All you need to know about tuition, fees, financial aid disbursements, financial policies, and financial deadlines at SDSU.
A resource guide that will help new students and parents navigate through the billing and payment process at SDSU.
We Have a New Virtual Assistant!
Student Account Services has a implemented a Chat Bot (virtual assistant) to assist in answering basic student finance questions. To utilize the Chat Bot click on the red chat bubble in the lower corner of the screen to ask your questions. Please be patient as the Chat Bot is still learning.
If the Chat Bot is stumped by a question you ask, please submit a ticket with additional information regarding your question to assist in making it smarter.
You can also call our office at 619-594-5253 to get answers to any questions our Chat Bot is unable to answer. Thank you for your help and understanding as work to enhance the student and parent experience.
The Year At A Glance: Registration & Finances
SDSU is a pre-pay university meaning Basic Tuition & Fees are due prior to registration. SDSU also has an early registration cycle; plan ahead and don't get caught off guard!
Spring registration begins in November—in the middle of the Fall semester. Basic Tuition is due before you are able to register for the Spring term. If you are not a California resident, Non-Resident Tuition must be paid in addition, but is due before classes begin in January.
Fall registration begins in April—in the middle of the Spring semester. Basic Tuition is due once more before you are able to register for the Fall term. Non-Resident Tuition, if applicable, is due before classes begin in August.
Learn more about Tuition & Fees.
Financial Aid Disbursements Are Coming
Financial Aid disbursements will begin Monday, August 19th. If any funds are available after fees have been paid, students will receive the funds via direct deposit (eRefund). Learn more.
New Student & Parent Guide for Student Finances
New students and parents, check out our Guide for Student Finances available as a pdf. Be sure to check your mail the next several days as these guides were just mailed to all new students & families (domestic addresses only).
View and print your 1098T for 2018
1098T’s are now available for payments received during the 2018 calendar year. A 1098T is an IRS form used to provide information about educational expenses that may qualify the student—or the student's parents or guardian, if the student is still a dependent—for education-related tax credits.
To view and print your 1098T please log into your Online Student Account.
Student Involvement & Representation Fee (SIRF) Information
SIRF is a optional $2 fee assessed twice a year (Fall and Spring semesters) to all California State University (CSU) students in order to fund the California State Student Association.
Time to File your 2020-2021 FAFSA
Sign up for Direct Deposit to receive your eRefund
Have you signed up for Direct Deposit (eRefund)? More information about Direct Deposit (eRefund)
Once logged into your Online Student Account, click on "Transaction History" under Your Statements. You'll be able to see when your financial aid was applied to your university charges and /or sent to your bank.
A refund of financial aid will show as "Financial Aid Refund". Check your bank account 2-3 days after the refund date.
Don't see any transactions in your transaction history? Check your AidLink. You may have holds or required documents.
Purchase A Parking Permit - Aztec Parking Portal
You can purchase permits, pay citations, appeal citations and manage your parking account all on the Aztec Parking Portal. Please make sure you have your vehicle information prior to purchasing a permit as it will be required the first time you register in the portal.