Cleveland State University

Office of Treasury Services

Special Information for New Students

As a new freshman or a transfer student, you are being asked to address a number of new issues for which you might not be completely prepared. We want you to succeed academically! Here are some of the basics regarding your tuition and your student account:

  • Payment for your registered classes is required before the first day of the academic semester.
    • For the Spring 2013 term, payment in full is due before Monday, January 7, 2013
    • For the Summer 2013 term, payment in full is due before Monday, May 13, 2013
    • For the Fall 2013 term, payment in full is due before Monday, August 19, 2013
    • For the Spring 2014 term, payment in full is due before Monday, January 6, 2014
    • For the Summer 2014 term, payment in full is due before Monday, May 12, 2014
  • An alternative is to enroll in the budget payment plan. Our budget payment plans are interest free and there is no application fee to enroll in a payment plan. We can incorporate your tuition, housing, course fees, and parking hangtag into your monthly payments. You must enroll on-line every semester. Make your initial payment and then it’s just a few clicks to enroll (go to the Account tab, then the Payment Plan tab on CampusNet). Remember, you must make your first payment BEFORE the due date. If your payments are not received by the due date, you will be subject to $100 late fees each month your account remains unpaid.
  • It takes time to maneuver through financial aid, especially the first time. If you are late in applying for financial aid, or are still waiting for your award letter, you should enroll in a budget payment plan. Any overpayment will be refunded to you after your financial aid has been disbursed. Students who choose to wait for their aid to disburse may incur late fees - these are not refundable.
  • We support the University's sustainability initiatives - we do NOT send out paper invoices.
  • Cleveland State does not issue paper checks. We utilize a third party agent, Higher One to offer direct deposit of financial aid overawards and refunds to our students. Participation is mandatory. If no selection on an electronic deposit is made, you will be issued a paper check approximately 10 days after a credit is posted to your student account.
  • Use CampusNet to verify your account balance and make your payments. You can avoid the lines and still meet all the payment deadlines!
  • We send out courtesy reminder email notices just before a payment due date is approaching. Please pay attention to these. They will help you avoid late payment fees. Not receiving an email, or not reading it in time, doesn't mean your payment isn't due.
  • If you are enrolled in a payment plan: Missing a payment, making a late payment or making only a partial payment will result in a $25 late fee being assessed each month.
  • If you are not enrolled in a payment plan: A $100 late fee will be assessed each month your account remains unpaid.
  • Please keep your mailing address current on CampusNet.
  • Update your email address on CampusNet. Every student receives a CSU email address. You can forward your mail from your CSU account to a personal email account. That way you only need to check one place for current information from the University. Please note that often an instructor will provide a Blackboard email address to access academic information. Your CSU email account (ending with @vikes.csuohio.edu) is the email address utilized by administrative offices, including Treasury Services, to communicate with students.
  • Like Us” on Facebook and you’ll receive important text messages reminding you of approaching due dates.

Right to Withhold Services

Cleveland State University authorizes the Office of Treasury Services to restrict any services to current/former students and current/former employees until any past due amounts owed to the University are paid in full. These services include, but are not limited to, the release of all academic records (e.g., diploma, and transcripts), the continuation of auxiliary services (health insurance), and registration for future semesters. Past due amounts include, but are not limited to: fees, tuition, library, health services charges, fines and loans due to the University.

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Mailing Address
Cleveland State University
2121 Euclid Avenue, MC 115
Cleveland, OH 44115-2214
Campus Location
Main Classroom, Room 115
1899 East 22nd Street
Phone: 216.687.5411
Toll Free: 888.CSUOHIO
allin1@csuohio.edu


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