From paying your bill to preparing for your financial future.
College is a financial investment in your future. Maximize your investment by getting the most out of your college experience. Talk with ‘your team’ to explore your interests and opportunities. It’s also important to be in the know about your finances and prepare for your financial future.
The Bursar’s Office is the billing and payment gateway of UMass Amherst, and they invite you to walk in to the office to ask questions. Located in Whitmore (Room 215), the Bursar’s Office offers guidance on tuition and fees, bill payment options, loan repayment, and important deadlines. Stay informed on the cost of college and key deadlines.
Financial Aid Services
Financial Aid Services is committed to helping you find financial resources to pay for your UMass Amherst education. There are a variety of financial aid programs available. The most important step for all students is to apply for financial aid. Whether the cost of a UMass Amherst education seems beyond your means, or you just need assistance in the form of a loan or campus job, complete and submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid or FAFSA. In planning your financing strategy, explore all available options and be sure you understand how to apply for financial aid, as well as all of the benefits, requirements, and responsibilities of receiving it.
Smart About Money
Smart About Money provides personal finance education to help you develop the skills necessary to practice wise financial decision-making at UMass and beyond. Smart About Money (SAM) offers workshops, presentations, one-on-one personal financial coaching, and campus-wide events. Building upon the efforts and visions of the first members and leader of SAM, Student Success and SAM aim to support the your professional, personal and financial growth during your undergraduate career.
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 Bursar’s Office. Pay your bill.
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. Additionally, make sure you complete the FAFSA each year. The Bursar’s Office also offers payment plans.
Where can I find information about scholarship opportunities?
Information about scholarships is available through Financial Aid Services. In addition to scholarships, there are several other types of aid that may help you pay for college. Search for scholarships.