Sponsor (Third Party) Billing

Sponsored Student Defined

A sponsored student is any student whose sponsoring organization (sponsor) authorizes the University of Illinois to bill the sponsor for some or all of the student’s tuition, fees and other authorized charges. Sponsors can be other schools, educational foundations, businesses, or governmental agencies. They cannot be relatives or a bank account. Sponsor authorizations may not be contingent upon student grades.

Required Documents

In order to participate in Sponsor Billing at the University of Illinois, student and sponsor must submit the following documents to USFSCO Sponsor Billing by the deadline(s) listed in the Timeline below.

  1. Sponsor Payment Plan Application which must be signed and submitted by the student.
  2. Sponsor Authorization which must:
    1. Be written in English and signed by the sponsor under official sponsor letterhead;
    2. Include the following information:
      • Student’s full name, date of birth, and University of Illinois identification number (UIN) if known
      • What charges the sponsor will pay (e.g. tuition, fees and housing; tuition and mandatory fees; tuition only; etc.)
      • Starting semester and duration of the Authorization
      • Sponsor’s contact information (name, email, phone number and billing address)
      • Instructions regarding sponsor overpayments due to student course reductions or receipt of additional financial aid
    3. Be mailed, faxed or emailed to:
      USFSCO Sponsor Billing
      506 S Wright Street, HAB 162
      Urbana, IL, 61801
      USA
      Fax:     217-239-6890, attention: Sponsor Billing
      Email:  aroperations@uillinois.edu, subject line: Sponsor Billing

Timeline

Students and sponsors who fail to submit these documents by the deadlines below will not be allowed to participate in Sponsor Billing for that semester.

TERM and DEADLINES
ACTION
SPRING 2014  
January 31 SPRING AUTHORIZATIONS AND SPP / CLOSED
February 10 University invoices sponsors
February 28 Sponsors notify University if missing invoice
March 28 Unpaid sponsor balance become student's responsibility
SUMMER 2014  
May 28 Summer 2014 Authorizations and SPP Applications due
June 09 University invoices sponsors
June 27 Sponsors notify University if missing invoice
July 28 Unpaid sponsor balance become student’s responsibility
Fall 2014  
August 18 Fall 2014 Authorizations and SPP Applications due
September 15 University invoices sponsors
September 29 Sponsors notify University if missing invoice
October 29 Unpaid sponsor balance become student’s responsibility
Spring 2015  
January 12 Spring 2015 Authorizations and SPP Applications due
February 2 University invoices sponsors
February 20 Sponsors notify University if missing invoice
March 31 Unpaid sponsor balance become student’s responsibility
Summer 2015  
May 18 Summer 2015 Authorizations and SPP Applications due
June 8 University invoices sponsors
June 23 Sponsors notify University if missing invoice
July 29 Unpaid sponsor balance become student’s responsibility

Payment Instructions

When paying by international wire, sponsors must initiate the payment at uitpb.peertransfer.com.

When paying by check, sponsors must send the check with a copy of the invoice to:

USFSCO Sponsor Billing
506 S Wright Street, HAB 162
Urbana, IL, 61801
USA

Housing Charges

Housing charges can only be billed to sponsors for students who live in University of Illinois campus housing. Private residence halls and other private housing cannot be billed to sponsors.

Bookstore Charges

The bookstore has a separate billing procedure. Please contact the Manager of the bookstore when a sponsor wants to pay for books and supplies.

Health Service and Health Insurance Fees

Both the Student Health Service and the Student Health Insurance fees are mandatory fees at the University of Illinois.

  1. Health Service Fee: this fee cannot be waived; it allows students to receive medical assistance provided by the campus health care clinic. See the campus Health Service website for details.
  2. Health Insurance Fee: if students have other comparable insurance coverage and wish to be exempt from the Health Insurance fee, the students may request an exemption through the Student Insurance Office during the designated enrollment change period. See the campus Health Insurance website for instructions and deadlines.

Contact Information

Mailing address:

USFSCO Sponsor Billing
506 S Wright Street, HAB 162
Urbana, IL, 61801

Phone:

  • UIUC:  217-333-2180
  • UIC:     312-996-8574
  • UIS:     217-206-6727

Email:  USFSCOSponsorBilling@uillinois.edu