Study with Us

How to Pay

Our How to Pay pages have been designed to provide all of the essential information you need to know about paying your tuition fees. You can find a wealth of information including guidance on payment methods, payment schedules, and sponsorship. We've also provided an extensive set of FAQs to help you find the answer to any queries you may have.

If you are unsure on your Home or International fee status, you can find out more about your tuition fee status on our international webpages.

The Advice Service

The Advice Service is an independent service located in the Student Support Centre in the Minerva Building offering confidential legal advice to all enrolled students on areas including student finance and funding.

Further information can be found on our student services pages.

Commercial and Sponsor Customers

Information on payments for our commercial and sponsor customers can be found on our dedicated commerical customers page.

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Fees and Billing

How much are my tuition fees?

If you are unsure about your tuition fees, please refer to your offer letter or contact studentrecords@lincoln.ac.uk.

I’m not sure my fees are correct?

For tuition fee questions, please contact studentrecords@lincoln.ac.uk. For accommodation fee questions, please contact accommodation@lincoln.ac.uk.

What is my outstanding balance?

Please refer to your offer letter for your fee amount then deduct the amount you have already paid, this will give you your balance to pay.

My tuition fees have been invoiced to me but I have a tuition fee loan from Student Finance England/Student Loans Company?

If you are an undergraduate student, your tuition fee loan will be paid direct to the University. Please provide a copy of your entitlement letter from Student Finance England to studentrecords@lincoln.ac.uk and they will amend your billing.

I have a scholarship, but it has not been deducted from my tuition fee total?

Please email studentrecords@lincoln.ac.uk and advise them of your question. The Student Administration Team will be in contact with you.

Making A Payment

Please can I have a receipt of the payment I have made?

If you have made a payment online through Flywire or WPM, please retain the payment confirmation e-mail from Flywire/WPM as proof of payment. You do not need to contact us to confirm receipt of funds.

How do I pay in full?

For information on how to pay, please visit our How to Pay page. Please ensure that the ‘lock’ icon on the left of the address bar is being displayed which confirms a secure connection.

You will need to select the type of student you are from Home or Overseas, then scroll down to payment methods section and then choose “Pay in full”.

How do I pay in instalments?

For information on how to pay, please visit our how to pay pages. Once on this page, you will need to select the type of student you are from Home or Overseas, then scroll down to payment methods section and then choose “Pay by instalments”.

What will happen if I don’t set up a payment plan or pay in full within 21 days of enrolment?

You will not be able to re-enrol onto the next academic year, graduate, or receive your certificate until your tuition fees have been cleared. As per the university regulations, you are required to set up a payment plan or pay in full within 21 days of enrolment. Please visit https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/studywithus/howtopay/ for to complete payment.

If you do not set up your payment plan in the month you enrol, the number of instalments available will decrease:

The month you enrolled: 9 instalments

One month after enrolment date: 8 instalments

 

I am a home postgraduate student, how do I pay?

If you are in receipt of a tuition fee loan, your loan will be paid directly to you. You are required to either pay in full or to set up a payment plan in line with your tuition loan instalments. Please visit https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/studywithus/postgraduatestudy/feesandfunding/howtopay/ to get started.

 

I am an International student, how do I pay?

Payments should be made in the following way:

Stage 1 — a deposit of £3,000 is due after you accept an unconditional offer and before we issue you with a CAS number.

Stage 2 — 50% of the remainder of your course fees should be paid before enrolment

Stage 3 — the remaining balance to be paid in full or in a maximum of 9 consecutive monthly instalments, starting in the month you enrol.

How do I amend my card details for my tuition and accommodation payment plans?

For information on how to update your card details, please visit https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/studywithus/howtopay/ and choose which type of student you are from Undergraduate (Home), Postgraduate (Home), or International. These pages include informatio on how to update your card details. You can then use the link provided and follow the instructions.

How do I pay library fines?

If you would like to pay your outstanding library fines, log onto your Blakboard site and click the “Library” tab, or call the Library on +44 (0) 1522 886222.

Accommodation

How do I pay for my accommodation?

Students who are staying in University-managed accommodation booked through our online accommodation system will have agreed for the fee to be paid in instalments through the year via a payment plan.

Direct Debit (offered to Home students)

A deposit or downpayment will be taken using a card payment. You will then be required to enter your bank details to set up a direct debit for the agreed instalments. Bank details can be changed by logging back in to the accommodation portal and clicking on direct debit.

Recurring Card Payment (offered to International Students)

This will be set up automatically with the card that was used to pay the deposit or downpayment. If you have a new card or someone else used their card to pay the deposit or downpayment, you will need to change this by following the instructions in the section “how do I amend my card details”.

Financial Support

What financial support is offered if I am struggling to pay?

Please visit our student services website for details of the support services the University offers, including financial support and money management: https://studentservices.lincoln.ac.uk/.

Student Loans

Do I need to reapply for finance each year?

If a Student Finance company are paying your fees, please be aware that Student Finance does not automatically continue from one year to the next. Even if you’ve had Student Finance in previous years you will need to reapply for each year. Our Student Funding Team (based in the Student Support Centre) can help with any issues regarding your funding.

Find out more at https://studentservices.lincoln.ac.uk/life-at-university/money-management-financial-support/student-finance-and-funding/.

Course Administration

How do I interrupt my studies?

Please ensure you have contacted your tutor in advance to making this request. Once contacted please use the following link to submit your request: https://portalapps.lincoln.ac.uk/StudentAdmin/interrupts/SitePages/Home.aspx

How do I withdraw from my studies?

Please ensure you have contacted your tutor in advance to making this request. Once contacted please use the following link to submit your request: https://portalapps.lincoln.ac.uk/StudentAdmin/withdrawals/SitePages/Home.aspx.