Fee and Payment Information
The CSU makes every effort to keep student costs to a minimum. Fees listed in published schedules or student accounts may need to be increased when public funding is inadequate. Therefore, CSU must reserve the right, even after initial fee payments are made, to increase or modify any listed fees, without notice, until the date when instruction for a particular semester or quarter has begun. All CSU listed fees should be regarded as estimates that are subject to change upon approval by The Board of Trustees and/or the Campus.
Payment Methods- Certified Funds
Make check, cashier's check, money order, or other certified funds payable to SF State. Include your name and SF State ID number on the face of the check. Only certified funds are accepted if you are paying your registration and tuition fees for the first time on or after the first day of instruction for the semester.
*See Returned Check Policy.
Tuition Payments sent by Mail:
To take advantage of your Early and/or Final Priority Registration, tuition payments must be received at the Bursar’s Office and posted to your account at least 2 business days prior to your registration date. It is suggested that students verify that payment has been received and posted to their account by viewing their Financial Statement online at MySFSU.
If there are any discrepancies or concerns regarding your payment, please contact the Bursar’s Office at 415-338-1281, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or in person at the Administration Building 155 or Student Service Building 103.
Please take into consideration delivery and processing time when mailing your payment. The Bursar’s Office is not responsible for any delayed or misdirected mail by the U. S. Postal Service or Campus Mail Services.
REMEMBER: If you have not paid your fees in full, you cannot enroll during the Registration Period.
- General Semester Fee Information
- Schedule of Fees/ Tuition and Registration Process
- Fee Payment Deadlines
- Refund Guidelines
- Financial Aid Recipient Deadlines
- Miscellaneous Fees
- Payment Methods
- Installment Plans
- Special Circumstances
- Important Dates