University Billing and Payment Policy
REMEMBER: Every student is responsible for knowing how to register for classes, whether directly online through CUNYfirst or through an advisor. It is also your responsibility to know what classes you are registered for and to pay your bill on time. Even if you do not attend classes, you must still pay tuition and fees. You must drop your classes before the start of the semester to be guaranteed a full cancellation of tuition and fees. Your registration to the college may be cancelled if you do not pay your bill. You will be notified of such cancellations via your Tigermail account.
In compliance with the regulation of the City University of New York, regarding registration and the collection of tuition and fees, Queensborough Community College has implemented the following policy for registration and bill payment:
This is to advise you that CUNY will be making revisions to the procedures for utilizing a Credit or Debit card for tuition and fee payments.
Effective March 13, 2016, all Credit and Debit Card transactions will be processed via the University’s Payment Plan. The Payment Plan provides students and their families the option of paying their tuition and fees over a period of up to six months. This flexibility enables everyone to reduce the burden of paying all tuition and fees prior to the start of the academic term. This deferred payment plan continues to be an interest free benefit for students and their families.
Effective with the Summer 2016 semester, the Enrollment Fee for the payment plan will be $95 per term. For students and their families who opt for direct withdrawals from their bank accounts, a discount will be provided which will lower the Enrollment Fee to $40 per term.
The eCheck payment option through CUNYfirst Self-Service remains an alternative payment option that is cost effective since it does not require an Enrollment Fee.
We trust that these changes will cause minimum disruption, and allow our students to continue to have a variety of payment options.
Queensborough Community College has gone paperless! No bill will be mailed. All registered students must view their account, which includes total tuition and fee charges for the term registered, in CUNY1st Self Service. Begin by logging on to your CUNYfirst account at https://home.cunyfirst.cuny.edu. Proceed to Student Services Center/Finances/Account Inquiry. Select the term for which you registered. The amount indicated in the column headed “Total Due” is the required payment amount. Your bill must be paid in full or otherwise resolved with Nelnet Payment Plan or Financial Aid by 5pm on the deadline date indicated. Students whose bill will be covered in whole or part, by a third party payer (i.e. Union, VESID, Veterans Benefits, etc.) must contact the Bursar's Office to advise of such. Failure to do so prior to your scheduled payment due date may result in the cancellation of classes. Payment due dates, which are determined by your registration date, are available at http://www.qcc.cuny.edu/bursar/notice.html .
Students who register during the early registration period may receive a billing reminder via email. All billing reminders are sent to your Tigermail account, which may be forwarded to personal email accounts. Any correspondence sent via mail will be sent to the HOME address on file with the Registrar's office at the time of mailing.
EVERY student is responsible for making sure that the CORRECT ADDRESS and PHONE NUMBER is on file and must inform both the Registrar's office and Financial Aid Office of any change of address and/or telephone numbers. If your contact information is incorrect, and as a result you do not receive a bill reminder, you will be responsible for any late fees or additional charges that may apply.