Your  Account:

Payment Options and Refunds

ALCI Payment Options

You may pay ALCI fees and tuition by:

  • Cashier's check/money order and personal check made payable to "CSUSM." Please email alci@csusm and request instructions.
  • For international credit card or wire payments, please use: FlyWire
  • For US credit card payments, go to: Application Fee and/or Tuition Payments

Special Notes:

  • Do not mail cash.
  • The ALCI charges a $100 fee for late payments.
  • $50 mailing fee may apply for additional packages.

ALCI Refund Policy

  • All application fees are non-refundable.
  • All requests for a refund must be submitted to the ALCI in writing.
  • If you are requesting a refund due to Visa denial, 100% of the tuition will be refunded with proof of Visa denial.
  • The program start date is the first day of New Student Orientation, not the first day of classes.
  • Refunds will be sent within three to six weeks of receipt of written request, depending on the original form of payment.
  • If your tuition is paid through an agency or sponsor you will not receive a refund from the ALCI or CSUSM. We recommend you check the refund policy of that agency or sponsor for details.
  • If you withdraw from the University English Pathway (UEP) program before the start of your second or third semester you will be charged a $500 service fee.
  • By semester, cancellations and withdrawals:

Cancel/Withdraw Dates

Refund %

Service Fee

Prior to start date*



First week of program



Second week of program



After second week



For custom group programs, if you cancel or withdraw during the first day of classes, you will receive an 80% refund of tuition. If you cancel or withdraw after the first day, you will not receive a refund.