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Office of Student Accounts

The Student Accounts Office coordinates the billing process, handles all payments made toward students' accounts, manages the monthly payment plan, processes financial aid payments, disburses all refunds from over-payments, calculates refunds due to withdrawals and performs other miscellaneous financial functions.


  • 1098-T forms will be mailed from Albany to your home mailing address by January 31, 2018 like all tax documents. Students can login to BearPAWS and access this information now!
  • SUNY Potsdam offers a payment plan option for the fall and spring semesters through Tuition Management Systems (TMS). Spring 2018 enrollment is December 18-January 26th. TMS is a third-party payment company selected by SUNY Potsdam for convenience of spreading semester costs over a four month period. The cost for utilizing the payment plan option is $50 per semester.
  • Health Insurance Waiver is due by February 19, 2018 by 4:30 p.m.
  • CASHNet Authorized Payers
    You can access the student bill by clicking HERE!

    To set up an Authorized Payer through CASHnet, students can log in to BearPaws and complete the following steps:
    1. Select Student Services & Financial Aid
    2. Select Student Records
    3. Click eBill (student will automatically be taken to the CASHnet site)
    4. On the first page of the CASHnet site, scroll down to the box labeled "Authorized Users"
    5. Select "Add New"
    6. Enter the required information for the new authorized payer

    A welcome email will be sent to the email address entered above. The email will contain the optional note, login ID, temporary password and a link to access this site.

    Once the Authorized Payer receives the confirmation email, they will be able to log in to CASHnet and view the eBill by clicking "here"

  • Semester Past Due Bills run on the 15th of Every Month
    Late fees and holds will be applied to all accounts with balances. Pay your bill ASAP to avoid being blocked from future registration, grades and transcripts.
  • Optional Charges must be accepted/declined within 30 days from the first day of classes
    Failure to decline these charges within 30 days from the first day of classes will cause you to be financially liable for them.

Contact Us

SUNY Potsdam
Office of Student Accounts
44 Pierrepont Avenue
Potsdam, NY 13676

Phone: (315) 267-2137
Fax: (315) 267-3438

Office Hours:  9 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Phone Hours:  8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Summer Hours:  8 a.m. - 4 p.m.