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Frequently Asked Questions

 

What does "Bursar" mean?

This is one of the most frequent questions we hear. Here is one definition of the word, “Bursar.”

 

BURSAR

Pronunciation: ‘bər-sər, -sär’

Function: noun

Etymology: Medieval Latin bursarius, from bursa

Meaning: an officer (as of a monastery or college) in charge of funds; Treasurer

Taken from Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary http://www.merriam-webster.com/

 

 

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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