Sponsored Billing

Sponsored Billing

Sponsored Billing is the process whereby Morehouse College bills an outside organization (sponsor) for a student’s tuition and/or fees. Sponsored Billing is unique in that the sponsor requires a bill from the University before remitting payment. If you are expecting a third party to pay your tuition and other fees, you need to make special arrangements with us to bill this sponsor.

Your Responsibilities
  • Contact us before the semester begins to let us know you're a sponsored student. We must receive a billing authorization from your sponsor at least two weeks before the payment deadline. If your authorization is not on file by the deadline, we may drop your classes for non-payment.
  • Provide your sponsor with the correct student account contact information for mailing an authorization to bill (see below).
  • Pay any charges not covered by your sponsor by the payment deadline to avoid being dropped from your classes for non-payment.
  • Check your student account balance regularly via TigerPay. If your sponsored charges have not been paid, either we did not receive the billing authorization, it is incomplete, or it has not yet been processed. All billing authorizations received at least two weeks prior to the payment deadline will be processed within five business days from receipt.
Billing Authorization

We must have a billing authorization from your sponsor on file. An authorization letter or voucher on your sponsor’s letterhead, including the original signature of an official authorized to obligate payment by the company/organization.

 

Mail at least two weeks before the fee payment deadline to the attention of:

 

Morehouse College
Office of Student Accounts
Attn: Sponsored Billing
200B Gloster Hall
830 Westview Drive, SW
Atlanta, GA  30314-3773

Or, via fax to: (470) 639-0150

Morehouse College requires authorization from your sponsor to establish a billing contract to bill your sponsor directly for payment of your student account charges. This billing authorization must:

  1. Be written in English under the sponsor’s official letterhead.
  2. Contain no restrictions or contingencies (for example, if the sponsor requires grades or transcripts before payment, the transaction does not qualify as Sponsored Billing, so the student is responsible for payment by the billing due date then must seek reimbursement from the sponsor)
  3. The authorization letter or voucher must itemize the type of fees and charges that the sponsor will be responsible for, like tuition, housing, house-parking, mandatory fees (and health insurance, for international students only). You may find fees on the tuition and fees page.
  4. Stipulate the exact beginning and end dates of the period for which the sponsor will pay the student’s charges. If the sponsor wishes to continue payment after the end date, the sponsor must submit a new authorization. The voucher will only be valid for one academic year. Your sponsor must submit a voucher each academic year to continue the authorization process.
  5. Indicate the student’s full name and student ID (M number).
  6. Indicate the name, billing address, telephone number, and email address of the contact person at the company/organization responsible for payment.
Conditional Credit

Upon receipt of a valid billing authorization, Student Accounts will apply a conditional credit to the sponsored student’s account, then bill the sponsor after the add/drop period. Students whose sponsor has not authorized full payment of all tuition and fees are responsible for paying all un-sponsored charges by the payment deadline.

Students whose sponsor fails to pay the authorized charges within 60 days of the billing date will have their conditional credit reversed and billed for the unpaid charges. We may place a financial hold and late fees on the student’s account until you pay the balance in full. We encourage you to remain in contact with your sponsor until you meet the terms of the billing authorization.