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Collection Policy

You are responsible for any and all amounts due on your account. Failure to pay any balance in full may result in:

  • You will not be able to register for classes
  • You will not receive grades or official transcripts
  • Your account may be turned over to the North Carolina Department of Revenue or North Carolina Attorney General's Office for collection
  • Your account may be turned over to a collection agency where your credit may be adversely affected

Your account must be paid in full within 90 days of the due date to avoid collection procedures.

Any account over ninety (90) days past due may be turned over to the N.C. Department of Revenue, Set-Off Debt Unit, to collect from your N.C. State Tax Refund until your account is paid in full. This is in accordance with G.S. 105A of the North Carolina General Statutes, Set-Off Debt Collection Act.

Any account over ninety (90) days past due may be turned over the N.C. Attorney General's Office, Collection Section where legal action may be taken to collect the outstanding debt.

Any account over ninety (90) days past due may be turned over to a collection agency where your credit may be adversely affected. Once your account has been submitted to a collection agency, you must remit payment to them directly.

Payment plans and/or other payment arrangements are not available to past due accounts. Checks are not accepted for payment on past due accounts. 

 
2550 US HIGHWAY 70 SE • HICKORY, NC • 28602-8302 • 828.327.7000
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