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Bursar's Office - Columbus State University

Bursar's Office

Bursar's Office

Bursar's Office Mission Statement

The primary mission of the Bursar's office is to support the University's educational goals and financial wellness by working diligently with customers on their financial obligations in order to prevent any disruption to their educational or professional pursuits caused by balances due.

Student Financial Services

  • Acceptance of payments for
    • tuition
    • fees
    • room
    • meal balances
      (please pay online if using credit card)
    • commuter meal plans
      (please pay online if using credit card)
    • transcripts
    • emergency loans
    • field trips
    • replacement IDs
    • background checks
  • Refunds for overpayments on student accounts
  • 1098-T reporting
  • Administration of third-party contracts such as VA Chapter 33 and GoArmyEd
  • In-house loan collections
  • Returned-checks collections

Business Financial Services

  • Disbursement of petty cash
  • Departmental invoicing
  • Processing of departmental deposits
  • Hand-receipt book control
  • Sales & Use tax reporting
  • PCI compliance
  • Processing of departmental refund requests
  • Third-party agency invoicing and collections

Please note: If payment for a financial obligation hold is made with a paper or electronic check, the hold will not be removed immediately. Please allow 10 days for the payment to clear the banking process.

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