Assistance for Balance Due
This page contains general information for students with student account balances due and/or registration holds. When a student fails to pay the balance due on his/her account, the Student Accounts Office may place registration holds on those accounts. A hold blocks schedule changes, pre-registration, and the processing of transcripts and/or diplomas.
Please review this information carefully. If you feel your situation calls for individual attention, please do not hesitate to contact the office indicated. A staff member will be happy to assist you. Office hours are 8:00 am to 4:00 pm weekdays.
Please review the items that apply to or are of interest to you.
If you simply want to pay the past due balance, there are a number of ways to make a payment:
Mail a check or money order made payable to Lock Haven University to:Lock Haven University
121 Russell Hall
Lock Haven, PA 17745
To pay the balance online using a credit card, debit card, or electronic check, Click Here .
Deliver a check or money order to Student Accounts,
121 Russell Hall.
Please note that the quickest way to pay your bill and subsequently have your hold lifted, is to pay in person or online.
If you are enrolled in the TMS Monthly Payment Plan.......
Contact Tuition Management Services (TMS) at 1-800-343-0911 to adjust your payment amount to cover your past due balance.
If you've fallen behind with your monthly payments, contact Tuition Management Services (TMS) at 1-800-343-0911 to see if it's possible to get back on track.
If you have a federal or state grant (e.g. Pell, SEOG) that has not yet been disbursed.....
Contact the Financial Aid Office at 570-484-2344 to inquire about the grant status. Additional information may be required in order to determine or confirm your eligibility and, if applicable, disburse your grant.
If you're a first-time Federal Direct Stafford Loan borrower whose loan has not yet been disbursed.....
Master Promissory Note (MPN)
New borrowers must complete and sign a Direct Loan Master Promissory Note (MPN).
You must complete the MPN online at https://studentloans.gov . You will be required to use your U.S. Department of Education issued PIN to complete an electronic MPN. For additional information or to ask general PIN questions, visit the official PIN site ( http://pin.ed.gov ) or access the PIN customer service web page ( http://pin.ed.gov/PINWebApp/contact.jsp ). The web site https://studentloans.gov is for completing a Direct Loan Program electronic MPN. Please review the information in "What You Need" and "What to Expect" sections on the site before completing an electronic MPN. Be sure to choose the Lock Haven University as your school.
New borrowers must complete a loan entrance counseling session.
The US Department of Education (ED) requires first-time borrowers at Lock Haven to complete a loan entrance counseling session. This includes continuing students who are first time borrowers on the campus and all entering graduate students. This session includes information on loan repayment obligations and the consequences of loan default. To complete the entrance counseling session, go to https://studentloans.gov . Your counseling results will be electronically submitted to the Financial Aid Office.
If you've already received a Federal Direct Stafford Loan, but need more money to pay your balance.........
Review your budget carefully and, if applicable, talk to your parents to see if you can pay some or all of the past due balance without borrowing additional funds.
If you truly need more loan assistance, please visit the educational loans page to explore your loan options.