Costs for collecting on a student’s account will be assessed to that student.
Reason for Policy/Purpose
This policy is required for the effective communication of university policy regarding collection costs.
Who Needs to Know This Policy
All students attending The University of Southern Mississippi.
Website Address for this Policy
Students are obligated to pay all costs of collecting any amount they owe in connection with their accounts.
If the university hires an attorney to help collect, students must pay actual attorney's fees.
The Bursar is responsible for the review of this policy every four years (or whenever circumstances require immediate review).
Amendments: Month, Day, Year – summary of changes
11/01/11: Formatted for Institutional Research website.
02/20/13: Formatted for template. Minor editing of punctuation and word usage throughout.