Parent Update from Financial Services

The 2016-2017 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) can be completed online at FAFSA.ed.gov two to three weeks after filing the student’s and parent(s) 2015 federal taxes. Remember to use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool to directly import the tax information, and make sure to submit the FAFSA by signing with your FSA ID. The priority deadline for completing the financial aid application is May 1.

Registration for the summer/fall 2016 terms begins April 4. Students who have unpaid spring charges, or are not up-to-date on their payment plans, will be unable to register.

Tuition accounts must be paid-in-full for a diploma and/or transcript to be released; please see the Parent Information tab at  augsburg.edu/studentfinancial for instructions on  making a payment.

Parent Update from Financial Services

The 2016-2017 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) can be completed online at FAFSA.ed.gov two to three weeks after filing the student’s and parent(s) 2015 federal taxes. Remember to use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool to directly import the tax information, and make sure to submit the FAFSA by signing with your FSA ID. The priority deadline for completing the financial aid application is May 1.

Registration for the summer/fall 2016 terms begin April 4. Students who have unpaid spring charges, or are not up-to-date on their payment plans, will be unable to register.

The last day to register for two monthly payments under Augsburg’s Online Payment Plan is March 26. Please see the new Parent Information tab at augsburg.edu/studentfinancial for instructions on making a payment, signing up for a payment plan, etc.

Students must complete the online form, Information Release in Records and Registration, to grant us permission to speak with anyone other than the student.

Parent Update: Financial Services

All spring tuition and fee charges were due January 5; any remaining balance after that date is subject to finance charges. Students will have reminders sent to their Augsburg email account during the first week of each month reminding them to view their online monthly bill; all students are encouraged to give parents/guardians access to view these statements. The last day to register for three monthly payments under Augsburg’s Online Payment Plan is February 26. Please see the new Parent Information tab at  augsburg.edu/studentfinancial for instructions on obtaining access, making a payment, signing up for a payment plan, etc.

Students will be notified by the end of January when their 1098-T is available for their 2015 tax preparation. Students can view the form by logging on to AugNet Records and Registration and clicking on Make Payment/Account Activity. The 1098-T tax form can be found on the bottom right-hand side of this page. Billing statements provide a record of tuition billed during 2015.

Students must complete the online form, Information Release in Records and Registration, to grant us permission to speak with anyone other than the student.

Parent Update: Financial Services

The spring 2016 billing statements were electronically sent to all registered students on December 10 with a due date of January 5, 2016; any remaining balance after that date is subject to finance charges.  Students will have reminders sent to their Augsburg email account during the first week of each month reminding them to view their online monthly bill.

All students are encouraged to give parents/guardians access to view these statements. Students must log in towww.augsburg.edu/studentfinancial/ and select ‘Make a Payment/Account Activity’ on the right hand menu. Click ‘View your online student account’ and follow the instructions under ‘Parent/Third Party Access Instructions – Make a Payment’.

Students can view their statements by logging into Inside Augsburg and selecting Records & Registration. Click on Make a Payment/Account Activity/Statement History and then view or download Augsburg Bill. To view a student’s transaction history, follow all previous steps except select Click here to view transaction history; this is a more comprehensive and detailed view of a student’s account.

Students are also encouraged to give parents/guardians access to view their billing statements.  Students must log in to Student Financial Services and select Make a Payment/Account Activity on the right hand menu. Click ‘View your online student account’ and follow the instructions under Parent/Third Party Access Instructions – Make a Payment.

All students are still eligible to enroll in Augsburg’s Online Payment Plan; however, the payments will be divided into four monthly payments if the application was not completed by December 26. Students must log in to Student Financial Services and select Make a Payment/Account Activity on the right hand menu. Click Payment Plans and Discounts and follow the instructions under Augsburg Online Payment Plan. To ensure 4 monthly payments, the application must be completed by January 26, 2016.

To comply with FERPA regulations, students must complete the online ‘Information Release’ form in order for our office to communicate with anyone besides themselves. The student must log into their Augnet account or Inside Augsburg and click on Records and Registration. Under Information Release they need to Add an Authorization. They will enter the full name and email address of the party/parties being granted permission for communication. Next, select Financial Aid/Finances Release and then click Save.  Please note that we will be unable to speak with any parent/guardian that has not been authorized by the student.

 

Parent Update: Financial Services

Registration for the spring term is now open. Students who have unpaid fall charges, or are not up-to-date on their payment plans, will be unable to register.

All students are eligible to enroll in Augsburg’s Online Payment Plan; enrollment will open on December 8. Students must log in to www.augsburg.edu/studentfinancial/ and select ‘Make a Payment/Account Activity’ on the right hand menu. Click ‘Payment Plans and Discounts’ and follow the instructions under ‘Augsburg Online Payment Plan’. To ensure 5 monthly payments, the application must be completed by December 26.

All spring tuition and fee charges are due by January 5, 2016; any remaining balance after that date is subject to finance charges. The spring 2016 billing statements will be electronically sent to all registered students on December 8. Students will have reminders sent to their Augsburg email account during the first week of each month reminding them to view their online monthly bill. All students are encouraged to give parents/guardians access to view these statements. Students must log in to www.augsburg.edu/studentfinancial/ and select ‘Make a Payment/Account Activity’ on the right hand menu. Click ‘View your online student account’ and follow the instructions under ‘Parent/Third Party Access Instructions – Make a Payment’.

Please be advised that our office is unable to communicate with anyone besides the student on financial issues unless they have completed the online ‘Information Release’ form. The student must log into their Augnet Account at augnet.augsburg.edu or inside.augsburg.edu  and click on ‘Records and Registration’. Under ‘Information Release’ they need to ‘Add an Authorization’. They will enter the full name and email address of the party/parties they are giving permission for us to communicate with. Next, select ‘Financial Aid/Finances Release’ and then click ‘Save’.

For Parents Only: Nov. 12

Just a reminder, parents! For Parents Only is happening Nov. 12, Oren Gateway Center, Room 100, 7-8:30 p.m. Chat in small groups with Augsburg’s departmental leaders from Academic Advising, Residence Life, the Center for Wellness and Counseling, Augsburg Abroad, the Vice President for Student Affairs, and others! This is a great way to get to know other parents and spend quality time with some of Augsburg’s leaders! R.S.V.P. to herron@augsburg.edu.

For Parents—Sophomore Retreat

Sophomore RetreatNew this year, Augsburg will offer a one-day, on-campus Sophomore Retreat to support second-year students on Sunday, January 31, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The retreat is free of charge to students and breakfast and lunch will be provided. The retreat will involve a balance of content, assessments, and reflection time organized around three modules: meaning & purpose, gifts & passions, and community & connection. Students who are searching for a major, looking for support exploring career options, or seeking a deeper sense of connection at Augsburg will all benefit from this retreat. To learn more, visit: augsburg.edu/strommen/2015/10/09/sophomoreretreat
  • Eligibility: Any student who self-identifies as a second-year student is invited to apply via the Strommen Center for Meaningful Work website. Space is limited to 40 students.
  • Apply: Students can apply to be part of the retreat online here: augsburg.edu/strommen/2015/10/09/sophomoreretreat
  • Staff and faculty can also nominate students by submitting names on the same site.
The Sophomore Retreat is brought to you by the Strommen Center for Meaningful Work, Campus Ministry, Religion Department, Academic Advising, Sabo Center for Democracy and Citizenship, Christensen Center for Vocation, and Student Affairs.

 

Parent Update from Financial Services

Registration for the spring term begins November 9. Students who have unpaid fall charges, or are not up-to-date on their payment plans, will be unable to register.

Students can make payments online by logging into augsburg.edu/studentfinancial and going to Make a Payment/Account Activity on the right-hand menu. Click on Make a Payment and then Make a Payment Online. Students are highly encouraged to give parents/guardians access to view their financial statements. Students must log in to augsburg.edu/studentfinancial and select Make a Payment/Account Activity on the right-hand menu.  Click View your online student account and follow the instructions under Parent/Third Party Access Instructions – Make a Payment.

Please be advised that our office is unable to communicate with anyone other than the student on financial issues unless they have completed the online Information Release form. The student must log into their Augnet Account at augnet.augsburg.edu or inside.augsburg.edu and click on Records and Registration. Under Information Release they need to Add an Authorization. Enter the full name and email address of the party/parties to whom they are giving permission for our communication. Next, select Financial Aid/Finances Release and then click Save.

Financial Aid Update for Parents

All fall tuition and fee charges were due September 1; any remaining balance on a student’s account is now subject to finance charges.  An Unpaid Balance Hold has also been placed on any account that has not been paid-in-full or is delinquent on an Online Payment Plan. This hold will prevent future registration and a transcript or diploma from being released.

The Student Financial Services office sends reminders to each student’s Augsburg email account during the first week of each month reminding them to view their online monthly bill. All students are encouraged to give parents/guardians access to view these statements. Students must log in to augsburg.edu/studentfinancial and select Make a Payment/Account Activity on the right-hand menu. Click View your online student account and follow the instructions under Parent/Third Party Access Instructions – Make a Payment.

Please be advised that our office is unable to communicate with anyone besides the student on financial issues unless they have completed the online Information Release form.  The student must log into their Augnet Account at augnet.augsburg.edu or inside.augsburg.edu  and click on Records and Registration.  Under Information Release they need to Add an Authorization.  They will enter the full name and e-mail address of the party/parties they are giving permission for us to communicate with. Next, select Financial Aid/Finances Release and then click Save.

New Uniquely Augsburg Travel Info Sessions Added

Berlin-WebAugsburg alumni, parents, and friends of the College are all welcomed to be a part of the Uniquely Augsburg Travel programs in 2016 and beyond, including a celebration of Lutheran heritage in Germany and Prague that coincides with the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. Curious to learn more? A special information session will answer all your questions. Join Sally Daniels Herron ’79 and religion professors Mark Tranvik and Hans Wiersma on Sunday, October 11, at 2 p.m. in Oren Gateway Center (OGC) 100. This is your chance to get on board for this historic trip happening October 27-November 6, 2016. Find cost information, registration details, and a full itinerary here.

In January, 2017, English Professor Kathy Swanson and her husband, Jack, will lead an educational trip through Thailand and Cambodia, visiting Bankok, Chiang Mai, and Siem Riep along the way. Learn more at the information session scheduled for Sunday, November 8, 2015, at 2 p.m. in Oren Gateway Center (OGC) 100. Don’t miss these thoughtful and educational tours customized specifically for Augsburg alumni, parents, and friends!

To RSVP for either information session and secure your parking pass, contact Sally Daniels Herron ’79 at herron@augsburg.edu.  For more information, visit the Uniquely Augsburg Travel page or contact Sally via email or phone at 612-330-1525.