Financial Holds Policy

If you are unable to access your PSU student account online, you may have a transcript or registration hold.

Log In to to View Holds

If you have holds, the number of holds you have will display in red on your myPSU Dashboard. Select View Hold Details. Your Hold Details are listed on your My Account page, where you'll see the hold type, what it will affect, when it was activated, and contact information for resolving the hold.

If you don't have any holds, "You have no holds." will display on your dashboard and "No holds at this time," will be listed in the Hold section of your My Account page.

Types of Holds

Registration & Transcript Holdsare placed on accounts under any of the following circumstances:

  • Prior term balance is greater than $0.00
  • Account payment is past due on the 2ndor 3rdinstallment of thePSU Payment Plan
  • Current term balance is greater than $250 for accounts enrolled inrestricted differential tuition courses4 weeks into the term
  • UnsatisfiedPerkins Loanrequirements exist
  • Account has been transferred to a collection agency
  • Account has a stop payment or returned check payment associated with it
  • Account has been written off for active collection

If you have a registration hold and you’ve recently paid your balance in full, your hold will be removed automatically by the next business day.No further effort is needed on your part.If you need your hold removed immediately after payment, call the Student Accounts Office at 503-725-3440 and choose option 1 from the phone menu.

  • Transcript Holdsare placed on accounts when the 2nd or 3rd payment plan installments are not paid in full. The missed payment must be paid in full in order to have the transcript hold removed.
  • Diploma Holdsare placed on accounts that have an outstanding balance or unsatisfied Perkins requirements. Diplomas will not be released until accounts have been paid in full and all Perkins requirements are met.
  • Perkins Loan Holdsare placed on accounts that are delinquent. Transcripts and diplomas will not be released on accounts with a Perkins hold until the delinquency has been resolved.
  • Current Address Holdsare placed on accounts with invalid addresses and/or returned mail. The address on file with the university must be updated before the hold can be removed.

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