In accordance with the Veterans Benefits and Transition Act of 2018, Section 367(e) of title 38 (Public Law 115-407), a student who is entitled to educational assistance under Chapter 31, Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment, or Chapter 33, Post 9/11 GI Bill® *benefits shall be permitted to attend or participate in the course of education during the period beginning on the date on which the individual provides to the educational institution a Certificate of Eligibility for entitlement to educational assistance under Chapter 31 or 33 (a Certificate of Eligibility can also include a “Statement of Benefits” obtained from the Department of Veterans Affairs website- eBenefits, or a VAF 28-1905 form for Chapter 31) and ending on the earlier of the following dates:
- The date on which payment from the VA is made to the institution.
- 90 days after the date the institution certified tuition and fees following receipt of the Certificate of Eligibility.
The university shall not impose any penalty, including the assessment of late fees, the denial of access to classes, libraries, or other institutional facilities, or require the student to borrow additional funds, in order to meet his or her financial obligations to the institution due to the delayed disbursement funding form VA under Chapter 31 or 33.
Beginning with the terms starting after December17, 2021, students using their Post 9/11 GI Bill will be required to verify their enrollment at the end of each month. Students receiving the Montgomery GI Bill will not be impacted by this change. They are already required to verify their enrollment.
After December 17, 2021, all impacted students with a US mobile phone number on file with the VA will receive an opt-in text as their next enrollment period approaches. Students who do not have a mobile phone number on file will not be able to use text verify. They will be automatically enrolled into email verification.
* GI Bill is a registered trademark of the US Department of Veteran Affairs.
Payment of base tuition and fees or Certificate of Eligibility are required prior to the start of each semester. Completed and approved student financial aid for loans, grants and scholarships will be applied to these charges. Registration for courses at LMU will be completed when all financial obligations are met.
If there is a balance remaining after financial aid has been expended, payment may be made in the form of cash, check, money order, VISA, or MasterCard.
LMU offers three options allowing graduate students to divide the cost of their education into more manageable monthly payments, free of any periodic interest charge.
All payments must be made in U.S. currency.
Any additional charges incurred during the semester should be paid upon receipt of the next billing. The University reserves the right to change fees and charges without notice.
All purchases from the LMU bookstore must be paid for at the time of purchase. Students may charge bookstore items to their account if the student’s account has a credit balance prior to the time of purchase.
Unpaid accounts that are more than 30 days past due are subject to the following:
- The account will be considered delinquent and will accrue interest at 1.5% monthly until paid in full.
- The student may not be able to register for the subsequent semester.
- The account may be turned over to a collection agency and subject to additional collection fees in the amount of 33.3% of the principal balance, including court fees, attorney’s fees, interest and service charges.
- The account may be reported to credit reporting agencies and appear on the credit report of all responsible parties.
- The student may be administratively withdrawn from Lincoln Memorial University for failure to pay. Lincoln Memorial University will NOT release final grades and/or transcripts until balances are paid in full.