Hold Catalog

Hold Catalog

Negative Hold
Limit Hold
Positive Hold

 

Negative Hold
Negative holds from the Bursar’s Office commonly refer to a balance past-due and have multiple impacts. 

 

!! This section refers ONLY to Bursar related holds and their impacts. The Bursar's Office cannot discuss, advise or remove account holds placed by other departments (i.e. Registrar, Financial Aid, Academic Advisement etc.) or CUNY campuses. The student must inquire with appropriate department or college for more information !!

Negative Hold

Impact

Description

Resolve Hold

Bursar Hold (BUR)

 

-No Enrollment
-No Transcripts (Unofficial/Official)
-No Enrollment Verification
-No Diploma
-Grade View Disabled

A Bursar Hold is placed on a student's account when there is a past-due balance.

All past-due balances should be paid in full using any of the accepted methods.

!! Personal Check / eCheck will delay hold clearing for 10-business days !!

Bursar In-House Collection Hold (BIH)

-No Enrollment
-No Transcripts (Unofficial/Official)
-No Enrollment Verification
-No Diploma
-Grade View Disabled
-University Block

 

The account is in default and John Jay College is attempting to collect the debt.

All past-due balances should be paid in full using any of the accepted methods.

!! Personal Check / eCheck will delay hold clearing for 10-business days !!

ICR Hold (BIC)

-No Enrollment
-No Transcripts (Unofficial/Official)
-No Enrollment Verification
-No Diploma
-Grade View Disabled
-University Block

-No Payment to College/Pay Collector

The balance has been referred to a collection agency. A BIC-Hold will prohibit direct payment to John Jay College.

Students must pay the collector, including the balance owed to the college and any additional fees/surcharges from ICR.

ICR 1-800-964-5689

ACT Hold (BAZ)

-No Enrollment
-No Transcripts (Unofficial/Official)
-No Enrollment Verification
-No Diploma
-Grade View Disabled
-University Block

-No Payment to College/Pay Collector

The balance has been referred to a collection agency. A BAZ-HOLD will prohibit direct payment to John Jay College.

Students must pay the collector, including the balance owed to the college and any additional fees/surcharges from ACT.

ACT 1-866-887-2800

Limit Hold
Limit holds from the Bursar’s Office commonly refer to restrictive action that does not impact more than one activity.

!! This section refers ONLY to Bursar related holds and their impacts. The Bursar's Office cannot discuss, advise or remove account holds placed by other departments (i.e. Registrar, Financial Aid, Academic Advisement etc.) or CUNY campuses. The student must inquire with appropriate department or college for more information !!

Limit Hold

Impact

Description

Resolve Hold

Bad Check (BCK)

 

Do not Accept eCheck (BNE)

-No Personal Checks

 

-No Electronic Checks

A personal check that cannot be processed because the account holder has non-sufficient funds (NSF) will be rejected by the bank.

Electronic checks (eCheck) that cannot be processed because the account holder has non-sufficient funds (NSF) will be rejected by the bank. 

Electronic checks (eCheck) that cannot be processed because the account holder has entered invalid account information will be rejected by the processor as “Unable to Locate”

Bal + $20.00 per instance
Students will be required to make all subsequent payments by cash or certified check.

Check privileges may not be reinstated for an NSF rejection.

Check privileges may be reinstated as a one-time courtesy for eCheck rejected for “Unable to Locate”

Block Access Payment Plan  (BNP)

-No Payment Plan

Payment plan access is blocked for students referred to a collector

All payments must be made to the collector in-full.

Do Not Refund (BRF)

-No Refund

Refund processing is delayed subject to account review.

Bursar will advise on the status of the student’s account and disbursements.

Positive Hold
Positive holds commonly refer to special services or actions initiated by student/staff. There is no punitive impact to a positive hold. 

!! This section refers ONLY to Bursar related holds and their impacts. The Bursar's Office cannot discuss, advise or remove account holds placed by other departments (i.e. Registrar, Financial Aid, Academic Advisement etc.) or CUNY campuses. The student must inquire with appropriate department or college for more information !!

Positive Hold

Impact

Description

Resolve Hold

Do Not Cancel Registration
(BCF)

-Registration will be saved.

Student is enrolled with a sponsor payer, scholarship or third-party that will pay for the specified term in-full or in-part.

No Action Required.

Enrolled in a Payment Plan(BPP)

-No Impact.

Student is enrolled in an active term payment plan.

No Action Required.