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The Office of Student Financial Services at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is located in Fleming Hall, suite 207, and manages student accounts for housing charges, tuition and other fees. The Office of Student Financial Services seeks to provide multiple payment options to help students plan for the cost of education, avoid borrowing, and maintain freedom for service.
For questions regarding your student account, please complete and submit the inquiry below.
Students must pay their tuition in full or initiate a payment plan by the payment dates listed below. Students who do not make payment arrangements by the corresponding due dates will be automatically placed on a manual payment plan and charged the appropriate payment plan fees. The Seminary currently does not offer payment plan for 8-week terms. The amount for the 8-week term will be due in full by the date listed below.
Students who have not paid their balance in full by the above referenced dates will have a block placed on their student account preventing further registration, access to student records, and/or access to campus and online student services.
To view your bill, simply log on to your WebAdvisor account and click “Account Summary” under the Financial Information section. On your account overview, you will be able to see the breakdown of charges by term. Click on the current term to see a detailed list of charges. To save or print your bill, click “View Statement.”
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The Office of Student Financial Services seeks to provide multiple payment options to help students plan for the cost of education, avoid borrowing, and maintain freedom for service.
The Office of Student Financial Services offers the following payment options:
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The Office of Student Financial Services offers two 4-month payment plan options for students who wish to pay incremetally towards their tuition term balances.
Students will be automatically placed on a manual payment plan and charged the appropriate fees if they do not make payment arrangements prior to the deadline indicated for each semester. Payment plans are subject to change with the adding/dropping of classes or by adjustments in financial aid.
Please note that Southwestern currently does not offer payment plans for 8 week terms.
Manual Payment Plan
To enroll in a manual payment plan, log on to WebAdvisor and click “Make a Payment/Create Manual Payment Plan.” Select the tuition amount listed under the term balances and click “Create Payment Plan.”
Students can pay each month towards their manual payment plan by logging on to their WebAdvisor account and clicking “Make a Payment/Create Manual Payment Plan.” It will automatically populate with the tuition charges for that month’s installment.
A $25 non-refundable enrollment fee will be charged towards the first payment plan installment. A $30 late fee will be charged for any late for missed payments.
Auto Draft Payment Plan
To enroll in an auto draft payment plan, log on to WebAdvisor and click “Create/Manage Auto Draft Payment Plans.” Click “Proceed to Processor” to set up your auto draft payment plan with out third-party provider.
The monthly installment will automatically be drafted from your bank account. A $25 non-refundable enrollment fee will be charged towards the first payment plan installment.
Payments are processed on the 3rd of the month and will continue to process until the balance has been paid in full.
Fall 2021 Payment Plan Schedule
Students have 3 grace days built into their payment schedule. Payment made after this time will result in a $30 late fee per month.
Payment Plan Availability
Availability of the payment plan is determined by Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Please be aware the Institution may elect not to have the payment plan available during specific times and dates during registration.
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Tuition refunds are available for students who drop a course within a certain time frame each term.
A 100% tuition refund is available to students who drop courses before the start date of the term through the first week of the term.
A 50% refund is available for students who drop their course during weeks two and three of the term.
8 Week Terms
A 100% tuition refund is available to students who drop courses on the first day of the term.
A 50% refund is available for students who drop their course on day two or three of the term.
All petitions or requests for refunds must be submitted within 60 days of the term ending.
Form 1098-T, Tuition Statement, is furnished by Southwestern to students each year. It indicates the amount you paid for qualified tuition expenses in 2020. The form is distributed to inform you that you may be eligible to claim an education credit or deduction on your income tax return. If you have questions regarding your eligibility to claim the tax credit or deduction, please consult a tax preparer.
The dollar amounts reported on your Form 1098-T may assist you in completing IRS Form 8863 – the form used for calculating the education tax credits that a taxpayer may claim as part of your tax return. (You can find detailed information about claiming education tax credits in IRS Publication 970, page 9.)
The Business Office send 1098-T forms out to students by January 31st of each year.
Students who have opted into electronic receipt of the 1098-T form in WebAdvisor will receive an email notifying them when their 1098-T form is ready to view and print in WebAdvisor.
A paper copy of the 1098-T form is completed and mailed on or before January 31st for students who did not opt for electronic delivery. The 1098-T form is mailed to the student as the current address listed on WebAdvisor.
If you have not received your Form 1098-T, it was likely returned to us as undeliverable by the post office. The most common cause of this is an incorrect address. Please confirm your address on WebAdvisor.
If your question is not answered here, please email 1098T@swbts.edu.
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Southwestern SeminaryOffice of Student Financial ServicesP.O. Box 22480Fort Worth, TX 76122-0480