Hardin-Simmons University Graduate Catalog
In order to provide students some security and predictability concerning the cost of education,
Hardin-Simmons University guarantees that the tuition rate during the first tuition year (for
example: the tuition year 2014 is June 1, 2014, through May 31, 2015) will not increase, as
long as the student maintains full-time HSU enrollment during succeeding fall and spring
Does not apply to enrollment in doctoral programs or courses in the Patty Hanks Shelton
School of Nursing or Logsdon Seminary.
Payment of Accounts
Registration is not complete until tuition, fees, room, and meals have been paid in full and/or
satisfactory financial arrangements have been approved by the Business Office.
HSU Payment Plan
The HSU payment plan for each semester is to make payment in full with a combination of
approved financial aid and/or personal payment.
All registrants must follow through with the financial commitments made at registration to pay
all charges in full before advance registration for the following semester. Student transcripts will
not be released for students who fail to meet this requirement.
The Business Office accepts American Express, MasterCard, Visa, and Discover online through
CashNet. A 2.75% fee will be charged by CashNet for any credit card payments.
HSU Payment Deadlines
1. Advance registered students must complete payment by 4:00 p.m. on the scheduled
date (see schedule.)
2. Students registering on registration day must complete payment at that time.
For the FALL and/or SPRING semesters only, there are two payment options if you must vary from the
payment plan stated above:
A four-payment plan through CashNet of any portion not covered by
financial aid. A 2.75% fee will be charged for any credit card payments. See
HSU payment deadlines above.
Advise the Business Office of approved financial aid to cover one hundred
percent (100%) of your semester charges (do not include College Work
Study or or HSU Student Payroll). See HSU payment deadlines above.
A service fee of 1.5% per month (18% annual rate) is charged on any amount owed after
October for the fall semester and after March for the spring semester, regardless of the payment
plan or option you select.
For the MAY TERM, SUMMER I, and SUMMER II semesters, there are two payment options:
Payment in full of any portion not covered by approved financial aid.
Advise the Business Office of approved financial to cover 100% of your
semester charges (do not include college work study or HSU student
payroll.) See HSU payment plan deadlines, above.