Fall 2023 Semester Statement FAQ's
When is the due date for the Fall 2023 semester?
The Fall 2023 bill is due August 4, 2023.
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 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 Lyco Advisor Self-Service>>Select Building on the Left (Financial Information)>>Select Student Finance>>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 Lyco Advisor Self-Service>>Select Building on the Left (Financial Information)>>Select Student Finance>>Select 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 to collect international payments. This is our preferred method of payment for all international students. Flywire provides you with an easy and secure method of sending payments to the school and other benefits including:
- Pay from any country and any bank
- Pay by debit or credit card, bank transfer, or e-wallet (PayPal & AliPay)
- Save on bank fees and exchange rates
- Track your payments from start to finish
- Have your questions answered through 24/7 multilingual customer support
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, click here to start your payment: lycoming.flywire.com
Need help with your payment? Go to flywire
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:
One College Place
Williamsport, PA 17701-5192
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.
What is the first-year student fee?
The first-year student fee is a one-time charge to all first-year students to cover the costs of Warrior Days, 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 Injury & Sickness Plan is underwritten by Wellfleet Student Insurance. Eligible students who elect to waive the College's health insurance must complete an online waiver not later than September 30, 2023.
By going to the following website, you will be able to obtain answers to your questions about insurance coverage, waiving or enrolling in the plan.
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. At the start of fall semester, each resident receives a laundry account on the app "Speed Queen" which is programmed with $120 of credit which is to be used for the entire year.
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 SharePoint on the myLyco portal. Once on SharePoint, select the Registrar's Office then Forms 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 housing and food plan charges appear on my Fall bill?
If your housing and food plan charges are not posted on your statement, information has not been received in the Residential Life Office. Please contact Residential Life immediately at (570) 321-4046 to resolved any housing issues.
If you are considered a resident student, you are required to live on campus and participate in the College food plan. To calculate what your balance due would be as a resident student, you will need to add an additional $3,726 for the standard housing cost, $3,580 for the standard food plan cost, $40 laundry fee and an additional $100.00 for the residential technology fee to the account balance. If you are not in standard housing or food plan, contact the Business Office for your additional costs.
Failure to complete required information will result in a hold being placed on your student account.
Why are only housing and food plan charges posted on my statement?
Our records indicate you are not registered for the Fall 2023 semester, but are registered in housing. If you are not returning for the upcoming semester, please go to SharePoint on the myLyco portal. Once on SharePoint, go to the Registrar's Office then select Forms 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 offer 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 $23,360.00. Contact the Financial Aid Office at (570) 321-4040 to receive your estimated financial aid amounts.
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 Business 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 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 https://www.lycoming.edu/financial-aid/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 uploaded 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 (MPN) 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 https://www.lycoming.edu/financial-aid/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 2023 semester, please pay the balance due on your statement by August 11, 2023. If your balance is not satisfied by August 11, 2023, a $25 late fee will be posted to your student account.