Bursar  {Fiscal Affairs}

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Fee Information

The CSU makes every effort to keep student costs to a minimum.  Tuition 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 tuition fee payments are made, to increase or modify any listed tuition fees, without notice, until the date when instruction for a particular semester or quarter has begun.  All CSU listed tuition fees should be regarded as estimates that are subject to change upon approval by The Board of Trustees and/or the Campus.


Special Circumstances- Financial Aid Recipients

Fee Deferment:  If you have been awarded and have accepted an offer of financial aid, excluding college work study, your tuition fee payment will be postponed with a fee deferment.   You may register for classes without paying tuition and fees up front. Do not apply for the University's Installment Payment Agreement unless your aid has been cancelled. See Fee Payment Deadlines - Financial Aid Receiptant Fee Deadlines for more information.

If you are found to be ineligible for financial aid after you have enrolled in classes or if your financial aid is not sufficient to pay your tuition and fees in full, you are responsible for paying the fees or unpaid balance before the first day of the semester, August 27, 2012. Payments received on or after the first day of the semester will be assessed a non-refundable administrative fee of $20.

If you register for classes and decide not to attend SFSU, you must drop all classes by the published refund deadline of August 24, 2012 through Gator Reg at MySFSU and/or in person at the Registrar's Office. (See Refund Guidelines under Title IV- Return of Federal Financial Aid Fund Due to Withdrawal).

Disbursement:  You must register through Gator Reg (SF State's web registration system) in order to receive your Financial Aid at the beginning of the semester. The Financial Aid Office will not authorize disbursement until you are officially enrolled in at least the minimum number of units required for the types and amounts of Financial Aid you have been awarded. There will be no exceptions to this requirement.

Note: Refund application requests received from subsidized students whose fees were deducted from Financial Aid awards will be processed only after additional payment is received from the agency.


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Bursar's Office - San Francisco State University

1600 Holloway Ave - Adm 155, San Francisco, CA 94132-4161

Phone: 1.415.338.1281 - Fax: 1.415.338.7787 - Email: bursar@sfsu.edu