How To Pay
Making a Payment
You may pay the university through the following methods:
Financial Aid as a Payment Option
Financial Aid may be used to cover some or all of registration fees, housing and/or dining charges. See “Using Financial Aid as a Payment Method” below for more information.
Online Payment (preferred method)
Payment can be made online through our CASHNet payment portal. We accept electronic check (eCheck – free of any service charges, ACH transfer from your bank account) or credit card (all major carriers – a 2.75% convenience fee will apply to all credit card and debit card payments).
Learn more about online payments
Any online payments using a credit or debit card will incur a 2.75% non-refundable convenience fee.
Pay In Person
Cash or Check payments (no credit cards) are accepted at:
University Cashier's office Building 1, Room 131E.
Office hours are 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Mail In a Check
Make check payable and mail to:
California Polytechnic State University
University Cashier's Office
1 Grand Ave
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407
Please allow 10 days for mailing time and include your Empl ID# / Student ID number on the check. For your convenience, you may download a
Payment Remittance Form. Note: Before mailing a check, be sure to review any applicable due dates. Online payment is the better option, especially if time is running short.
International Wire Transfer
For international students only. Cal Poly is currently contracted with flywire by peerTransfer.
Preview the process with the
International Wire Transfer User Guide. Pay by Wire Transfer
Housing and Dining Charges
How to pay the 'Initial Payment'
Click here to download instructions