Understanding Your Bill

Below are some terms you may see on your statement. For a more detailed explanation and additional terminology, please see the Description of Charges

Charges on the student account come from multiple departments. The Bursar’s Office cannot remove or change these charges. To dispute items on your bill, click on the term below to contact the department directly.


Student Account (Type 10 Account) 

Tuition and Fees are charged based on the student’s registration and requirements for the program of study.  Students should refer to the Tuition & Fees Schedule and their registration information in Student Finance to confirm tuition amounts.

Tuition is established to support the administrative and instructional cost of the program of study.  Military tuition rates are available to qualifying AOE students that are active duty, an active duty spouse, and military veterans.  Eligibility for military tuition rates is based on the student’s submission of required documentation to their home location.  To receive the military tuition rate, the student must be coded accordingly by AOE.  Tuition is refundable in accordance with the Campbell University Tuition Refund Policy

Military tuition rates are available to qualifying AOE students that are active duty, an active duty military spouse, and military veterans.  Eligibility for military tuition rates is based on the student’s submission of required documentation to the designee at the student’s home location.  To receive the military tuition rate, the student must be coded accordingly by AOE. 

General Fees are charged based on the student’s registration and requirements for the program of study.  General fees support student government, student activities, student publications, and student services.   General fees cover costs associated with student accident insurance, lab fees, technology fees, and the student’s CU parking permit.   General fees are refundable in accordance with the Campbell University Tuition Refund Policy

Admission Fees are charged to individuals remitting application for attendance.  Admission fees are charged based on the program of study.  Admission fees are not refundable.

Audit Fees are fees charged to a student or non-student approved to audit a course in the Divinity graduate program.  Audit fees are only applicable for graduate-level divinity courses and are not available in other university programs.  Audit fees are not refundable. 

Camel Bucks are declining balance funds available with the purchase of a meal plan through Aramark Food Services.  Camel Bucks may be purchased with a value-added component during summer semesters or Aramark promotions.  Camel Bucks are deposited onto the student’s Camel Card and available for use at select on-campus food service locations only.  Visit Campus Dining for more information.  Students canceling or changing a meal plan will be assessed charges for Camel Bucks usage. 

Certification Fees are fees charged to a student or non-student for fees associated with obtaining a certification or certificate through Campbell University.  Programs are responsible for communicating costs associated with certificate programs to participants and the Bursar’s Office.  Certification fees are not refundable. 

Creek Bucks are declining balance funds available for use at locations approved to accept Creek Bucks, both on-campus and off-campus.  Creek Bucks may be purchased using cash, check, money order, or credit card.  Funds can be loaded via the Bursar’s Office webpage.   

Instrument Rental Fees are charged to students renting musical instruments through the university.  Rental fees may be charged to the student account, as directed by the Music Department.  Instrument rental fees are not refundable.

Library Fines are charges incurred with the Campus Library.

Meal Plan Cancellation Fees are charged to students for canceling a meal plan.  Meal plan cancellation fees are not refundable.  

Meal Plan Change Fees are charged to students for each meal plan change.  Students are allowed to change their meal plan once per semester without charge.  Meal plan change fees are not refundable. 

Meal Plan Charges are assessed for the purchase of resident and commuter meal plans.  Meal plan charges are based on the published rate for the meal plan, and the required plan for the student, based on residency.  Meal plan charges are refundable based on usage. 

Music Fees are fees charged to students and non-students participating in music lessons through the university.  Music fees are charged to the student account, as directed by the Divinity School or Music Department.  Music fees are not refundable.

New Student Orientation Fee is a fee charged to all students attending a summer orientation session.  The fee is based on the number of visitors participating in an orientation session with the student.  Contact the Admissions Office for more information. 

Specialized Program Fees are charged to students for participation in specialized undergraduate programs, such as engineering, nursing, clinical research, pharmaceutical sciences, and golf management.  Specialized program fees support costs associated with administering specialized programs and are appropriated accordingly.  Specialized program fees are not refundable.

Return Check Fees are fees charged to an individual or organization issuing a paper or electronic check to the University that is returned as a stop payment, insufficient funds, account closed, or other reason which prevents the deposit of funds into the University’s bank account.  The return check fee is not refundable.

Student Health/Illness Insurance premium:  All full-time, main campus undergraduate students and graduate students participating in the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS) and School of Medicine (CUSOM) programs are required to have medical insurance coverage.  This fee covers the premium for Campbell University’s student health insurance plan.  Premiums are determined each year and published on the Campbell University website.  Main campus undergraduate, CPHS, and CUSOM students may waive enrollment if they are covered on a comparable health insurance plan.  All waivers must be approved by the Campbell University student health insurance plan carrier to qualify for a waiver.  All international students are required to purchase the university’s student health insurance plan.  Student health/illness insurance premiums are not refundable.

Student Teaching Fees are fees charged to students participating in student teaching.  Student teaching fees are charged to the student account, as directed by the School of Education.  For more information, contact the School of Education.  Student teaching fees are not refundable.

Study Abroad Deposit is charged to students participating in the CU Study Abroad Program, as directed by the Office of Study Abroad.  These deposits confirm the student’s intent to participate in the program and are non-refundable.  The Study Abroad Deposit may be applied to an associated Study Abroad Fee but may be forfeited if the student fails to participate.  For more information, please contact the Office of Study Abroad.

Study Abroad Fees are charged to students participating in the CU Study Abroad Program, as directed by the Office of Study Abroad.  These fees may reserve a student’s participation in the program, cover travel expenses, and insurance, or other program-related requirements.  These fees are non-refundable.  An associated Study Abroad Deposit may be applied to this fee, if applicable.  For more information, please contact the Office of Study Abroad.

Technology Fees are assessed to all Adult and Online Education students to support the technology necessary to support Adult and Online Education programs.  Technology fees are also assessed for programs requiring specialized computers and related software, such as the Bachelor of Engineering, Master of Athletic Training, and Doctor of Physical Therapy.  Technology fees assessed for specialized computers and related software are non-refundable.

Comments regarding Engineering major’s laptop requirement: All Campbell Engineering majors are required to have a laptop computer capable of running industry-standard engineering software. Engineering will provide every student with a laptop pre-loaded with required engineering software at the beginning of their first semester of study. The cost of the laptop is included in your fees (technology fee) for the first semester you are enrolled in engineering at Campbell, and the laptop becomes the property of each student at that time. This requirement is mandatory. Your laptop will be used regularly in classes and for assignments. The laptop is necessary to succeed in the engineering program. Note that School of Engineering specifications differ from and exceed the University’s general computer recommendations – the engineering laptop is vendor-certified to run engineering software. 

Vehicle registration/Parking Permit:  All students are required to register their vehicle with Campus Safety. Parking permit costs associated with vehicle registration are included in General Fees and not assessed separately.  For more information contact Parking Administration.

 

Resident Housing Charges

Resident housing-related charges are assessed to student accounts at the direction of the Office of Residence Life.  For more information regarding these charges, contact the Office of Residence Life.

Resident Housing Charges are charged to the student account based on the published rate for the housing assignment and semester of residency.  Resident housing charges are refundable based on the published refund schedule. 

Extended Occupancy Fees are charges associated with a student’s extended occupancy in resident housing.  This fee is not refundable.

Housing Contract Termination Fees are charged to students for breach of the housing contract.  Charges related to a breach of the University Housing Agreement are not refundable. 

Private Room Fees are charges associated with a private room in resident housing.  Private room fees are refundable based on the published refund schedule.

Residency Requirement Fees are charged to students that are residing off-campus but have not obtained permission from the Office of Residence Life to reside off-campus.  Residency requirement fees may be refundable once the student receives Off-Campus Housing Approval.  

Other Related Fees:  No refund can be made on certain other charges which include but are not limited to disciplinary fines, and damage related charges. 

 

FINES/FEES ACCOUNT (Type 15 account)

Camel Card OneCard Replacement Fee is charged to replace a Camel Card that is lost, stolen, damaged, or malfunctioning.  Camel Card OneCard Replacement fee is not refundable. 

Damage Fees are charges associated with damage to university property and are not refundable. 

Disciplinary Fines are charges associated with student conduct and are not refundable. 

Health Service Charge is a non-refundable charge billed to the student’s account for services received at the Campbell University Health Center that are not paid at the time of service. 

Parking Fines are fines assessed by Campus Safety and may be incurred throughout the year.  Parking fines are assessed to the student account, as requested by Campus Safety.  To appeal the charge, contact Campus Safety

Med School Related Charges are miscellaneous charges related to educational requirements for Medical School. Contact the Medical School directly to dispute charges or get a detailed explanation.

Shuttle/Transportation Charges are charges associated with transportation provided by Campbell University to and from local airports.