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 – Payment Plan
The payment plan is opened for the Fall 2016 semester and you can now sign-up for the payment plan. The payment plan is administered by Nelnet Business solutions. Higher One (formerly Sallie Mae) will no longer administer the plan. To sign-up for the payment plan log into CUNYfirst > Self Service > Student Center then click the "Finances" tab and select "Enroll/Manage Payment Plan" which is opposite the "make a payment" link, then follow the prompts to sign-up for the payment plan. Payments can be made by a Credit Card or debit card which has a MasterCard or VISA logo.
The Enrollment Fee is $40 if you link you 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 cost is $95.00 if you opt to link your payment program to a credit or debit card. The enrollment fee will be added to your first payment. There will be a $30 return payment fee is charged, per occurrence for a returned payment.
*All payments after the initial Payment are automatically withdrawn from your account on the remaining scheduled Payment Dates
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