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Student Financial Accounts

Your MyCSULB Student Center  provides an easy way to access, view, and manage your student financial account information online. Once you login to the Single-Sign On Portal, you will be able to learn about your student account, payment plans, and paying your fees.

 

About Your Student Account 

Step 1: 
Select the "Account Inquiry" link below the "Finances" section of the Student Center.
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Step 2:
Click on one of the five tabs (summary, activity, charges due, payments, and pending aid) you wish to view. The “summary” tab displays summarized charges, payments, pending financial aid and due charges by term.
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Step 3:
The "activity" tab lists all payments, charges, financial aid and refunds posted by date range and or term(s).       
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Step 4:
The "charges due" tab displays a summary of unpaid charges by due date.     
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The "payments" tab lists all payments including financial aid posted on your account by date range.
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Step 6:
The "pending aid" tab can be viewed by one or all terms.     
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How to Pay Your Fees 

Step 1:
Select the "Make a Payment" link below the "Finances" section of the Student Center.
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Step 2:
Click on the "Make a Payment" button
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Step 3:
Click on the "Go to Payment Website" button.
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Step 4:
Select the charges to pay. 
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Step 5:
Click the "Add to Basket" button.
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Step 6:
Click the "Checkout" button.
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Step 7:
Select a payment method and click on the "Continue Checkout" button.
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Step 8:
Enter the bank information then click the "Continue Checkout" button.
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Step 9:
Review and confirm payment information. Then click on the "Submit Payment" button.
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How to Pay Your Fees With Foreign Currency

Step 1:
Select the "Make a Payment" link below the "Finances" section of the Student Center.

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Step 2:
Click on the "Make a Payment" button
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Step 3:
Click on the "Go to Payment Website" button.
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Step 4:
Select the charges to pay. 

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Step 5:
Click the "Add to Basket" button.

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Step 6:
Click the "Checkout" button.

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Step 7:
Select the "Pay with Foreign Currency" payment method, then click on the “Continue Checkout” button.  You will be taken to a Western Union website to complete your transaction.

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Step 8:
On the next page, select the country from which the payment will be made, then click "Get a Quote."

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Step 9:
Choose a way to pay by selecting one of the payment options below and click "Select."

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Step 10:
Fill out the required fields pertaining to the student and click "Next."

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Step 11:
Next, provide the payer information.  Select "Someone else" if anyone other than the student will complete the transaction, then select the relationship to the student.  Complete the payer information fields and click "Proceed to Payment."

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Step 12:
Once the transaction has been submitted, click "Print Instructions."  The link will include the bank account and SWIFT information that must be provided to the bank in order to process the transfer of funds.  An email with this information will also be sent to the payee email address provided.  Payees will have 72 hours to complete their transaction to secure the conversion rate given at the time.

Below is a sample image of what will be generated for the student.  Please note that the bank information generated can vary depending on the country the funds are coming from and that the "Pay Online" option may not be available for some students.

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NOTE:  Students can also track their payments through the same site by clicking the "Track Your Payment" link.  Input your reference number and select "View Your Payment."

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How to Enroll in a Payment Plan

Step 1:
In the Finances section of the Student Center, select "Enroll in Payment Plan" from the "other financial" drop down menu. In this example, $4,247.00 is the amount due.


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Step 2:
Select Payment Plan. Click on the radio button under Payment Plans to select the available payment plan. Then click on the “Next” button to continue. 

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Step 3:
Review Installments - Review installment dates and amounts. Read the note at the bottom marked “Important.” Then click on the “Next” button to continue.

Note: Financial Aid recipients, please skip to Step 6.

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Step 4:
Agreement - review installment information, notes and the agreement at the bottom. Click the "Yes" box to agree. Then click on the "Enroll" button to continue. 

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Step 5:
Result - you are now enrolled. Review your installment due dates and amounts. To see charges not covered by the payment plan, click on the "View My Account" button. 

 
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Step 6

Financial Aid Students - Your anticipated aid will be deducted from eligible charges less the $2 SIRF Fee and $75 Student Health Fee.

In the example below, the student owes a total of $3,401 and has $1,149 in anticipated aid.  Payment Plan eligible charges would be $2,175 ($3,401 - $1,149 Aid - $2 SIRF Fee - $75 Student Health Fee).  

Financial Aid can be reviewed in the Finances section of MyCSULB by clicking "View Financial Aid."

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Result - you are now enrolled.  Review your installment due dates and amounts.  To see charges not covered by the payment plan, click on the "View My Account" button.

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Step 8:

View My Account - Please note that the $75 Student Health Fee is an out-of-pocket expense that will need to be paid on the initial due date regardless of payment plan enrollment.

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Note:

Students with anticipated aid greater than the total charges due will not be eligible to enroll in the payment plan and will receive the message below when attempting enrollment.

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How to Opt Out of the (SIRF) Student Involvement Representation Fee

Step 1:
Click on the Account Inquiry link under the Finances section of your Student Center. 

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Step 2:
Click on the Activity tab. 

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Step 3:
Click on the information icon next to the SIRF-Student Involv & Repr Fee to learn more about the Student Representation Fee. 

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You can also access more information on the CSSA Website.

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Step 4:
If you choose to ‘Opt Out’ of paying for the Student Representation Fee, click on the ‘OPT OUT’ icon to the right of the fee. 

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Step 5:
Select your Opt Out Reason, then click the Opt Out button. 

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How to view and print Form 1098-T (Tuition Statement) 

Step 1:

From the Finances section of the Student Center, click on "other financial…" drop-down menu and choose the "View 1098-T" option.

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Step 2:

Click the tax year hyperlink to view the 1098-T Form you wish to view, for example, 2017.

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