The Finance Department’s prime responsibility is to ensure the financial stability and sustainability of SUC by projecting and assessing risk at regular intervals. This is achieved by implementing effective control systems, supporting & advising departments in managing their budgets and expenditures. The Finance department serves students, staff and SUC community with accuracy. Finance Department provides guidance and orientation on budgeting, accounting and financial services for the academic and administrative departments of SUC that will enable it to achieve its mission. In order to assist SUC in achieving its mission, the department develops implements, maintains and monitors department wise revenues and expenditures that ensure accountability and transparency in managing the financial resources efficiently & effectively. This system requires the department to properly account for the financial transactions in line with the planned budget. It also analyses and reports all budget information in order to help the management take appropriate decisions. The department prepares and supervises the budgetary and financial aspect of the international offices. The department handles the transportation facility which is extended to the students, staff and faculty. The physical resource facility management is another area which is managed by the department. The main responsibility is to keep the campus and the surrounding in pristine condition to allow uninterrupted services.
A. To monitor, assess and report all financial information to ensure financial stability of SUC To accurately report all financial information
B. To prepare the annual budget.
C. To monitor the financial operations
D. To follow appropriate accounting procedures
E. To follow risk management policies
F. To monitor and control the expenditures of the University
G. To implement and follow appropriate purchase policy
H. To ensure that the correct internal & external audits are implemented.
I. To review the finance calendar activities
J. To organize employee training
i. FEE PAYMENT POLICY
As per the fee schedule issued, the students are required to comply and adhere to the following terms and conditions:
Fees shall be paid at the time and in the manner specified in the payment plan issued to the student at the time of admission into SUC.
The rule stipulates that the installment falls due on the first day of every calendar month and should be paid before the 10th of that month, until or unless SUC issues any notice mentioning any change in the payment method or in the event of SUC remaining closed for any major holidays / events, the next working day will be the effective date for payment of fees. SUC will not issue any circular / notices and will not be responsible for any negligence regarding any Information which is not gathered by the students in the stipulated time frame mentioned. The students have every right to gather or seek information on such aspects like fee payment deadlines, and any other fee related issue involving students.
Students who fail to make payment of tuition fees within the first ten days will be charged AED 10/- per day from the 11th of the due month till the payment is received. Student whose fees are outstanding for one month will have their portal services blocked and will be activated only on clearing their dues. Student having two months outstanding will be deactivated and if the fees are not cleared before the final examination, student will be withdrawn from the semester. Students having tuition fee due will have their academic record withheld and would not be allowed to proceed the semester as well as not to register for the next semester.
As a last resort, a notice of termination for non-payment of fees will be sent to the student. The notice will specify the amount of the debt and the date at which the termination becomes effective. The student may have the choice of re-admittance provided the entire dues to the SUC is paid; SUC has the right to impose a re-registration fees which will be payable in a manner specified by SUC at that time. A re-registration fees of AED 1,500/- will be applicable in order to reactivate the student.
On the termination of a student’s enrolment under the provision of these regulations, an admission cancellation form shall be completed by the Students Service Department and forwarded to the Finance and Administration Department for further action.
Students who are deactivated on account of pending fees at the end of the financial year can be re-activated with the clearance of dues including re-activation charges of AED 2,500/-.
Terms and conditions for students paying fees through cheques/ credit cards:
Students are permitted to pay fees either by way of Cash, Cheques or Credit Cards. Students who wish to pay their fees with cheques have to make sure they adhere to the following terms and conditions.
All cheques should be made payable to "Skyline University College LLC" and the date mentioned on the cheques should not be latter than the 10th of the month. Any exception should be ratified by the concerned official.
Students should ensure that there are no errors or overwriting in the cheques and proper authorized signatures are there for every correction made in the cheques.
Students should ensure that cheques given should contain the new security feature as per the mandate of Central Bank of UAE.
Students should ensure that they procure a receipt for every transaction and the contents should be checked before leaving the counter.
Each student should ensure the honoring of their cheques as the state laws ensures maximum penalty for cheques which are returned unpaid. In the event of a cheque being dishonored the student will be penalized with a cheque return charge of AED 500/- and further acceptance of cheques from the student will be denied.
iii) FEE STRUCTURE REVIEWS AND AMENDMENTS
The component of the fees and miscellaneous fees are subject to annual review taking into consideration various internal and external factors. Fees are reviewed taking into consideration the affordability of the students and market situations. The change in fees is ratified by the Dean and send to the Board of Governors for final approval.
CENTRE FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Admission policies primarily discuss the initial amount payable for any courses managed / operated by the CPD (both IATA and Internally run courses). Considering the high cost of kits it is obligatory that the initial fees collected covers the cost of the kits. Below mentioned is the payment schedule of all IATA courses run by CPD. This payment policy evidently outlines the payment mode and clear payment instructions are to be communicated to the prospective students that Issuance of kits and attendance of classes will be possible only after completing the payment formalities.
All courses managed / operated by the CPD department will follow the below mentioned payment mode: At the time of admission- 100% of the course fees (Cash / Current dated cheque only)
At the time of admission- Registration fees along with the post dated cheques are mandatory.
At the time of admission- Registration fees should be paid and the balance payment to be paid as per the installment plan.
What is the role of Finance Department?The Finance Department's prime responsibility is to ensure the financial stability and sustainability of SUC by projecting and assessing risk at regular intervals.
What are the goals of Finance Department?
The goals of FinanceDepartment are:
- i. Assess the financial resources to ensure financial stability of SUC
- ii. To accurately report all financial information
- iii. To prepare the annual budget.
- iv. To monitor the financial operations
- v. To follow risk management policie
What are the functions of Finance Department?The Finance Department manages the fiscal resources, fee collections, accounting and auditing, financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting, purchasing and inventory management, risk management and physical facility management.
What is the fee collection policy of Finance Department?To know more about fee collection policy of Finance Department click here.
What is the refund policy of Finance Department?To know more about refund policy of Finance Department click here.
What are the different scholarships offered to the students?To know more about scholarship policy for the continuing students and the prospective students click here
What is Tuition fees payment plan?Every student will be issued with the invoice upon successful completion of the admission which mentions the amount to be paid and the due date of payment.
How can a student apply for a financial transaction details?Students can apply for the fee statement details through his portal and it will be made available to the students within 48 hours. The student can view his fee status in his portal.
What is the due date for the payment of fees?The rule stipulates that the installment falls due on the first day of every calendar month and should be paid before the 10th of that month.
Is there any fine if the payment is delayed?Students who fail to make payment of tuition fees within the first ten days will be charged AED 10/- per day (excluding 5% VAT) from the 11th of the due month till the payment is received.
What are the Security and refundable Deposits?Refundable Deposits are taken from Visa students as "Passport Guarantee" which is refundable after the cancellation of their visa and from Hostel Students as "Hostel Deposit" which is refundable after exiting from the hostel (after clearance of all dues).
What is the reimbursement policy for faculty and staff?Reimbursements are done as per the policies laid down by SUC.
What is purchase policy of SUC?All the purchases of SUC are done through requisition process. Quotations are sought from the minimum of three vendors to finalize the purchase process. Vendors are selected every year based on their reputation, market standing and by comparing the market prices.
How does Finance Department facilitates transportation of the staff?Transportation is given free of cost to the staff members form the selected locations in Sharjah.
How are the budgets of the department prepared?The budgets of the departments are prepared taking the last year's budget as the base. The current requirement for the department are analyzed and based on that budgetary amounts are appropriated.