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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/debit card payments, please email and request instructions.
  • Special Notes:
    • Do not mail cash.
    • The ALCI charges a $100 fee for late payments.

ALCI Refund Policy

  • For IEP, Study @ CSU San Marcos and UAP programs only.  Please contact STP and Teacher Training Advisors regarding their refund policies.
  • 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 Access Program (UAP) 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