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Bursar's Office | Outstanding Balances

Students who fail to pay their balances timely will not be permitted to view grades, pre-register, re-enroll for a new term, request transcripts, receive diplomas, or participate in the commencement exercise. SUNO does not offer payment plans or arrangements for outstanding balances. In addition to collection remedies at our disposal, we have the authority to transfer all delinquent accounts to the Louisiana Department of Justice Collection Section. 


Should the University transfer any account receivable balance, the Department of Justice is prepared to take all legal action in order to recover the entire outstanding balance, plus collection fees. Such actions could include:

  • Reporting your failure to repay your account receivable to a national consumer credit bureau
  • Referral of your account to a private collections agency
  • Legal action taken against you in a state court.

The Department of Justice may inform the Director of Internal Revenue Service of the amount owed to include late charges and collection cost. In addition, a request can be made to offset any refund to which you would otherwise be entitled.



All outstanding balances must be paid in full before graduation. In order to be eligible for graduation clearance, all fees must be paid, including the graduation fee, student accounts, parking, and library fines, etc. If your student account is not current, you will not be eligible to participate in any commencement activities or receive your diploma and you will not have access to your transcript.