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Office of the Bursar

Ethel DeStephan
Santa Rita Hall 212

Phone: (973) 290-4443
bursar@steu.edu

Office Hours:
M-F: 8:30am-4:30pm

Email bursar@steu.edu if you need to schedule a personal appointment for a later hour during the week.

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Welcome

At Saint Elizabeth University, the primary mission of the Office of the Bursar is to service the student population in an efficient and professional manner. The office strives for excellence in providing services to its constituents.

In addition, the Bursar's Office is charged with providing various fiduciary functions to students, faculty and staff which involve management of billing and collections, refunding and accounting of student tuition, coordinating with financial aid, disbursement of federal, private, institutional aid, handling refund checks. Specific responsibilities of the office require providing timely and accurate information to students regarding account balances and disbursements as well as collecting tuition and housing revenue.

The Bursar specifically administers the daily operations and personnel of the department and implements policy related decisions, recommends changes that affect more efficient processes. As a result, the bursar and staff, while administering to student accounts, are charged with safeguarding SEU finances and records, ensuring adherence to all relevant policies and procedures mandated by federal, state, and local government, as well as trustees and SEU administration.

The Bursar's Office remains cognizant of its mission to provide excellent service and remain vigilant as gate keeper of the University's financial assets as well as a front facing department that has direct influence on student and public perception of the University as a whole.

Billing Deadlines

SEU reserves the right to change established tuition, fees and services, to add fees and services and to determine the effective date of such changes without prior notice.

Term

Billing Date

Due Date

Fall 2020

July 13-17, 2020

August 17, 2020

Intersession 2021

November 10-17, 2020

Upon receipt

Payment Methods

The following payment methods are available to all students:

  • Credit card
  • Cash (exact change)
  • Personal check
  • Cashier's check
  • Certified check
  • Money order

Students can also choose to make payment plans for current and future semesters only through Tuition Pay Plan by calling the company directly at 1-800-635-0120.

Postdated checks are not accepted. Paper checks not honored by the bank are subject to a $100 returned check charge. Any balance unpaid on the student account that results from the returned check is subject to late fees.

If the check that was used to register for a given semester is returned, the student's registration will be reversed and the student will be withdrawn from the classes.

Uncollected funds must be replaced by a certified check or money order. SEU reserves the right to require a cashier's or certified check on future payments.