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Updated Payment Plan Information: Nelnet is QC's tuition payment plan. You can pay your Spring 2016 bill in monthly installments by enrolling in the Nelnet Payment Plan (by your due date) for a fee of $40. Enroll in Nelnet through your CUNYfirst Self-Service Student Center.

For details on how to enroll in the Nelnet Payment Plan, please view the Nelnet Payment Plan Video.

If you register
Payment is due
November 2 - November 15 December 1, 2015
November 16 - December 5 December 15, 2015
December 6 - December 28 December 28, 2015
December 29 - January 3
If you register
Payment is due
November 2 - December 5 December 15, 2015
December 6 - January 8 January 15, 2016
January 9 - January 22 January 22, 2016
January 23 or later Immediately

Visit your online self-service center to view your account. It is strongly suggested that you pay your bill online, as we are expecting long lines at the Bursar's Office. If paying by check, you can also take advantage of our drop-off boxes located within the front doors of Jefferson Hall and outside the Bursar’s Office in JH200. Payment online by credit card (American Express, Visa, MasterCard or Discover) will incur a nonrefundable 2.65% convenience fee. Payment by electronic fund transfer (e-check) is available with no charge to the student.

If you are a financial aid student, you are required to pay the difference between the anticipated aid appearing on your account and your tuition and fee bill. If the anticipated aid appearing on your account covers your entire bill, no payment is due. If you choose not to attend classes, YOU must drop your courses before the first day of class to avoid any liability.
Welcome to the Office of the Bursar
The Bursar’s Office collects payments and cancels registrations. Credit card payments (MasterCard, American Express, Visa, and Discover) are handled through CUNYfirst (please note: a 2.65% nonrefundable convenience fee is charged for all credit card transactions). An e-check payment from your checking or savings account is available at no charge. Follow the payment instructions in the schedule of classes and in the Bursar's Information Letter; please do not mail cash.
The Bursar's Office has gone paperless!
Tuition bills are no longer mailed to students. An email will be sent to your QC account informing you of the due date of your bill, based on when you registered. This notice will direct you to CUNYfirst to view your bill.
If you do not have a Queens College email account, go to CAMS and register for one immediately.

Direct Deposit is the fastest, safest, and most convenient method to receive your refunds, including financial aid and Work-Study funds. Direct Deposit eliminates the chance that your check will get lost, misdirected, or delayed during delivery, or misplaced once you receive it.

Enroll today and your next financial aid and/or tuition and fee refund can be deposited right into your bank account. You only need your bank account and bank routing numbers.

To enroll in Direct Deposit, log in to your CUNYfirst Self-Service account and follow these easy steps:

  1. Navigate to Self-Service >Campus Finances >Manage My Account
  2. Click Add Account on the My Accounts page and enter the required account information then click Next *TIP: Refer to your check or bank to verify your Bank Code (routing number) and account
  3. Make sure you then click Enroll in Direct Deposit
  4. Select your account nickname and click Next
  5. Read the Enroll in Direct Deposit Agreement, click Yes to agree and SUBMIT to finish.
About this message:

CUNY will never ask you to confirm any person information via email. Alway sign on to CUNYfirst to process your transactions and review account details. You will receive an email from CUNYfirst confirming changes to your direct deposit information.

If you have already signed up for Direct Deposit, thank you for helping CUNY go green!


 Office Information

Location: Jefferson Hall - Room 200
Telephone: 718-997-4500

Office Hours
Monday - Thursday, 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Tuesday and Wednesday, 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. (when classes are in session)

Contact Us

 Useful Telephone Numbers

Undergraduate Admissions: 718-997-5600
Graduate Admissions: 718-997-5200
Summer Session: 718-997-5890
Registrar: 718-997-4400
Tuition/Pay Your Bill (Bursar): 718-997-4500
Hope Scholarship & Lifetime Learning Tax Credit Hotline: 718-997-4534
Financial Aid: 718-997-5100

Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice, pursuant to the CUNY Board of Trustees resolution.

Bursar Information Letter
To view payment due dates, go to the Bursar Information Letter and select the semester needed.

Registration Review Appeals
No handwritten appeals will be accepted. To open and enter information into the appeal form below, please use a browser other than Firefox (i.e. Google Chrome or Internet Explorer).  

Once completed, please submit the appeal form to the Welcome Center located in the lobby of Jefferson Hall.

Click here: Registration Review Appeal Form.


 Bursar Information Letter


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