Payment of Charges

University of the Southwest operates on a semester system for payment of tuition, fees, board and housing.

Credit card payments are only accepted through the student portal. All other forms of payment are accepted by the Cashier located in the J L Burke Hall Administration Building Monday - Friday from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm MST.

Mailing Address: 6610 N. Lovington Hwy STE. 510 Hobbs, NM 88240

All charges for tuition and fees are due and payable one week before the start of classes. If in any case these financial obiligations are not cleared before the end of the semester, students will not be able to enroll in subsequent terms. Further transactions or grades will be halted until the student clears all financial obligations to the University.

The University reserves the right to administratively withdraw any student who fails to pay his or her debts to the University. Academic credits, transcripts and diplomas will be withheld until all financial obligations are paid. Any student who gives a check for insufficient funds to the University may be subject to a $30.00 fine and disciplinary action.

Business Office Procedures for students who owe balances

1.       Place a hold on transcripts/ grades

2.       Discontinue the ability to participate in sport activities

3.       Discontinue food service

4.       Student is requested to leave the campus if the balance exceeds $500

LATE PAYMENTS:

Students are responsible for ensuring that all awarded financial aid is applied to the student accounts by the week before the first day of class for each semester. This includes Parent Plus Loans, Grants, Scholarships, and completing all required documents such as the financial aid Master Promissory Note (MPN) and the Entrance Counseling. 

LATE PAYMENT REPERCUSSIONS:

All charges for tuition and fees are due and payable one week before the start of classes. If in any case these financial obligations are not cleared before the end of the semester, students will not be able to enroll in subsequent terms. Further transactions or grades will be halted until the student clears all financial obligations to the University. Students who do not make the appropriate payments to the school will be subject to the following actions from the date that the semester begins:

·         15 days from the beginning of the semester meal service will be suspended and a student will be prevented from participating in his or her sport until financial obligations are met.

·         20 days from the beginning of the semester the student will be asked to leave the premises.

Academic credits, transcripts and diplomas will be withheld until all financial obligations are paid.