Lubbock Christian University

The university offers the following resources for payment of accounts.

  • In the Student Portal ( students can:
    • View account summary–24/7 real time updates for student accounts and financial assistance
    • Make a payment or evaluate available payment options–make a one-time payment using E-Check or Credit/Debit Cards, or enroll in a payment plan. Credit or Debit card payments include a service fee.
    • Share account access–students may share access using "Invite User" feature in the "My Profile" tab.
  • Checks, money orders, cashier checks and cash are accepted in the Student Business Office and by mail at: Student Business Office, 5601 19th St, Lubbock, TX 79407.
  • International payments are accepted from
  • Students should apply for financial assistance before the payment due date. Students can expedite receipt of stipends by completing a direct deposit form, which is accessible on the student portal.

Other services provided by the Student Business Office include the following.

  • Printing account–students may add money to their campus printing account.
  • Assist students in setting up direct deposit and processing checks for student employment
  • Provide 1098T tax forms (given to students only)
  • Resolving additional fees

Note: Students must authorize Student Business Office personnel to discuss student accounts with other individuals, including parents by filling out a FERPA form, Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, located on the student portal.

Payment of Account

Undergraduate student account balances must be settled by paying in full, covered entirely with Financial Aid or a payment plan in place on or before August 17th for the fall and January 5th for the spring. Graduate student account balances for Fall C1 and C2 sessions must be settled on or before August 17th and C3 sessions by October 11th, and balances for Spring C1 and C2 sessions must be paid on or before January 5th and C3 sessions by March 1st. Payment for summer courses must be made by the first day of class. Accounts not complying with the above policy will be denied on campus move in, receive a late fee and/or have classes removed.  The university does not release student academic records if educational costs are not paid. Students will not be allowed to register for classes if there is a hold on the account. Late fees will not be assessed to students current on a payment plan.

Tuition and room and board refunds are computed on a declining scale based on when students withdraw from the university or drop a course. Fees are not refundable. 

After the last day to Drop/Add a class (published on the Academic Calendar for the term), requests for drops must be made by completing a withdrawal or drop form, available in the Office of the Registrar. Fees associated with dropping or adding a class are published with institutional tuition and fee information. Students are responsible for fees associated with schedule changes when changes occur.

Sixteen Week Terms

  • 1st through 7th day of term–100%
  • 8th through 14th day of term–50%
  • 15th through final day of term–0%

Eight Week Sessions

  • 1st through 3rd day of session–100%
  • 4th through 6th day of session–50%
  • 7th through final day of session–0%

Less than Eight Week Sessions

  • 1st day of session–100%
  • 2nd day of session–50%
  • 3rd day through final day of session–0%

Tuition Refund Insurance

Tuition refund insurance is available through GradGuard to protect educational investments. The insurance refunds tuition, fees, and room and board charges up to the annual policy limit of $10,000, if the policy holder is unable to complete the semester due to a covered medical reason. Premium payments are due to GradGuard for students who select this insurance, prior to the first day of classes. For more information, visit GradGuard.


Cancellations occur when registration is cancelled prior to the first day of the term. Requests for cancellations must be communicated to the registrar. Pre-booked travel/trip expenses are not refundable for cancellations.

Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fee grids are available from the website to assist students in estimating the cost of attendances based on enrolled semester credit hours. LCU reserves the right, without notice in this or any other publication, to change, amend, add to, or otherwise alter any or all fees, dues, or rates subject to authorization by the LCU Board, the Executive Leadership Team or Collaborative Dean and Chief Financial Officer approval.