Do not charge students a 2.5% "convenience fee" for paying their tuition.
  • Petitioning University of Arizona

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University of Arizona

Do not charge students a 2.5% "convenience fee" for paying their tuition.

    1. Tiffany Lee
    2. Petition by

      Tiffany Lee

      Tucson, AZ

Many in-state and out-of-state U of A students cannot afford the price of tuition up front. This will add an additional $259.75 fee (for in-state undergrad) and an additional $676.80 fee (for out-of-state undergrad) students per year for simply paying their bill via debit or credit card. Contracting with Nelnet instead of using the current Bursar payment method will discriminate against many U of A students who already cannot afford the cost of their education. Tuition at the U of A has already increased over 40% the past 5 years, our students don't need another fee. As a student body, we ask you to either decrease tuition or get rid of the 2.5% "convenience" fee. We ask you to commit to making quality education affordable for everyone.

To:
University of Arizona
Do not charge students a 2.5% "convenience fee" for paying their tuition.

Sincerely,
[Your name]

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    • Alexander Urzua TUCSON, AZ
      • about 17 hours ago

      I'm signing this because tuition is already way too expensive i can barely make ends meet and I've taken the maximum out for loans! I didn't qualify for a pell grant this year because i made too much money last year but now I'm not working so that money isn't helping me now. I'm already getting screwed over in that manner

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    • kenneth warmke PORTLAND, OR
      • 10 days ago

      giving students an education at a more affordable price

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    • Maria Maisonet LAS VEGAS, NV
      • 23 days ago

      If students are already paying for college on time and in full, they shouldn't have to pay even more just so they can pay and get an education. That is just like paying someone so you can just pay them! College is EXTREMELY expensive on it's own. And this "convenience fee" is not convenient at all! Please stop charging students to pay you!

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    • Najlah Muhammad TUCSON, AZ
      • 28 days ago

      Universities are a fucking rip off

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    • Rick Hooker GILBERT, AZ
      • about 1 month ago

      My daughter graduated from U of A, so we know how the tuition increases can hurt.

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