FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, you can view your Student Account Activity.

You can make payments online on the Student Accounts website.

Yes, payment plans are available, please review your program's payment options: here

For participants of the 2 or 3 payment plans, the amount of the plan is automatically determined on the payment due date.

For participants of the 5 payment plan only:
To increase or decrease your payment plan amount, fill out the Payment Plan Change of Status Form. Fax the completed form to Student Accounts at 203-365-7536.  This form must be submitted to Student Accounts at least 5 business days before the date that funds are scheduled to be withdrawn.

There are no monthly payment plans available during Intensive Semesters (Winter, Summer 2).

Please review your payment options per your academic program here

View the payment schedule for Full-time Undergraduate students.

Part-time Undergraduate and Graduate students:  payment schedule

Flat-Rate/Full-time Graduate students: payment schedule

On-line program students: payment schudule

Go to the Meal Plan Online Enrollment website.

All Full-Time Undergraduate students are required to have health insurance. Students will be automatically enrolled in the University Health Insurance Program. Students with proof of comparable health insurance coverage within the State of Connecticut may waive enrollment. 

Visit www.gallagherstudent.com/SHU to waive. Be sure to save a copy of your waiver/enrollment confirmation.

For further details about the University Health Insurance Program visit our webpage

 

You must waive out of Student Health Insurance by September 6.

For transfer students who start in the Spring semester, the waiver deadline is February 17.

You can mail a check to the Cashier’s Office. Please indicate the student I.D. number on the check. Or you can pay in person at the Cashier's Window.

Our mailing address is:

Sacred Heart University
Attn: Office of the Cashier
5151 Park Avenue
Fairfield, CT 06825

Our office location is:

Main Academic Building - SC 100
Sacred Heart University
5151 Park Avenue
Fairfield, CT 06825

Billing Statements are mailed the second week of the month to the address on file. You can request a statement at any time. Please call Student Accounts at 203-371-7925, or you can pick up the statement at the Student Accounts Office located at SC100.


Beginning March 2017:

  • Billing statements will be available online by logging on to your student account

  • Printed billing statements will not be mailed automatically
    • If you would like to receive paper statements after online billing statements are available, please enroll in paper billing statements through Web Advisor. Review enrollment instructions here.

Your account must be paid to register for subsequent semesters, request a transcript, employer educational verification and or a diploma.

A late charge will be accessed at .75% per month on the past due balance (annual rate 9%).

For value received, the Registered Student promises to pay to the order of Sacred Heart University all tuition and fees stated in the conditions of your registration agreement and if applicable the housing, meal plan and fees, hereafter called the principal. In the event a payment is received later than the due date, your payment plan is subject to cancellation. Should any outstanding balance be referred to a credit or collection agency for collection, the signer of this note acknowledges that this may affect signers credit rating. Should suit be brought to recover this note, or should the same be placed in the hands of an attorney for collection, the maker(s) of this note promise to pay holder's attorney fee, an amount equal to 15% of the principal amount owing hereon but in no event less than $50 in addition to the amount found owing hereon. In addition the University will not release grades, transcripts, diplomas, employer verification or allow a student to register for subsequent terms with a delinquent balance. The applicant hereby certifies that this Agreement was entered into and executed in the State of Connecticut.

Students are required to request refunds - See details here

Sacred Heart University
5151 Park Avenue
Fairfield, CT 06825-1000
Attn: Cashier’s Office

Sacred Heart University is pleased to present the Tuition Refund Plan as an option for Full Time Undergraduate students and parents. This Plan significantly extends and enhances the University’s published refund policy. You are assured of a 80% refund throughout the term (80% maximum benefit through TRP if the withdrawal is due to a mental health condition) even after the University’s policy has expired. This is especially beneficial when you are forced to withdraw and then return for a later term. This plan is not underwritten by Sacred Heart University.

For your convenience, you may also visit the website below for information or to apply online. Questions regarding the Plan should be addressed to A.W.G. Dewar at (617) 774-1555

http://www.collegerefund.com/