All tuition, fees, room, and board are due before the first scheduled class day for each semester. Students must be prepared to pay from other resources if their financial aid is not ready for disbursement before classes start.
Online -View your account and pay online through myUCA. Just go to Student Account via the Student & Financial Aid link on the Self-Service tab and click Reveiw Account and Pay Balance. If you’re having trouble accessing MYUCA, contact the IT Helpdesk at (501) 450-3107. Payment can also be made online here. UCA accepts Visa, MasterCard, and Discover. This service is best supported by Internet Explorer.
Mail -Payments that are mailed must be received by the payment deadline and must include the student’s name, address, and UCA ID number. Please mail the payment to the University of Central Arkansas, Attn: Fee Payment, McCastlain Hall 144, 201 Donaghey Avenue, Conway, AR 72035.
In Person or 24-Hour Drop Box – Payment can be made in person between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm. Payment by cash, check, or credit card may be made at the Cashiers Window located in McCastlain Hall next to the Student Accounts Office (Room 144). A 24-hour drop box (checks only) is available at the Baum Gallery entrance to McCastlain Hall. Payments made via the drop box must include the student’s name, address, and UCA ID number.
Telephone – Payment can be made by credit card via telephone by calling (501) 450-5015 or (501) 682-6780 (Little Rock) between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm. UCA accepts Visa, MasterCard, and Discover.
UCA Payment Plan – Payment can be made via the UCA Payment Plan. For more details on this program, visit our UCA Payment Plan page or contact the UCA Student Accounts office at 501-450-5291. Please note that payment plans will only be set up in person in the McCastlain Hall ballroom from August 14, 2015 – August 21, 2015 due to fee payment.
Financial Aid – Payment can be made with Financial Aid such as scholarships, grants, student loans, etc… All financial aid must be processed, accepted, and ready for disbursement before the first scheduled class day for each semester or the student will be required to select another payment option. Please note that lenders may take out an origination fee of up to 4% of an expected loan balance before the money arrives at UCA and is posted to your account.
Financial Aid Authorizations – If you did not authorize UCA to use Federal Student Aid to pay for allowable educationally related charges other than tuition, fees, room, and board, you will NOT be able to charge books. You will also have to pay for charges like parking fines, the Greek Village fee, late fees, etc… out of your own pocket. If you do not pay them, there will be holds on your account. Please check your financial aid requirements through myUCA to verify that requirement TIV is a “1”. If it is a “2”, you did not authorize UCA to pay these fees. If it is an “N”, you need to answer the financial aid questions on myUCA. To change your answer, please fill out the Title IV Authorization Change Form and submit it to Financial Aid.
International Payments – The University of Central Arkansas has partnered with peerTransfer to make your international payments safe and easy. peerTransfer allows you to pay form almost any country and any bank. They also offer excellent foreign exchange rates, allowing you to pay in your home currency (in most cases) and save money, compared to traditional banks. You will be able to track the progress of your payment throughout the transfer process with a student dashboard and email notifications. They also offer dedicated, multilingual customer support and tutorial videos 24/7. Click or go to: uca.peertransfer.com to make your payment.