1) Who do I contact regarding my refund?
Contact the Bursar's Office at (956) 326-2140. Students' refunds are processed from BankMobile.
2) I have decided not to attend classes this semester. What do I do with my refund?
If you have decided not to attend classes and received a refund, contact the Bursar's Office. If refund is not returned, you may be in violation of State and/or Federal law.
3) What forms of payments are accepted?
Students may submit payment by cash, check, or credit card (Visa, Mastercard, Discover, & American Express). Students may pay by credit card online by logging into the UConnect page. For more information, please follow the Online Payment Instructions.
4) I can't pay my entire balance now. What are my options?
The Bursar's Office offers an Installment Payment Plan option which allows students to divide the total semester costs into four payments. Students pay 25% of the total tuition and fees plus a $30.00 processing fee at the time when the installment plan is requested. Students make three additional payments, each 25% of the total tuition and fees, on specific dates throughout the semester as designated by the Bursar's Office. The installment plan is only available during the fall and spring semesters. Installment plans are available online at UConnect or in person at the Bursar’s Office. At the Bursar’s Office students will be required to submit a signed installment contract (Promissory Note) in order to receive the loan. For additional information, contact the Bursar's Office at (956) 326-2140 or email BusinessOffice@tamiu.edu.
For more information on how to process an Installment Loan online, please follow the Online Payment Instructions.
The Bursar's Office also offers Emergency Tuition Loans to assist students pay tuition and fees. To qualify, the student must be enrolled and have no outstanding balance due to the University. A $30.00 application fee must be paid at time of request. Funds are available on a first-come first-served basis. Emergency Tuition loans are available online at UConnect or in person at the Bursar’s Office. At the Bursar’s Office students will be required to submit a signed Emergency Tuition Loan contract (Promissory Note) in order to receive the loan. For additional information, contact the Bursar's Office at (956) 326-2140 or email BusinessOffice@tamiu.edu.
For more information on how to process an Emergency Tuition Loan online, please follow the Online Payment Instructions.
5) What will happen if I don't make payment by the due date?
Payments made after due dates will be charged a $100.00 late fee. For important due dates, please click Bursar's Office for more information.
1) How do I set up a new account?
A new account form will need to be completed. The form and directions can be found on the Account Services page.
2) How do I get access to FAMIS?
The Application for Access for FAMIS & Purchasing Approval will need to be completed. The form is available in the Comptroller's Office in KL 162.
3) How will I know when I have a user ID?
Once a user ID has been assigned, Pat Ornelas will contact you and schedule a Financial Accounting Training.
4) I will be responsible for completing Requisitions ("R's"). Is that training included in the Financial Accounting Training?
No, it's not included. You will need to contact the Purchasing Department to sign up for Requisition Training.
5) I have locked myself out of FAMIS or have lost my password. What do I do?
Contact Maricela Valdez from Accounting Services at ext. 2160 to reset your password.