Bursar's Office FAQs

You are sure to have questions of the Bursar's Office. Here are answers to some frequently asked questions.


Q: Why does my account reflect a fine charge?

Answer: Fines are sent to the Bursar’s Office by various departments. For any questions or adjustments necessary to these charges, the student will need to contact that particular office directly.
For example:

  • If a student shows a parking fine charge, he/she will need to contact the Public Safety Department.
  • If a student’s account reflects a Lock Change or Residence Life fines, he/she will have to call the Office of Residence Life.


Q: How much money do I owe the University?

Answer: Bills can be accessed at www.lincoln.edu. Connect through WebAdvisor and click on Log In, which will prompt you to enter your User Id and password. This will take you to the Financial Information screen where you will click on View Account and Make Payments to see your bill. For additional information, please refer to our website under the View an E-bill instructions.


Q: Do any Payment Plan options exist?

Answer: Access the Bursar’s Office Payment Options webpage for details.  If you need to setup a payment plan, please click on Nelnet. All students must have a zero ($0) balance on their student account in order to enroll for a current term. Please refer to our Student Account Policy


Q: When will I receive my refund?

Answer: Refunds are processed automatically once the Financial Aid Office disburses Financial Aid. You will receive an email from Nelnet/Tuition Management Systems when your refund is processed. Please make sure that your refund preference is updated by logging into Lincoln University - PA (afford.com). Note that the quickest way to receive your refund is via direct deposit. If you have questions, you can contact Nelnet at 800-722-4867.


Q: How will I obtain my 1098T form for the current tax year?

Answer: Students will be able to view online and print their 1098T forms for the tax year 2009 and beyond.  Visit ECSI. There is no login credentials necessary. If you have questions, you can contact ECSI - Contact Us.


Q: How will I obtain my 1098T form prior to tax year 2009?

Answer: If you require any tax forms prior to tax year 2009, please email the Bursar at bursar@lincoln.edu. The email should include the name of the student, student ID #, tax year requesting, mailing address, and telephone number where we can reach you.