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Fees and Financial Assistance


Total fees include the State University Fee, Non-Resident Tuition, other campus mandatory fees as well as course fees. Payment of fees is required 30 calendar days after registration, or approximately 12 days prior to the first day of instruction, whichever is earlier. For payment deadlines, refer to the Schedule of Classes. Payment must be received by the due date or the student's registration request may be cancelled; postmarks are not accepted. Students who have not completed their registration before 12 days prior to the first day of instruction, must make payment within 24 hours of their registration.

Students are encouraged to make immediate payment to confirm their enrollment requests as classes fill quickly due to CSULB's high enrollment.

Payment can be satisfied by cash, check, Echeck, credit card, Financial Aid deferments, actual Financial Aid awards, approved payment plans, other approved fee deferments, approved private scholarships, approved tuition waivers, or confirmed third party sponsors. Payments can be made in the following ways:

  • ECheck (self service over the web at
  • Credit Card
    • Payment of student fees can be made by credit card (Discover, American Express, VISA or MASTERCARD - only) at:
    • -- Self-Service/Smart Pay -- over the web at
      MyCSULB (Smart Pay charges a 2.75% service charge)
  • Payment of fees CANNOT be made if disputed credit card charges exist on your account. Contact Student Account Services at (562) 985-8280 for further information.
  • Check
    • – In person at the Cashiers Windows, Brotman Hall 148
    • – Mailed to the Cashiers, Brotman Hall 148, CSULB, 1250 Bellflower Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90840-0103
  • Cash
    • – In person only at the Cashiers Window, Brotman Hall 148

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