TUITION FEES AND OTHER FEES
- TUITION FEES AND CAMPUS FEES
- INSTALLMENT PAYMENT PLANS
- OTHER FEES
- REFUND POLICY FOR FALL/SPRING
- REFUND SCHEDULE & DEADLINES
- FINANCIAL AID REFUNDS/RETURN OF TITLE IV AID
The CSU makes every effort to keep student costs to a minimum. Tuition fees listed in posted schedules or student accounts may need to be increased when public funding is inadequate. Therefore, the 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 has begun. All CSU listed tuition fees should be regarded as estimates that are subject to change upon approval by The Board of Trustees.
MANDATORY RESIDENT TUITION FEES AND CAMPUS FEES: Fall 2012/Spring 2013
|Undergraduates||Credential Program||Post-Baccalaureate*||Education Doctorate||Doctorate of Physical Therapy|
|0-6 units||More than
|0-6 units||More than
|0-6 units||More than
|0-21 units||0-21 units|
|Associated Students Inc. Fee||$62.00||$62.00||$62.00||$62.00||$62.00||$62.00||$62.00||$62.00|
|Intercollegiate Athletics/Spirit Leaders Fee||$129.00||$129.00||$129.00||$129.00||$129.00||$129.00||$129.00||$129.00|
|Recreational Sports Fee||$12.50||$12.50||$12.50||$12.50||$12.50||$12.50||$12.50||$12.50|
|University Union Fee||$204.00||$204.00||$204.00||$204.00||$204.00||$204.00||$204.00||$204.00|
|Health Facilities Fee||$15.50||$15.50||$15.50||$15.50||$15.50||$15.50||$15.50||$15.50|
|Instructional Related Activity Fee||$8.00||$8.00||$8.00||$8.00||$8.00||$8.00||$8.00||$8.00|
|Student Health & Counseling Services Fee||$113.00||$113.00||$113.00||$113.00||$113.00||$113.00||$113.00||$113.00|
*Post-Baccalaureate classification includes 2nd Bachelors.
The tuition fees and campus fees listed are accurate at the time of posting and are subject to change. For more information on the amount of tuition fees and campus fees to pay and your due dates, check your account at My Sac State.
NON-RESIDENT TUITION: $372.00 per unit plus registration tuition fees and campus fees listed above.
GRADUATE PROFESSIONAL BUSINESS FEES: $254.00 per unit plus tuition fees and campus fees and non-resident tuition (if applicable).
DUE DATE: Your date will be based on the day you register for your FIRST class.
- Those registering through early registration will have fourteen (14) calendar days to pay.
- Those who register during late registration will have seven (7) days to pay.
- Those registering as of the first day of instruction will have two (2) days to pay.
BILLING: The University does not send paper billing statements in the mail.
- Due dates and amounts will be visible on your account the day after registering.
- Log in to the Student Center at My Sac State choose the account inquiry link, and then the activity tab.
A. Tuition Fees Installment Payment Plan - updated November 27, 2012
- The Installment Payment Plan requires that tuition fees and campus fees are paid in four installments. The down payment represents the campus fees (Instructional Related Activities, Associated Students Inc. Programs, Intercollegiate Athletics/Spirit Leaders, Recreational Sports, Transportation, Health Facilities, University Union, Health Services, and Hornet Newspaper Fee) and a one-time $33.00 non-refundable administrative fee.
- The last day to sign up on the plan is September 7, 2012 for Fall 2012 and February 8, 2013 for Spring 2013. Late payments will incur a late fee, and missed payments may result in enrollment cancellation.
B. Non-resident Tuition Installment Payment Plan
- The Education Code allows a non-resident student to pay the required non-resident tuition on an installment basis; limited to three equal installment payments. A 15% administrative fee will be assessed on the total non-resident amount.
- Non-resident students who wish to use this installment plan must go to the Student Financial Services Center in Lassen Hall 1001 to sign an agreement. At that time you will be required to pay registration fees. Non-resident students may use both the installment Payment Plan, and the Non-Resident Tuition Installment Payment Plans.
- A $15.00 late fee will be assessed for each late payment.
A. Parking Permits:
(Note: Fees are subject to change)
Note: Residence Hall rates differ, visit http://www.csus.edu/utaps for more information.
- Temporary permits are not refundable and all permits are nontransferable.
- The University is NOT responsible for lost or stolen parking permits. All students, staff, and faculty are eligible to purchase a parking permit. A permit does not guarantee the holder a parking space in any given area at any given time.
- For questions about Disabled Placards/Request for Waiver of Campus Parking Fee, contact Services to Students with Disabilities, Lassen Hall 1008, (916) 278-6955 or see http://www.csus.edu/SSWD/services/parkinginfo.html. For Residence Hall Permits and carpool permits, contact the Parking Office, 7767 Folsom Blvd. (916) 278-7275.
B. Checks or credit cards returned for any cause............... $20.00
Persons having more than one check (electronic or paper) returned to the University from the bank will not have any checks accepted for their duration at Sacramento State. This includes checks written by another party on the individual’s behalf. These persons are required to make payment by cash, money order, cashier’s check, or credit card only.
NOTE: This is not a complete listing of all fees that may be charged by the University.
Online Payment: Go to the My Sac State Student Center, and choose Account Inquiry, then click the green button to make an online payment.
- Debit Card $5.00 flat fee, (Visa, MasterCard, or Discover displaying the Star, NYCE, or Pulse symbols).
Note: Some banks and credit unions do not participate in the pin-less debit program.
- ECheck $5.00 flat fee.
- Credit Card 2.9% of total amount (Discover, MasterCard, American Express only).
In-Person at the Student Financial Services Center in Lassen Hall Room 1001
- Credit Cards/Debit Cards are NOT accepted for payment of Registration Fees.
- Cash, check, money orders, and credit card checks are accepted for payment of tuition fees and campus fees.
- VISA, MasterCard, Discover, cash, check, and OneCard are accepted for payments OTHER than Registration Fees.
Mail to the Student Financial Services Center
- Check, money orders, cashier’s checks and credit card checks are accepted for payment of tuition fees and campus fees. (Made out to CSUS)
California State University, Sacramento
Student Financial Services Center
6000 J Street, LSN 1001
Sacramento, CA 95819-6052
- If you have been awarded financial aid and completed the required documentation, your tuition fees and campus fees will be deferred until the first disbursement of the semester. Check your My Sac State messages for notification of your deferment.
- At the time of disbursement, the aid will apply to the tuition fees and campus fees and debts before any balance is disbursed to you.
- If the aid disbursed does not cover the full amount of the tuition fees and campus fees owed, you will be responsible for the balance.
- Even with a financial aid deferment, if tuition fees and mandatory campus fees are not paid in full by the end of the second week of instruction you will be subject to enrollment cancellation.
FAILURE TO PAY IN FULL by specified due dates may result in the following:
- a hold on your student records which prevents you from registering, adding or dropping courses, and receiving your diploma and/or transcripts;
- enrollment cancellation from all courses, which may include notification to your professors, forfeiture of fees paid to date, a reenrollment fee of $100.00, delayed re-registration, loss of continuing student status for the following semester;
- collection action, including collection agency referral and/or small claims court, where you will be responsible for all applicable collection and/or court costs.
If you fail to make your payments on time, or if your check is returned by your bank, the following actions may result in:
- late fees;
- hold on your records;
- enrollment cancellation;
- re-enrollment fee;
- returned check charge and late registration fees (where applicable);
- inability to use Installment Payment Plans for subsequent semesters;
- forfeiture of tuition fees and campus fees already paid to the University.
ENROLLMENT CANCELLATION may occur if registration fees are not paid in full by the due date, including checks or credit cards returned for any cause. If your enrollment is cancelled, you may forfeit any registration fees paid to date, be subject to a re-enrollment fee, may be delayed for re-registration, and you may lose your continuing student status for the following semester.
- WITHDRAWING FROM ALL CLASSES: Students who officially withdraw from the University prior to the first day of instruction will receive a 100% refund, minus a $10 processing fee, of Graduate Business Professional fees, tuition fees, campus fees, and non-resident tuition. Beginning with the first day of instruction through the 60% date of the semester, refunds will be on a pro-rata basis using the official withdrawal date. Students are not eligible to receive a refund for withdrawing after the 60% date. (Refer to the refund deadline dates noted in this section.) The pro-rata refund will be calculated by the number of CALENDAR days from the first day of the semester to the date of withdrawal. Refunds will first be applied to any outstanding debt owed to the University.
- DROP IN UNITS: Students who drop from full to half time by the end of the second week of the semester are eligible to receive a 100% refund of the difference in tuition fees, minus a $10 processing fee. Non-resident students who drop units by the end of the second week of the semester are eligible to receive a 100% refund of the difference of non-resident tuition minus a $10.00 processing fee.
Resident and Non-Resident students who drop after the end of the second week of the semester are not eligible to receive a drop in units refund. (Refer to the Student Financial Services Center Web site at http://www.csus.edu/sfsc for specific refund deadline dates.)
- OUTSTANDING-DEBTS: Refunds will first be applied to any outstanding debt owed to the University.
- NON-REFUNDABLE FEES: The Application Fee, Installment Fee, Late Registration Fee, and Enrollment Cancellation Fee are not refundable.
- APPLICATION FOR REFUND: Registration and Non-Resident fees: Students who OFFICIALLY withdraw or drop units within the published deadlines do not need to complete an Application for Refund. Refunds will automatically be issued.
Parking fees: Students requesting a refund of parking fees must complete an Application for Refund at http://www.csus.edu/aba/Forms/2012/Permit%20Refund%20Form.pdf and affix the parking permit to the application. The Application for Refund will be processed by the Student Financial Services Center.
For the most up-to-date refund information go to http://www.csus.edu/sfsc.
Withdraw and Receive a 100% Refund minus $10 processing fee.
Receive a Prorated Refund
|Fall||August 27 - December 14||August 24*||September 7**||October 31||October 31|
|Spring||January 28 - May 24||January 25*||February 8**||April 10||April 10|
* After this date students are eligible to receive a pro-rated refund only if withdrawing from all classes.
** After this date students are not eligible to receive a refund for Drop In Units or Change in Tuition Fee Category.
|Forms are available from||Fall||Spring|
|Student Service Counter until||September 7||February 8|
|Academic Advising Office beginning||September 10||February 11|
NOTE: After this date students are eligible to receive a pro-rated refund only if withdrawing from all classes.
2. DROP IN UNITS
Resident students who drop units from full-time to half-time and non-resident students who drop units by the campus add/drop deadline will receive a refund of the difference in tuition fees and/or applicable non-resident tuition.
Deadline for Drop In Units/Change in Tuition Fee Category
NOTE: Resident students who drop from full to half-time after this date are not eligible to receive a refund. Non-Resident students who drop units after this date are not eligible to receive a refund. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with policies and procedures concerning add/drop and refund deadlines.
|Time Limits||Amount of Refund|
|May 2 - Aug 26||by January 20||$159.00|
|August 27 - Sept 23||Jan 23 - Feb 24||$119.00|
|Sept 24 - Oct 21||Feb 27 - March 30||$80.00|
|Oct 22 - Nov 18||April 2 - April 27||$40.00|
No Auto or Motorcycle Refunds after 11/16/2012 for Fall and 4/26/2013 for Spring
|Motorcycles||Amount of Refund|
|May 2 - Aug 26||by January 20||$40.00|
|August 27 - Sept 23||Jan 23 - Feb 24||$30.00|
|Sept 24 - Oct 21||Feb 27 - March 30||$20.00|
|Oct 22 - Nov 18||April 2 - April 27||$10.00|
NO REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED FOR WEEKLY PERMITS
Extenuating Circumstances: Students who believe they have extenuating circumstances that warrant a refund after the published deadlines must submit an Application for Refund at http://www.csus.edu/aba/Forms/2012/Permit%20Refund%20Form.pdf with a complete explanation of the circumstances and any supporting documentation to the Student Financial Services Center.
The Application Fee, Installment Fee, Reenrollment Fee, and Late Registration Fee are NOT refundable.
A student who receives aid and withdraws, drops out, is expelled, etc., during or after the first day of instruction will be reviewed in accordance with the Federal Title IV Return of Title IV Policy.
Federal regulations require using the pro rata calculation if the student withdrew on or before the 60% date of the enrollment period.
Students who withdraw after the 60% date will have refunds calculated in accordance with the policy, referenced in California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Sections 41802 (resident) and 41913 (non-resident).
The refund amount is always determined by the student’s withdrawal date. Students are required to officially withdraw from the University. In the event that the student’s progress does not reflect attendance (i.e., 0.00 GPA resulting from “W” or “WU” grade), the unofficial withdrawal date used will be the mid-point of the payment period for which aid was disbursed or a date documented by Sacramento State.
A repayment situation may occur when a student receives aid as a disbursement to cover living expenses and ceases attendance. Sacramento State must determine if the disbursement was greater than the student’s living expenses up to the withdrawal date.
Additional information concerning the Return of Title IV calculations is available in the Financial Aid Office.