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Payment Options

You can pay your term bill with an electronic check (e-check) or credit card (online only), a check, or cash. E-check and credit card payments are not accepted in person or via phone. 

View our International Payments page to learn how to make payments from international banking institutions. 

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  • E-check transactions are electronic withdrawals from your checking or savings bank account. This is the most secure and convenient way to pay your tuition and fees, and there is no additional fee or charge to pay by e-check.  

    Please allow 3-5 days for your payment to be reflected on your online term bill.

    View instructions for the e-check payment process via your online student account. 

    RBHS Students: View instructions for the e-check payment process via Banner Self Service.

  • Credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover cards) can be used to make online payments only. When paying by credit card, please be aware that a nonrefundable 2.45 percent service fee of the total amount paid is assessed by the credit card company. 

  • Personal checks, money orders, and cashier checks are accepted through the mail. Indicate the student's name, telephone number, and RUID/A number on the front of the check. 

    Mail your payment and term bill to: 

    Term Bill Processing Unit 
    Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey 
    P.O. Box 2021 
    New Brunswick, NJ 08903-2021 

  • Due to the health and safety concerns associated with handling cash for students and staff, it is strongly encouraged that students use electronic payment methods instead of cash when making a payment. Payers should review the Cash Handling Policy before making in-person payments at our payment centers.