Cashier’s Office

The mission of the Cashier’s Office is to collect money due to the University. The Cashier’s Office is dedicated to providing courteous and outstanding customer service, and accurate posting of student accounts. The Cashier’s Office will continue to develop innovative ways to provide customers with quality and timely service. Internally, the Cashier’s Office will continue to monitor operational functions in order to reduce processing time; while maintaining a high level of internal controls and professional accuracy.


Updated Cash Procedure

When making a cash payment, you will be asked to present your government issued ID, such as Driver’s License, Passport, or Permanent Resident Card. Please note Mason ID is not an acceptable form of ID. Please see Form 8300 tab for more information.

Important Information:

All semester bills will be provided electronically. ¬†Monitor your Masonlive email account for notices regarding eBills, which will be available through the Bill and Payment System. Students must check Patriot Web for balance due, verify registration, and pay through Bill+Payment or at the Cashier’s Office by the due date listed.

Students are responsible for dropping classes that they do not plan to complete by the due date. Tuition liability may apply.

Click here for information on qualifying for in-state tuition.

Pay Online

Online payment is available through a secure portal at Touchnet.

The system is unavailable nightly from 10:30 pm - 12:00 am

Recommended browsers: Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer


Fall 2019 Payment Due Date:
August 26, 2019

Registration on or after
August 27, 2019:
Due within 5 business days


  • The Cashier's Office will accept only cash, checks and online electronic check payments.

    To accommodate students wishing to pay tuition and fees by credit card, Mason has contracted with a third party vendor, TouchNet, who will accept American Express, MasterCard, VISA and Discover online through Bill+Payment. A 2.85 percent convenience fee will be assessed by TouchNet for such credit card payments.

    The convenience fee is nonrefundable, even if the payment is refunded.
  • Use Bill+Payment to make payments, view your payment history, provide permission for others to view your bill and make payments, view and print your billing statement, and enroll in a payment plan so you can pay your balance in installments. Click the following link for additional information.
  • Direct deposit is now available.
  • Fall 2019 Payment Plans

    Payment plans are online only. You may use Bill+Payment to sign up. Payment plans have a $25 contract fee that is paid with the down payment. If you have any difficulty signing up with the online plan, please contact the Student Accounts Office.

    Payment Plan will be available on May 28, 2019.

    4 Installment Plan
    Available until August 6, 2019
    Due dates:

    • July 22 - 25%
    • August 20 - 25%
    • September 20 - 25%
    • October 21 - 25%

    3 Installment Plan
    Available until September 4, 2019
    Due dates:

    • August 26 - 34%
    • September 20 - 33%
    • October 21 - 33%

    2 Installment Plan
    Available until September 4, 2019
    Due dates:

    • August 26 - 50%
    • October 21 - 50%

    Payment Plan Facts

    • Payments are not auto-deducted for future installments.
    • $25 non-refundable contract fee is charged at enrollment.
    • If you make any changes to your schedule, the payment plan should adjust during overnight processing. Please check your account the following day and verify for accuracy.
    • Mason Study Abroad charges
      cannot be deferred.

    About Us

    Contact Us
    Phone: (703) 993-2484
    Fax: (703) 993-2492

    Office Hours
    Monday - Friday: 9 am - 4:30 pm

    Fairfax: SUB I, Room 1501