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Listed below are common questions asked of the Cashiers Office. If you don't see your particular concern listed below, please feel free to contact us.
|How do I pay my fees?|
For information on online payments look at Payment Options or go to Paying Online.
At these sites, you may pay by electronic check or American Express, MasterCard, Discover,
or Visa credit cards. Please be advised that credit card transactions will be assessed
a 2.85% ($3.00 minimum) transaction fee.
The Cashier's Office cannot accept credit card payments at the teller windows, by mail or by telephone. Payments by check or money order may be mailed to: Winthrop University
22 Tillman Hall
Rock Hill, SC 29733-0001 Payments by check, money order or cash may be made in person at the teller windows in the Cashiers Office.
|When will I receive my Spring 2021 e-bill?|
|If you register for spring classes by November 13th, you should receive an e-bill
by November 17th in your Winthrop email. Fees are due by 2:00 p.m. on December 16th,
2020. Winthrop utilizes paperless billing and an eBill will be emailed only to the student via their official Winthrop University
email account. The e-bill is in .pdf format and can be forwarded to a parent or third
party as well as printed out.
NOTE: Adobe provides free software that allows users to view PDF files. To open such files,
please download Adobe Reader.After e-bills are sent, ALL students may view their account balance and setup payments
plans online via the payment gateway in WINGSPAN.
|If I was expecting to receive an e-bill but did not, what should I do?|
|Your account information is available to you 24 hours a day on Wingspan. If you need an officially billing statement and did not receive one, please email email@example.com to request a statement of account. You MUST include your full name, Winthrop ID number, and indicate that you are requesting a copy of your e-bill. Please allow up to 48 hours to receive the statement to your Winthrop email account.|
|What will happen if I do not pay by the published fee payment deadline in the payment schedule?|
|I don't owe any money, what should I do?|
|If your financial aid is equal to or greater than the charges on your account, you
have no previous term balances greater than $200, and you are fully registered for
all of your classes, will be protected automatically. Students are encouraged to
review the requirements for payment and make sure they have satisfactory payment arrangements in place, and also check the protection status online in WINGSPAN under the Student tab. Click 'Registration' and then click 'Schedule Protection Status'.
Students who feel that they have satisfied the payment requirements but are still
not protected will need to contact Student Financial Services at (803) 323-2165 or
|When do I make my first payment under the Winthrop Payment Plan if I enroll online?|
Winthrop offers 2 payments plans to choose from for the Fall and Spring terms. Both
a 5-payment plan and a 4-payment plan are available as soon as your e-bill is sent.
Your first payment on the 5-payment plan is due on July 22nd. Your first payment on the 4-payment plan is due by the fee payment deadline of 2:00pm, Wednesday, August 12th, and must be received in the Cashiers Office before your classes can be protected. Once your payment is received, your schedule will be protected automatically. You can check your schedule protection status online in Wingspan under the Student Tab. Click 'Registration' and the click 'Schedule Protection Status'. You may also make your payment online, however, please allow at least 30 minutes for your schedule to be protected.
|When will I get my refund?|
|Refund processing will begin roughly one week before classes begin. Refunds take 2-3 business days to process. Direct deposits should be received by the student's bank account within the 2-3 day window. Refunds will be deposited directly into the student's bank account if they have signed up for direct deposit through Wingspan. If the student did not sign up for direct deposit, checks will be mailed directly to the student's permanent address. Checks should be received within 7-10 business days. REMINDER: Financial aid eligibility changes when enrollment status changes. Your original award was determined using the enrollment status (full time, three quarter, etc.) you reported on your FAFSA. If your enrollment status at Winthrop drops below the anticipated status you provided on the FAFSA during the period of time allotted for course changes, your aid may be reduced. Should this occur, you will be responsible for repaying a portion of your refund to Winthrop, if applicable. Students must also have all of their financial aid requirements satisfied prior to their aid disbursing.|
|Why haven't I received my refund?|
|Many things can delay the processing of student refunds. The follow are the most common
|Will my refund be processed on August 14th if I am a student athlete?|
To ensure compliance with NCAA regulations, all refund checks for athletes must be
approved by the Athletic Department. This may result in a delay of 5-7 days before
your refund is available.
|How is my tuition payment spent?|
Your in-state academic fees of $7,653 for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 is broken down as follows:
*In addition to the Academic Fees, a Health and Counseling Fee of $195 will be assessed to undergraduate students enrolled in 6 or more credit hours and graduate students enrolled in 9 or more credit hours and a Library Fee of $70 will be assessed to all sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students.