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    University of Hartford
   
 
  Aug 17, 2017
 
 
    
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2016-2017 Undergraduate Bulletin

Tuition and Fees



The cost of a college education falls into two general categories. The first includes charges for admission, tuition, fees, and related services. The second includes living costs, travel, and other items of personal expense. Inquiries regarding student financial matters may be made at the Student Administrative Services Center.

Fall and Spring Terms 2016-17 Entrance Deposits and Fees

(Payable in U.S. Dollars and Drawn on U.S. Bank)

New Students

Application Fee-payable at time of application (nonrefundable)   $35  
Audition Fee-Hartt School (as applicable)   $40  
Required Admission Deposit for incoming full-time freshmen and transfer students. The tuition portion of the deposit is not refundable. The remaining portions of the admission deposit are refundable only if requested, in writing, prior to May 1.
Commuter Students   $350  
  Tuition Deposit $100    
  Orientation Deposit $250    
Resident Students   $500  
  Tuition Deposit $100    
  Orientation Deposit and First-Year Experience $250    
  Housing Deposit $150    
         

The Tuition Deposit of $100 is applied as a payment to the first-term tuition bill. The Housing Deposit of $150 is held in escrow and is returned  to you according to the information in the housing contract (see below).

Returning Students

Room Reservation Deposit (nonrefundable) $250  


Students are required to pay $250 as a confirmation deposit in order to be able to participate in the selection process for University housing for the following academic year, provided that they register in advance as full-time undergraduate students. The room reservation deposit of $250 will be credited toward the housing charges for the fall term billing.

Tuition

Full-Time Study

Undergraduate students taking 12-18 credits per term are required to pay the full tuition and fee charges. The 2016-17 tuition rates per year are as follows:

All schools and colleges $35,036  
     

Special Programs

(per term)

English Language Institute (12 credits per term) $5,100  
  Cultural Activities Fee $110  
Hartt Diploma Program (9-11.5 credits per term) $12,568  
       

3/4-Time Study: 9-11.5 credits

Undergraduate students registering for 9 to 11.5 credits are charged the following rate of tuition per year:

All schools $26,280  
     

Approved exceptions to the 3/4-tuition pricing policy:

  1. Students taking only two courses that total at least 9, and not more than 11.5, credits will be charged the per-credit rates listed below.
  2. Students registering for 9 to 11.5 credits who will be completing their degree requirements during the term in question will be charged the per-credit rates listed below, provided they have written approval from the dean of their college.
  3. Part-time University Studies programs (Bachelor of University Studies, Paralegal programs, and Pre-Medical Certificate) are charged on a per-credit basis up to 11.5 credits.

Part-Time Study: 1-8.5 credits

Undergraduate students registering for 1-8.5 credits per term are charged based on the college and level of course as follows:

  Undergraduate Graduate
Art $540 $780
  Illustration   $780
  Photography (low-residency programs)   $780
Arts and Sciences $540  $585
  Communication   $585
  Neuroscience   $635
  Psychology   $585
  Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology (below 9 credits)   $1,065
Business $540  
  Accounting & Taxation   $670
  Business Administration (No Hassle*)   $850
  Business Administration (Tuition only)   $670
Education, Nursing and Health Professions    
  Nursing $500 $590
  Ed.D.   $735
  Education and Health Professions $540 $570
  Prosthetics and Orthotics, Transitional (M.S.P.O)   $650
Engineering, Technology, and Architecture    
  Engineering (below 9 credits) $540 $785
  Technology $540  
  Architecture $540 $973
The Hartt School    
  Music Education $540 $570
  Other Courses $540 $970
Hillyer $540  


*Graduate credit-hour rate include tuition, registration, degree application fee, technology fee, lab fees, and textbooks.

Private Music Lessons

(per term)

1 hour per week (14 weeks)   $2,050
1/2 hour per week (14 weeks)   $1,050
     

Overload Tuition

Students exceeding the maximum credits allowable under their full-time program will be charged extra on a per-credit basis. Exceptions are made in situations where the published program of study requires the student to enroll for additional hours or in situations where the dean authorizes the student to take up to 19 hours without additional charge.

Summer (see supplemental Bulletin)

Auditing Courses-Tuition and fees for a full-time or three-quarter-time student auditing any course are the same as if the course were to be taken for credit.

Regular Part-Time Audit Program-Part-time undergraduate and graduate students who elect to audit credit courses at the time of registration will be allowed to do so on a space available basis and will be charged one-half the regular per-credit rate plus fees.

Senior Citizens-aged 65 or over, who elect to audit credit courses at the time of registration, will be allowed to do so on a space-available basis and will be charged fees only.

Fees

Registration Fees

Per term $30  
       

Payable at time of registration (nonrefundable)

Student Support Services

Per term (FTUG & PTUG Resident Students) $1,117  
Per term (FTUG Non-Resident/Commuter Students) $640  

Student Support Services fees are nonrefundable after the first week of classes.

All full-time undergraduate students, regardless of whether or not they live on campus, and part-time undergraduate students living in University housing (except leased housing in Village Quads 1 and 2) pay a mandatory Student Support Services Fee that entitles them to health and counseling services at the campus clinic. This fee also provides 12-month accident insurance and is used to help fund the Student, Residence Hall, Commuter, and Parents Associations.

Health and Counseling Fee

Per term $138  
       

The Health and Counseling Fee is included in the Student Support Services Fee paid by full-time and resident part-time undergraduates.

Graduate students living in University housing pay a Health and Counseling Fee that entitles them to health and counseling services at the campus clinic and provides 12-month accident insurance.

Nonresident graduate and part-time undergraduate students are not required to pay the Student Support Services or Health and Counseling Fees. Those who participate in intercollegiate or intramural sports are advised to purchase coverage. Others who wish to use the campus clinic or counseling services may purchase health and counseling services by submitting the required forms and paying the fee. Enrollment forms may be obtained at Health Services or the Student Administrative Services Center.

Sickness Insurance

Every student is expected to be covered under a comprehensive medical insurance plan as part of a family protection plan or an appropriate equivalent. A group health insurance policy covering medical and surgical hospitalization is available to students on a voluntary basis. Enrollment information is available at the Student Administrative Services Center.

International students will be automatically enrolled in the University of Hartford accident and sickness insurance plan and will be billed for this plan through their student account. Questions regarding the plan or arrangements for subsequent years may be referred to the International Center.

Technology Fee

The University assesses all students with a fee for technology. This fee supports the University of Hartford’s ongoing efforts to create and maintain technology infrastructure to promote student learning. Such infrastructure includes, but is not limited to, information networks, electronic information resources, computer laboratories and classrooms, and the development of technologically advanced teaching materials.

Undergraduate students who are enrolled for at least three-quarters of a full-time load will be charged at the following rates:

$230 per term for resident students taking 9 or more credits
$210 per term for commuter students taking 9 or more credits
   

All students who are enrolled for at least 3 credit hours, but fewer than 9 credit hours, will be charged $96 per term. No fee will be charged to students enrolled in fewer than 3 credit hours.

Hillyer College Special Services Fee

Students with 9 or more credits, per term (Fall & Spring) $155  
     

The Hartt School Fee

Full Time students with 9 or more credits, per term $150  

Professional Education Programs

Full-time undergraduate University of Hartford students may select professional education (noncredit) courses on a space-available basis without paying the applicable fees for these courses. Many full-time undergraduate students find it helpful to participate in noncredit certificate programs or to attend special courses in areas such as real estate, credit management, financial planning, small-business management, and nursing. Information on these and other programs available to full-time undergraduate students may be obtained through the Office of Continuing and Professional Education.

Other Fees

Active Status Fee-(see Continuous Registration )

$65  
College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions-Certification Training Program
(Music and Education): per 3 credits
$35  

Examinations for Credit-per credit

$40  

Laboratory Fees and Special Course Fees
Variable

$10-1,600  

Makeup Examination

$35  

Parking-Full-time, on-campus, resident students, by special permission (per academic year, all lots), payable in fall.

Main Campus:    
Freshmen $470  
Sophomores $470  
Juniors $470  
Seniors $470  
Graduate Students $470  
Commuter Students    
  Per term $45  
  Full academic year $75  
Asylum Avenue Campus:    
Resident Students (Graduate) $100  
     
Graduation Fee-Part-Time Students $208  


Payable with application for a degree and includes cap-and-gown rental. If the candidate has paid the fee and does not graduate at the end of the initial semester of eligibility, the fee will be held and credited as payment for graduation during either of the following two consecutive semesters, including the summer session. If the candidate has not completed degree requirements during this time period, no refund will be granted, and a new fee will be granted, and a new fee will be charged.

For graduation applications received after submission deadlines $225  
     

Credentials File-A $15 fee is charged to establish a credentials file and includes the mailing of five sets of placement credentials on behalf of the registrant. For each additional set, a $5 fee is charged.

Transcript of Academic Work-Transcripts may be requested online through the Self-Service Center via The National Student Clearinghouse, which charges a separate processing fee. The University of Hartford fee for a single copy is $4. If multiple copies are requested, the additional copies in the same order are $1. Rush transcripts are available at a cost of $10 each. Fees are payable in advance. The University of Hartford issues a free unofficial transcript to each member of the graduating class following graduation. (see Academic Regulations ).

Student Housing for 2016-17

Prospective students desiring housing in on-campus residence halls are advised to apply for admission no later than February 1. Applications for University housing are available through the self-service website. Prior to completing a Housing Application, students will need to pay a housing deposit of $150, which confirms the room reservation and guarantees the student’s responsibility for proper care and maintenance of the assigned space and its furnishings. The sum of $150 must be maintained on deposit at all times. Therefore, additional charges, such as parking tickets, library fines, or housing damages, are billed as they are incurred rather than being deducted from the deposit. At the end of the student’s entire stay in a University residence, this $150 deposit is refunded in full, provided there are no charges for damages and no other outstanding financial obligations to the University.

Fees are payable in advance, in two equal installments: one-half by July 30 for the fall term, and one-half by January 5 for the spring term. Room arrangements may be forfeited and the student’s name removed to a waiting list if the July 31 payment is not received on time.

All residence halls are closed during winter recess.

The University is not responsible for any property losses by a student, and students are advised not to bring items of great personal value. Students should inventory all personal belongings and are encouraged to carry appropriate insurance coverage.

Student Housing Fees per Academic Year

On-Campus Residence Halls

Complexes A-F

Singles $9,134  
Standard Occupancy $7,776  

Hawk Hall

Standard Occupancy $7,776  

Village Apartments

Singles $10,524  
Doubles $9,255  
Enhanced Double $9,255  

Regents Park

Singles $10,330  
Doubles $9,055  

Park River Apartments

Singles $10,715  
Doubles $9,455  
     

Asylum Avenue Campus (Graduate Students)

   
Per semester $3,750  

Housing contracts are issued for the full academic year (see Withdrawal).  In addition, all University housing fees include utilities.

Dining Fees for 2016-17

Meal memberships give you the opportunity to enjoy all-you-care-to-enjoy dining for breakfast, lunch, and dinner in our resident dining location, the University Commons. For added flexibility, you may use a meal equivalency at Backstage Cafe (lunch and dinner only). To see more information on meal plans please visit: www.hartford.campusdish.com.

During scheduled University breaks, Dining Dollars, HawkCASH, cash, or credit cards are all accepted.

Note: Students may upgrade their meal plans anytime throughout the semester. However, students only have the first two weeks of the semester (from the first day of classes) to downgrade their meal plans.

Dining Dollars

All of the meal memberships offer Dining Dollars, which are accepted like cash in all of our dining locations. You may use your Dining Dollars account to purchase beverages, snacks, or full meals for you and your friends at any time. Whenever you buy a meal on campus, the total amount of your purchase is subtracted from your Dining Dollars.

Please note: Dining Dollars will carry over from fall to spring semester. The Dining Dollars that come with the meal plan will not carry over from school year to school year.

HawkCASH-Increased Flexibility

HawkCASH is accepted at all dining locations. HawkCASH may additionally be used for a variety of restaurants off campus. It can also be used at vending machines, the bookstore, health services, making copies and printing on campus.

Please note: All resident students must participate in a meal membership. Freshmen may choose from any of the four plans offered. As its name implies, the Freshman Exclusive 7-Day All Access plan will only be available to students during their freshman year. The Commuter meal plans are not available to students living on our main campus. Commuter students have the option to purchase any meal membership. For additional information or assistance in making a selection, see www.hartford.campusdish.com and try our Meal Plan Wizard to make your selection easier.

Meal Memberships

100 Block

100 meals/semester, plus $1,000 Dining Dollars and 5 guest meals/semester  
This plan gives you 100 meals at our residential dining hall, University Commons and Backstage Cafe. The Plan is supplemented with $1,000 Dining Dollars and 5 guest meals per semester.
  $2,327 per semester

200 Block

200 meals/semester, plus $500 Dining Dollars and 5 guest meals/semester  
This plan gives you 200 meals at our residential dining hall, University Commons and Backstage Cafe. The Plan is supplemented with $500 Dining Dollars and 5 guest meals per semester.
  $2,452 per semester

5-Day All Access

Unlimited meals 5 days a week, plus $400 Dining Dollars and 5 guest meals/semester  
Designed for those who are likely to eat at our residential dining hall, University Commons, any 5 days a week. This plan gives you unlimited meals those five days. This gives student flexibility to visit other locations with their Dining Dollars. This plan is supplemented with $400 Dining Dollars and 5 guest meals per semester.
  $2,411 per semester

Freshman Exclusive 7-Day All Access

7-Day All Access Plan with $100 Dining Dollars and 5 guest meals/semester  
Students are allowed to use their meals anytime throughout the semester with no daily restrictions. This plan gives you unlimited meal access to our residential dining hall, University Commons or Backstage Cafe. This plan is supplemented with $100 Dining Dollars and 5 guest meals per semester.
  $2,107 per semester

Commuter 50 Block

50 meals/semester with $600 Dining Dollars  
The Commuter 50 Block plan offers 50 meals per semester for convenient use at our residential dining hall, University Commons or Backstage Cafe. This plan works well for commuter students who may eat one or two meals per week on campus. This plan comes with $600 Dining Dollars.
  $1,008 per semester

Commuter 25 Block

25 meals/semester with $400 Dining Dollars  
The Commuter 25 Block plan offers 25 meals per semester for convenient use at our residential dining hall, University Commons or Backstage Cafe. This plan comes with $400 Dining Dollars.
  $638 per semester
   

 

Kosher meals are available at the Commons during lunch Monday through Friday and at dinner Monday through Thursday during the semester (holiday closings and shutdown periods not included). Kosher food options are also available at Gengras Cafe and the Village Market. Please visit www.hartford.campusdish.com for further information.

Summer Students

For charges, see Summerterm Bulletin.

Payment of Bills

Full-Time Undergraduate Study

All tuition, fees, and other charges are payable in advance of the first day of classes.

All charges for students who register in advance are payable by the billing due dates- approximately July 31 for the fall term and January 3 for the spring term.

University of Hartford student billing statements are delivered online and are referred to as “e-bills.” When an e-bill is available for viewing and payment, students receive notification through their hartford.edu e-mail addresses.

New students receive a letter that includes a University of Hartford e-mail address and user ID number. These are needed to set up and access the e-billing account. E-bills are accessible through the University’s online Self-Service Center. Parents, guardians, or other third-party payers may be authorized by the students to receive billing notification via e-mail.

Online payments may be made by ACH (electronic transfer), credit card, or debit card. MasterCard, VISA, Discover, and American Express cards are accepted. Please note there is a service fee charged for all credit and debit card transactions. There is no fee for ACH transactions.

Checks, travelers checks, and money orders-made payable to the University of Hartford, payable in U.S. dollars, and drawn on a U.S. bank-should be mailed, along with a printed copy of the top portion of the e-billing statement, to:

University of Hartford
P.O. Box 416362
Boston, MA 02241-6362

Checks and ACH or electronic check items returned for insufficient funds will result in a $25 fee.

Cash and check payments are accepted at the Student Administrative Services Center on the second floor of the Auerbach Computer and Administration Center.

Students and authorized users may make online payments through CASHNet SMARTPAY, a third-party payment processor operating under an agreement with the University of Hartford to process electronic payments. MasterCard, VISA, Discover, and American Express credit or debit cards are accepted. A 2.75 percent fee is assessed by CASHNet to process credit or debit card payments. This service fee is non-refundable. Overpayments that result from credit authorization are credit back to the credit card. There is no fee for payment by electronic check (ACH transfer).

The University offers an interest-free payment plan administered through HigherOne, a financial company focused solely on higher education. The interest-free payment plan allows undergraduate students and their families to pay their bills in equal installments. For information on this payment plan option, please contact the Student Administrative Services Center at sasc@hartford.edu or 860.768.4999.

If payment is not made in accordance with University policy, a default charge of 1.5 percent per month will be assessed on the unpaid balance until it is paid in full.

Part-Time Undergraduate and Graduate Study

Payment should be made no later than the due date published in the class schedule. One-half of the tuition, fees, and other charges is due prior to the beginning of the term. An online billing statement is sent for the balance. The registration fee that accompanies registration materials is nonrefundable.

University of Hartford student billing statements are delivered online and are referred to as “e-bills.” When an e-bill is available for viewing and payment, students receive notification through their hartford.edu e-mail addresses.

New students receive a letter that includes a University of Hartford e-mail address and user ID number. These are needed to set up and access the e-billing account. E-bills are accessible through the University’s online Self-Service Center. Parents, guardians, or other third-party payers may be authorized by the students to receive billing notifications via e-mail.

Online payments may be made by ACH (electronic transfer), credit card, or debit card. MasterCard, VISA, Discover, and American Express cards are accepted. Please note that there is a service fee charged for all credit and debit card transactions. There is no fee for ACH transactions.

Checks, travelers checks, and money orders- made payable to the University of Hartford, payable in U.S. dollars, and drawn on a U.S. bank-may be mailed, along with a printed copy of the top portion of the e-billing statement, to:

University of Hartford
P.O. Box 416362
Boston, MA 02241-6362

Checks returned for insufficient funds will result in a $25 fee.

Cash and check payments are accepted at the Student Administrative Services Center on the second floor of the Auerbach Computer and Administration Center.

Students and authorized users may make online payments through CASHNet SMARTPAY, a third-party payment processor operating under an agreement with the University of Hartford to process electronic payments. MasterCard, VISA, Discover, and American Express credit or debit cards are accepted. A 2.75 percent fee is assessed by CASHNet to process credit or debit card payments. This service fee is nonrefundable. Overpayments that result from credit card authorizations are credited back to the credit card. There is no fee for payment by electronic check (ACH transfer).

The University offers an interest-free payment plan administered through HigherOne, a financial services company focused solely on higher education. The interest-free payment plan option allows part-time undergraduate and graduate students and their families to pay their bills in equal installments. For information on this payment plan option, please contact the Student Administrative Services Center at sasc@hartford.edu or 860.768.4999.

If payment is not made in accordance with University policy, a default charge of 1.5 percent per month will be assessed on the unpaid balance until it is paid in full.

Summerterm

Due to the shorter duration of the summer sessions and the variety of program schedules, some adjustments are necessary in the Summer term tuition payment plans (see supplemental summer Bulletin).

Family Tuition Remission Program (Family Grant)

A student attending the University of Hartford as a full-time undergraduate who has a brother(s), sister(s), parent(s), or spouse also attending the University of Hartford for the 2016-17 academic year as a full-time undergraduate student may qualify for a Family Grant (see here ).

Financial Delinquency

Any student failing to pay his or her account fees with the University on or before the day it is due may be excluded from all classes, lectures, laboratories, examinations, co-curricular activities, and graduation until such payment is made. The student may also be denied grades, transcripts, diplomas, and the opportunity to register for subsequent terms if payment is not made when due or if the student’s debt to the University is discharged in bankruptcy proceedings. A default charge of 1.5 % per month on any unpaid balance may be charged until all fees are paid in full. If, in the judgment of the University, it becomes necessary to engage the services of a collection agency or attorney to obtain payment, the student must pay an additional collection fee of 15% of the principle balance plus any attorney fees, reasonable expenses, and other costs incurred, to the maximum extent allowed by Connecticut law.

Veterans’ Finances

Students eligible for veterans’ benefits are required to make their financial arrangements with the University in line with the policies discussed above. Any veteran seeking a special arrangement should contact Student Administrative Services Center or Registrar’s Office for instructions on obtaining reimbursement by the federal government.

Fines

Fines may be levied for violations of vehicular, library, housing, and other regulations (see University Code of Student Conduct as published in The Source).

Withdrawal

In order to withdraw and to receive financial credit, a student must complete a change of program form. Nonattendance does not constitute a withdrawal, and no deduction is made for temporary absence from classes. No refund of any fees or charges is made if a student is suspended, dismissed, or leaves the University without formally withdrawing.

Because the University assumes various contractual obligations for instruction and other services throughout the year and bases its budget upon full collection of all charges from all registered students, effective with the date the student notifies the Registrar’s Office in writing, tuition refunds based upon full payment will be made in accordance with the following:

Tuition

Full-Semester Courses

Withdrawal prior to and within the first week of classes  
  (includes all fees except registration fees) 100% refundable*
Withdrawal within second week of classes 60% refundable
Withdrawal within third week of classes 40% refundable
Withdrawal within fourth week of classes 20% refundable
Withdrawal after fourth week of classes Nonrefundable


Withdrawals for medical reasons should be submitted to the University dean of students with appropriate documentation for consideration of a pro-rata refund of housing and dining fees only. Tuition charges will be adjusted in accordance with the policy stated above.

Students receiving Title IV funds are subject to federal policies regarding the return of those funds upon withdrawal. Contact the Office of Admission and Student Financial Assistance for information.

*Subject to a $100 tuition deposit for incoming freshmen and transfer students, which is not refundable.

Tuition Refund Insurance

The University of Hartford has partnered with Sallie Mae Insurance Services (SMIS) to offer a way to help protect a family’s educational investment. This coverage is voluntary and complements and enhances our refund policy, allowing students to receive up to a 100% refund, up to the policy limits, throughout the term for a covered medical withdrawal. Please contact SMIS to enroll today at www.TuitionInsurancePlan.com/hartford or 877-445-0264.

Seven-Week Courses

Withdrawal on or prior to the day before the term starts 100%
Withdrawal before the second class meeting 60%
Withdrawal after the second class meeting Nonrefundable

Housing

Housing contracts are for the entire academic year (fall-spring terms). Students who wish to withdraw from housing must do so in writing prior to July 1 for the fall term. Withdrawal from housing for the spring term must be made in writing prior to January 1. Students who request to be released from their housing contract after these dates must make a written request to the Assistant Vice President of Residential Life. If approved, students will receive the appropriate refund of their housing charges consistent with the tuition withdrawal policy. Students who withdraw from the University during the first four weeks of the term will receive partial housing credit consistent with the tuition withdrawal percentages listed above. Returning students who have not fulfilled their financial obligations will be required to vacate University housing.

Board

Refer to the University’s withdrawal policy.

Fees

Laboratory fees for the term are not refundable after the first week of classes and therefore are not subject to proration.

Summerterm/Winterterm

Due to the shorter duration of the summer term, tuition and fee refunds, based upon full payment, are made according to the following schedule:

Withdrawal prior to beginning of class:

  Tuition and Laboratory Fees 100% refundable
  Registration Fee Nonrefundable


For withdrawal after classes begin, but within the first week, tuition only will be refunded according to the following percentages:

  Less than a three-week session No refunds
  Three-week session 30% refund
  Four- and five-week sessions 40% refund
  Six-week (or more) session 50% refund


In determining the percentages of refund, the effective date of withdrawal is the date the student notifies the Registrar’s Office in writing rather than the last day of class attendance. Nonattendance does not constitute a withdrawal.

All fees are not refundable after classes begin and therefore are not subject to proration.

The refund policy noted above is based on the assumption that the student has paid the tuition and fees in full prior to the date of withdrawal.

Withdrawals for medical reasons should be submitted to the University dean of students with appropriate documentation for consideration of a pro-rata refund of housing and dining fees only. Tuition charges will be adjusted in accordance with the policy stated above.

Students receiving Title IV funds are subject to federal policies regarding the return of those funds upon withdrawal. Therefore, it is crucial that students receiving Title IV funds (such as Federal PELL, Federal Stafford Loan, and Federal PLUS Loan) contact the Office of Admission and Student Financial Assistance prior to withdrawal to understand the impact to their financial aid.

Refunds

Disbursement of credit balances will be made on request through the Student Administrative Services Center. Overpayments that result from online credit card payments will be credited back to the charge card rather than refunded directly. Overpayments that result from online check payments (electronic check or ACH) will be credited back to the account used rather than issued a check refund.

To comply with federal regulations, Title IV credit balances will be automatically refunded within 14 days of the start of classes, or within 14 days funds are disbursed to a student’s account after the start of classes. In order to hold a Title IV credit balance within the same academic year, a Title IV authorization form can be completed online through the Student Self-Service Center. Please visit the Student Administrative Services website (hartford.edu/sasc) or contact their office at 860-768-4999 or sasc@hartford.edu with questions regarding the option to hold a credit balance for a future term.

The University of Hartford has partnered with HigherOne, a financial services company focused solely on higher education, to issue student refunds. All matriculated students are issued a HigherOne letter that includes a secured personel code. This card is needed to securely set up a student’s refund preference with HigherOne. HartfordCards and instructions will be mailed to students. All students are required to set up their refund preference with HigherOne upon receipt of the letter.

Students may then select from one of the following refund disbursement options:

  1. electronic transfer of funds directly into an existing checking account;
  2. electronic transfer of funds to a OneAccount, an FDIC-insured, no-monthly-fee, no-minimum balance checking account that is administered by HigherOne.

Textbooks and Supplies

Textbooks and supplies are not included in the cost of tuition. As a convenience to students, the University maintains a campus store in Harry Jack Gray Center where all necessary books and supplies, including art supplies, may be purchased. The cost of textbooks and supplies varies with the courses taken. Students should estimate not less than $75 per course. All sales in the campus store are on a cash, check, MasterCard, VISA, Discover, or American Express basis.

Changes in Arrangements

Because of the difficulty of determining long-range economic trends, the University reserves the right to make changes in its tuition, fees, and other charges, and in regulations, facilities, and class offerings, which, in its judgment, are considered necessary and reasonable, and to apply such changes to students already in attendance as well as to new students. No change in tuition and fees is made retroactively, however.