UNILAG Procedure for Instalment Payment of Tuition Fees 2024

The University of Lagos (UNILAG) allows students to pay their school fees in installments. This is to help students who may not be able to afford to pay the full amount of fees upfront.

UNILAG Procedure For Instalment Payment of School Fees

Following various complaints by a cross-section of new and returning students of their inability to take advantage of the Instalment Option for the payment of their fees, kindly find below the procedure for payment in instalments:

  1. Generate payment advice from the student portal. Please note that the payment advice used for the first payment will also be used for subsequent payments.
  2. Proceed to pay 50% obligatory fees with 100% utility fees. This means that:

A. For new undergraduates who opt for payment in instalments, the minimum payment is Utility (100%) + toxicology (100%) + obligatory (50%). Thus, the breakdown for all new undergraduates is as follows:

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Types of Charges Courses without labs/studio Courses with labs/studio
Utility N20,000 N20,000
Toxicology     N10,000 N10,000
Obligatory fees N63,162.50 N88,150
Total N93,162.50 N118,150.00

B. For returning undergraduates who opt for payment in instalments, the minimum payment is Utility 100% + 50% obligatory. Thus, the breakdown is as follows:

Types of Charges Courses without labs/studio Courses with labs/studio Medical Students, Students in Pharmacy and Health Professions
Utility N20,000 N20,000 N20,000
Obligatory fees N50,375 N70,125 N95,125
Total N70,375.00 N90,125.00 N115,125.00

3. Kindly note that 20% of the balance must be paid before the printing of examination dockets for 1st Semester, 2023/2024 examinations. This means that:

A. New students will pay:

Courses without labs/studio Courses with labs/studio
20% of balance N25,265 N35,260

B.  Returning students will pay:

Courses without labs/ studio Courses with labs/studio Medical Students, Students in Pharmacy and Health Professions
20% of balance N20,150 N28,050 N38,050

4. The final 30% balance must be paid before the end of registration for 2nd Semester, 2023/2024. This means that:

A. New students will pay:

Courses without labs/studio Courses with labs/studio
Final 30% balance N37,897.50 N52,890.00

B.  Final Year Students will pay:

Courses without labs/ studio Courses with labs/studio Medical Students, Students in Pharmacy and Health Professions
Convocation fees N30,000 N30,000 N30,000
Final 30% balance N30,225 N42,075 N57,075
Total N60,225.00 N72,075.00 N87,075.00

C.  Other Returning Students will pay:

Courses without labs/ studio Courses with labs/studio Medical Students, Students in Pharmacy and Health Professions
Final 30% balance N30,225.00 N42,075.00 N57,075.00

How to Pay in Installments

To pay your school fees in installments, you will need to follow these steps:

1. Log in to the UNILAG student portal.
2. Click on the “Payments” tab.
3. Select the “Instalment Payment” option.
4. Generate a payment advice.
5. Pay the first installment.
6. Pay the second installment before the end of the course registration for the second semester.

Important Notes

  • The installment payment plan is only available to full-time students.
  • Students who fail to pay the full amount of fees by the due date will be deregistered.

Conclusion

The installment payment plan is a great way for students to manage their finances and pay their school fees in a way that is affordable for them. If you are a student at UNILAG, I encourage you to take advantage of this plan.

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FAQs

1. What happens if I miss a payment deadline?

If you miss a payment deadline, you will be deregistered from the university. You will need to pay the full amount of fees and reapply for admission.

2. What if I am experiencing financial difficulties?

If you are experiencing financial difficulties, you can apply for a waiver or reduction of fees. You can apply for a waiver if you are unable to pay the full amount of fees due to circumstances beyond your control. You can apply for a reduction of fees if you are able to pay some of the fees but not the full amount.

3. How do I apply for a waiver or reduction of fees?

You can apply for a waiver or reduction of fees by submitting a letter to the Dean of Students’ Office. The letter must include documentation that supports your request.

4. Where can I get more information about the installment payment plan?

You can get more information about the installment payment plan by visiting the UNILAG website or by contacting the Student Affairs Office.

Alamu Tosin

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