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Bursar's Office

Bursar's Office Mission Statement

The primary mission of the Bursar's office is to support the University's educational goals and financial wellness by working diligently with customers on their financial obligations in order to prevent any disruption to their educational or professional pursuits caused by balances due.

Student Financial Services

  • Acceptance of payments for tuition, fees, room, and meal balances*, Commuter Meal Plans* (*Credit card payments are accepted only online), Transcripts, Emergency Loans, Field Trips, Replacement IDs, and Background checks
  • Refunds for overpayments on students' accounts
  • 1098-T reporting
  • Administration Third Party Contracts such as, VA Chapter 33 and GoArmyEd
  • In-house Loan Collections
  • Returned Checks collections

Business Financial Services

  • Disbursement of Petty Cash
  • Departmental Invoicing
  • Processing of departmental deposits
  • Hand Receipt book control
  • Sales & Use Tax Reporting
  • PCI Compliance
  • Processing of departmental refund requests
  • Third Party Agency invoicing and collections

Please note: If payment for a financial obligation hold is made with a paper or electronic check, the hold will not be removed immediatly. Please allow 10 days for the payment to clear the banking process.

Contact Us

Email: Bursar@ColumbusState.edu

Phone: (706) 507-8897

Office Hours:
Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Beginning January 4, 2022 - Tuesday, 8:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Location: University Hall 105 (First Floor)

Drop Box: Next to Bursar's Office

Mailing Address:
Columbus State University Bursar's Office
4225 University Avenue
Columbus, GA 31907

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