Fall 2021 Important Dates

Fees Viewable - First Years - 08/09/2020
Fees Viewable - Transfers when enrolled starting 08/12/2020
Students WITHOUT Financial Aid — Past due the later of 08/24/2020 or 7 days after posting, Class Cancellation: 08/31/2020
Students WITH Financial Aid — Past due: 09/14/2020, not subject to class cancellation

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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.

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Term (Registration-Tuition) Payment Plans

Cal Poly offers payment plans for Registration-Tuition charges. The student must enroll in the payment plan no later than the system-wide due date for that quarter.

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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 2.65% convenience fee will apply to all credit card and debit card payments).

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Pay Online

Any online payments using a credit or debit card will incur a 2.65% non-refundable convenience fee.

Pay In Person

Check payments may be left in the Drop Box at:

University Cashier's Office
Building 1, Room 131E.

Lobby hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 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
Administration 131E
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 Payments

Cal Poly accepts payments from around the world through our International Payment Portal, powered by Flywire. In this portal you can pay by international wire transfer, foreign debit/credit cards, as well as other local payment options from your home country.

Preview the process and find out more here.

Pay with Flywire

Housing and Dining Charges

Payment Options:

  • Personal Payment (online payments preferred)

    An 'Initial Payment' will be required during the application process. Balance of annual charges will be posted per quarter with each quarterly amount split into 3 payment due dates and amounts. Payments due the first of each month September through May.

  • Financial Aid