Student Billing Information

Statements of Student accounts are available in the Student Business Center, or go to MySSU, log in, click on Billing Information, click on Course and Fee Statements, click on Generate my Course and Fee Statement, then click on View my Course and Fee Statement to print a copy of your bill.

Student Bills are only available on MySSU

You will not receive a bill in the mail, so be sure to print out a copy of your bill to give to the person responsible for making your payments. For your convenience, you can pay your bill online.

Due Dates

Payment is due 7 Calendar Days prior to the start of the term.

Avoid Late Charges: Payments after these dates will be assessed a $180 late fee. If financial aid is covering your fees, make sure it shows on your bill prior to these dates to avoid late fees.  If you are unable to pay your account in full, please talk to a Student Business representative about the Short Term Loan Payment Plan prior to these payment deadlines.


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:

Methods of Payment

Online Payment Option

Pay your SSU bill 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 Information 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 Cub.

Payment by mail or in person

Shawnee State accepts the following types of personal payments by mail and in person: cash, check and money order. Please write the student ID number of the face of your check.

All payments must be received in the Student Business Center by the posted due dates. 

If you are unable to meet these deadlines during the semester, you will be responsible for Late fees and a Bursar’s HOLD will be placed on your account.

Important Notices

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 check clears. Paying by cash, money order or paying with the ONLINE option the Bursar’s HOLD will be removed immediately.

Failure to pay your account balance in full or make payment arrangements by the end of the term, will result in your account being turned over to the Attorney General of the State of Ohio. The Attorney General of the State of Ohio will begin immediate collection efforts against you. These collection efforts by the Attorney General of the State of Ohio may also include litigation.

Collection cost and interest will be added to the student’s account balance.

Student fees are subject to change. Shawnee State University reserves the right to make, without prior notice, any fee adjustment that may become necessary.

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: 8:00 am-4:30 pm
Friday: 9:00 am-4:30 pm
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

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