*Some payment options are unavailable while the campus is closed and Bursar staff are working remotely. Current options are listed below.*
Payment by E-Check (Electronic
Students may pay their
bill with an e-check, which electronically debits a checking or savings
account, online via CUNYfirst. No fee is charged for an e-check
transaction. For detailed
instructions on how to pay by e-check, review our FAQ’s or the Bursar
Payment by Credit Card
All credit card payments (Visa, MasterCard, American Express,
and Discover) are processed through CUNYfirst. When your credit card payment is processed, a nonrefundable service fee of 2.65% will be charged to your account in addition to your payment. For more information about credit and debit card payments please read this advisory. Advisory: Enhanced Credit and Debit Card Payment Options for Tuition and Fees
No credit card payments are accepted by fax, mail, telephone, or at our Bursar's Office window. If you are paying for any non-instructional fees such as readmission fees, application fees, or decals, etc., you cannot use a credit card at this time.
Prepaid Debit Card - Cash Only Payments
Due to social distancing procedures, the college is currently unable to accept in-person payments. As an alternative, students may pay their bill using a prepaid debit card electronically online via CUNYfirst. There are several prepaid debit card options, many do not charge any activation or online fees and most can be conveniently obtained from stores in your neighborhood. Please research online to determine which prepaid card will meet your need. Note: When processing payment to the college in this manner, a non-refundable service fee of 2.65% will be charged, in addition to your payment.
Nelnet Payment Plan
interested in a monthly payment plan may enroll in the Nelnet Payment Plan
through their CUNYfirst Self-Service Center. Payment
plans are available for Spring, Summer, and Fall terms. The enrollment fee is $25 per term. If paying by credit/debit
card, a non-refundable service fee of 2.65% will be charged to your account in addition to your payment. For the most up to date information about enrollment and payment dates, visit mycollegepaymentplan.com/cuny. Queens College is a 15 week school.
The payment plan will consider any prior term balances on your student account.
For detailed instructions
on how to enroll in a payment plan, review our FAQ’s, the Bursar Information
Letter, and/or view the Nelnet Payment Plan video.
529 College Savings Plan
the disbursement be direct deposited to your bank account, then pay Queens
College via e-check online by the student’s due date
Note: Withdrawals from
the 529 account must match payment for qualifying expenses within the same tax
Employer and/or Third
Party Paying Bill
The student’s voucher or official employer authorization
letter must be submitted, via email, immediately upon receipt and/or
before the due date of the student’s bill.
The student’s award letter must be submitted, via email, immediately upon receipt and/or before the due date of the student’s
The respective college department will inform the Financial
Aid Office of the student’s award. The Financial Aid Office will post the award
to the student’s account.
Federal and State
- Students must apply
early so that awards are reflected on their student account by their due date.
- Any financial aid
appearing on the student account is ESTIMATED
and subject to change.
Aid will not appear on the student account unless all instructions outlined in
the student’s award letter are followed and all requested documents are
Students must check and complete all items on their
To Do List in their Self-Service Center on CUNYfirst.
the financial aid payment does not fully cover the student’s balance, the
student is responsible for paying the difference by their due date.
- If the financial aid the student expected is not posted to the bill, the student must
resolve any issues with the Financial Aid Office before the bill due date.
in the student’s semester enrollment can result in reduced or revoked financial
aid, making the student responsible for paying any remaining balance on their bill.
- If the
student becomes ineligible early for all aid originally posted to the bill and
made no payment, the student’s registration may be canceled for non-payment.
aid programs require a Declaration of Major form be filed in order for a
student to continue to receive aid. Students completing the form must get
departmental signatures, then submit it to the One Stop Service Center no later
than the end of the first three weeks of the semester for which it needs to be
the Financial Aid website for additional information.