Enrollment Deposit

Congratulations on your acceptance to UNC Asheville! We believe you are a great fit for our community.

New Fall 2022 Early Decision Admit?

You may confirm your enrollment through your admission application student portal by selecting the link for the UNCA Enrollment Form. The Enrollment Form will allow you to accept (or decline) your offer of admission and to submit your enrollment deposit payment. Enrollment deposits may be submitted electronically by credit card or checking account (ACH).

If you prefer to submit your enrollment deposit payment by mail, please complete the Enrollment Form in the admission student portal. Additional instructions will be provided.

New in Spring 2022? Follow the Directions Below for How to Pay Your Enrollment Deposit Online

Step 1

Use the log-in information provided in your acceptance letter to set up your UNC Asheville password at accountinfo.unca.edu. Once you’ve set up a password, log in to OnePort at oneport.unca.edu.

Step 2

Look for the Financial Aid and Payments folder on the left, and click on ePayment. Once in ePayment, click on the Deposits tab at the top of the page. Select the term you are making a deposit for (fall or spring only).

Step 3

Select the deposit payment type you wish to make from the drop-down menu. You have the option to make a credit card payment (CC) or an electronic check payment (ACH). See the About Payment Methods section below for details on each payment method.

  • To pay your $300 enrollment deposit by credit card, select CC Enrollment Deposit.
  • To pay your $300 enrollment deposit by electronic check, select ACH Enrollment Deposit.

Note: All freshmen are required to live on campus their first year.

All new freshmen are required to live on campus during their first year of enrollment, regardless of their parents’ or guardians’ place of residence. Waivers for this requirement are granted only for exceptional circumstances. Students who feel that their circumstances require such a waiver should submit the “first year student housing waiver request” form, located in the Forms and Agreements section of the Housing portal. Students must be fully admitted in order to access the waiver request form.

For first-year students who have received a housing deposit waiver, or for transfer students not living on campus:

  • To pay a $150 tuition deposit with an electronic check (ACH), select the term and then select ACH Tuition Deposit ONLY. To make a credit card payment, click Make a Payment, Amount Due, and $150.

For first-year students who have received a tuition deposit waiver:

  • To pay a $150 housing deposit with an electronic check (ACH), select the term and then select ACH Housing Deposit ONLY. To make a credit card payment, click Make a Payment, Amount Due, and $150.

About Online Payment Methods

Credit Card Payments

Click on CC Enrollment Deposit, then Select, then Continue. For Method, select Credit Card via Paypath and Continue. Then click on Continue to PayPath. This will open the credit card payment window in PayPath.

PayPath will display the student ID and term for the payment. Select Continue. It will then display the deposit amount of $300. Select Continue. This will bring up the screen where you can enter your credit card information. Please complete the fields on this screen with special attention to the required fields.

There is a transaction fee of 2.85% for credit card payments.

Electronic Check (ACH) Payments

Select the ACH payment you want to make, then Make Deposit Payment. Then select Electronic Check (checking/savings) and Continue. This will bring up the screen where you can enter your banking information to make your payment. Please complete this form with special attention to the required fields.

You will be required to enter the following information: the Account Type, ABA Routing Number, Account Number, Confirm Account Number and Name On Account. You will have the option to save the payment method for future use and Save Payment Method As (a name for this payment method).

Be sure to verify your routing and account numbers! See the example provided in ePayment.

Note: Online checking/savings payments can only be made from U.S. bank accounts. Payments from international accounts need to be made via credit card.

How to Pay Your Enrollment Deposit by Mail

Mail in your completed Enrollment Deposit Form and check: