Billing Responsibilities

It is imperative to understand your billing responsibilities and student account obligations with the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. Please remember that you have 24-hour online access to your account details located on the Student Center.

  • If you register for a course, charges are incurred and you must meet payment deadlines.
  • If payment is not received in full or if you are not enrolled in a payment plan by the payment due date, your courses will be dropped.
  • An overdue balance may prevent access to services, such as future enrollment, transcripts and diplomas.
  • Unpaid accounts are subject to collection procedures and will be sent to the State Central Collection Unit; a 17% collection fee will be added to the unpaid amount.

                     State Central Collection Unit


  • If you are no longer interested in taking a course, you must officially drop or withdraw from the course. Drops and withdrawals are prorated based on the adjustment calendar.
  • All billing information (E-Bill) will be sent to your UMES email account. Keep your contact information updated in order to receive all communications regarding billing.
  • You are responsible for all debts incurred, regardless of whether or not an e-bill is received or payment is to be made by a third party.
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