Returned Check Policy

In accordance with the Arkansas Hot Check Law, the Treasurer's Office is authorized to assess a collection fee of $30.00, plus any additional bank charges, for each item returned.


If the check is returned, the Treasurer's Office sends written notification within three (3) working days to the check address or the student's permanent address. The notice contains complete information on the check and service charge, total balance due, accepted forms of payment, the payment deadline, and contact information.


Payment for returned checks and service charges are received at the University Cashiers Office (479-575-5651) . Cash, credit card, cashier's checks, and money orders are the accepted forms of payment. Returned checks that are left unpaid are subject to the Arkansas Hot Check Law.

Financial Holds

Returned checks will result in a registration, transcript, and diploma holds until the total balance due (returned check and related charges) is paid.

Cancellation of Registration

If a returned check was used to release a hold in order to register for a new term, the student is notified by registered mail that payment in full must be received within 10 working days. If payment in full is not received within 10 working days, registration for the new term is canceled. A financial hold is placed on the student's account barring the student from participating in registration and receiving transcripts or a diploma until all past due charges, including the service charge, are paid with cash, money order, or cashier's check.

Important Deadlines
Deadline Fall  2017
100% Refund for Dropped Classes Aug 25
100% Refund for Withdrawal Aug 20
Payment Deadline (no payment plan) Aug 25
Financial Aid/Scholarship Disbursement Begins Aug 11
Payment Plan Last Installment Nov 27

Treasurer's Office

  • Arkansas Union Room 214
    University of Arkansas
    Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701
  • P 479-575-5651
  • F 479-575-8667

Operating Hours

  • Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm