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Electronic Check Payment

Escape the hassles, pay your NYU tuition with an electronic check… Paying tuition is EZ (easy) with E-check!

A convenient way to pay your tuition balance is online by using an Electronic check. Paying your bill by an electronic check will post to your student account immediately, and will initiate the transfer of funds from your bank account within one to two business days. New student paying by electronic check for their Tuition Deposit, payment will be posted to their account the next business day. This service is free of cost.

Benefits of E-checking

24/7 available access

You can pay your bill online from anywhere in the world, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Convenience

No waiting on lines, no stamps, no licking the envelope.

Reliable and Faster

Your payments are applied to your account faster, eliminating the 3 to 10 day check mailing time.

Security

E-check is safe and secure. Your check cannot become lost or stolen.

Avoid Late Fees

Bypass late fees, by e-checking your tuition and fees payments.

New and Continuing Students

New and Continuing students paying their TUITION and FEES ONLY via electronic check: Click on this link.

Students having problem with the above link ONLY, can use this link to pay their TUITION and FEES via electronic check: click here.

Please have the following information available before you proceed:

  1. Student identification number
  2. Amount due
  3. Home address and phone number
  4. E-mail address
  5. Check Information
    • Bank Routing Number (the nine digit number between the two colons on the bottom left of your check)
    • Checking account number

Before the payment process is complete, the system will:

  1. Inform you of the total amount that will be debited from your checking account.
  2. Allow you to confirm the information provided.
  3. Allow you to print a confirmation and receive an e-mail confirmation of payment.

PLEASE NOTE:

Only checking accounts with U.S. financial institutions may be used for making payments. Please be advised this service is not available if payment is being made from a Home Equity Line of credit account. You must submit your line of credit check directly to the Stern Graduate Bursar Office. Paying with an electronic check will initiate the transfer of funds from your bank account within one to two business days. Payments for Tuition deposit made before 3:00 p.m. EST (Monday through Friday, excluding bank holidays) will be posted to the student's account at New York University on the next business day. Payments received after 3:00 will be posted to the student's account on the second business day after payment is made. Please note that payments made between 3 p.m. EST on Friday and 3 p.m. EST on Monday will be posted to the student's account on Tuesday. Payments made for Tuition and Fees by an electronic check will post to your student account immediately.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is E-check?

New York University has contracted with an outside service to permit students to make electronic payments toward their student account. The e-check payment option enables you to make payment toward your student account over the web by using an electronic interface with your bank.

When will the funds be transferred from my bank account?

Paying with an electronic check will initiate the transfer of funds from your bank account within one to two business days.

When will my payment be posted to my NYU student account?

Payments made for Tuition and Fees by an electronic check will post to your account immediately. Payments for Tuition Deposit made before 3:00 p.m. ET (Monday through Friday, excluding bank holidays) will be deposited to the student's account at New York University on the next business day. Payments received after 3:00 will be deposited to the student's account on the second business day after payment is made. Please note that payments made between 3 p.m. ET on Friday and 3 p.m. ET on Monday will be posted to the student's account on Tuesday. Please keep this in mind to avoid late fees.

What if I make an e-check payment on the tuition due date, but the funds are not transferred from my bank account until one to two business days later.

E-checks payments for Tuition and Fees entered on the tuition due date will be posted to your account immediately and be considered on time. Please note that if bank account information is entered incorrectly, the bank will return your payment and we will treat it as a return check. If you have enrolled for classes but do not meet the tuition payment deadline date, your class reservations will be cancelled and you must re-register. To avoid the possibility of your selected courses being closed, we strongly recommend that you meet the tuition payment deadline.

Does my bank/financial institution have to be in the United States?

Yes, only checking accounts with U.S. financial institutions may be used for making payments.

Can I use either a checking or savings account?

Payment using an electronic check must be made only from a checking account.

Can I use a Home Equity Line of credit account to make an e-check payment?

No, please be advised this service is not available if payment is being made from a Home Equity Line of credit account. You must submit your line of credit check directly to the Stern Graduate Bursar's Office.

Can a parent, spouse or employer make payment on behalf of a student?

No, the Tuition and Fees E-check is a secured site and require student log in with their account and password.

What happens if I do not have enough sufficient funds in my checking account when the electronic check is processed?

Insufficient funds will be assessed a returned check fee of $20.00 (plus $100 late payment fee) by NYU and you will be prevented from using a personal check in the future. Your bank may also require you to pay an additional returned check fee.

Can I use a check from my credit card company to make an E-check payment?

No, you must submit a check from your credit card company directly to the Stern Graduate Bursar's Office.