From paying your bill to preparing for your financial future, UMass has resources to help you manage your money.
College is a big financial investment in your future. You will maximize your investment by clearly understanding how your finances work and strengthening your financial management skills. Consider the resources below part of your Student Success team.
Office of the Bursar
The Office of the Bursar is the billing and payment gateway of UMass Amherst. They offer guidance on tuition and fees, bill payment options, loan repayment, and important deadlines. Connect with them to stay informed about tuition and key deadlines.
Financial Aid Services
Financial Aid Services is committed to helping you find financial resources to pay for your education. Schedule an appointment with them to learn more about financial aid, student loans, scholarships, work-study and campus employment, completing your FAFSA, and other ways to pay for college.
Smart About Money (SAM)
Smart About Money is a financial wellness and education program that offers peer coaching, workshops, events, and information-sharing intended to help you become stronger at managing your finances. Peer Financial Coaches can discuss anything from student loans, building good credit, credit cards, financial planning, and achieving financial goals.
How do I pay my bill?
You can pay your bill online or in person. There are also payment plan options available. To learn more, connect with the Office of the Bursar.
I’m not sure how I am going to pay for college next semester. What should I do?
Talk with Financial Aid Services about the types of aid available to you. They can help you find scholarships, employment, and loans
Where can I learn more about managing my money?
When you visit the Smart About Money site, you can schedule an appointment with a Peer Financial Educator, find information about upcoming events, find a link to the SAM blog, and read through a page of helpful resources.