E-Billing Frequently Asked Questions
What is a Bursar account?
Each student that attends Georgian Court University will have a student account with the Office of the Bursar. The student account will include charges/payments for tuition and fee charges, room and board charges, parking permits and parking fines, as well as any miscellaneous fees as charged by the university.
What is electronic billing?
Electronic billing is also referred to as e-billing. It is a convenient and reliable alternative to paper bills. An e-mail notification will be sent to your official Georgian Court University e-mail account when an e-bill is available for viewing. You also have the ability to grant access to view the e-bill and make an online payment to authorized users. Each authorized person can receive an e-mail notification when a new e-bill is generated if their e-mail is provided and current.
When does e-billing take effect?
E-billing will take effect in the Fall 2010 semester. Students and authorized payers will receive the first e-bill notification by July 16, 2010.
What is CASHNet?
CASHNet is a vendor utilized by Georgian Court University that enables students to pay student account fees online. Through CASHNet Self-Serve, students and authorized payers will receive e-bills and make e-payments directly online. This system eases the payment process by allowing payments to be made at any time, from any location with Internet access.
What types of payments are accepted?
E-check and credit card payments can also be made online through the CASHNet site. Accepted credit cards are MasterCard, Discover, and American Express cards. Please note that we do not accept VISA card payments. There is no fee to make payment using e-check, however credit card payments are made using CASHNet SmartPay and will have a service charge of 2.75% of the transaction amount.
Why is VISA not accepted?
VISA’s rules do not permit the vendor to charge a standard percentage of transactions as a convenience fee. VISA’s policy only allows vendors to charge a set transaction fee, regardless of how much is charged on the card. A large number of schools have stopped accepting VISA cards for the same reason.
What is e-check or ACH?
Georgian Court University allows students and authorized users to make payments with e-check through the CASHNet site. There is no service charge for making payments with e-check.