Payment Options

Term bill payments are accepted in the form of e-check, credit card (online only), check, or cash. Payments can be made online or through the mail only. Payments are not accepted in-person or via phone.

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

Please note that if you make a payment after your term bill due date, you will be assessed a late payment charge of $125

Electronic Checks (E-Checks)

E-check transactions are electronic withdrawals from either your checking or savings bank account. Payment with e-check is the most secure and convenient way to pay your tuition and fees, there is no additional fees or charges. Click to view instructions for completing the e-check payment process via your online student account. 

If your e-check is returned as unpaid from the bank, a $60 returned payment fee is assessed. The $60 fee consists of a $50 administrative fee and a $10 returned check charge assessed by our payment processor when a payment fails. You may also be assessed additional late fees if you fail to make payment by the due date indicated on your student statement of account. Any payments not honored by the bank will be redeposited and will incur applicable late and penalty fees.

Please allow 3-5 days for your payment to be reflected on your online term bill. You will not be charged a late fee during processing time.

Credit Cards

Credit cards can be used to make payments online only, payments are not accepted via phone or in person. A nonrefundable 2.7 percent service fee of the total amount paid is assessed by the credit card company. Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover cards are accepted for online payments.

For RBHS students, credit card payments have a nonrefundable 2.5 percent service fee.

Mailed Checks

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:

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


Appointments are limited and available only to students who need to pay with cash. You can find the link to book an appointment on the Payment Center page.