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Office of the Bursar

Ethel DeStephan
Santa Rita Hall 212

Phone: (973) 290-4443

Office Hours:
M-F: 8:30am-4:30pm

Email if you need to schedule a personal appointment for a later hour during the week.

Student Services - Bursar

Santa Rita Hall


At the College of Saint Elizabeth, the primary mission of the Office of the Bursar is to service the student population in an efficient and professional manner. The office strives for excellence in providing services to its constituents.

In addition the Bursar's Office is charged with providing various fiduciary functions to students, faculty and staff which involve management of billing and collections, refunding and accounting of student tuition, coordinating with financial aid, disbursement of federal, private, institutional aid, handling refund checks. Specific responsibilities of the office require providing timely and accurate information to students regarding account balances and disbursements as well as collecting tuition and housing revenue.

The Bursar specifically administers the daily operations and personnel of the department and implements policy related decisions, recommends changes that affect more efficient processes. As a result, the bursar and staff, while administering to student accounts, are charged with safeguarding college finances and records, ensuring adherence to all relevant policies and procedures mandated by federal, state, and local government, as well as trustees and the college administration.

The Bursar's Office remains cognizant of its mission to provide excellent service and remain vigilant as gate keeper of the College's financial assets as well as a front facing department that has direct influence on student and public perception of the College as a whole.

Billing Deadlines

The College reserves the right to change established tuition, fees and services, to add fees and services and to determine the effective date of such changes without prior notice.

Summer I & II 2018

April 18-20, 2018

May 11, 2018

Summer III 2018

April 20-24, 2018

June 14, 2018

Fall 2018

July 3-10, 2018

August 10, 2018

Payment Methods

The following payment methods are available to all students:

Students can also choose to make payment plans for current and future semesters only through Tuition Pay Plan by calling the company directly at 1-800-635-0120.

Postdated checks are not accepted. Paper checks not honored by the bank are subject to a $100 returned check charge. Any balance unpaid on the student account that results from the returned check is subject to late fees.

If the check is returned that was used to register for a given semester, the student's registration will be reversed and the student will be withdrawn from the classes.

Uncollected funds must be replaced by a certified check or money order. The College reserves the right to require a cashier's or certified check on future payments.

Who We Are

Founded in 1899 by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth, the College of Saint Elizabeth has a strong tradition of concern for the poor, for developing leadership in a spirit of service and social responsibility, and a commitment to the promotion of women as full partners in society.

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