Billing Checklist & Important Information

Spring 2019

Spring 2019 E-Billing statement available by December 8, 2018
Spring 2019 Payment Due Date: January 4, 2019
($200 Late fee is charged if payment is not received by this date)

Spring 2019 Billing checklist:

  1. Students – be sure to grant statement access (electronic only) to your families if you haven't done so: goucher.edu/ebilling-tutorial-students.
  2. Parents & Authorized Ebill parties – complete access to statements and online payments after being granted access by student: goucher.edu/ebilling-tutorial-parents.
  3. View Spring statement on December 6 (available for registered students only). Go to goucher.edu/billing and click on the student login.
  4. Goucher Health Insurance – enroll or waive! You will find details at https://www.goucher.edu/billing/goucher-health-insurance. Spring Deadline - February 28. Go to firststudent.com to waive or enroll the insurance. If you do not waive the insurance, you will automatically be charged the $1,203 premium after the February 28 deadline.
  5. Goucher Tuition Refund Insurance – You will find the details at https://www.goucher.edu/billing/tuition-refund-insurance Your student account will automatically be charged the $148 premium unless you waive this insurance at tuitionprotection.com/goucher by the February 28 deadline.
  6. Residential students will initially be charged for the 19 meals per week meal plan however will be able to change online to the 14 or 10 meals per week plan. Spring deadline to change a meal plan (except for freshmen that are required to maintain the 19 meal plan) is February 8. To change a meal plan go to goucher.edu/mealchange (now open). Questions: email ResidentialLife@goucher.edu.
  7. Settle Spring balance by January 4, to avoid $200 late fee (payment options – ACH or check payments, 529 Plans, monthly payment plans, loans, scholarships and financial aid. Go to goucher.edu/billing/payment-options for details).
  8. Follow us on Twitter: @AccountsGoucher

E-Bill Statement of Account

Students will automatically receive the E-Billing notification on or around December 8, 2018. Students must grant access to parent(s) or other parties to receive E-billing notification. Go to www.goucher.edu/ebilling for instructions. Here you can also sign up to receive a text when the Statements are available. The statement will include: deposits paid, fall charges, credits and financial aid (pending aid not yet credited to the student's account).

Meal Plan Summary/Cost

Submit a meal change - (Deadline, February 8, 2019). Detailed Meal Plan Information for 2018- 2019

Tuition Refund Insurance

Tuition Refund Insurance plan offered by A.W.G. Dewar for medical withdrawals. The premium is $148 per semester and is charged on your original Spring statement. You can opt out if waived by February 28, 2019. Visit the A.W.G. Dewar page for more information or to waive.

Tuition Monthly Payment Plan

Tuition monthly Payment plan, administered by Cashnet, offers one term only plans available for 5, 4 or 3 months. (Tuition payment plans can be adjusted if necessary after receiving your Spring statement.) To enroll go to www.goucher.edu/paymentplans.

Health Insurance

Health Insurance coverage is required for all full-time students. Goucher College has contracted with United Healthcare to administer our policy through First Risk Advisors. Health insurance information will be mailed to all new full-time students in January. Any new student who does not waive Goucher's health insurance by the February 28, 2019 deadline will be charged the premium on their tuition account. To enroll or waive the insurance, go to www.firststudent.com.

Transferring a credit from your Student Billing Account to your OneCard as Gopher Bucks

If you have a credit balance on your student account, you can email the billing office at billing@goucher.edu and request that your credit be transferred to your OneCard with the following conditions: If your Financial Aid is complete but has not fully disbursed, you can transfer up to $600 before disbursement. If you are paying your tuition bill with the Tuition Monthly Payment Plan, funds cannot be transferred until the payment plan is paid in full. Also, once the funds are transferred to the OneCard, they cannot be transferred back to the Student Billing Account.

Deadlines

Spring 2019 meal plan change date is February 8, 2019. Room adjustments will be final as of February 8, 2019. Riding lessons and private music lessons will be charged to accounts after the course drop deadline on February 8, 2019. Spring Health Insurance charges will be added to the student's account after enrolling in the plan or after February 28, 2019 if the waiver or enrollment is not submitted online by that date. The Tuition Refund Insurance charge is added to the student’s account but will be reversed if waived by February 28, 2019 at www.tuitionprotection.com/goucher.

Monthly statements will be available on or about the 15th of January, February, March, April, and May for accounts with a debit or credit balance. Accounts with a balance due should remit payment upon receipt of the statement. Credit balances are not refunded automatically unless required under Title IV regulations or if the student no longer attends the college. All other credit balances will be refunded if requested (see Refund Policy).

Miscellaneous Charges

In addition to the tuition and housing charges, other miscellaneous charges may appear on the student's statement of account. Please email the appropriate department for details.