Fall 2016 Semester Statement FAQ's

When is the due date for the Fall 2016 semester?

The Fall 2016 bill is due August 5, 2016.

How can I pay the balance due on my bill?

VISA, MasterCard, Discover and American Express are accepted for tuition and fees paid over the web. When a credit card is used, a service fee of 2.75% will be charged in addition to the tuition and fees.

E-checks are accepted without a service fee. An e-check electronically debits a checking or savings account. Students can pay online via the portal.  Log into myLyco, select WebAdvisor, under Financial Information, select Manage Your Student Account.

My parents are responsible for paying my tuition bill. How can my parents/authorized parties log in and view the bill?

Parents and other authorized parties may have the ability to view the bill as an authorized party. Students must set up authorized parties in Nelnet Business Solutions' Enterprise system.  Students will log into the Nelnet Business Solutions' Enterprise website via WebAdvisor, select Financial Information and Manage Your Student Account.  Once on the landing page in the Enterprise system, select Add an Authorized party and follow the instructions.

Authorized parties will receive an email from Nelnet Business Solutions with a link inviting them to set up the account.  Each billing cycle, both the student and authorized parties will receive an email notifying them that an eBill is available for viewing.  Students and Authorized Parties receive a link in their email that takes them to the login page.  After establishing the account, authorized parties may also go to the following link to sign on.

Authorized Party Link

How can my parents/authorized payer pay the bill?

Once the authorized party is established they can make online payments by selecting "Make Payment" in the Nelnet Business Solutions' Enterprise System.  Credit card (VISA, Mastercard, Discover and AmericanExpress), checking and savings account information from a bank within the United States can be entered at the Nelnet Business Solutions' Enterprise system website and payments will be transferred electronically to Lycoming College. You will have the option to have the site retain your bank account information or you may enter it each time you make an online payment. 

In the interest of security and privacy, each authorized party is assigned a separate login and password to access their account and payment history.  Students cannot view nor do they have access to payee information.

Authorized Party Link

How can I wire funds to Lycoming College since I am an international student?

Lycoming College has partnered with Flywire by peerTransfer Corporation to provide you and your family with a more convenient and efficient method of sending international payments to the school. Students can wire funds by going to WebAdvisor, select Financial Information, Manage Your Student Account.  Once in the online billing system, select Make Payment and choose International wire as a payment method.    

Your Authorized party can go to the following link and select Manage My Student's Account under Related Pages.  

 http://www.lycoming.edu/businessOffice/

Once logged into the online billing system, select Make Payment and choose International wire as the payment method.  

If your family is not set up as an authorized party and want to pay with a wire, they can go to https://www.flywire.com/pay/lycoming to wire the funds to Lycoming College.  

Can I pay by paper check?

Paying electronically is the preferred bill payment method but it is optional. You may send payments by mail or pay in person in Long Hall at Lycoming College. To send a check or money order through the mail, please print the remittance form from the Nelnet Business Solutions' Enterprise system and mail it with the payment (payable to Lycoming College) to:

Lycoming College
Business Office
700 College Place
Williamsport, PA 17701

Do I need to pay my bill in full by the due date?

No.  Lycoming College offers Tuition Payment Plans administered by Nelnet Business Solutions' Enterprise system as a convenient way to pay tuition!  Payment plans offer manageable ways to pay your tuition in monthly installments, rather than one lump sum, and can be used to cover your entire bill, or just the portion remaining after grants, loans, and financial aid.  This plan must be set up before the due date of the bill in order to prevent a late fee. 

Students and authorized parties may log into the Enterprise system and select set up payment plan.  For more information about the payment plan you may go to:

Tuition Payment Plan

Will I be charged a LATE FEE if my bill is not paid by the due date?

Yes. If the bill is not paid and/or loans approved and ready for disbursement, (College certified) a $25 late fee will be posted to your student account.

What are the charges on my bill?

These charges include all activity posted to your student account as of the billing date.  Accounts for upperclassmen will reflect the $100 credit from the enrollment deposit paid prior to registering for Fall classes.

What is the freshman fee?

The Freshman Fee is a one-time charge to all freshmen to cover the costs of Summer Orientation, 1st Weekend, and special programs throughout the year.

What is the activity fee?

This fee provides entrance to campus programs and concerts.

What is the student health Insurance fee?

Lycoming College requires all fulltime students to have health insurance coverage while enrolled at the College. Lycoming College’s student health insurance is underwritten by United Healthcare Insurance Company.  Eligible students who elect to waive the College’s health insurance must complete an online waiver not later than September 30, 2016.

By going to the following website and selecting Lycoming College from the drop down box, you will be able to obtain answers to your questions about insurance waivers, coverage, enrolling in the plan, printing ID cards, etc.

Student Health Insurance

For students who are covered on a parent or guardian's health insurance plan, consider contacting the plan provider to review available network coverage and options for the student while enrolled at Lycoming College.   

What is the technology fee?

All fulltime students will be charged a per semester technology fee to cover technology services. Commuter students are charge the fee at a reduced rate to take into consideration students accessing fewer services.

What is the laundry fee?

All resident students are charged a laundry fee. Students will receive a pre-loaded card to allow for 60 cycles of laundry per semester (2 wash and 2 dry per week). Students will have the ability to add more funds to their laundry card via a number of machines around campus.

Why isn't tuition posted on my Fall bill?

Tuition charges are generated from your registration. If tuition is not posted on your statement, you are not registered for the next semester. If you are not returning for the upcoming semester, please go to myLyco and access WebAdvisor.  Once in WebAdvisor select Academic Profile and complete the “Not Returning Notification”. If you plan on registering for the upcoming semester, please contact the Business Office at (570) 321-4032 for the balance owed on your account and the Registrar's Office at (570)321-4045 for instructions to register.

I am a fulltime student. Why am I being charged part-time tuition?

Tuition charges are generated from your registration. If you've registered for less than 12 credits you are considered a part-time student. If you intend to be full time, contact the Registrar's Office at (570)321-4045 for instructions to register.

I'm studying abroad. Why did I receive a statement from Lycoming College?

According to the Registrar's office, you will be studying away from Lycoming College for the up-coming semester. If you are studying at an affiliate College, the charges for the semester will be charged to your Lycoming student account. If you are studying at a non-affiliated College, that school will send you a bill. The statement you received from Lycoming may also include charges posted to your account from the previous semester.

If you feel any of these charges are incorrect, please contact the Business Office at (570) 321-4032.

I am a resident student. Why doesn't my room and board charges appear on my Fall bill?

If room and board charges are not posted on your statement, information has not been received in the Residential Life Office. Please contact Residential Life immediately at (570) 321-4147 to resolved any housing issues.

If you are considered a resident student, you are required to live on campus and participate in the College meal plan. To calculate what your balance due would be as a resident student, you will need to add an additional $2,912.00 for the standard room cost, $2,797.00 for the meal plan cost, $40 laundry fee and an additional $100.00 for the residential technology fee to the account balance. 

Failure to complete required information will result in a hold being placed on your student account.

Why are only room and board charges posted on my statement?

Our records indicate you are not registered for the Fall 2016 semester, but are registered for housing. If you are not returning for the upcoming semester, please go to myLyco and access WebAdvisor. Once in WebAdvisor select Academic Profile and complete the “Not Returning Notification”.  If you are returning for the upcoming semester, you must register for classes. Contact the Registrar’s office at (570) 321-4145 for instructions on registration then contact the Business Office at (570) 321-4032 for the balance owed on your account.

Why doesn't the financial aid listed on my statement agree with what's listed on my award letter?

In order to be eligible for financial aid, a student must be registered as a full-time student. Tuition charges are generated from your registration. If you are registered as a part-time student, this could cause your aid to not be listed on your statement.

If you intend to add additional credits in order to be full-time (12-16 semester hours), adjust the part-time tuition charge to $18,216.00. Contact the Financial Aid Office at (570) 321-4040 to receive your estimated financial aid amounts. List the adjustments on the back of the statement. Subtract the adjustments from the balance due and pay the difference.

If you intend to remain a part-time student for this coming semester, contact the Financial Aid Office at (570) 321-4040 to receive your estimated financial aid amounts. Call the Businee Office at 570-321-4032 for the new balance due.

If you are registered as a full-time student, additional paperwork may be needed in the Financial Aid office. Contact Financial Aid at (570)321-4040.

What is a Perkins Loan?

A Perkins Loan is a need-based, low interest Federal Loan. Go to http://www.lycoming.edu/financialAid/loans.aspx for more information on the Federal Perkins loan.

What if I was awarded a Perkins loan and it doesn't appear under my estimated aid?

Students who have been awarded and accepted a FEDERAL PERKINS LOAN for the first time and have not yet completed the application process must go to the following website www.ecsi.net/prom95 to complete the Master Promissory Note (MPN) and Entrance Counseling session. Returning students who received a Perkins loan previously should have a valid MPN on file and are not required to complete another one. If you have completed the online MPN and Entrance Counseling session and it still does not appear, contact Financial Aid at 570-321-4040 for assistance.

What is a Federal Direct Stafford Loan?

A Federal Direct Stafford Loan is a low-interest, government sponsored loan available to students. For more information about the Federal Direct Stafford loan, go to http://www.lycoming.edu/financialAid/loans.aspx.

What if my Federal Direct Stafford Loan does appear under my estimated aid?

Federal Direct Stafford Loans which were processed (and certified by the Financial Aid Office) at the time the statement was upload will be listed in this section for one-half of your total loan less the approximate origination or guarantee fee. The Financial Aid office is unable to approve a Federal Direct Stafford Loan until an Entrance Counseling session and Master Promissory Note is on file. If you have completed the online MPN and Entrance Counseling session and it still does not appear, contact Financial Aid at 570-321-4040 for assistance.

What if I need additional loan funds to cover my balance?

Parents can apply for a Federal Direct Parent Plus Loan. The Federal Direct Parent PLUS Loan is a low-interest, government sponsored loan available to parents of dependent students. For more information about the Federal Direct Parent Plus loan, go to http://www.lycoming.edu/financialaid/loans.aspx.


If my suspension was tabled until mid-August, when is my Fall semester bill due?

If after the Appeals meeting you are approved to return for the Fall 2016 semester, please pay the balance due on your statement by August 19, 2016. If your balance is not satisfied by August 19, 2016, a $25 late fee will be posted to your student account.