BURSAR'S OFFICE FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
The annual tuition charge is billed half in the Fall and half in the Spring. Fall semester bills are processed in July with an August due date: Spring semester bills are processed in November with a December due date. Bills can be accessed through your myNova account in the Student Tab under Bursar Links.
PLEASE NOTE: Students will not receive a paper bill. Students must access their bills using our electronic V-bill service.
YES, if you would like to spread your educational expenses over monthly payments, you can contact the outside agency used by Villanova, NelNet, at 800-609-8056 for additional information about their tuition payment plans.
YES, your Stafford Loan and/or PLUS Loan will appear as a memo/authorized item on the first bill you receive at the beginning of the semester. This memo/authorized amount can be deducted from the balance due provided all financial aid requirements have been satisfied.
Students are encouraged to borrow federal loan funds through an approved EFT (Electronic Funds Transfer) lender. Funds delivered via EFT will be deposited directly to the student’s tuition account.
If the student has borrowed through a non-participating EFT lender, the student will be required to come to the Bursar's Office to endorse the loan check. PLUS Loan checks will be sent by the Financial Assistance Office to the parent for endorsement. Federal regulations prohibit the deposit of loan proceeds, either check or EFT, prior to 10 days before the classes start.
Please send a copy of the scholarship award letter directly to the BURSAR'S OFFICE, Attention: Charlotte Merker.
If an invoice is required, please send a copy of your Villanova invoice directly to the scholarship foundation. This should expedite payment of any private scholarship. If the scholarship foundation requires an invoice directly from Villanova University, please send the billing authorization to Charlotte Merker as soon as possible. If faxing information, please fax to 610-519-5302.
Recipients of private scholarships should note that outside scholarships are mailed directly to the University in most cases. These scholarship checks must be in the students’ accounts by the first official day of class or a late fee may be incurred.
Yes, the employee/student should provide an authorization form (Tuition Voucher, Letter of Credit, etc.) each semester to the Bursar's Office. The Bursar's Office will credit the student's account. This is only a paper credit. The Bursar's Office will send an invoice to the employer. Payment must be made upon receipt or/within 30 days. The Bursar's Office does not wait until the end of the semester for payment.
All charges are required to be paid by the official first day of the semester. Late charges will be assessed after that time. If a balance remains unpaid after the late fee is assessed, additional late fees will be charged.
Villanova University does not accept credit cards for payment of student account charges. Nelnet Campus Commerce will accept credit cards for your optional monthly payment plan. Please be aware that Nelnet charges the cardholder a convenience fee for monthly payment plan credit card transactions. Further questions can be answered by our Customer Service agents at 610-519-4258 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can provide your checking or savings account information on the Sign-up for Direct Deposit of Refunds Form in MyNova. The link is located on the Bursar Dashboard.
You must complete the Student Refund Request Form in MyNova whenever you have a credit on your student account that you would like refunded.
The setup and verification process takes approximately two weeks. When completed, any future refund requests will be processed as direct deposit and available between 2 to 7 days depending on the semester refund schedule.
No, a direct deposit consent remains in effect as long as you are in school. However, should your checking or savings account information change, you must update your saved account information on the Sign-up for Direct Deposit Form in MyNova. Please remember that you MUST complete the Student Refund Request Form every time you would like to request a refund of the credit on your student account.
Yes, you must provide your parent's account information.
Direct deposits can be made only to financial institutions within the United States.
Yes, you will receive an email when Villanova has initiated the transfer of funds to your bank account. Typically, those funds will post to your account two to three business days following receipt of the email.
In the event that funds are disbursed to you in error by direct deposit, the University reserves the right to debit your account for the amount of overpayment. The National Automated Clearing House Association (NACHA) requires that we notify you before processing a debit against your account. Otherwise, the Procurement Office will not use the information contained on the Direct Deposit Authorization form for any purpose other than direct deposit transactions.