Application Fee Deposit Instructions

Congratulations on your recent acceptance to the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. A $75 [non-refundable] Application Processing fee, as well as a non-refundable Seat Deposit, is required.  Please be advised that the deposit is due two weeks after the receipt of your NetID letter. If you have any questions or concerns about the deposit, please contact your college representative.

Enrollment Deposit Policy

At the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, there is a $200 [non-refundable] enrollment deposit for some accepted students in the College of Health Professions, some accepted students in the College of Nursing, and for accepted students in the Dental Hygiene programs in the College of Dentistry. Exceptions exist for accepted Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Dentistry (DDS), Physician Assistant, Nurse Anesthesia, Graduate Health Sciences, and Medicine students. The Pharmacy and Physical Therapy students must pay an enrollment deposit of $500 [non-refundable]. The Dentistry (DDS) and Physician Assistant students must pay an enrollment deposit of $1,000 [non-refundable] and Nurse Anesthesia students must pay an enrollment deposit of $1,500 [non-refundable]. The Graduate Health Sciences and Medicine students do not have to pay an enrollment deposit.

Paying online is the only method used at UTHSC. Please do not send any checks and/or any other forms of payment to the Office of Admissions. To access Banner Self-Service and pay the application processing fee, please follow the steps below.

To pay the $75 Non-Refundable Application Fee

  1. Go to www.uthsc.edu, under CURRENT STUDENTS, click Banner Self-Service.
  2. Enter your Net ID and PASSWORD.
  3. On the Main Menu page, click STUDENT.
  4. Under STUDENT MENU, click on Student Account.
  5. In Student Account, click on Account Summary.
  6. In Account Summary at the bottom of page, click on View/Pay Fees. (Balance of $75 should be shown under Account Summary).
  7. Temporary screen will appear…please wait while the system is processing.
  8. Click on the Payment tab and under Action click Pay.
  9. Under SELECT A PAYMENT METHOD*, select payment method [e.g., Electronic Check-ACH, or Credit Card], then click Continue.
    Important Note: Online credit card payments are processed through Pay-Path Payment Services for UTHSC student accounts. A Pay-Path Payment Service fee of 2.75% (minimum $3.00) will be added to your total charge which is non-refundable.
  10. Under Account Information, enter required information. Click Continue.
  11. Enter personal information [e.g., cardholder name, expiration date, etc.], click Continue.
  12. Please review payment confirmation. Click Submit Payment.
  13. Please save Payment Confirmation page for your records.

To Pay the Non-Refundable Seat Deposit

  1. To make a Non-Refundable Seat Deposit/Payment, continue with the following after Step #7 mentioned above.
  2. On your home account page – QUICK VIEW, click the eDEPOSITS tab at the top of the page.
  3. Under the deposit tab, select the appropriate academic term in which your program starts.
  4. Under MAKE A DEPOSIT/PAYMENT, select your program {e.g., <COLLEGE> Credit Card}, click Select.
  5. After you select your program, the deposit name, term, maximum payment amount, and payment amount will appear. Select Make Deposit Payment.
  6. Under SELECT A PAYMENT METHOD, select payment method {e.g., Electronic Check-ACH or Credit Card}, then click Continue.
  7. Please review payment confirmation. Click Submit Payment.
  8. Please save Payment Confirmation page for your records.

If you encounter any difficulties or have any other questions, please contact the Bursar’s Office at (901) 448-5550, at cashier@uthsc.edu, or review information on the Bursar’s website.
We look forward to seeing you on campus