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FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AGREEMENT AND REVOLVING CHARGE CONTRACT

“The Student Accounts office is excited to present a new Financial Responsibility Agreement! With state and national laws changing, the current Revolving Charge Contract is being updated and split into two documents; the Financial Responsibility Agreement, and the Revolving Charge Contract for payment arrangements. These changes will make things easier for students to open their student account, and does not require any additional information to complete. The next time you log into Webster, just read & accept. That’s all there is to it.

Beginning Tuesday, May 12, 2015, all students will need to accept their new Financial Responsibility Agreement in Webster. Upon logging into Webster, the first screen that is populated will provide the Financial Responsibility Agreement and acceptance button. This agreement is required for all students as their promise to pay on their student account.

If you have a current Revolving Charge Contract on file, it will remain in effect and will continue to be used as a payment arrangement, if needed.”

If you have any questions, please  contact us –  Student Accounts office at 541-962-3590, or by email at cashier@eou.edu.

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Degree Works 

**DEGREE WORKS IS NOW AVAILABLE – FALL TERM 2014**


To access your Degree Works account:  Log in to Webster at: https://www.eou.edu/it/webster/,
select:  Student Services and Financial Aid;  next select: Student Records, and finally Degree Works.

You are encouraged to watch the video instructions for accessing Degree Works that is available on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BR9iYDs8y8U&feature=youtu.be

NOTE:  Once you log into Webster and click the Degree Works link if you get a blank page, check the right side of the address bar in your browser to make sure your popups are allowed.

Degree Works FAQs

Some changes will still be made and not all student transfer work has been articulated so it will not display in detail.

Degree Works is a web-based tool engineered to help students and advisers monitor students’ progress toward degree completion. Degree Works combines EOU’s degree requirements and individual student’s completed coursework into an easy-to-read worksheet.

All catalog requirements from Fall 2006 through 2015 have been programmed.

Through Degree Works, students and advisers will be able to:

  • View the academic requirements for their degree program(s)

  • See how all completed courses apply to degree requirements

  • Identify courses needed to complete their degree(s)

  • View their grades

  • View transfer credit hours earned

  • Calculate a GPA based on their performance for the term

  • Calculate the grade combination(s) needed to achieve a goal GPA

  • Plan for registration in future quarters

  • Create What-If audits to process speculative degree audits based on current class history

  • Estimate how many quarters it will take to graduate

  • And more…!

Important Note:  Degree Works is designed to aid and facilitate academic advising, but is not intended to replace face-to-face advising sessions. Degree Works is neither an official academic transcript nor an official notification of completion of degree requirements.

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Student Account

Sign up for E-Disbursement-It’s the quickest way to receive your Financial Aid Refund!
The Student Accounts office will automatically process Financial Aid refunds daily for students that have enrolled in E-Disbursement. E-Disbursements will be deposited into your bank account as follows:
US Bank Accounts: 1 business day after the refund transaction (ERFD-Student Electronic Refund) has posted to your Student Account
All Other Bank Accounts: 2 business days after the refund transaction (ERFD-Student Electronic Refund) has posted to your Student Account.
Refunds via paper check will be mailed every day the first two weeks of each term, beginning the first day of the term. After 2nd week, checks will be included in a weekly batch process and will be mailed to the students mailing or billing address on file at the Registrar’s office. Therefore, students need to make certain that their address is current in their Webster account.

 

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EOU named most affordable online college in Oregon

News contact: Laura Hancock | University Advancement
541-962-3585 | lhancock@eou.edu

December 20, 2013
LA GRANDE, Ore. (EOU) – From correspondence courses to streaming video, Eastern Oregon University has been a leader in providing access to quality education beyond the borders of a physical campus since 1979.

EOU also tops a new list of the 16 most economical colleges and universities in Oregon offering distance-learning options.

Affordable Colleges Online, a web resource for students and families, assigns rankings to public and private non-profit schools in all 50 U.S. states.

Online programs at over 2,000 accredited institutions were researched utilizing national data sources for tuition and fees charged during the 2012-13 academic year.

“Offering students great online programs is only half the battle,” said Dan Schuessler, founder of AC Online. “The colleges on our list offer students quality, flexibility and affordability.”

EOU’s undergraduate tuition for online and onsite courses is currently $138 per credit hour. Tuition and fees for this year total $7,533.

Onsite courses are defined as those available at EOU’s 16 regional centers across the state.

“Online and onsite programming is not just an additional modality for taking classes at EOU,” said Steve Adkison, provost and senior vice president for Academic Affairs. “It is a core aspect of who we are as a university.”

EOU students pursuing their education from afar receive robust support including one-on-one interaction with their professors, access to academic advising, eTutoring and other services tailored for their unique needs.

“Each college and student services area takes an active role in providing high-quality, high-touch experiences for our students,” said Sharon Nelson, interim director of Regional Operations.

The university’s distance offerings have grown from one academic major to include 10 complete online degrees.

Today students from around the globe are studying anthropology/sociology, business administration, English/writing, fire services administration, history, liberal studies, philosophy, politics and economics, physical activity and health, psychology and public administration.

Add 18 different minors to the mix ranging from communications to Native American studies and clearly there are a lot of options.

“We foresee continued growth in the number of degree programs and associated minors and courses we offer for effective learning at a distance,” Adkison said.

Graduate degrees in teaching, science in education and business administration are also available onsite, and the first cohort of a new low-residency master of fine arts in creative writing is set to begin fall 2014.

Complete rankings and a spotlight EOU interview are available atwww.affordablecollegesonline.org/online-colleges/oregon.

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About AC Online
Affordable Colleges Online provides students with information about affordable higher education options. The website offers financial aid videos, expert advice and cost savings ideas. AC Online is a trusted resource for college stats and rankings. Most recently the site launched a feature that provides students with a categorized directory of free online introductory, or “101″, classes from several top named U.S. universities such as MIT, Michigan and U.C. Berkeley.

 

 

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