Registration Agreement

By registering for classes at the University of Illinois, students affirm and agree to the following University policy statements:

Application of Financial Aid to Prior Year Charges

I understand that University of Illinois will apply any financial aid I receive to all charges assessed to my student account at the University, up to and including $200 from any prior academic year.

Application of University Prizes, Awards, Scholarships and Grants

I understand that all Prizes, Awards, Scholarships and Grants awarded to me by the University of Illinois will be credited to my student account and applied toward any outstanding balance; if there is no outstanding balance on my student account, or if the Prize, Award, Scholarship or Grant is greater than my outstanding balance, the credit balance will be direct deposited into my bank account on file with the University of Illinois.

Electronic Delivery of IRS Form 1098-T

I understand that University of Illinois will deliver my IRS Form 1098-T electronically every year I have reportable transactions, and that I may view and print my IRS Form 1098-T by logging into Student Self-Service, selecting Account Billing Information, selecting Tax Notification, then selecting the desired calendar year.

Assessment of Late Payment Charges

I understand that University of Illinois will assess the following charges and penalties to my student account at the University if I fail to pay in full by the due date all charges assessed to my student account:

  • A Late Payment Charge of 1.5% or $1.00, whichever is greater, per month on the past due balance; and
  • A Past Due charge of $2.00 per month; and
  • A one-time Collection Administration Fee of $42 if my account is referred for collection.

I understand that the due date is the 28th calendar day of the month the charges were billed.

Placement of Financial Holds

I understand that University of Illinois will place a Financial Hold on my student record if I fail to pay in full by the due date (28th calendar day of the month the charges were billed) all charges assessed to my student account at the University. 

I understand that this Financial Hold will prevent release of my academic transcripts and diplomas, and may prevent me from registration activity such as adding and dropping classes.

Collection Activity on Past Due Accounts

I understand that University of Illinois may refer my past due student account at the University for collection and authorize legal action against me for the collection of this debt.

I agree that I am liable for all reasonable collection costs associated with collecting my past due student account at the University, including, but not limited to attorneys’ fees, court costs, travel expenses of University personnel associated with court appearance(s), an other expenses relevant to collection of my past due account.

Collection Activity Involving Cell Phone Numbers and Email Addresses -

If I provide a cell phone number, I authorize University of Illinois and its agents to contact me at that number and/or at any other cellular telephone number or wireless communication service I provide in the future, using automated telephone dialing systems, artificial or pre-recorded voice or text messages, or personal calls, regarding my obligation to repay any debt I owe to the University resulting from my registration. 

If I provide the University with an email address, I authorize University of Illinois and its agents to contact me at that email address and/or at any other email address I provide in the future, regarding my obligation to repay any debt I owe to the University resulting from my registration. 

I understand that others may be able to access my messages and/or my emails, and their content, which may include information regarding my debt and its status.

I agree that I am giving these authorizations voluntarily, and that my doing so is not a condition to my obtaining a student loan or any other service.

I understand that if I want to revoke this authorization to contact me at the cell phone numbers and/or email addresses I provide, I will do so only by written email notification to usfscohelp@uillinois.edu.