Contact Information

Office of the Bursar

Ethel DeStephan, Bursar
2 Convent Road
Santa Rita Hall, 2nd Floor
Morristown, NJ 07960-6989

Phone: (973) 290-4440
bursar@cse.edu

Office Hours:
M-TH 8:30AM-6:00PM
FRI 8:30AM-4:30PM

Office of the Bursar

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Welcome to the Office of the Bursar

At the College of Saint Elizabeth, the primary mission of the Office of the Bursar is to service the student population in an efficient and professional manner. The office strives for excellence in providing services to its constituents.

In addition the Bursar's Office is charged with providing various fiduciary functions to students, faculty and staff which involve management of billing and collections, refunding and accounting of student tuition, coordinating with financial aid, disbursement of federal, private, institutional aid, handling refund checks. Specific responsibilities of the office require providing timely and accurate information to students regarding account balances and disbursements as well as collecting tuition and housing revenue.

The Bursar specifically administers the daily operations and personnel of the department and implements policy related decisions, recommends changes that affect more efficient processes. As a result, the bursar and staff, while administering to student accounts, are charged with safeguarding college finances and records, ensuring adherence to all relevant policies and procedures mandated by federal, state, and local government, as well as trustees and the college administration.

The Bursar’s Office remains cognizant of its mission to provide excellent service and remain vigilant as gate keeper of the College's financial assets as well as a front facing department that has direct influence on student and public perception of the College as a whole.

Billing Deadlines

Term

Billing Date

Due Date

Summer I & II 2014

April 8, 2014

May 20, 2014

Summer III 2014

May 2, 2014

June 24, 2014

Fall 2014

July 7-12, 2014

August 11, 2014

Spring 2015

December 8-12, 2014

January 8, 2015

Payment Methods

The following payment methods are available to all students:

  • Cash
  • Personal check
  • Cashier's checks
  • Certified checks
  • Money order

Students can also choose to make monthly installments, pay using a credit card or e-check through Tuition Pay Plan by calling the company directly at 1-800-635-0120. The Tuition Pay contractor charges a convenience fee per credit card and e-check transaction. Further information is available through the Bursar's Office.

Postdated checks and credit cards are not accepted. Paper checks not honored by the bank are subject to a $100 returned check charge. Any balance unpaid on the student account that results from the returned check is subject to late fees.

If the check is returned that was used to register for a given semester, the student's registration will be reversed and the student will be withdrawn from the classes.

Uncollected funds must be replaced by a certified check or money order. The College reserves the right to require a cashier's or certified check on future payments.