Total fees include the State University Fee, Non-Resident Tuition, other campus mandatory fees as well as course fees. Payment of fees is required 30 calendar days after registration, or approximately 12 days prior to the first day of instruction, whichever is earlier. For payment deadlines, refer to the Schedule of Classes. Payment must be received by the due date or the student's registration request may be cancelled; postmarks are not accepted. Students who have not completed their registration before 12 days prior to the first day of instruction, must make payment within 24 hours of their registration.
Students are encouraged to make immediate payment to confirm their enrollment requests as classes fill quickly due to CSULB's high enrollment. They may also make a payment before registering (i.e. a deposit), if they choose.
Payment can be satisfied by cash, check, Echeck, credit card, Financial Aid deferments, actual Financial Aid awards, approved payment plans, other approved fee deferments, approved private scholarships, approved tuition waivers, or confirmed third party sponsors. Payments can be made in the following ways:
- In person at the Cashiers Windows, Brotman Hall 148
- Mailed to the Cashiers, Brotman Hall 148, CSULB, 1250 Bellflower Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90840-0103
- In person only at the Cashiers Window, Brotman Hall 148
• ECheck (self service over the web at my.csulb.edu)
• Credit Card
Payment of student fees can be made by credit card (Discover, American Express, or MASTERCARD - VISA not accepted - only) at:
- Self-Service/Smart Pay - over the web at
my.csulb.edu (Smart Pay charges a 2.9% convenience fee)
- Self-Service over the web at my.csulb.edu
Payment of fees CANNOT be made if disputed credit card charges exist on your account.
Contact Student Account Services for further information
A limited number of short term loans to assist in paying for registration fees, books, or authorized emergencies are available to qualified students on a first come, first served basis. Information about this program is available at Brotman Hall 148 at the Cashiering Windows. Recorded Information is available by calling (562) 985-4167.
The Installment Payment Plan is available to all eligible students except financial aid recipients who have sufficient funds to cover the State University Fee. A $33 non-refundable charge is assessed to defer the administrative costs of the program. A 9% service charge is assessed to the deferred balance for non-resident tuition and international Visa students. An Installment Plan Contract must be obtained from Brotman Hall 148, at the Cashiering Windows before submitting payment.