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Undergraduate Enrollment Deposit Deferment


To determine who is eligible to receive an enrollment deposit deferment.

Applies to: 

Applies to undergraduate domestic new freshmen admitted students that plan on attending KU. A form is submitted and approved as the deferment is not to be a barrier to attend KU. The enrollment deposit is then added to the bill.

Policy Statement: 

New students who plan to attend KU but would like a deferment of the enrollment deposit must meet one of the following criteria to qualify for a deferment:

  • Student received a KU admission application fee waiver from the Office of Admissions
  • Student is eligible for a federal Pell Grant
  • Student currently participates in a TRIO program, GEAR Up, KC Scholars, or Project Discovery
  • Student received the ACT/SAT fee waiver or participates in federal free/reduced lunch program
  • Other requests by student, parent or counselor

Students must complete the deferral form and submit as soon as possible. The deposit is added to a student's KU bill for later payment. The charge is not waived but deferred.


Office of Admissions
1502 Building
1502 Iowa Street
Lawrence, KS 66045

Approved by: 
Director of Admissions
Approved on: 
Thursday, July 10, 2008
Effective on: 
Thursday, July 10, 2008
Review Cycle: 
Annual (As Needed)
Application fee grant, TRIO, GEAR up, Project Discovery.
Change History: 

03/10/2023: Updated contact section.
08/21/2020: Updated to remove specific costs update, organizations and contact information.
03/23/2015: Updated to reflect current nomenclature for Student Account Services.
09/16/2014: Contact information updated.

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