organization not owned by the student or their family member(s) makes a
commitment to pay the educational expenses of a student, they are considered a
third-party sponsor by Hodges University. When payment is due on a student’s
account, the sponsor is billed by the University. This payment process is
considered to be third-party billing.
payments are subject to the same federal reporting requirements as other
financial aid. Some sponsorships do not require a billing invoice and are
administered by the university through the Office of Student Financial
are a student or a sponsor, you will find answers in the frequently asked
questions (FAQs) about how third-party billing works and how payments are
processed. If you have additional questions or need more information, please
contact the Office of Student Financial Services at (239) 938-7760 or email@example.com.
third-party authorization, which may be a letter on official letterhead, purchase
order, or voucher, must be signed by an officer of the organization. ANY
restrictions or contingencies on the authorization will not be accepted. For
example, if the agency requires grade or transcript review prior to payment,
the university will not authorize third-party billing. In such cases, the
student must pay the original bill and be reimbursed by the sponsoring agency.
The third-party authorization should include the following information:
You may mail, fax, email or bring the authorization document to the Office of Student Financial Services at the following location:
Office of Student Financial ServicesATTN: Third-Party BillingHodges University4501 Colonial BoulevardFort Myers, FL 33966Fax: (239) 938-7889Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
billing payments are due by the date indicated on the invoice that is sent to
the sponsor. If payment is not received within 30 days of the invoice sent, a
second invoice will be sent to the sponsor and a hold will be placed on the
student’s account that will prevent them from obtaining transcripts, grades
and/or registration for the following semester.
is not received by the last week of said semester, the student will be billed
for the unpaid amount. Any charges that are not paid by the sponsor are billed
directly to the student. The student will also be charged and a hold placed
immediately on their account if, at any time during the semester, the sponsor
notifies the university that they will not pay any portion of a bill.
be made either by check made payable to Hodges University or as an electronic
NOTE: Please ensure that check payments are sent directly to Hodges University to avoid giving the student duplicate credit by mailing payments to the address given here:
Office of Student Financial ServicesATTN: Third-Party BillingHodges University4501 Colonial BoulevardFort Myers, FL 33966
Contact the Office of Student Financial Services to obtain electronic funds transfer (EFT) bank instructions. Include any information that would help identify the payment in the text portion of the transfer. The customer number, billing statement number, student name or student ID number of the person expecting the money is particularly helpful.
To ensure proper credit, EFT payment notification must be sent via email or US Postal Service to the Office of Student Financial Services and include the following:
University’s Federal Employer ID number is 59-6605703.
If there are
any other questions, please contact the Office of Student Financial Services at
email@example.com or (239) 938-7760.
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