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Late Fees Protection for International Students

Policy
Purpose: 

International student scholarships require additional processing time due to the required Tax Treaty Analysis. In some cases, students may not have sufficient time to complete the paperwork prior to the bill due date or the analysis may be delayed due to peak processing times in Student Account Services or Financial Aid and Scholarships. When one of these cases is identified, Student Account Services and the FAS will ensure that the impacted students are protected from late fees. Bills are due on the 15th of each month. The first due date of each term is as follows: Fall –September 15; Spring -January 15; Summer – June 15.

Applies to: 

KU International students

Campus: 
Lawrence
Policy Statement: 

At the beginning of each term, Financial Aid and Scholarships will review which scholarships for international students have not been posted in the student administration system. If the unposted scholarship is enough to cover the amount due (after any other payments or financial assistance has applied) the student will be protected from late fees. If the unposted scholarship is not enough to cover the remaining amount due, the student will not be protected from the late fee. Student Account Services will be notified of those students who should be protected from a late fee.

Contact: 

Joan Weaver
Associate Director, Financial Aid & Scholarships
KU Visitor Center
785-864-4700
jweaver@ku.edu

Approved by: 
Associate Director, Director, Financial Aid & Scholarships
Approved on: 
Saturday, March 1, 2008
Effective on: 
Saturday, March 1, 2008
Review Cycle: 
Annual (As Needed)
Keywords: 
International student late fee protection, late fee protection
Review, Approval & Change History: 

03/23/2015: Updated to reflect current nomenclature for Student Account Services.

08/13/2014: Reviewed and updated.

07/21/2013: Reviewed and updated.

08/2012: Reviewed and updated.

10/2010: Reviewed and updated.

03/2009: Reviewed and updated.

Financial Categories: 
Student Financial Aid
Tuition & Fees
Student Life Categories: 
Financial Assistance

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