Office of the Bursar

Important information for Summer/Fall Semester 2015 and Spring Semester 2016


Due to the Christmas Holiday, no student refunds will be processed during the week of December 21 - 25.  Student Refunds will resume the week of December 28.


Tuition deadlines

Tuition and fees are payable at the Student Business Center 7 Calendar Days prior to the start of the term.

If you make changes in your class schedule which result in an increase in your fees, it is your responsibility to go to the Student Business Center to get a revised bill or go to MySSU, log in, then click on "Student" tab, then click on “Billing Information”, then click on “Course and Fee Statement”, then click on “Generate my Course and Fee Statement”, then click on “View my Course and Fee Statement” to print a copy of your bill.


Payment in full or enrollment in and payment of the first installment of the University Short Term Loan Plan (payment plan) must be completed by the end of the second week of the term. International students failing to meet this deadline will be administratively dropped from the University.

Due Dates

  • Fall Term 2015 – September 4, 2015 by 4:30pm
  • Spring Term 2016 – January 22, 2016 by 4:30pm

Short Term Loan (payment plan) Forms can be found by clicking the following links:

Fall Term and Spring Term:

Summer Term:

The University does not mail Course and Fee statements as a result of adding and dropping classes.

Paying your tuition in person

Fees may be paid by cash, check, or money order in person.

The Student Business Center is located on the second floor of the University Center. The Student Business Center provides services for the Bursar's Office, Financial Aid Office and Registration Office.

Paying your tuition online

For your convenience, Shawnee State University offers CASHNet, a safe and easy way for you to pay your tuition bill online. CASHNet is available through the Billing Information – My Account Info section under the “Student” tab on MySSU. To use CASHNet, you may either set-up an e-check payment by providing your bank checking account number and bank routing number (both numbers appear on the bottom of your checks) or you may provide a credit card number.

NO SERVICE FEE will be charged for E-CHECK PAYMENTS. A service fee of 2.75% of your transaction amount bill will be charged for credit card transactions. Accepted credit cards online include Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, and Diner’s Club.

It is important that you retain all fee receipts. Payment of fees owed is a prerequisite for continuing enrollment, and you should have sufficient funds (cash and/or financial aid) to cover expenses.

Paying a past due balance

If you are paying a past due balance with a paper check your Bursar HOLD will not be removed for 1 week to make sure the checks clears. Paying by cash, money order or paying with the ONLINE options the Bursar's HOLD will be removed immediately.

Registration Appeal Information and Procedures

The University Registration Appeals Committee is the final arbiter in the process of requesting an exception policy.  The Registration Appeals Committee reviews each appeal one time.  A re-appeal for the same request will not be accepted.  It is imperative that you submit sufficient documentation with your appeal to support your case and to support what prevented you from adhering to the published deadlines to add/drop and withdraw.

If you have an outstanding balance and would like to request an official review please click the following link for Appeal Information and Procedures:

Registration Appeal (PDF)

Office of the Bursar

Office of the Bursar
940 Second Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662

(740) 351-4BUR (4287)
Fax: (740) 351-3123

Office Hours
Monday-Thursday: 8 am-5 pm
Friday: 9 am-4:30 pm
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

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