Payment Deadlines

Being a student at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley will be one of the most gratifying times of your college career, however there will be a lot of financial information you will need to comprehend. It is important to remember Tuition Due Dates and make the necessary arrangements to pay for your tuition and fees on time. You may run the risk of not maintaining your classes if payment is not received. It is the student’s responsibility to know the due dates for all payments.  All room and board charges are posted on UTRGV student accounts that can be viewed through ASSIST.

Payment Plans

Spring 2020 Payment Plans

Download Payment Plan Spring 2020 Village & Casa Bella Apt. (PDF)

Download Payment Plan Spring 2020 Unity,Heritage, Troxel (PDF)

Fall 2020 Payment Plans

Dowload Payment Plan Fall 2020 Village & Casa Bella. (PDF)

Download Payment Plan Fall 2020 Unity, Heritage, Troxel (PDF)


Residents may choose either Payment in Full or Installment Plan.

  1. “Payment in full” requires the room and meal balance to be paid in full prior to moving in and is billed per semester.  Please note you must pay in full for the fall semester and spring semester.  Choose this plan if you are expecting financial aid to cover all your cost. 
  • Spring 2020 Pay in Full Due Date: January 8, 2020
  • Mini Term 2020 Pay In Full Due Date: May 6, 2020*
  • Summer I 2020 Pay In Full Due Date: May 27, 2020*
  • Summer II Pay In Full Due Date: July 6, 2020*
  • Fall 2020 Pay In Full Due Date: August 19, 2020
  • Spring 2021 Pay in Full Due Date: January 6, 2021

* Payment plans are not avaialble for Mini or Summer Terms.

“Installment plan” Installment Plan consists of four payments; first one due by the initial due date and three subsequent payments due on the first business day of each month after the semester has begun. This plan is available only during the fall/spring semesters and does not cover prior unpaid balances. A $10 (non-refundable) service charge fee is charged together with every installment for a total of $40. Any credits to the account (financial aid, etc) must first be applied to any unpaid balances. A $50 late fee is accessed after the due date if payment is not received and an additional $25 if payment not received after 3 days from the due date. After two missed payments, the instalment plan is rescinded and the total balance is due paid in full.

To qualify for an Installment Plan, the student:

  • Must be registered for classes.
  • Must be living on campus.
  • May not have previous outstanding room and board charges
Instalment Plan Fall 2020 Due Dates: 
  • August 19, 2020
  • October 1, 2020
  • November 1, 2020
  • December 1, 2020

Instalment Plan Spring 2020 Due Dates:

  • January 8, 2020
  • March 1, 2020
  • April 1, 2020
  • May 1, 2020

The Department of Housing and Residence Life (University Center 305 and Casa Bella Club House) does NOT handle monetary transactions or accept cash/checks at any of our administrative offices or properties.

Room and Board Charges

The Campus Auxiliaries Accounting Team post charges for Fall 2020/Spring 2021 starting August 1, 2020. Please review your account for accuracy and contact us for any discrepancies. If you applied after August 1, 2020, charges are pending to be posted and our staff will work on them soon.

All room and board charges are posted on the students UTRGV Account. Students may make payments online through ASSIST ( All payments are handled through the Student Accounting Services. Please visit the Student Accounting website for Payment options.

Student Accounting Services
Mary Alice Shivers Building 3.102
Phone: (956) 665-7824
Phone Alt: (956) 665-2191

Bursar (Payments & Collections)

Billing details are available on your student account online in ASSIST through

Student Services Building
Cashiers: 956-665-2715

Late Fees

Accounts that are more than 3 days past due will incur a late fee of $50 monthly until current.

Failure to make payments by the specified due date could lead to removal from Housing and Residence Life.

Cancellation Policy

Once an application has been submitted, the Student has three (3) business days to cancel the contract without penalty; the request to cancel must be received in writing. After that, the rules, contract termination fees and dates will apply.

Request for cancellations must be completed online by clicking "Cancellation Page" link located on the Housing Portal by stated deadlines below to receive a full $100 refund of security deposit.  Students may also cancel by sending a written request to cancel their student housing contract from their utrgv email account to  Please include your full name, student ID, and phone number.  The Following deadlines apply to the Fall 2019/Spring 2020 (9month contract) period.

Any cancellation after July 1 up until August 1 will result in forfeiture $100 security deposit and  $300 early termination notice fee. 

Any cancellation after August 1 up until September 12 day will result in forfeiture of $100 security deposit, $500 early termination fee, and prorated room and board charges. 

Any cancellation after September 12  will result in forfeiture of $100 security deposit, $1000 early termination  fee, and prorated room and board charges. 

Special conditions apply to residents being called into active military service or graduating during the term of the agreement. Residents will receive a partial refund of the housing deposit in the amount of $100 assuming any of the following have not occurred: violation of checkout procedures; improper checkout; damage to facilities or need for additional room/apartment cleaning upon checkout. Any student removed from the residence halls or apartments for disciplinary reason can refer to the Resident Handbook for the refund policy which can be found online at .