Student Accounts

Student Accounts

In the student accounts, current and incoming students will find all the information they need on paying bills, payment plans, meal plans, parking tickets, and more. For general inquiries, please call Villa’s Business Office at 716-961-1811.
For the 2018-2019 academic calendar, click here.

Tuition per semester (full-time): $11,040
Tuition per credit hour (part-time): $737
Tuition for Summer 2018: $200/credit hour

*Fees may be added for courses requiring a course fee.
**Please note these costs are subject to change.

Full-time: $285
Part-time: $105

*Fees may be added for courses requiring a course fee.
**Please note these costs are subject to change.

Full-time: $85
Part-time: $25

*Fees may be added for courses requiring a course fee.
**Please note these costs are subject to change.

Per credit: $225

*Fees may be added for courses requiring a course fee.
**Please note these costs are subject to change.

Half-hour sessions: $400
One hour sessions: $790

*Fees may be added for courses requiring a course fee.
**Please note these costs are subject to change.

Payment Information

Tuition payments may be made either by phone or at the Villa Maria Business Office by cash, check or Visa/Mastercard. Click here. Tuition & fees for the semester need to either be paid in full, or a payment plan needs to be set up by the first day of class (August 27th, 2018). There is an additional $40.00 fee added when signed up for the payment plan. View the monthly payment plan here. Click here for the College withdrawal / Tuition Adjustment Policy.

Tuition payments may be made using cash, check (bank or personal), money order or credit card through the Villa Maria Business Office. If you prefer to pay by credit card, payment may be made by phone or mail using the credit card payment form and your Visa or MasterCard. Checks should be made payable to Villa Maria College. A $35 service charge will be assessed if the check is returned for any reason by the bank.
Payments by mail should be sent to:
Villa Maria College
Business Office
240 Pine Ridge Road
Buffalo, NY 14225
All payments are processed on the day they are received

Tuition & fees for the semester need to either be paid in full, or a payment plan needs to be set up by the first day of class (August 27th, 2018). There is an additional $40.00 fee added when signed up for the payment plan. View the monthly payment plan here. Click here for the College withdrawal / Tuition Adjustment Policy.

All payments are processed on the day they are received.

Complete the Monthly Payment Agreement available online (see below) and in or in the Business Office. Submit the first installment with the agreement form and along with the one-time $40 processing fee by the first tuition due date of August 6, 2018. A $20.00 late fee will be added to your account monthly if payments are not received in the Business Office by the dates specified above. Monthly statements will not be mailed; therefore, it is your responsibility to retain the tuition guidelines and due dates provided here for your records.

Payment due dates are as follows:

  • August 6, 2018
  •  September 3, 2018
  • October 8, 2018
  • November 5, 2018

Click here to access the Monthly Payment Form

Tuition payments may be deferred ONLY through one of the following three methods:

1. Completed Financial Aid Package: The Financial Aid Office must have notification of ALL completed paperwork by the tuition due date of August 21, 2015. Be sure to complete and return ALL paperwork sent to you by the Financial Aid staff. Any balance not covered by financial aid must be paid by the tuition due date.

2. Employer’s Tuition Reimbursement Plan: The Business Office requires a copy of the tuition reimbursement policy from the employer and tuition can be deferred until the end of the semester. The employer’s policy guidelines and any balance not paid by the employer must be submitted to the Business Office by the tuition due date.

3. Established Monthly Payment Plan: Tuition can also be deferred in part by setting up a monthly payment plan. See section above for instructions on how to establish a monthly payment plan.

Financial Aid refunds will be processed ten business days after financial aid monies are received by the College. The date on the student bill represents the date financial aid monies have been received. You can check the status of your refund by reviewing your statement available on your student portal.

Refund checks will be mailed to the address on file. Students may request to pick up their refund check in the Business Office by completing a Request for Refund Check to be Held. The form is also available in the business office and must be completed each term.

Refund Policy on Fully-Paid Tuition

Tuition Refund Policy

You may obtain a FERPA form from either the business office or Registrar.  The form then needs to be signed and returned to the registrar. This form authorizes the release of information and must be signed by the student and can be customized for specific situations and time frames.

Parent Affidavit – If you are the parent/s of a dependent student and meet the requirements of Section 152 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, you may examine your son or daughter’s education record without their consent. This form must be notarized and will in effect for one year.

You are able to request monthly bus passes provided to Villa by the NFTA. The cost of a monthly bus pass is $75.00/month. You may use your financial aid to pay for this, and/or pay for it out of pocket. You must notify the business office two weeks in advance every month requesting it to be ordered as we do not automatically re-order for each student. Payment must be received PRIOR to the distribution of the passes, no exceptions. Click here for the Metro Pass Info Sheet.

Each semester students will start out with $25.00 on your ID card for printing. If you would like additional funds added to your card, you must come to the Business Office to make payment, then Computer Services will upload the funds to your card. Funds will only transfer over from the Fall to Spring semester.

Transcript requests forms are to be filled out at the registrar’s office, then brought to the Business Office for payment. You will only be issued a transcript if your account is at a zero balance.

$3.00 for student copy
$5.00 for official copy

Lockers are to be paid for at the Villa Maria business office for $5.00, then retrieved from Felician Hall with your receipt. At the end of the semester when your locker is handed back in at Felician Hall, you may then collect $3.00 back from business office.

The following regulations are in effect during the fall, spring, and summer sessions:

  • All cars are registered in the Student Center
  • The parking sticker is displayed on the driver’s side rear window
  • The campus speed limit is 15 mph
  • Cars are parked between yellow lines

No Parking Areas
1. Breezeway on either side of the Main Building. The breezeway is not to be used for waiting purposes or parking, this is a walkway between buildings
2. Fire lanes—space nearest the buildings (unlined)
3. Any unlined areas or areas marked with diagonal lines
4. Parking spaced labeled for visitors.

Parking stickers are to be obtained in Felician Hall at the front desk. A parking sticker is valid for the duration of time a student is enrolled at Villa Maria College. A parking sticker must be obtained for each car used on campus. iv. All offenders of parking regulations are subject to a student conduct violation and/or parking ticket issued by Campus Security. Fines are to be paid in the Business Office within five school days after receiving a parking violation ticket. Grades will be withheld until all fines are paid. Cars illegally parked in the handicapped area are subject to being towed away at the owner’s expense.

Villa Maria College is not responsible for injury to any person or damage to any vehicle. Drivers assume the responsibility of reporting incidents to the police and to the Business Office.

Villa Maria College partners with Collegiate Village to offer its students a safe and centrally-located place to life. Located just two miles from campus, Collegiate Village offers students fully furnished apartments that include a washer and dryer in each apartment, complete kitchens and more. Other amenities include a movie theatre, fitness center, pool, video game room and more. For more information on living at CV, click here.

Villa Bistro

Hours of Operation:

  • Monday-Thursday: 8:00-2:30 (Breakfast 8:00-10:00, Lunch 10:30-2:30)
  • Friday: 8:00-2:00 (Breakfast 8:00-10:00, Lunch 10:30-2:00)
  • Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Each student starts off with Bistro Bucks on their student ID card:

  • $50.00 Full Time Students
  • $25.00 Part Time Students

Bistro Bucks:

You may add additional Bistro Bucks to your card throughout the semester by visiting: https://www.dineoncampus.com/villa or stopping in to the Business Office. Bistro Bucks may only roll over from Fall to Spring semester. They may not roll over from Spring to Fall. You may not use your financial aid to purchase additional Bistro Bucks.

Meal Plan:

Villa’s standard meal plan includes 75 Meals per semester for $575.00. You may use your additional financial aid to pay for this. When signed up for a meal plan, you receive an additional $60.00 in Bistro Bucks. Meal plans do not roll over to the next semester and are non-transferable. You must come to the Business Office at the beginning of each new semester to sign up for the meal plan. More information can be found here. With the meal plan, for it to last throughout the entire semester (August – December), it works out to be approximately 6 meals per week. Students are responsible to keep track of their meal plans. Once meals run out, additional meal points cannot be added (you cannot exceed 3 meals per day).

*If you misplace your ID card during the semester, you must report it stolen to the Business Office as the meal plan points and/or bistro bucks cannot be reimbursed otherwise. Reimbursement will be subject to approval by the Vice President for Business Affairs only.

Questions?

For more information, please contact the business office. Fall/Winter/Spring Business Office Hours:
Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Summer Business Office Hours:
Monday – Thursday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Mary Detellis, Student Accounts in the Business Office at Villa Maria College
Accounting Manager

Mary Dettelis

mdettelis@villa.edu • 716-961-1841

Carolyn Ledger, Student Accounts in the Business Office at Villa Maria College
Accounting Technician

Carolyn Ledger

cledger@villa.edu • 716-961-1810

Emily Zaepfel, Student Accounts in the Business Office at Villa Maria College
Accounts Receivable

Emily Zaepfel

ezaepfel@villa.edu • 716-961-1811

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