The beginning of this year I finished a semester at college. I have since transferred to another school and before changing I made sure my tuition and such was paid. Today I got a call from a collections agency letting me know I had an unpaid debt. Apparently there had been a few other charges on my account with the school that I had no clue about and had never received correspondence from the school that I still had a past due amount. Now they also expect me to pay a fee for being sent to collections, and if had know about the debt it would have been paid. The root of my questions is, is the school required by law to send me notice of debt before referring me to collections?