Payment Instructions

If your academic plans change and you will NOT be attending, you must drop your classes within the published refund schedule or you will be financially responsible for the charges on the bill. Please note that failure to submit payment, stopping payment on a check, or not attending class(es) does not absolve students of their financial liability.

The College will not be cancelling the schedules of students whose bill is in an unpaid status by the payment deadline.

 

FALL 2014 PAYMENT DUE DATE

Failure to satisfy your bill by the payment due date; will result in late fees, penalties and holds for future services being placed on your account.

Payment is due by 4:00 PM on Thursday, August 21, 2014

Please note that some programs may have different payment deadlines.

Aviation Students: Payment is due by Friday, August 8, 2014 for students in the Pro Pilot Program. If your account is not paid by this date, you may be dropped from your flight block. If you have any questions, please contact the Flight Center.

Continuing Students Residing in Campus Housing: Students must be registered and satisfy their bill by Tuesday, July 15, 2014. If you do not have a schedule or remain unpaid, you will lose your room assignment and be placed on the waiting list. If you have any questions, please contact the Residential Life Office.

New Students Residing in Campus Housing: Students must be registered and satisfy their bill by Thursday, August 21, 2014. If you do not have a schedule or remain unpaid, you will lose your room assignment and be placed on the waiting list. If you have any questions, please contact the Residential Life Office.

 

AUTHORIZED USERS

Students may add an authorized user, usually a parent or guardian, to their e-bill account in order to view statements or make a payment to their account. In order to add an authorized user, the student logs into OASIS, clicks on "Authorized Users" then "Add an Authorized User" and follows the required steps.

PAYMENTS

WEB PAYMENTS:  The College strongly encourages all students to pay their bill online through our secure credit card web site at www.farmingdale.edu/studentaccounts (VISA, MasterCard, American Express and Discover). Click on the "Pay Bill Online" link and follow the prompts for secure credit card payment. If you are paying online, please select Fall 2014 to ensure that payment is applied to the correct semester. Please note that we do not accept credit card authorizations by telephone or fax.

STUDENT ACCOUNTS OFFICE:   We will accept payments in the Student Accounts Office in Laffin Hall, Room 226, between the hours of 8:45 am and 4:15 pm Monday through Friday. Check www.farmingdale.edu/studentaccounts for our hours.

MAIL PAYMENTS: If paying by mail, please return your bill with a check should be made payable to Farmingdale State College (include the student's RAM ID number on the check) to the following address:

Farmingdale State College
Student Accounts Office - Laffin Hall, Room 226
2350 Broadhollow Road
Farmingdale, NY 11735

Please arrange to mail your Fall 2014 payment to the Student Accounts Office so that it will reach us prior to the payment deadline.   If paying by credit card, you must either pay online or in-person.

INTERNATIONAL WIRE PAYMENTS:   Farmingdale state College has partnered with peerTransfer to offer students an innovative way to streamline international education payments. peerTransfer's mission is to save international students money that would otherwise be lost on bank fees and unfavorable exchange rates. To make an international wire payment, go to www.peertransfer.com, click on the "MAKE A PAYMENT" link, select Farmingdale State College from the list of schools and follow the steps.

FARMINGDALE TUITION PAYMENT PLAN

The College offers a single semester deferred payment option tuition payment plan. To find out further information about the tuition payment plan offered, please go to the Student Accounts page at www.farmingdale.edu/studentaccounts and click on the "Payment Plans" link.

In an effort to better assist students and their families, effective the Fall 2014 semester, enrollment in the payment plan is now online. To enroll in the payment plan, click the "PAY YOUR BILL" link to log into enter the Student Account Payment/Billing Center. Once logged in, select the "Payment Plan" tab and follow the steps.

TUITION, HOUSING, MEAL PLAN AND FEES

A detailed explanation of the charges can be found on the College website.

Tuition, Housing, Meal Plan and Fee Amounts: Go to www.farmingdale.edu/studentaccounts and click on the "Tuition & Fees" link to see Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 Tuition, Housing, Meal Plan and Fees

Tuition, Housing, Meal Plan & Fee Chart: Go to www.farmingdale.edu/studentaccounts and click on the "Forms & Instructions" link then "Tuition, Housing, Meal Plan & Fee Chart" to see a summary chart of the Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 tuition, housing, meal plan and fee charges.

Tuition, Housing, Meal Plan & Fee Narrative: Go to www.farmingdale.edu/studentaccounts and click on the "Forms & Instructions" link then "Tuition, Housing, Meal Plan & Fee Narrative" to see detail regarding the Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 tuition, housing, meal plan and fee charges.

Lab/Course Fees: Students enrolled in certain curriculums will have lab/course fees added to their bills. Please check the "Lab/Course Fees Information" link on the Student Accounts page on our website for additional information.

FINANCIAL AID

Applicable financial aid awards have been deducted from the total amount due on your student bill. The remaining balance due must be satisfied with the Student Accounts Office as indicated above. Subsequent financial aid payments will be refunded to you once your account is satisfied. Questions regarding your Financial Aid award should be directed to the Financial Aid Office at (631) 420-2578.

PARKING DECALS

All students who plan to bring their car on campus must purchase a Farmingdale State College Parking Decal through the Campus Police website at www.farmingdale.edu/campuspolice for a cost of .00. Click on "Parking & Traffic" then "Purchase Permit" and follow the prompts requesting your Ram ID# and password.

If you have any questions regarding the purchase of a parking decal, please contact the Campus Police Office at (631) 420-2561

Please Note: Parking decals will be available for purchase beginning August 1, 2014. Decals are valid from August 25, 2014 through August 31, 2015.

BOOKSTORE ACCOUNT VOUCHERS

Bookstore account vouchers are available to Financial Aid students who have a credit balance on their Fall 2014 tuition bill. Additional information on obtaining a bookstore voucher can be found at www.farmingdale.edu/studentaccounts, click on the "Forms & Instructions" link, then select Bookstore Voucher Information.

Please note: Rates are subject to change without notice by action of Farmingdale State College of New York and/or the SUNY Board of Trustees.

If you have any questions regarding your student account, please contact the Student Accounts Office.

Our location, contact information and office hours can be found at www.farmingdale.edu/studentaccounts.

CLASSES FOR THE FALL 2014 SEMESTER BEGIN ON MONDAY, AUGUST 25TH

ACCELERATED SATURDAY CLASSES BEGIN ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 6TH

WE ARE REQUIRED BY NEW YORK STATE DIVISION OF THE BUDGET TO INFORM STUDENTS OF THE FOLLOWING:

Failure to pay your debt in full within 30 days of your presumed receipt of your initial notification of the debt (presumed receipt of notification is deemed to occur five days after mailing) will result in the assessment of interest or late fees. Interest will be assessed from the date of your presumed receipt of notification. The interest rate will be compounded daily on the principal balance which is turned over for collection. In addition, should you fail to pay this debt within ninety days following the presumed receipt of the initial notice, a collection fee equal to 22% of the amount then due, including interest (which is at the corporate underpayment rate set by the Commissioner of Taxation and Finance minus two percent), may be added to the amount which you owe.

IMPORTANT NOTE

STATE DEBT COLLECTION LAWS AFFECTING ALL PAST DUE DEBTS OWED TO THE STATE OF NEW YORK

Certain State Laws that became effective on January 1, 1995 granted additional enforcement powers to New York State agencies for collection of non-tax debts. If you have a current or outstanding debt within the State, you are strongly urged to settle this matter now.

IMPORTANT PROVISIONS

INTEREST OR PENALTY ON OVERDUE NON-TAX DEBT – State Finance Law 18 - State agencies are authorized to assess interest or late payment penalty charges on overdue debts.

COLLECTION FEE – State Finance Law 18 – State agencies or their representatives may charge collection fees to cover the estimated costs of processing, handling and collecting delinquent debts. The amount can be as much as 22% of the outstanding debt.

AUTHORITY TO HOLD TRANSCRIPTS AND DENY REGISTRATION – Section 302.1 (j) Chapter V, Title 8 of the Official Compilation of Codes, Rules and Regulations – No person shall receive credit or other official recognition for work completed satisfactorily, or be allowed to re-register until all tuition, fees and all other charges authorized by State University have been paid or University student loan obligations have been satisfied.

REFERRAL OF THE DEBT TO THE TAX DEPARTMENT – State Tax Law 171-f – State agencies are authorized to certify to the Department of Taxation and Finance that past due legally enforceable debts should be offset against any tax refunds, contracts or other State payments.

RETURNED CHECK CHARGE – State Finance Law 19 – State agencies are authorized to charge a returned check fee when a check is dishonored.