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Paying Your Tuition Bill

When To Expect Your Bill

We email a bill announcement for each semester of your enrollment, and instruct you to login to MyPlattsburgh to view your bill, select your options, and confirm your enrollment.  For example, we start to email bill announcements for the fall semester in early July with a due date in early August. We start to email bills for the spring semester in late November with a due date in mid-December. Once you receive an email bill announcement, you have until the due date to select your options, confirm your enrollment, and make payment in full. You normally have about three weeks between the date you receive the bill and its due date.

Visit MyPlattsburgh to
view your bill, select your options, and accept your charges

What You Will See In Your Bill

Your bill includes optional fees on it such as the parking, fitness center, and green fee among others. Visit our Fees web page to learn more about our optional fees. Failure to accept charges or pay the bill in full by the due date may result in administrative fees, late fees, and holds. Instructions accompany each bill and are also available at Forms.

How Your Bill Is Calculated

Financial aid is deducted from the bill as long as you have completed all of the steps that are required for us to pay the aid to your account. If there appears to be aid "missing" from your bill, check whether you have any financial aid requirements on MyPlattsburgh or contact our office. If you need a Loan to help pay for college, the federal student loans that we offered you in your award letter are generally the least expensive loan option.

Options for Help In Paying Your Bill

Students who require additional assistance to cover their bill or educations expenses may wish to consider a Payment Plan, Parent PLUS Loan, or alternative student loan. A Parent PLUS loan is generally less expensive than an alternative loan. We encourage you to explore all other available resources before applying for an alternative loan.

Timeline for Financial Aid

  • October 1 - First day to complete FAFSA and TAP for next academic year
  • December 15 - Target date for high-need (i.e. Pell eligible) students to complete FAFSA
  • May 1 - Target date for all students to complete FAFSA
  • June 1 - Target date to complete all tasks for aid to be deducted on the tuition bill

Timeline for Billing

  • July 7 - Fall bills available
  • August 7 - Earliest due date for fall bills
  • August 25 - First day of fall semester
  • November 20 - Spring bills available
  • December 17 - Earliest due date for spring bills
  • January 26- First day of spring semester


Contact Information

For more information about Financial Aid at SUNY Plattsburgh, please contact:

Financial Aid Office
Location: Kehoe Administration Building, Suite 401-410
Phone: (518) 564-2072
Toll-Free Phone: (877) 768-5976
Fax: (518)564-4079

Our mailing address:

Financial Aid Office
SUNY Plattsburgh
101 Broad Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901-12681