San Jacinto Community College District – San Jacinto CollegeStudent Enrollment Responsibility AgreementPLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING STATEMENTS CAREFULLY AND INDICATE YOUR UNDERSTANDING ANDACCEPTANCE BY CLICKING ON THE SUBMIT AGREEMENT AT THE END.PAYMENT OF TUITION AND ASSOCIATED COSTS/PROMISE TO PAYI understand that when I register for any class at San Jacinto College or receive any service fromSan Jacinto College I accept full responsibility to pay all tuition and other associated costs assessedas a result of my registration and/or receipt of services. I further understand and agree that myregistration and acceptance of these terms constitutes a promissory note agreement i.e., afinancial obligation in the form of an educational loan as defined by the U.S. Bankruptcy Code at11 U.S.C. §523a8 in which San Jacinto College is providing me educational services, deferring someor all of my payment obligation for those services, and I promise to pay for all assessed tuition,and other associated costs by the published or assigned due date.DROP/WITHDRAWALI understand and agree that if I drop or withdraw from some or all of the classes for which Iregister, I will be responsible for paying all or a portion of tuition and other associated costs inaccordance with the published tuition refund schedules.Refund Schedule for credit courses at https://www.sanjac.edu/refunds.Refund schedule for non-credit courses method displayStory&storyIndex 2&activity eventI have read the terms and conditions of the published tuition refund schedule and understandthose terms are incorporated herein by reference. I further understand that my failure to attendclass or receive a bill does not absolve me of my financial responsibility as described above.If I decide to completely withdraw from San Jacinto College, I will follow the instructions -college/payments/refund-policyDELINQUENT ACCOUNT/COLLECTIONFinancial Hold: I understand and agree that if I fail to pay my student account bill or any moniesdue and owing San Jacinto College by the scheduled due date, San Jacinto College will place afinancial hold on my student account, preventing me from registering for future classes,requesting transcripts, or receiving my diploma.
Installment Payment Plan (IPP), Convenient Payment Plan (CPP), Financial Aid Short Term Loan(FASTL,) or Late Payment Charges: I understand and agree that if I fail to pay my student accountbill or any monies due and owing San Jacinto College by the scheduled due date, San JacintoCollege will assess late payment charge at the rate of 25 for each late payment after theprescribed payment due date.Collection Agency Charges: I understand and accept that if I fail to pay my student account billor any monies due and owing to San Jacinto College by the scheduled due date, and fail to makeacceptable payment arrangements to bring my account current, San Jacinto College may refer mydelinquent account to a collection agency. I further understand that if San Jacinto College refersmy student account balance to a third party for collection, a collection charge will be assessedand will be due in full at the time of the referral to the third party. The collection charge may becalculated at the maximum amount permitted by applicable law but not to exceed 30% of theamount outstanding. For purposes of this provision, the third party may be a debt collectioncompany or an attorney. If a lawsuit is filed to recover an outstanding balance, I shall also beresponsible for any costs associated with the lawsuit such as court costs or other applicable costs.Finally, I understand that my delinquent account may be reported to one or more of the nationalcredit bureaus.COMMUNICATIONMethod of Communication: I understand and agree that San Jacinto College uses the Collegeassigned student e-mail as an official method of communication with me, and that therefore I amresponsible for reading the e-mails I receive from San Jacinto College on a timely basis.Contact: I authorize San Jacinto College and its agents and contractors to contact me at mycurrent and any future cellular phone numbers, email addresses or wireless devices regarding mydelinquent student accounts/loans, any other debt I owe to San Jacinto College, or to receivegeneral information from San Jacinto College. I authorize San Jacinto College and its agents andcontractors to use automated telephone dialing equipment, artificial or pre-recorded voice or textmessages, and personal calls and emails, in their efforts to contact me. If the telephone number Iprovide to San Jacinto College is a mobile, cellular or smart telephone number, you have myconsent to send me SMS or text messages at that number. I understand standard telephoneminute and text charges may apply. I also understand that San Jacinto College won’t share myphone number with non-affiliated third parties for their purposes without my consent, but SanJacinto College may share my phone number with their service providers, such as billing orcollection companies, who may contact me using autodialed, prerecorded message calls, or textmessages.Updating Contact Information: I understand and agree that I am responsible for keeping SanJacinto College records up to date with my current physical addresses, email addresses, andphone numbers by following the procedure at https://www.sanjac.edu/form/Update-My-Info .The linked procedure is incorporated herein by reference. Upon leaving San Jacinto College for
any reason, it is my responsibility to provide San Jacinto College with updated contact informationfor purposes of continued communication regarding any amounts that remain due and owing toSan Jacinto College.Consent to Participate in Electronic TransactionsI understand that I am agreeing to participate in electronic transactions for financial informationprovided to me on student loans and all other notices and authorizations made to me as arecipient of funds from the Federal Student Aid program per the E-Sign Act.FINANCIAL AIDI understand that aid described as “estimated” or “authorized” on my Financial Aid Award doesnot represent actual or guaranteed payment, but is an estimate of the aid I may receive if I meetall requirements stipulated by that aid program.I understand that my Financial Aid Award is contingent upon my continued enrollment andattendance in each class upon which my financial aid eligibility was calculated. If I drop any classbefore completion, I understand that my financial aid eligibility may decrease and some or all ofmy financial aid is reduced because I dropped or failed to attend class, I agree to repay all reducedaid that was disbursed to my account and resulted in a credit balance that was refunded to me.I understand that any financial aid I receive will be used to pay any and all charges assessed to myaccount at San Jacinto College such as tuition, bookstore charges, or any other institutionalcharges, in accordance with the terms of the aid.I understand that any outside resources such as scholarships, stipends, service awards, contractpayments (including Texas prepaid tuition plans or other IRS 529 plan payments), exemptions orany other payment received from an outside agency may affect my financial aid award. I amresponsible for notifying the San Jacinto College Financial Aid Office if I receive funds before orafter receiving financial aid so that adjustments can be made to eliminate possible over awards.Any fund disbursed to my student account causing an over award, must be repaid and returnedto the aid source.If some or all of my financial aid is reduced because I dropped or failed to attend class, I agree torepay all reduced aid that was disbursed to my account and resulted in a credit balance that wasrefunded to me.Federal, State or Institutional Aid: I understand that any Federal Title IV, State of Texas, or SanJacinto College institutional financial aid that I receive, except for Federal or Texas Work Studywages, will first be applied to any outstanding balance on my account for tuition, bookstorecharge and any other institutional charges. Federal Title IV financial aid includes aid from the PellGrant, Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant SEOG, Direct Loan, PLUS Loan; State of Texasfinancial aid includes aid from the College Access Loans (CAL) , Toward EXcellence (TEXAS) Grant,
Texas Education Opportunity Grant (TEOG), Military Tuition Assistance (MTA), or Top 10 Percent;or institutional aid includes Texas Public Education Grant (TPEG).Prizes, Awards, Scholarships, Exemptions, or Grants: I understand that all prizes, awards,scholarships, exemptions, and grants awarded to me by San Jacinto College will be credited to mystudent account and applied toward any outstanding balance. I further understand that myreceipt of a prize, award, scholarship, exemptions, or grant is considered a financial resourceaccording to Federal Title IV financial aid regulations, and may therefore reduce my eligibility forother Federal and/or State financial aid i.e., loans, grants, Federal Work Study which, if alreadydisbursed to my student account, must be reversed and returned to the aid source.BILLING ERRORSI understand that administrative, clerical or technical billing errors do not absolve me of myfinancial responsibility to pay the correct amount of tuition and other associated financialobligations assessed as a result of my registration at San Jacinto College.RETURNED CHECK CHARGEIf a payment made to my student account by check is returned by the bank for any reason, I agreeto repay the original amount of the payment plus a returned payment charge of 30. Once astudent has a returned check on the account the student will no longer be able to use a check asa method of payment.PRIVACY RIGHTS & RESPONSIBILITIESI understand that San Jacinto College is bound by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy ActFERPA which prohibits San Jacinto College from releasing any information other than directoryinformation from my education record without my written permission. Therefore, I understandthat if I want San Jacinto College to share information from my education record with someoneelse, I must provide written permission by following the procedure outlined concerns/ferpa/annual-notification . I furtherunderstand that I may revoke my permission at any time as instructed in the same procedure.IRS FORM 1098-T Tuition StatementI agree to provide and verify my Social Security number SSN or taxpayer identification numberTIN to San Jacinto College upon request as required by Internal Revenue Service IRS regulationsfor Form 1098-T Tuition Statement reporting purposes. If I fail to provide my SSN or TIN to SanJacinto College, I agree to pay any and all IRS fines assessed as a result of my missing orincorrect SSN/TIN.I consent to receive my annual IRS Form 1098-T Tuition Statement, electronically from San JacintoCollege. I understand that I can request a paper copy by following the instructions athttps://www.sanjac.edu/1098-t-tuition-statement .
STUDENT AGEI understand and agree that if I am younger than the applicable age of majority when I executethis agreement that the educational services provided by San Jacinto College are a necessity, andI am contractually obligated pursuant to the “doctrine of necessaries.”ENTIRE AGREEMENTThis agreement supersedes all prior understandings, representations, negotiations andcorrespondence between the student and San Jacinto College; constitutes the entire agreementbetween the parties with respect to the matters describe; and shall not be modified or affectedby any course of dealing or course of performance. This agreement may be modified by SanJacinto College if the modification is signed by me. Any modification is specifically limited to thosepolicies and/or terms addressed in the modification.I understand and acknowledge that acceptance of this agreement applies to the entire academicyear for which I am registered.SUBMIT AGREEMENT BUTTONIf I choose Yes ‘Y’ I may continue with the registration process.If I choose No ‘N’ I will not be able to continue with the registration process.Y or N