Financial Holds

The campus may place academic holds on a student's account for various infractions. Some of the infractions for which the Business Office assesses holds include:

  • Unpaid tuition
  • Unpaid parking tickets
  • NSF checks

The Library places holds for:

  • Library fines
  • Lost library books, tapes, CD's, etc.

Releasing Holds

Business Office holds and Library holds prohibit adding courses, future registration, and getting an official transcript. To release holds, the infraction must be satisfied:

  • Lost articles must be returned
  • Unpaid bills must be paid in full


  • Payment with cash, cashier check or money order: the hold will be released within 24 hours
  • Payment with personal check: the hold will remain for 2 weeks