Business Office

How To Pay

Fees payable to the Business Office include registration fees, parking tickets and other fees. Acceptable methods of payment include cash, check, money order, American Express, Discover, Visa or MasterCard. Payment may be made in the Business Office during regular office hours. In addition, students may make a credit card payment by phone by contacting the Business Office. To make a credit card payment by phone, the student ID number (“V number”) is required. The Business Office cannot accept checks by phone. Please be aware that specific student account information can only be discussed with the student because of the federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).

Authorized E-Pay Users

Students may give others (parents, guardians, employers, etc.) the ability to access their account information through Pride Online. Authorized users may view student account balances and make payments to student accounts.

Important Billing Dates for Early Registration

Fees for early registration for Fall are due August 13, 2014. Beginning August 13, 2014, fees for Fall semester are due the same day that you register. If your fees are not paid by the deadline, you will be dropped from your class schedule and will be required to re-register.

For Fall 2014 semester, billing notifications will be mailed on August 5, 2014. All other billing will be E-Bills that can be viewed online and will include the amount due, the payment due date and your class schedule. E-Bills will be processed on July 25th, August 1st, and August 8th, 2014.

View Your Statement Online

To view your e-bills (online statement), go to My VolState:

  1. Log into the My VolState using your user name and password. If you have forgotten your Password, contact the Help Desk at (615) 230 - 3302
  2. Once you are logged into the My VolSTate, click on the “Academics” tab
  3. In the "Pay Accounts" section, click on “ePayment Gateway"
  4. Click on “E-Bills
  5. Click on “latest bill” to view your e-bill

If you have questions regarding Financial Aid, please contact the Financial Aid Office at (615) 230 - 3456. If you have questions regarding fees, please contact the Business Office at (615) 230 - 3585.

Paying Online

Fees may also be paid online using American Express, Discover, MasterCard or Visa credit or debit cards and electronic checks from checking or savings accounts. Electronic checks must be setup at least three days prior the payment processing to allow time for the bank account information to be verified. Instructions for making an online payment are available to download in PDF format.

Deferred Payment

The deferred payment is available for fall and spring semesters and may be made online. The deferred payment plan is not offered in maymester or the summer semester. The online deferred payment plan now offers an option for a saved payment plan. A saved payment method is a stored credit card, debit card, or electronic check that will be automatically charged for the amount due on the payment deadline. Payment deadlines for fall are October 1 and November 1. Payment deadlines for spring are March 1 and April 1.  E-bills are used for the Deferred Payment billing.  No paper bills are mailed for deferred payment due dates.

You may contact the Business Office at (615) 230 - 3585 between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm Monday through Friday.