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How do I make a payment?

Payments may be made online by electronic check (no fee) or credit card though you MyCSUB (MasterCard, VISA, American Express and Discover Cards are accepted with a 2.75% convenience fee). You may pay by cash or check, in person at either the Main campus or Antelope Valley Campus Cashier windows. Checks may be mailed:

CSUB Cashier Office 35 ADM

California State University, Bakersfield

9001 Stockdale Hwy

Bakersfield, Ca 93311-1099


How do I get a Parking Permit?

Parking Permits may be purchased online each term, once registration opens. Permits will be mailed to the mailing address on your student account.


What is the fastest (safest) way to get my fee refund or Financial Aid Refund?

It is recommended that you enroll in Direct Deposit to have any refund deposited into the bank account of your choice. Direct Deposit refunds are processed at least weekly, with credit to your bank account within two business days.

If you have not enrolled in Direct Deposit, a check will be printed and mailed to the mailing address on your student account. Refund checks will be processed every other week.


How do I enroll in Direct Deposit?

Direct Deposit sign up is fast and easy. the link to enroll is found on your MyCSUB account.


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Why do I have a finance hold on my account?

A Student Financial Services Hold will remain on your student account and you will be unable to obtain services from the University until all past due balances are paid in full.


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Why do I pay Student Union, ASI, Campus Programming, and Health Center Fees when I don't use those particular services?

The Student Union, Associated Students Body, Campus Programming, Health Center and other campus fees are mandatory and all students are required to pay them.


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I registered for classes but I never attended. Why do I have to pay?

When you register for a class, you are liable for payment of the charges on that class, whether or not you attend. To have all charges removed, you must drop the class(es) prior to the first day of the term.


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Why don’t my parents receive the billing invoice at home and why can’t they receive any information about it over the phone?

Since the billing invoices are in the student’s name, the student bears responsibility for payment. For this reason, the billing invoices are sent to the student’s e-mail address as maintained by Enrollment Services. Per federal privacy regulations, parents (or anyone else) are not allowed to receive specific information about a student’s bill, unless the student has granted access to the information by submitting a Authorization to Release Information Form.


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When are tuition and mandatory fees due?

Fees are due 4 days prior to the first day of each term.


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