Past due accounts
A financial hold
will be placed on all accounts where the balance is 7 days or more past
due. Late payment fees are applied monthly for charges that have become thirty days past due and may be applied for charges as follows:
Past Due Amount
$20 - $50
$50.01 - $100
$100.01 - $500
$500.01 - $1,000
$1000.01 and above
Students with a financial
hold will not be able to register for classes, receive refunds, obtain
transcripts, diplomas or certificates of degree. (Arizona Board of
Regents Policy 4-103B)
If it becomes necessary to pursue collection of any past due
account balance through outside sources (collection agency, AZ Attorney
General, or local attorney) reasonable collection costs, attorney fees, court
costs, and contingency fees will also be added to the outstanding balance.
Debt Set-Off (DSO)
Students who have defaulted on a debt with Northern Arizona University may be eligible to have their Arizona state tax refund garnished by the university under provisions of the Arizona Revised Statutes 42-1122.
check returned by the bank will result in the assessment of a $30.00 processing
Payers making payment to clear a hold with a check should ensure that they have
funds to cover the amount of the check.
If these checks are returned due to non-sufficient funds it may result
in legal action.
Northern Arizona University reserves the right to refuse
credit/debit cards or checks for any transaction.
Paying for the use of other university services by personal
check may be disallowed for any individual who has a check returned by the
If any payment tendered is unauthorized, incomplete, or
received after the due date, registration fees will be considered as
reserves the right to change all fees and charges without notice.
For additional information contact Student and Departmental
Account Services in the Gammage Administration Building, by phone at 866-234-6153,
or via e-mail at SDAS@nau.edu.