Important Information

FERPA

It is the policy of Savannah State University, in accordance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), to withhold personally identifiable information contained in a student’s educational records unless the student has consented to the disclosure or FERPA allows disclosure. Information, such as grades, class schedules, student account inquires, and financial aid awards may not be released without consent from the student.

Student Health Insurance Waiver (SHIP)

Students can apply for a waiver via the United Healthcare student center portal at https://www.uhcsr.com/savannahstate during the periods: Fall Dates: July 19- August 20. Students can only apply for a waiver once their Student Health Insurance charge has been applied on their account for 24 hours. Charges must be loaded into United Healthcare to be waived. 

Late Registration

Undergraduate and graduate students who complete registration after the published registration days at the beginning of each semester will be charged a non-refundable late registration fee of $100.00. Dates are posted on our Academic Catalog. 

Drop for Nonpayment

Students are dropped due to non-payment of tuition and fees by deadline to the University. To avoid being dropped, make sure you check your student e-mail and PAWS account before the drop/add periods end. Dates are posted on our Academic Catalog. 

Electronic Book Vouchers

The University offers electronic bookstore vouchers through the use of the student’s ID card. Any excess Financial Aid that exceeds their charges can be used in the bookstore during the published days. Fall Dates: August 2 - August 25

1098-Tuition Statement

To ensure accuracy and timely processing of the tax form, you must ensure your mailing address is correct and our system has a valid Social Security Number for you. Update by October 31st. You must review the online 1098-T tax consent information in your Online Student Center at the beginning of each term.

Tax forms can be found in the Online Student Center once available. Tax forms are created in January and will be made available by January 30th each year.