Additional Policies

Collection Policy

Students are responsible for any and all amounts due on their student account. Failure to pay a balance in full means:

  • You will not be able to register for classes
  • You will not receive grades or official transcripts
  • Your account may be turned over to a collection agency

Any account over ninety (90) days past due may be turned over to a collection agency where your credit may be adversely affected. Once your account has been submitted to a collection agency, you must remit payment to them directly. Payment plans and/or other payment arrangements are not available to past due accounts.

Check Acceptance Policy

Personal checks for can be used to make payment when presented with a valid state-issued photo ID. Check must have a preprinted name and address from a United States-based financial institution. No starter/counter checks or checks with an expiration date (credit card account checks) are accepted.

When mailing check or money order payment, include the student's name and student ID number on the check to ensure proper credit.


Return Check Policy

If a check is returned by your financial institution for any reason, a $35 charge will be added to your student account. Lees-McRae College will not accept a check from anyone who has previously presented two or more checks that were returned for any reason.


Contact the Bursar at or 828.898.8759.