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Parent FAQs

Financial

What kind of financial aid is available at BJU?

What is the program fee?

How is my student assigned a campus job?

How are students working on campus paid?

If the tuition account is in arrears, will my student be able to take final examinations?

Where will my student's W-2 forms be sent?

Health Care

If my student becomes ill as a BJU student, what options are there?

What is UMA?

What is the Student Medical Advice Line?

Under what circumstances should my student call the Student Medical Advice Line or make an appointment to see a physician?

How can my student reach Student Medical Advice Line?

How much does it cost to go to UMA?

What can my student expect when calling the Student Medical Advice Line?

Will my student see a doctor at UMA?

Does my student need to carry an insurance card?

What should my student plan on for transportation?

What should my student do if they will miss chapel or a Sunday church service?

What should my student do if they will miss classes or work?

If my student misses classes, will the absence be excused?

What if my student needs to have surgery during the school year?

Will someone stay with my student if they need to go to the hospital?

What if my student has health needs, but will stay in a residence hall room instead of staying in a hospital?

Academic

My student is struggling in a particular class. What advice do you recommend I provide?

If my student is struggling overall academically, may I talk to his advisor or academic dean?

My student is contemplating a major change. What services and resources are available to help my student with his or her decision?

Can I get a record of my student’s grades?

What services and resources are available to support my student in his or her academics?

May a BJU student take courses over the summer at a college near home? If so, how can I be sure courses will transfer?

If my student needs to sit out a semester, what courses may be taken?

What does academic probation mean?

How does a student get off academic probation?

Communication

What hours can I call my student’s residence hall room?

What is the best way for my student to communicate with home?

Can a student use a telephone company calling card and Internet-based phone service?

How can I contact my student in the event of an emergency?

What address do I use to mail items to a student?

Student Life

Are there any suggestions for how my student can choose a local church?

May residence hall students go home with a friend for the weekend?

How often may residence hall students spend the weekend away from campus?

My student is on academic probation, but I feel it would benefit him to miss classes. Is this okay?

May students with first-year privileges date off campus?

May students leave after their exams at the end of the year?