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The Office of the Bursar is Cornell's central billing service center for tuition, fees, and other charges incurred by students, and proactively assists families to manage their financial obligations to the university by offering dependable customer service and a variety of financial services, including the CornellCard program (a service that allows students to make purchases by presenting their Cornell ID cards), Cornell Net.Pay, the Cornell Installment Plan, and the Direct Deposit for Student Refunds Program. The Bursar also bills for and collects payment for Cornell-administered student loans, university receivables, and delinquent Bursar and CornellCard accounts.

More about the Bursar

Bursar Closed July 24: The Office of the Bursar will be closed Friday, July 24, to perform a system upgrade, and will reopen at 10:00 a.m., Monday, July 27. Thank you for your understanding during this time of transition.

Student Health Benefits: A postcard with health benefit information and online waiver and appeal instructions for domestic students was mailed to students' home addresses in June 2015.
Enrollment, fees, and deadlines:
Contact Student Health Benefits: (607) 255-6363,

For information about Bursar and CornellCard accounts, see the Bursar and Cornellcard Billing Procedures.

All Bursar communications and most university communications to students are sent via e-mail.  It is important that students check their Cornell e-mail regularly for important information.

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 Contact the Bursar

E-mail: (Please include your 7 digit ID#)

Telephone: (607) 255-2336

Bursar and CornellCard Payments

Pay online with Net.Pay

Or pay by mail:
Office of the Bursar
260 Day Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853


260 Day Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853