Payment FAQ

Payments

When is my payment due?
Spring 2021 is due January 6th.

Are there Installment Payment Plans (IPPs) for Summer or Winter sessions?
No, Summer and Winter sessions are due by the first day of the session.  

Will I be mailed a statement?
It is best to review current account activity online through your My Sussex Portal.  Paper statements are mailed periodically to unpaid account balance accounts.  Student Account Statements (SDS) showing detailed registration and financial information will not be mailed unless requested at bursar@sussex.edu. E-statements may be sent to your Sussex Student Email.

How do I enroll in the Installment Payment Plan* (IPP)?
You can enroll from inside your student portal by clicking “Payment/Billing.” You must have a Student ID# and school authorized password. This is the same password you use for the My.Sussex Portal. IPPs are for Spring and Fall sessions only. *US Students Only.

Is there interest in the Installment Payment Plan (IPP)?
No, there is no interest in the Payment Plan, but there is a $35 enrollment fee.

Can I sign up for Automatic Payments?
Yes, you can sign up to have payments automatically taken from your account each month. These payments will relieve you of having to remember when payments are due. You can go to My Sussex Portal, Payment/Billing, and sign up.

Is there a late fee?
Yes, a $50 late fee is assessed after the due date.

How is financial aid applied to my bill?
If you are approved for financial aid, it will be automatically disbursed through your student account starting after the second week of the semester if all criteria are met. Any questions should be directed to the Financial Aid Office at finaid@sussex.edu or 973-300-2225. Be certain to have filed the proper Academic Year FAFSA (e.g. Fall 20/Spring 21).

Who can help with questions regarding my student account?
The Bursar’s Office will help with any questions regarding your account. You can email your questions to bursar@sussex.edu or call 973-300-2106. 

Electronic Statement

What are Electronic Bill Presentment and Payment and the benefits?
E-Bill allows you or an authorized user to view your statement balance at any time. You can also make a secure payment online.

Where do I go to see my electronic bill?
Go to your My Sussex student Portal, click on the Student Tab; then click on My Account – Bursar Office – Cashier to view your bill. 

Can my parents or other authorized users have access to my electronic statement information?
Yes, while logged into the online payment website there is an “authorized user/parent pin” box. By providing the necessary permissions, the authorized users will have access to your account.

What should I do if I cannot access my statement or I feel the current bill is not accurate?
Please contact the Bursar’s Office at bursar@sussex.edu or 973-300-2106.

Website Notice – 1098T
A paper copy will be mailed to your address on file on January 31st. You may consent to receive an electronic copy by signing into My.Sussex Portal and accessing the “Student” page/”My Account – Bursar Business Office”. The method of reporting that Sussex County Community College chooses to report to the IRS for your 1098T is the amount billed for qualified tuition & related expenses.

Electronic Payment

What forms of payment do you accept?
We accept E-check, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express and debit cards with the Visa or MasterCard logo on them.

What is E-Check?
It is a free service where the funds are automatically deducted from your checking account.