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Late Fees and Penalties

Late Payments
If your tuition payment is received late, the Bursar's Office will assume that you wish to participate in the installment plan and will assess you an installment fee (assessed per due date) and a late fee.

You will be charged a late fee if your minimum payment is not received by the due date. Late fee charges are: 

  • $25 per due date for fall and spring semester (if you are paying by installments, you can have as many as four due dates)
  • $50 for summer semester (one due date)

Be sure to check your Ball State e-mail account for the bill notification that is sent every time a statement is ready to view. Failure to receive the e-mail notification or failure to view your statement is not a valid reason for waiving the assessment of a late payment fee. 

Penalties
If payment is not received by the due date, the following steps may take place:

  • an administrative hold may be placed on your records
  • you may not be permitted to register for a subsequent term
  • your transcript and/or diploma may be withheld
  • additional fees for late payment
  • sent to collection with additional costs, but not limited to, attorney fees and court costs
Online and Distance Education
David Letterman Communication and Media Building (LB), Room 131
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Hours: 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Eastern time, Monday-Friday. These adjusted summer hours will end August 8.
Phone: 1-800-872-0369 or 765-285-1581
Fax: 765-285-7161
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