American Language Institute

         at San Francisco State University

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How to Register & Pay:
New Students & Continuing Students

How to Set up an SF State Password

  1. Go to SF State Password.
  2. Enter your SF State ID. You can find the number in your acceptance letter from the ALI
  3. Enter your birthday when prompted, and choose LOGIN.
  4. Answer the password questions to create your password.

How to Register

  1. You must register BEFORE you pay. You should register only when you are ready to pay or else you may be dropped for non-payment and incur charges.
  2. Go to SF State Gateway.
  3. Enter your SF State ID and Password.
    (Set up your SF State Password. )
  4. Choose "Schedule/ Classes" on the left side bar menu under the Student heading
  5. Choose "Summer 2015 Student Center" in the center of the page
  6. Click on Enroll in the left menu.
  7. The schedule number for your SUMMER class is #2525.
  8. You have seven days to pay after you register. If you do not pay within seven days of registering, you will be dropped for non-payment and if class has begun you will have a charge on your record that you must pay.

How to Pay

(Choose one of the following options.)

The last day to register and pay for summer 2015 is May 27.
Tuition: $3,730
Deposit (paid): -$200
Total to be Paid: $3,530

Option 1: Pay Online with a Credit Card:

  1. You can pay with VISA, MASTERCARD, DISCOVER and AMERICAN EXPRESS cards. A (non-refundable) 2.75% fee will be added for using a credit card.
  2. Go to SF State Gateway.
  3. Enter your SF State ID number and password.
  4. Click on "Financial/Jobs" under the Student heading.
  5. Click on "Summer 2015 Student Center"
  6. In the center of the next page in the "Finances" section, click on "Make a Payment."
  7. In the "Your Account" section, click on "Click here to make a payment" Enter your SFSU ID number and password.

* For students paying with an International Credit Card, please input 'CA' as the state and '99999' as the ZIP code.

Option 2: Pay in Person at the SF State campus:

  1. Go to the Bursar’s office (Please see map). Have your SF State ID Number ready. Cashier’s checks, money orders, personal checks and cash are accepted. NO CREDIT CARDS.
  2. Make all checks and money orders out to SF State - CEL/ALI.

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