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The University at Buffalo will mail a paper bill as the final billing statement for the fall and spring terms. This mailing will also include a statement, called a Section 18 notice (PDF), regarding consequences of failure to pay the University debt.

Accounts which remain unpaid past the due date of the final billing statement are subject to be sent to a collection agency and/or the New York State Attorney General (AG). Unpaid bills which reach this stage are considered delinquent. Such status may negatively affect your credit rating and you may be subject to additional fees or service charges under Section 18 of the New York State finance law. Once an account has been referred to collection, the student must work directly with the collection agency or the AG for resolution. University services will not be allowed until the balance and any additional collection fees are paid in full. It is therefore important to address delinquent accounts with the university before the account is submitted for collection.

Last updated: August 29, 2017 1:24 pm EST