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Financial Information

Student Account Services and University Billing

Central Michigan University

Bovee University Center 119

Mount Pleasant MI 48859


Fax: 989-774-1452 


Central Michigan University utilizes a centralized billing method to bill for all departments at CMU. The Student Account Services and University Billing Office is responsible for the billing and collection of student accounts. Each student has an account with the University that is identified by his or her student identification number. This account includes all charges or payments made by the student or university.

Billing Procedures and Delinquent Account Policy

Central Michigan University sends monthly billing statement notifications electronically to CMU global e-mail addresses. Students are responsible for accessing these monthly statements in the QuikPay Billing System via CentralLink to view their account balances and payment due dates. The monthly statements may include tuition, course fees, on-campus housing, bookstore, telecom, parking fees and other miscellaneous charges.

Students may incur late fees if the monthly balances are not paid by the scheduled due date. Financial holds will be placed on accounts with a past due balance, preventing course registration and release of transcripts and diplomas. Monthly late fees will be assessed to the account as follows:

Past Due Amount Late Charge
$.01-$9.99 No late fee
$10.00-$59.99 $1.00 per month
$60.00 and above $30.00 per month

Past due accounts may be referred to a collection agency, and, if referred, the fees assessed to the University by the collection agency will be added to the student’s account and become due immediately. Once the account is referred to a collection agency, the past due account may be reported to the Credit Bureaus by the collection agency. Students are encouraged to visit the Student Service Court on the lower level of the Bovee University Center to receive advice regarding financial options that could possibly prevent collection referral. Please be advised that CMU reserves the right to suspend campus ID privileges and charging privileges to the student account at any time due to a past due balance, including, but not limited to, meal plan, flex, computer lab, library, bookstore, SAC, and telecom. Any delinquencies from the University Apartments may result in the initiation of eviction proceedings. Students with delinquent accounts may have a prepayment hold placed on their account, requiring payment in full at the time of registration for all future semesters. In mitigating circumstances, students with unpaid financial obligations, acts of dishonesty or misconduct as determined by Central Michigan University, may be involuntarily withdrawn from classes by CMU Administration. 

Past Due Balance Drop Policy

Students registered for the new academic year with a past due balance of $200.00 or greater will be removed from all registered courses on August 1. All students will receive prior notification of the possible registration removal after the July billing statements have been issued (approximately the first week in July). Students may be removed from their Spring and Summer semester courses as well if a past due balance is owed prior to the start of each semester.  Students will receive an email notification at least 30 days prior to the removal date alerting them of the past due balance.

Third-Party Payer

Tuition and fees are the responsibility of the student. If a third-party payer fails to make payment on behalf of a student, the student will be billed and held responsible for all appropriate tuition and fees, as well as all late fees waived pending the third-party payment.