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Paying your UMass Amherst Bill

The Bursar's Office will bill you for tuition, room and board, and all mandatory fees. The fall payment due date is usually the beginning of August and the spring payment due date is usually the beginning of January. You must pay in full by the due date or a late fee will be assessed.

You have several options for paying your bill. Visit the Bursar's Office Web site for full details on billing and payments.

UPay Monthly Payment Option

UMass Amherst also offers undergraduate students the option to pay their tuition bills in 10 monthly installments through the UPay payment plan option. Monthly payments are automatically deducted from your bank account at no cost or by credit card with a 2.7% convenience fee. There is a $55 annual enrollment fee for this payment plan.

For information on how to enroll in the UPay payment plan please visit the Bursar's Office Web site or call 413-545-2368.

Important Tips

  • Never disregard a billing statement.
  • Carefully read everything you receive from the Bursar's Office.
  • Create a file for your UMass Amherst billing statements and any correspondence or notes regarding the statements. Also, include any information pertaining to your financial aid.
  • Keep copies of all bills for tax reporting purposes.
  • It is very important to be aware of the payment due date and UMass Amherst policies.
  • It is advisable not to wait until the payment due date to contact the Bursar's Office with questions regarding your billing statement.


How will my financial aid be credited to my bill? Visit Disbursement of Funds for more information.

Viewing Your Bill

Don’t forget students can access their bill through SPIRE at any time.