Changes in Credit/Debit Card payments and payment plan enrollment Fee. Effective March 13, 2016.
Effective March 13, 2016 CUNY made revisions to the procedures for using a credit or debit card to pay for tuition and fees.
If you intend to use a credit or debit card to pay your balance, please do so by using The Payment Plan option.After March 13, 2016 you can pay your balance by echeck via CUNYfirst or pay with cash or certified check at the Bursar’s Office.
6 easy ways to pay your tuition and fees.
Online – Using Credit Card or Electronic Check
To pay online login to CUNYfirst, click on Self Service then Student Center and under the Finance section click Make a Payment:
Credit card and eCheck payments cannot be accepted at the Bursar's Office; these payments must be made using CUNYfirst.
Tuition and Fees
Do you have a past due amount on your account? Do you want to get a jump start on your Spring 2018 semester balance? Sign up now for the Nelnet Payment Plan!
The Enrollment Fee is $40 if you link your payments to your checking/savings account via eCheck which will automatically deduct from your account on a schedule. No need to worry about stamps and keeping track of the due dates! The enrollment fee is $95.00 if you opt to link your payment plan to a credit or debit card. The enrollment fee will be added to your first payment. There will be a $30 return payment fee charged, per occurrence for a returned payment.
The payment plan is administered by Nelnet Business Solutions. To sign-up for the payment plan, log into CUNYfirst > HR Campus Solutions > Self Service > Student Center, then scroll down and select “Enroll/Manage Payment Plan” which is next to the “make a payment” link. Follow the prompts to sign-up for the payment plan. If you choose credit/debit card, the following cards are accepted: American Express, Discover, VISA and MasterCard
* All payments after the initial Payment are automatically withdrawn from your account on the remaining scheduled Payment Dates
The tuition payment plan can be used for prior semester balances which are not in collections. However, the student must have an active CUNYfirst account. Nelnet Customer service is available 24/7, please call (888) 470-6014.
Please Sign-up early to get lower installment payments.Please note that the tuition payment plan can only be accessed through CUNYfirst by following the steps listed above.