Payment via M65
The preferred method of payment is via the M65 form which is obtainable at any branch of Standard Bank or from the cashiers’ office at the University’s campuses.
In order to ensure prompt credit of payment students are encouraged to use this method of payment and ensure that their student number is reflected on the deposit slip.
Only Bank guaranteed cheques will be accepted by the cashier. Post‐ dated cheques will not be accepted. A R150.00 administration fee will be charged on all unpaid cheques and this amount will be debited to the student’s fees account. In addition to this the students account will be flagged not to receipt cheques in future and the drawer will be required to make an alternative payment within 7 days of being notified of the cheque being unpaid.
Direct deposits/internet payments
Direct deposits/internet payments can be made into the University’s bank account at:
Standard Bank:Alice Branch
Branch Code 050119
Account Number.28 210
The student number must be used as the reference when using this method of payment.
Debit and credit card payments
Debit and credit card payments for student fees are accepted and payments can be made via the cashier’s office by the card holder.
Where payment is being made for students from outside the rand currency area, payment must be made by telegraphic transfer into the University’s bank account
at Standard Bank, Alice; Branch Code 050119; Account Number: 28 210 1357 swift address, SBZAZAJJ.
To avoid the possibility of a payment not being timeously credited to the correct student fee account, it is essential that the student name and student number
are entered on the deposit slip/telegraphic transfer. Please fax a copy of the deposit slip/transfer to the Fees Office, University of Fort Hare (040) 653 1789.
The University no longer offers a Debit order payments system. You are however advised to see the HOD: Student Accounts should you wish to make a monthly payment arrangement to settle your fees before the 31st January 2018.
A student may not renew his/her registration unless his/her fees for the preceding year, or years have been paid in full.
Returning students who have been offered a place in residence will have their places cancelled on the 31st January if outstanding fees are not paid by 19th January,
Students who have outstanding fees, fines, interest or dues will not be awarded degrees or diplomas in May if any amount is outstanding by the 1st March.
A student whose fees are not paid by the due date, and who has not produced evidence of receipt of bursary/scholarship/loan will be excluded from attendance at classes or from a residence unless arrangements have been made with the Student Accounts Manager.
A student must check his/her fee account on a regular basis. This is especially important prior to year‐end. Various charges may be debited to fee accounts if the student has not settled in full. Student may access their accounts via Student‐On‐Line.
No examination results will be released until all fees have been paid. A student or a past student will not be issued with a transcript of his/her results until all fees have been paid. A student will not be entitled to graduate or to receive a diploma or certificate unless all fees have been paid.
Where a student has prior outstanding fees, payments received will be allocated to clear unpaid interest first, followed by the oldest debt.
Where a student has been appointed by the University to work as a tutor or any other work, 60% of such remuneration will go towards the student account until such time that the account is settled in full.
All fees due to the University are a first charge on any scholarship, bursary or loan granted by the University or paid to the University from other sources for the benefit of the student. If the total bursary/scholarship exceeds fees due, the balance may be drawn by the student after July 31st if the University has received
payment of the bursary, and if this is part of the sponsorship agreement. Sponsors are required to provide written authorisation for refunds of credit balances to students.
A student to whom an advance is to be made, or to whom residual funds are to be disbursed is required to furnish the Fees offices with details of a valid bank account to which the monies owing would be paid through electronic transfer. Unless bank details are supplied as requested any bank charges incurred for drawing cheques will be debited to the student’s fee account. The University furthermore does not take responsibility for incorrect banking details being supplied or errors that may occur when effecting such electronic payments.
A period of 14 days from the day on which a payment is credited to a student account shall elapse before any refund is affected to a student.
Student identity cards must be produced to the Fees office and cashiers office when withdrawals or refunds from fee accounts are requested.
Any case which is not provided for in these rules will be subject to the ruling of Council.
Credits resulting from fee waivers shall not be refunded to students.