Tuition and Fees 2013-2014*
|Graduate - master/specialist||$30|
|Graduate - doctoral||$30|
|Liberal Arts & Education, Science, Business Administration, Community Development, Software Engineering per credit hour||$1,385|
|Health Professions, Nursing, Community Development per credit hour||$860|
|Track I per term||$7,765|
|Track II per term||$5,355|
|Per credit hour (1-4 credit hours)||$1,410|
|Track I Full-time flat rate (5+ credit hours)||$14,435|
|Track II Part-time flat rate (5+ credit hours)||$9,610|
|Per credit hour||$1,410|
|Per credit hour, 1-11 credit hours||$1,410|
|12-18 credit hours (flat rate per term)||$20,495|
|Each credit hour over 18||$1,410|
American Language and Culture Program
|The following are the 2013-2014 tuition rates (independent of discounts) for the American Language and Culture Program classes offered at UDM:|
|ALCP 1010 and 5101||$8,910|
|ALCP 2010 and 5201||$6,930|
|ALCP 3150 and 5315||$2,815|
In addition, a one-time orientation fee of $100 is charged to new international students to fund recreational and educational activities sponsored by International Services.
|Other Sites||As announced|
|Study Abroad||Varies by program.|
Other Tuition and Fees
|Late Payment Fee||$200|
|Late Registration Fee||$200|
|Co-op Training Tuition Parallel||$510|
|Co-op Training Tuition Alternating||$910|
|East, North, South Quads||$2,945/$4,760|
|West Quad Second-Fourth Floors||$3,165/$4,935|
|*Local telephone and cable service included.|
2013-14 Meal Plans
|19 meals/$200 DB||$2,090|
|9 meals/$200 DB||$1,960|
|210 Block/$375 DB||$2,090|
|$600 DB (co-op students)||$750|
All resident students, except West Quad and Holden Hall residents, are required to take a board plan. Single occupancy is subject to availability. All other rates for special or guest housing are subject to negotiation with the Residence Hall director.Miscellaneous Fees
|Returned Check Fee||$20|
|Service Charge on Past-due Balances||1.5% per month|
|Courses Fees||Varies per course|
|Duplicate Diploma or Certificate Fee||$35-$50|
|Graduation Fee (cap & gown is not included in this fee)||$95|
|Certificate Completion Fee||$30|
|Transcripts, per copy||$5||Express postal delivery starts at $20|
|I.D. Card Replacement||$15|
Students must withdraw from a class or service according to proper procedure once they have registered for that class or service. This is the only way academic and financial obligations for a registered class or service can be modified. The proper procedure is for the student to complete an official academic withdrawal in writing on the appropriate form available in the college or school in which they are enrolled or drop in TitanConnect during the online drop period. Once online closing for the semester after the add/drop period then any changes in registration are done a paper Change in Registration form with appropriate signatures.
Withdrawal from the Residence Life and Food service plans must be completed in writing on the appropriate form available in the Office of Residence Life director. The official date of withdrawal will be the date on which the college office executes the change form.
The refund of tuition charges will be available on a credit-hour basis according to the University Refund Schedule. Refunds will first be applied to any financial aid received by the student and then to the student’s indebtedness to the University.
Refund Variance Committee
Students who withdraw after the 100 percent refund period due to circumstances beyond their control may appeal to the Variance Committee for a 100 percent refund of tuition. The student must complete a Petition for Tuition Variance and submit it to the Student Accounting Office. Supporting documentation must be included with the petition. Examples of documentation include the following: a letter from the attending physician, a letter from the employer or a recommendation from the college office. The petition will take approximately 30 days to process. Please note: the student must withdraw from classes prior to submitting the petition. Requests for Variance should be filed within one year of the semester withdrawal for which the appeal is being submitted. A total withdrawal fee of $500 is charged to those students who totally withdraw and are successful in their tuition variance request.
University Refund Schedule
|Courses that are 1 - 49 days (1 day to 7 week classes)||100% refund on Day 1||No refund Day 2|
|Courses that are 50 days or more (Classes more than 7 weeks)||100% refund through Day 7||50% refund Day 8 to Day 14||No refund beginning Day 15|
Residence Halls Refund Policy
A student may cancel a residence hall agreement if he or she so notifies the Office of Residence Life in writing at least 30 days prior to the first day of classes of each term. The student who cancels after the first day of class or after picking up the keys to his/her room and floor will be charged for the entire semester. After the first day of classes of any term until the end of the term, students must request an agreement release in order to cancel their housing agreement. Releases will be given for the following reasons only:
- Withdrawal from the University
- Medical reasons (verified by the director of Student Health Services or Office of Student Affairs) which are of such a nature as to pose potential physical or mental harm to the student or to other residents.
- Co-op or Study Abroad assignment away from the greater Detroit Metropolitan area.
In the event of approved withdrawal from the University residence hall system, refunds are subject to a pro-rated assessment for the period of residence. The effective termination date will be the day upon which all of the following have been accomplished:
- The student has canceled in writing.
- The student has removed all belongings from the room.
- Appropriate checkout forms have been completed.
- Room keys, building keys, and proxy cards have been surrendered to the Office of Residence Life.
Students found withdrawing from school and re-registering at a later date during the period of the original agreement for the purpose of securing an agreement release will be assessed all housing and board charges for the year.
Meal Plan Refunds
Exemptions from the mandatory meal plan requirements are granted on an individual basis. All appeals should be made in writing to the Meal Plan Exemption Committee c/o Controller’s Office. Students who totally withdraw from the University will be refunded for the food plan on a pro rata assessment basis for the period of use.
Administrative Withdrawal Policy
Students who have enrolled in classes but have not made a payment or payment arrangements by the payment due date will be notified of the University’s intention to withdraw them from classes. This policy does not apply to those students who have received financial aid awards, or who have supporting documentation for payment from their employer. Students who still have not made satisfactory arrangements by the end of the final day of registration will be dropped from their classes.
Students who are withdrawn lose their enrollment in the class(es) they were registered for and must follow the normal add/drop policies to be re-registered into classes. This requires obtaining an instructor’s signature and an advisor’s signature for open classes that have met or are closed and an advisor’s signature for open classes during the add/drop week. A late registration fee will be assessed for those re-registering.2013-14 Payment Plans
- Pay online without a fee through TitanConnect (tc.udmercy.edu) We accept Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover and checks.
- Payments can also be mailed or paid directly in the Student Accounting Office at 4001 West McNichols Detroit, MI 48221-3038. Please include your student ID number on the check if mailing a payment.
- Pay the balance in full and avoid any additional fees. Payments made by mail must be received two weeks before the first day of term, or pay in person up to the payment due date listed online in the Schedule of Classes for the appropriate term.
- If you want to pay in installments, you must enroll in our Interest-Free Monthly Payment Option Plan administered through Tuition Management Systems. For further information, contact the Student Accounting Office—or you may contact Tuition Management Systems directly at www.afford.com. Please see the TMS information listed below.
- Submit documentation from your employer or other sponsoring agencies that authorizes UDM to bill them for your tuition.
- Your tuition may be deferred if you submit documentation to verify that you are eligible for tuition reimbursement benefits from your employer.
Tuition Management Systems’ Interest-Free Monthly Payment Option
This option allows you to maximize your savings and income by spreading your education expenses over 9 or 10 interest-free monthly payments for the academic year, or 4 or 5 interest-free monthly payments for each term. These convenient options eliminate larger annual or semester payments. Education payment life insurance is included. You have toll-free access to knowledgeable and friendly Education Payment Counselors six days a week and automated account access 24/7.
The University of Detroit Mercy offers these services in partnership with Tuition Management Systems, the nations number-one-rated provider of education payment services.
Tuition Management Systems’ Education Payment Counselors are available any time between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m. weekdays and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday (EST) at 1-800-722-4867. From outside of the U.S. dial (401) 849-1550.
Should a student not return to classes the following term, a collection notice is sent (approximately the second month of the new term) to the student, advising him/her that an outstanding tuition account balance must be paid to avoid having the account forwarded to a collection agency.
Services charges at a monthly rate of 1.5% (18% annually) are added to any unpaid balance and continue to accrue until the balance is paid in full.