday. The option to pick up a refund check at NDSCS-Fargo is currently unavailable.

Mail my check – If you are unable to pick up your refund check at either NDSCS Wahpeton or NDSCS Fargo, you can request to have it mailed to you. Checks will not be placed in the mail prior to the Semester Payment Due Date. Receiving your check by mail often takes longer than the other methods for receiving a refund. Consider the average amount of time it takes for mail to reach you when determining how long it will take for your check to arrive.

Ways for Students to Grant Access to Others

Authorized User to Grant Online Payments - students can assign others as an Authorized User within the online payment system. The Authorized User is able to receive Billing Notification emails, view the student's monthly electronic billing statement and make online payments on the student's behalf.

Delegated Access (Proxy) - students can allow others to view their CampusConnection activity by giving them Delegated Access. The student is able to specify which areas of CampusConnection they want to delegate access to, including any of all of the following: financial aid information, costs, balances & payment history, student's contact information, class schedules, grades, to-do lists, holds & communications. NOTE: the person who receives Delegated Access, called a Proxy, will not be able to add/delete/change any information within CampusConnection on behalf of the student.

Financial Obligation Agreement (FOA)

Students will need to complete a Financial Obligation Agreement (FOA) through CampusConnection. By completing the FOA, the student acknowledges that they are aware of the financial responsibilities associated with enrolling for classes at the institution(s) they will be registering at.

Contact Us

Business Affairs Contact Information: 800-342-4325 ext. 32216, 701-671-2216 or NDSCS.BusinessAffairsOffice@ndscs.edu.

 

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