Your  Account:

Payment Plans

Fall '21 Payment Plan

Students wishing to have additional time to pay their tuition and fees can do so by signing up for the Fall ’21 installment payment plan. The payment plan costs $25 and consists of a down payment and three installments. The down payment consists of mandatory campus fees and the optional SIRF fee, with tuition and class fees spread out across three installments.

Sample term fees and installment amounts

Sample Fees

Fee Amount
Tuition $2,871
Mandatory Campus Fees $988
SIRF Fee $2
Total* $3,861

*Sample represents a full-time Undergraduate student


Sample Breakdown of Amounts Due and Deadlines for Students on Payment Plan

  Down Payment
Due August 25th
Installment 1
Due September 8th
Installment 2
Due October 8th
Installment 3
Due November 8th
Amount Due: $990.00 $957.00 + $25 Fee $957.00 $957.00
Consists of:

Campus Fees and SIRF

1/3 of tuition and
$25 Payment Plan Fee

1/3 of tuition 1/3 of tuition


How to Sign Up for Payment Plan

1.    Log in to MyCSUSM

Under the finances section, click on the drop-down menu.

1. Sign Up for Payment Plan

2.    Select 'Enroll in Payment Plan' and click the arrow button.

2. Sign Up for Payment Plan


3.   The active Payment Plan Options will display. Click on the radio button to select the plan and click the 'Next'    

3. How to Set Up Payment Plan


4.   A summary of the plan will display. Be sure to review the terms and conditions of the payment plan and note
       that the cost of the payment plan is $25 which will be due at the same time as the first installment due date.

4. How to Sign Up for Payment Plan


5.   If you agree to the terms and conditions of the payment plan, check the box indicating you agree and then
       click the 'Enroll' button.

5. How to Sign Up for Payment Plan

6.   A confirmation and summary of your enrollment in the payment plan will appear. Click the ‘View My Account’
      button to exit the process and review your account.

6. How to Set Up Payment Plan

 Contacting Cashiers Office:

Cougar Central is open Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Student Financial Services staff are available by phone Monday through Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.

Location: Cougar Central, Craven Hall 3800
Phone: (760) 750-4490
Fax: (760) 750-3158