Enrollment Deposits

Welcome, Bulldogs! Congratulations on choosing UNC Asheville. Your experience here, both in the classroom and beyond, will prepare you for an exciting future with unlimited possibilities.

Please note: You aren’t officially enrolled until you make your enrollment deposit. To make your deposit and guarantee your spot at UNC Asheville, follow the instructions below, or use this visual guide.

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, click on ePayment, and then click on ePayment again. Once in ePayment, click on the eDeposits 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 tab 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.

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 a written letter of petition with appropriate documentation by May 1, 2019 to:

Dean of Students
CPO #9000
UNC Asheville
One University Heights
Asheville, NC 28804-8521

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

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

About Online Payment Methods

Credit Card Payments

Click on Enrollment Deposit (CC) then Make Deposit Payment. 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.

Please note: There is a transaction fee of 2.75% 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).

The first set of numbers on your check would be your routing number and the second set would be the account number. Do not include the check number with your account number.

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:

For Jump Start or SOAR Program Participants Only

Students participating in the Jump Start Program will have their tuition and housing deposits waived.

The $300 Jump Start or SOAR Program Fee may be paid online through the ePayment link in OnePort. Once in ePayment, you should select Pay under Action to select a payment method and make a payment. You can make a payment by electronic check/ACH or by credit card using Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express.