All charges must be paid in full on the billing due date established by the University for each bill. Failure to make payments by the due date could result in late payment fees or the cancellation of classes.
Electronic Funds Transfer
Using a secure online website, you may authorize an electronic debit to your checking or savings account (U.S. accounts only).
- Students and families should log into MySlice using Firefox or Microsoft Edge with the pop-up blocker disabled (Chrome and Safari are not fully compatible) and use the links to payment options under the ‘Billing/Payments’ tab to click on ‘Make a Payment’ and then ‘Pay Bursar Bill by EFT.’
- To make a payment on your Bursar account simply provide the following information:
- Your bank account number
- Your bank ABA# (located on your check)
- The payment amount
- Your Bursar account will be charged a $25.00 fee for any transaction that is returned due to insufficient funds
- Student account balances are not listed on the payment website. Please refer to your bill for amount due. Online payments can take up to two business days to post to the student account.
- Please do not use the debit/credit card numbers associated with your checking/savings account
Credit Card and Debit Card
Using a secure online website, you may use your credit or debit card to make a payment on your Bursar account. You may use Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express credit cards, or debit cards with the Visa or MasterCard logo.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Transact Integrated Systems, an independent third party contractor that accepts tuition and other payments made using credit and debit cards, charges a non-refundable convenience fee based on the amount charged. The convenience fee is 2.75 % (for payment with a credit or debit card) of the amount charged (with a $3.00 minimum convenience fee for transactions between $20.00 and $109.00.) This fee is established and charged solely by Transact Integrated Systems and not by the University. The convenience fee is paid in full to and retained by Transact Integrated Systems; the University does not receive any of this fee. The charge for the convenience fee will appear separately from the payment on your credit card statement.
There is no convenience fee for payments made using the ACH method.
Please refer to your bill for amount due. Online payments can take up to 2 business days to post to the student account. Please plan accordingly.
529 Plan Distributions
Many 529 College Savings Plans now have a digital distribution option which saves time and improves transparency with real-time payment tracking. When requesting a withdrawal from your plan, please look to see if a digital disbursement is available.
If your 529 Plan will be sending your disbursement by paper check, your payment should be sent to:
Syracuse University, Bursar Operations
119 Bowne Hall
Syracuse, NY 13244
Overnight mail (FEDEX, UPS, USPS) should be mailed to
Syracuse University, Bursar Operations
119 Bowne Hall
Syracuse, NY 13244.
Overnight mail sent from FedEx and UPS will deliver directly to our office. USPS will go through the University mail room, which will take longer to receive and post to the student’s account. Please write your student ID number on the check and include the remittance stub from your online Bursar bill. A $25.00 fee will be charged to your Bursar account for each check that is returned due to insufficient funds.
Outside/external scholarship checks
Outside or external scholarship checks should be mailed to Financial Aid and Scholarships Program, 200 Bowne Hall, Syracuse, NY 13244.
Checks (excluding overnight mail, college savings plan and outside scholarship checks) should be mailed to:
Syracuse University Tuition
Dept 116244, PO Box 5211
Binghamton, NY 13902-5211
Checks must be made payable to Syracuse University and must be drawn on a U.S. bank. Third-party checks will not be accepted. PLEASE DO NOT OVERNIGHT CHECKS TO THIS P.O. BOX. SEE BELOW FOR OVERNIGHT, COLLEGE SAVINGS PLAN AND OUTSIDE SCHOLARSHIP CHECK MAILING INSTRUCTIONS.
International Student Payment Options
As we to continue to try and find innovative and cost efficient methods for our international students to make payments, Syracuse University is pleased to announce a new partnership with CIBC (Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce) International Student Pay .
Using CIBC International Student Pay students can pay fees from anywhere in the world. Access live, competitive Foreign Exchange rates offered exclusively to Syracuse students and held for you for 72 hours. You can track your payments, speak to an agent 24/7 and receive real-time status updates. Click here to watch a tutorial video, also available in French, Hindi, Spanish, Chinese (simplified) and Chinese (traditional). If you have any questions, please visit CIBC ISP FAQ page or contact them directly.
Syracuse University has partnered with three companies that provide an innovative and streamlined way to make international payments. Using CIBC International Student Pay, Flywire, or Convera (Formerly known as Western Union Business Solutions) offer some advantages over a traditional wire transfer.
- There are no hidden bank fees
- Typically, you save on exchange rates
- There are multiple payment options and currencies to choose from
- 24×7 multilingual customer support by chat, email, and telephone
- It is faster than traditional wire transfers (2-3 business days)
- You can track the status of your payment online
Note: you do NOT need to go to a CIBC branch or have a CIBC bank account to use this service.
Tuition Benefits (RTB)
More information about remitted and dependent tuition benefits is available from the Syracuse University Human Resources website: