College of Staten Island
 The City University of New York

Unit of Administration & Finance
 Payment Options

IMPORTANT:  Once you register for classes you must officially withdraw with the Registrar’s Office prior to the 1st day of the semester on the college’s academic calendar. Students that register for class but do not officially withdraw prior to the date will be responsible for all tuition and fee charges as per City University policy. (Effective August 1, 2013)

Higher One Payment Plan (Pre-Payment Plan) – Effective Spring 2015 Semester

The Sallie Mae Payment Plan is now The Higher One Payment Plan

The Higher One Payment Plan is a pre-payment plan that allows a student to make up to six payments for your tuition (three payments before the semester, and three payments after the semester begins.  Students MUST sign up by telephone (800) 635-0120 or online on their website:

There will be no Higher One representative on campus.  The only way to sign up for the program is by phone or online.  There is a $45.00 fee to sign up with Higher One.  Note: Payments not received by Higher One on or before your contract due date will be charged a $15.00 late fee. 

Please Note: Higher One Payment plans cannot be used for past due balances and are not available for Summer or Winter semester tuition charges.

Payments by mail

Students who wish to pay their bill by check or money order should mail their payments to:
Office of the Bursar
College of Staten Island
2800 Victory Blvd. Room 2A-105
Staten Island , NY 10314

Important: You must mail your payment to the Bursar's Office in time to be received by your due date. If your payment is not received by your due date, your classes are subject to cancellation and your payment will be returned.

Drop Box Payments

Students who want to make payments by check or money order are encouraged to use our drop box located to the right of the Bursar window in building 2A room 105. Students may use the drop box at any time to make their payments.

Important: If you wish to use the drop box on the date your bill is due, you must put your payment in the drop box during Bursar window hours. Students who leave their payments in the drop box on their bill due date after office hours are subject to having their classes cancelled and their payment will be refunded.

In-Person Payments

Students paying their bills with cash must bring their payment to the Bursar Office windows during office hours. Students making payments with a check or money order are strongly encouraged to pay by mail or use the drop box located to the right of the Bursar Office windows.

Third Party Vouchers

Students paying their bills with third party vouchers must submit the voucher to the Bursar's Office on or before their bill due date. Students may send their voucher by mail or leave their voucher in the Bursar drop box.

Important: Students sending their voucher by mail must send it in time to be received by the Bursar's Office on or before your bill due date. Students leaving their voucher in the drop box must do so no later than the close of Bursar window hours on your bill due date.

Late Payment Charges

Students who fail to pay their tuition by their bill due date will be charged a $25.00 late fee. Students who fail to complete their AMS contract will have their AMS contract cancelled and will be charged a $15.00 late fee.

Credit Card Payment