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Letter to Students - Spring

Teachers College | Columbia University
Student Guide to Payment
Deadlines and Information
Spring 2015
Office of Student Accounts
133 Thompson Hall
phone: (212) 678-3056
Friday, DEC. 8, 2014

Dear Students:

As you prepare for the Spring 2015 term, we hope this information will serve as a guide as you plan to pay your tuition and other charges.

Tuition is currently $1,398 per point and the college fee is $418 per term. Additional fees may be charged. You may pay in person, via mail, or online through the myTC Portal at

Students wishing to utilize our deferred installment plan can do so online through the myTC Portal. The plan is open to all matriculated students. Just select the COURSES tab and in the My Account box click on the "Make a Payment" link to access the CASHNet portal. On the CASHNet site, on the "YOUR ACCOUNT" page, scroll down to the Installment Payment Plans box and select the option to begin plan registration. It's fast and simple to enroll in our Deferred Installment plan.

The Office of Student Accounts is located at Thompson Hall, Room# 133. During the Fall semester, the office hours are Monday through Thursday from 9:00 AM until 5:30 PM and Fridays from 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM.

The information below will assist you in making a timely payment of your student account charges. If you have further questions about your student account, please call our office at (212) 678-3056.

Useful web links:

We wish you a successful semester.

Thomas Tavares
Director, Office of Student Accounts

Student Refunds

Proceeds originating from financial aid in excess of your account charges will be mailed to your local address or deposited via eRefund beginning on Wednesday, February 4, 2015. Please verify your address  or enroll in eRefund under Student Account on the TC Services tab via the myTC Portal.

payment deadlines
The last date to pay all tuition-related charges for Spring 2015 is Friday, January 23, 2015. Payments MUST be received by this date, whether you receive a statement (schedule/bill) or not.  If you are a new registrant or make changes to an existing registration resulting in increased costs (after the payment deadline(s)), you are required to make full payment of the difference when the changes are made.

If you are a new student and planning to reside in Teachers College housing, you are required to pay your rent in full by Friday, January 23, 2015.