Financial Terms and Conditions

Students are responsible for the charges they incur at the college, including, but not limited to course registrations, fees and books. Regardless of your anticipated third-party resources, including, without limitation, financial aid, family gifts, employer reimbursement, or other external resource, you remain personally responsible for paying all balances due to SUNY Empire State College.

Students are expected to adhere to the following:

Student Financial Responsibility (PDF 77kB)

Conditions of Financial Aid Awards


Policy on New York State Residency

Time Payment Plan

Payment Due Dates

Registration Cancellation for Nonpayment

Important Information Regarding the Collection of Unpaid Accounts

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The information on these pages is important to you. All students are expected to read these Terms and Conditions.


Contact the Student Information Center at 518-587-2100 or 800-847-3000.


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