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Tuition and Fee Master Payment Contract- Required

Chapman University requires that all students who enroll in classes complete a Tuition and Fee Master Payment Contract. This contract informs the student and/or responsible party of their rights and responsibilities regarding payment of tuition and fees and is valid until all charges due are paid in full.

The Payment Contract informs the University who is responsible for payment of tuition and fees. It also provides the student with important information regarding University Records, Payment Options, Late Fees, Tuition Refund Policy, Chapman University email address, Change of status and Account Statement.

Failure to complete and turn in the Tuition and Fee Master Payment Contract to the Business Office will result in a Business Office Hold and may result in withdrawal from classes.

Download the Tuition and Fee Master Payment Contract.

Authorization to Release Student Information

Student records at Chapman University are governed by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). Chapman University is prohibited from providing student record information to third parties, such as billing, financial aid, educational records, etc. In order for the University to release student record information to anyone other than the student, the Authorization to Release Student Information form must be signed by the student. Student record information will only be released by departments authorized, and only to the individual’s specified on the release form.

Complete and submit the Authorization to Release Student Information form to either the Financial Aid, Registrar or The Student Business Services Office.

Release Authorization of Parent Plus Funds

Travel Waiver Request form

This is a one-time Tuition Waiver for a Travel Course or International Internship taken through Chapman University. This waiver applies to tuition only + travel courses in the USA and Canada do not qualify.

  • Transfer credits for undergraduate and graduate students do not count towards the Tuition Waiver.

Undergraduate Students

  • Must have completed 2 semesters of full-time study at Chapman University, before becoming eligible for a Travel Course Tuition Waiver, up to 4 credits.

Graduate Students

  • Must have completed 15 credits at Chapman University, before being eligible for a Travel Course Tuition Waiver for up to 4 credits.
  • Students who pay By-The-Program tuition costs (ex: Physical Therapy or MFA/FTV Conservatory), as well as EMBA students) are not eligible
Download the Travel Waiver Request form.

Late Fee Appeal Form and Guidelines

Student Appeal Guidelines:

The deadline to submit an appeal is 6 months after the charge has posted to your student account. Requests after the deadline will not be considered.

  • A written narrative is required explaining the request for a refund. Late Fee Appeal forms submitted without explanation and details of the request will not be considered.
  • The submission of a late fee appeal does not guarantee approval. 
  • The submission of a late fee appeal does not extend the due date for any outstanding charges while awaiting a decision by the late Fee Appeals Committee.

Appeals are reviewed for the existence of extenuating circumstances only and must include documentation. The following circumstances may warrant approval; however, each appeal is considered based on the facts and documentation presented:

  • Call to or enlisted in active duty military service within the semester
  • Death in immediate family (student, parent, spouse, child, sibling)
  • Medical

 Circumstances generally not sufficient to support an appeal include, but are not limited to:

  • Not being aware of registration and/or tuition and fee payment due dates
  • Insufficient financial aid or financial hardship
  • Lack of familiarity with Chapman University system or procedures

If you are a student and submitting appeal via email, you must use your assigned Chapman University email account 

If you are an Authorized party submitting an appeal via email, your personal email may be used. However, please indicate Authorized party full name and relationship to the student. To qualify as an Authorized party, you must be listed in one of the following student’s records on file with Chapman University:

  • Chapman University Release Authorization
  • Tuition and Fee Master Payment Contract
  • Set up on ePay system as a Panther Partner Authorized user by the Chapman University student

Click here to download the Late Fee Appeal Form

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The forms listed can be emailed, faxed, mailed or delivered in-person to Student Business Services Office. 

  • Email:, if opting to email forms please email forms from your Chapman University email address.
  • Fax: (714) 744-7995
  • Mail to:
    Chapman University
    Student Business Services
    One University Drive
    Orange, CA 92866
  • Deliver in-person: Student Business Services Office is located in the Bhathal Student Services Center located in-between Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law and the Fred L. Barrera Parking Structure: campus map.

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