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Office of Business Affairs
147 Sycamore Street
Pikeville, Kentucky 41501
UPIKE’s Office of Business Affairs oversees the functions of financial management, accounting, budgeting and reporting, procurement management and administrative services.
The Office of Business Affairs is located on the lower level of the Administration Building and serves as a valuable resource to students during their time at UPIKE.
Student accounts, which can conveniently be viewed online, are comprised of financial aid, payment and charges. Students are encouraged to periodically review account information pertaining to their financial aid and charges.
Students’ account balances must be paid in full, or payments arrangements must be made, prior to registration. Account balances must be resolved before diplomas or transcripts can be issued. Payments can be made within the office via check, credit/debit card, cash or money order.
Payments can be made online. For payments by credit/debit card, a 2.7 percent convenience fee assessed by the payment processor. Paying with a check, whether in person or online, will not incur a fee unless the check does not clear the student’s banking account.
In the event a student withdraws or drops a class during a semester, tuition refund rates are published in the student catalog. Students entitled to refund checks can pick them up in the Office of Business Affairs or choose to receive them electronically. Students anticipating a refund check should ensure the Office of Business Affairs has their correct bank account information.
Students can visit the Office of Business Affairs to ask questions regarding accounts.
Students must submit all necessary information to Human Resources to be entered into the payroll system. Before a paycheck can be issued, students must enter their hours worked online. Work-study and student payroll checks can be picked up in the office or received electronically.
Incoming students are required to complete a series of processes with select offices on campus prior to beginning of classes and moving into residence halls. For students who do not complete the required processes during the appropriate time frame, UPIKE offers Bear Pause events. During scheduled Bear Pause events, incoming students interact with pertinent campus offices to complete all required processes and payment transactions.