Student Financial Services

Payment Options

6 easy ways to pay your tuition and fees

Important Notice for all registered students

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:

  • Electronic Check: a fast and simple payment method that can be made from regular U.S. checking or savings accounts. You will need your bank's routing number and your account number, which is available on the bottom of your check or from your financial institution. There are no service charge fees when paying with an electronic check.
  • Credit Cards: acceptable forms of credit cards are American Express, MasterCard, Visa or Discover Card. Please note there is a non-refundable 2.65% convenience fee charged on credit and debit card transactions. It is a separate charge and will be added to the total cost of your bill.
  • Debit Cards: payments can be made if the debit card has a Mastercard logo.

Credit card and eCheck payments cannot be accepted at the Bursar's Office; these payments must be made using CUNYfirst.

In Person

  • Paying by cash, money orders or certified checks: (made payable to Bronx Community College) are only accepted at the Bursar's Office, located in Colston Hall, Main lobby. The following are not accepted: personal checks, company checks, paychecks, third party checks and partial payments.
  • Paying with a Voucher: Students who have an outside agency, a union or job to pay for their tuition must bring the voucher to the Bursar's Office with any additional payment required. Third party vouchers are applicable only when the college is authorized to directly bill the company and is not contingent upon completion of the course or receipt of a particular grade.

Financial Aid

  • For students with anticipated aid that shows in their CUNYfirst account and covers all tuition and fees. Financial Aid will automatically pay tuition and fees charges and no action is necessary.
  • For students with accepted financial aid but is not sufficient to cover tuition charges, students must pay the remaining tuition charges by the payment due dates on their bill. Students may enroll in the tuition payment plan or make a payment online or pay by mail or in person at the Bursar's Office to avoid being dropped from classes.
  • Please contact the Financial Aid Office if you have any questions regarding financial aid eligibility or if you need assistance in filing your FAFSA application. The Financial Aid Office is located in Colston Hall [CO], room 504 or call 718.289.5700 or visit the website at

Tuition and Fees – Payment Plan

As of Fall 2015 the payment plan will be administered by Nelnet Business Solutions. This installment payment plan gives students the options to pay for Fall or Spring tuition and fees on a monthly basis. The number of months will be determined by when the student signs–up for the plan. To sign–up for the payment plan log into CUNYfirst >Self Service>Student Center>Finance and click the “Enroll/Manage Payment plan” link, then follow the prompts to sign–up for the payment plan.

The student’s first payment will consist of a down payment plus the application fee. Payments can be made by a Credit Card (American Express, Discover, VISA or MasterCard only) or Payments can also be made using a debit card which has a MasterCard or VISA logo. Please be advised that there is a 2.65% non–refundable convenience fee charged on credit and debit card transactions in addition to the tuition and fee charges. There is no charge for Payment s made by Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT) also known as e–check.

The application fee for the payment plan is $40 per semester.

Please click this link for more information about the payment plan and other fees…

Target Dates To Enroll By

Fall 2015 (15 week schools)

Last Day to Enroll Online Number of Payments Months of Payments
June 25 6 June – Nov
July 26 5 July – Nov
Aug 26 4 Aug – Nov
Sept 2 3 Sept – Nov

For Customer service call (888)470-6014.


  • The plan is not available for winter and summer sessions or for prior semester balances.
  • Enrollment for the tuition payment plan can only be accessed through CUNYfirst.
  • The payment plan will cover all tuition and fees charges on the student registration bill. Students are responsible to pay all tuition and fees charges directly to Nelnet Business Solutions.
  • Students who sign up for the Tuition Payment Plan and receive financial aid which covers the entire balance or part of the balance, Nelnet Business Solutions will adjust the payment plan to show the correct balance. The College will apply any available financial aid towards a student’s balance even if the student has signed up for a payment plan and the contract will be adjusted accordingly.

By Mail

  • Please send money orders or certified checks (made payable to Bronx Community College) to:
    Bronx Community College
    2155 University Avenue
    Bronx, New York. 10453
    Attn: Bursar's Office, Colston Hall, Main Lobby
  • The following are not accepted: personal checks, company checks, paychecks, third party checks and partial payments.
  • Please mail your payments 3-5 business days before your payment due dates.

Drop Box

  • The drop box is located at the Bursar's window at the main entrance of Colston Hall [CO] lobby. Only money orders or certified checks are accepted. Write your name, CUNYfirst emplid and the semester the payment is for on the money order or certified check. If you wish to use the drop box on the date your bill is due, you must place your payment in the drop box during the Bursar's Office hours.  Students who leave their payments in the drop box on their bill due date after the Bursar's Office hours are subject to having their classes cancelled. Note: Do not place cash in the drop box.


  • Once you enroll in your classes you are accepting financial responsibility for payment. If you plan on not attending BCC, you must officially drop your courses, before the first day of classes, to cancel registration for the semester or session and to avoid liability charges. See the Tuition Refund Policy for more information.
  • The college will NOT mail a bill to your home. A copy of your statement can be printed through your online access to CUNYfirst.
  • All tuition and fees are subject to change without notice at anytime upon action by the Board of Trustees of the City University of New York, regardless of the tuition and fees in effect at the time of registration.
  • Payment Note: if you do not make full payment on your tuition and fees and other college bills and your account is sent to a collection agency, you will be responsible for all collection costs, including agency fees, attorney fees and court costs, in addition to whatever amounts you owe the college.

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