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Spring 2021 Bill Now Available

Information on Tuition, Fees, Housing and Meal Plans.

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Your bill for the spring 2021 semester is now available in NEST.

This is a Bill for Tuition, Fees, Housing and Meal Plan

This bill reflects your balance using costs including tuition, fees, any applicable housing and meal plans. You may use this bill for your financial planning well before the payment deadline and as a point of reference when requesting funds from a 529 Plan, private loans, financial aid, etc.

Finding Your Bill

  • Log into NEST using your University NetID and password.
  • Select “Student Accounts” on the left hand column.
  • Navigate to the “Pay My Bill” portlet and select “Statement and Payment History.”
  • Select “Account Summary By Term.” Here you will see your spring 2021 bill which is based on your enrolled credits, fees, financial aid, meal plans and room and board if applicable.
  • Weekly invoices are also emailed to your Montclair State University email address.
    • Spring 2021 weekly invoices will begin the week of December 14, 2020.

Payment Due Date

The due date for your spring 2021 payment is Tuesday, January 19, 2021.

If you enroll in a payment plan, please refer to the payment schedule that is emailed to your University email address upon successful enrollment.

Important Notes About Your Bill

  • Payments made towards spring 2021 charges prior to the start of the 2021 calendar year will not be recorded on your 2021 1098-T.
  • Please ensure you review the Montclair State University Financial Responsibility Agreement.
  • This bill shows your financial aid (as of now) that will be applied to your account and the resulting net amount that will be due.
  • Recent Parent PLUS or private loan applications may not be reflected in the estimated aid amount on this bill.
  • Important Reminder: Any adjustments to your schedule (i.e., Adding or dropping courses) will affect your final bill. If you maintained 12-18 credits throughout your adjustments, the flat rate cost will not change. Statements are sent every Wednesday morning to your University email account. These statements reflect the activity on your account as of Tuesday night.

Payment Options

Due to the current pandemic, the Cashier’s Office is currently working remotely until further notice. However, payments can still be mailed or made online via NEST. You may use any one form or combination of payment options below to satisfy your bill. For more information on payment options, please visit the Payment Options web page.

  • TouchNet Installment Payment Plan:
    • Spring 2021 payment plans open on Monday, January 4, 2021, for a limited time.
    • You can enroll in one (1) active plan for one (1) semester at a time.
    • This plan is interest-free and available with a $30.00 enrollment fee.
    • Visit the Tuition Payment Plan web page for further information.
    • If not included already, room and board will be added to your invoice as soon as a selection is made. Your plan balance will be updated within 24 hours.
  • Electronic Check (E-Check) or Credit/Debit Card:
    • All E-Check or credit/debit card payments must be made on NEST through TouchNet.
      • Please Note: Credit/debit cards are not accepted at the Cashier’s Window
    • E-Check payments will be processed at no additional cost.
    • When paying by credit/debit card there is a non-refundable processing fee charged by our credit card servicer of 2.85% of your payment (there is a minimum payment of $.50, and a minimum $3.00 processing fee when using a credit/debit card).
  • Check/Money Order:
    • You may remit a check or money order by mail to:
      Montclair State University
      Attn: Cashier’s Office.
      1 Normal Ave, Montclair, NJ 07043
    • Please include your CWID number on the check/money order.
  • Cash: As noted above the Cashier’s Window at Red Hawk Central is currently closed due to the pandemic, plans are underway for a reopening at College Hall in the coming months, subject to applicable restrictions. Once reopened, you may pay with cash at the Cashier’s Window, although a firm date has not yet been established. Please stay tuned for updates.


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