University of Wisconsin-Whitewater 2002-2004 Undergraduate Catalog

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Academic fees are set by the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System and are subject to change by the Board without notice. Fees shown here are those in effect at the time this catalog was prepared and are subject to change without notice.

2001-2002 Term FEE SCHEDULE



12 & over $1,683.32 12 & over $5,939.32
11 1,544.40 11 5,446.10
10 1,404.00 10 4,951.00
9 1,263.60 9 4,455.90
8 1,123.20 8 3,960.80
7 982.8 7 3,465.70
6 842.4 6 2,970.60
5 702 5 2,475.50
4 561.6 4 1,980.40
3 421.2 3 1,485.30
2 280.8 2 990.2
1 140.4 1 495.1
0.5 70.2 0.5 247.55


9 & over $2,255.52 9 & over $7,167.52
8 2,005.60 8 6,373.60
7 1,754.90 7 5,576.90
6 1,504.20 6 4,780.20
5 1,253.50 5 3,983.50
4 1,002.80 4 3,186.80
3 752.1 3 2,390.10
2 501.4 2 1,593.40
1 250.7 1 796.7
0.5 125.35 0.5 398.35


9 & over $2,511.52 9 & over $7,435.52
8 2,232.80 8 6,609.60
7 1,953.70 7 5,783.40
6 1,674.60 6 4,957.20
5 1,395.50 5 4,131.00
4 1,116.40 4 3,304.80
3 837.3 3 2,478.60
2 558.2 2 1,652.40
1 279.1 1 826.2
0.5 139.55 0.5 413.1

Academic Fees. All students who attend the university pay academic fees assessed by the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System. A non-resident fee is added to the academic fee for non-resident students.

Registration Deposit. All new students are required to pay a $100.00 enrollment deposit .

Special Course Fees represent charges in addition to the regular instructional fee and tuition. These fees are charged to students enrolling in certain courses that have been approved for such a fee for materials that represent special or extraordinary cost; for example, art courses dealing with precious metals. All such special course fees are specified for each such course each term in the Schedule of Classes.

Fee Payments. UW-Whitewater offers two methods to pay fees:

1. Payment in full. Students may pay all fees (academic, room, food) in full by the billing due date for advance registrants. If they register after the advance registration process, students should pay in full at the same time they register.

2. University Installment Credit Plan. If electing to use the installment plan, students must fulfill the following requirements:

a. They must have a signed Installment Credit Agreement and Marital Property Form on file with the University.

b. The $100 enrollment deposit will become the required down payment for all registrants wishing to participate in the university installment plan. If registering after the advance registration process, students must sign the Installment Credit Agreement. If total charges are less than $100, students do not qualify for the installment plan and must pay fees in full. The University Schedule of Classes contains all billing dates and payment dates for the current term.

c. The balance of the financial obligation plus a FINANCE CHARGE AT AN ANNUAL RATE OF 15% (1.25% monthly periodic rate) on balances. Billing statements are mailed to the student's local address as filed with the Office of the Registrar; however, failure to receive a statement in no way relieves a student from the obligation to make timely payments.

d. Failure to have a signed Installment Credit Agreement on file will result in administrative charges of up to $75 if fees are not paid in full during the registration fee payment process.


The refund schedule applies to individual class drops as well as complete withdrawal (dropping all classes in a term).

In determining the withdrawal date, the University uses the date students notify the Registrar's Office of their official withdrawal; or, if they fail to notify the Registrar and they are otherwise unable to verify the date of the withdrawal, the date of the request for refund is used to determine the amount of the refund.

Refund Schedule For Withdrawals or Drops

Week of Session There-

Session Length Wk.1 Wk.2 Wk.3 Wk.4 after
12 wks. & over 100% 100% 50% 50% None
8 wks. through 11 wks. 100% 50% 25% None None
5 wks. through 7 wks. 100% 50% None None None
3 wks. through 4 wks. 100% 25% None None None
2 weeks 100% None None None None

The refund schedule changes accordingly for sessions of shorter duration.


The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater requires all students to comply with the following billing policies:

1. The Student Accounts Office will generate billing statements on term accounts during the following time periods:

ADVANCE REGISTRATION BILLING - If students register during the advance registration process, they will be mailed an advance registration billing statement which will allow them to pay their fees in full and/or elect to go on the University Installment Plan.

FIRST INSTALLMENT BILLING - Students are required to pay at least 1/2 of their total balance by the due date of this bill.

LAST INSTALLMENT BILLING - Students are required to pay the entire remaining balance by the due date of this bill.

Failure to receive a bill will not relieve students from paying by the required due dates.

2. If students have a current term account that has a balance due after the due date of the last installment billing, they will not be allowed to advance register for the following term.

3. Students are urged to sign an Installment Credit Agreement to avoid the possibility of being assessed additional administrative costs. The costs of additional administrative services will be charged to accounts with balances due unless they are on the installment plan.

4. The Installment Credit Agreement will continue on students' accounts unless revoked by the University. Installment Credit Agreements will be included with the advance registration billing. They are also available in the Student Accounts Office.

5. University policy will not allow any deferment of payments. Students must sign an Installment Credit Agreement and pay according to the installment plan.

6. Students registered for off-campus courses who are not on the installment plan will be charged a $30 administrative fee if they are not paid in full within two weeks of the week in which the off-campus classes begin. Payments received later than that may result in cancellation of registration.

7. Payments are made at the University Cashier Office. Payments should be made payable to UW-Whitewater. Include the student's name, ID number, and purpose of payment such as "spring term", OR, when paying fees, include the top portion of a billing statement. A depository is available outside the University Cashier Office. Cancelled checks are considered receipts. If a cash register receipt is needed, include a self-addressed, stamped envelope with the payment.

Registrants may mail their payments to:

University Cashier
P.O. Box 88
Whitewater, WI 53190-0088

RETURNED CHECK CHARGE . A $20.00 service charge will be assessed on all checks returned by a bank. Any checks returned after the original payment due date will be cause for registrations to be cancelled or an administrative fee assessed. A returned check is considered nonpayment.

Financial aid recipients, including students receiving Federal Direct and Parent Loans, must be prepared to pay the $100.00 enrollment deposit out of personal funds, and sign an Installment Credit Agreement if one is not on file. Financial aid will be disbursed prior to the first day of classes if it is available. Any overpayments (refunds) can be picked up at the Cashier's Office during the first week of classes. After the first week, checks will be mailed. Picture identification is required to pick up checks. Financial aid checks must be used to pay any remaining balance on students' accounts before refunds will be issued.

Specific information on the amount or type of financial aid checks is privileged and will not be given over the telephone.

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Last revised on May 20, 2002 by MAR