Payment Options

St. John's offers various payment options and University payment plans
Online Payments Made Easy

To visit the online Student Accounts Center today. Students can also login to their personal UIS account and select the Registration Menu to view their term bill and pay by check or credit card. 

  • View your electronic bill
  • Pay your student bill
  • Set up an authorized user, like your parents, to view and pay your bill
  • Enroll in a payment plan

Please Note:
St. Johns University will charge a $50 penalty fee for all bounced and return electronic checks (ACH). In addition, all student accounts with bounced electronic checks resulting from insufficient funds will be restricted to make payment with certified personal check, bank check or money order for four terms. All others will be evaluated on case by case basis. Online credit card and web check payments over and above a student’s current balance due after all approved and awarded Financial Aid has been deducted are not accepted.

Pay by Check
  • Make all checks payable to St. John's University and ensure that your student ID number is clearly written on the check.
  • It is University policy for our staff to write student ID numbers on checks where it has not been included.
  • Include payment invoice with your check.
  • DO NOT SEND SCHOLARSHIP CHECKS or 529 CHECKS TO THIS ADDRESS. PLEASE SEE ADDRESS AND INSTRUCTIONS BELOW FOR 529 PAYMENTS AND EXTERNAL SCHOLARSHIPS.
  • Return your check and invoice to:
    St. John’s University
    Office of Student Financial Services
    P.O Box 416654
    Boston, MA 02241-6654

Please Note:
St. Johns University will charge $50 penalty fee for all returned checks. In addition, all student accounts with returned checks will be restricted to make payment with certified personal check, bank check or money order for four terms. All other will be evaluated on case by case basis. Check or credit card payments over and above a student’s current balance due after all approved and awarded Financial Aid has been deducted are not accepted.

External Scholarship Payments

Please make sure all supporting documentation showing award and explanation or distribution of payment and student X-ID number are listed on the check for identification purposes. Please forward these payments and documentation directly to:

St. John’s University
Office of Student Financial Services
External Scholarships
8000 Utopia Parkway
Queens, NY 11439

529 College Savings Plan Payments

The first step is to contact your state’s 529 plan directly. Different states have different requirements for application and remittance of payment. Student’s may need to provide a copy of their semester’s eBill to their state plan directly. If a state’s 529 Plan requires University documentation, please have them contact the Student Financial Services Office directly. The 529 Plan may contact Linda Ramos at ramosl1@stjohns.edu.  Please make sure all supporting documentation showing distribution of payment and student X-ID number are listed on the check for identification purposes. Please have your 529 Plan forward these payments and documentation directly to:

St. John’s University
Office of Student Financial Services
Linda Ramos-529
8000 Utopia Parkway
Queens, NY 11439

In Person

Check/Money Orders, credit card and cash payments can be made in person at the Office of Student Financial Services on the Queens Campus and the Office of Enrollment Services on the Staten Island Campus. Please be advised any cash amounts paid totaling $10,000 or more made within a 12 month period, the payer will be required to complete IRS form 8300 at the Office of Student Financial Services and provide a photo ID.

Check or credit card payments over and above a student’s current balance due after all approved and awarded Financial Aid has been deducted are not accepted.

Please Note:
St. Johns University currently accepts Visa, Master Card, Discover and American Express credit cards for payments processed online, in person or over the phone.

Wire Transfer

Please request a bank representative to send a letter and/or fax 718-990-8284 to the attention of Vesselina P. Stoyanov stating intention to wire money on your behalf and indicating the following information:

  • Student name
  • ID number
  • Amount of payment
  • Semester
  • Description
  • Once we receive the letter, we will directly contact your bank and will arrange for the proper transfer of funds

Please Note:
St. John's University will only accept foreign wire or draft payment for tuition, fees and health insurance.  We will accept payment for room and/or board charges for students residing at the Residence Village on campus or off-campus St. John's University apartments. Any extra funds will be available for books, dining facilities on campus through the StormCard only, or tuition for the following semester. Excess funds will not be refunded, unless the student withdraws from the University. If you are eligible for a refund, your refund will be sent to your home country. Please contact Vesselina Stoyanov at 718-990-1949 to verify your eligibility for a refund as well as to obtain the proper international refund form process instructions.

University Payment Plans

St. John's University is pleased to offer undergraduate, graduate, law students and those helping them pay for their educational expenses several different payment plan options. The plans are designed to enable students and their families to finance their education in a manner that works best for them.

Payment Plans available for your consideration.

Review each plan carefully and enroll in the one that best meets your needs. Visit the online Student Accounts Center to enroll online. View our Payment Plan Tutorial with step by steps instructions on how to enroll in a payment plan and set up an authorized user using this Quick Setup Tutorial.

St. John's Payment Plan Benefits

  • Make multiple payments instead of one lump sum.
  • Plan is interest free.
  • Enroll in one of the plans with as little as 25% down payment.
  • Financial aid approved or pending is taken into consideration to reduce your outstanding balance.
  • Auto Pay allows for automatic payments to be deducted from your credit card account, or ACH checking or savings account to pay for your next installment, ensuring that you meet your payment due dates.
  • Authorized users, other than the student, are permitted to view and pay your bill.