Check Payments

You can pay with a check by mail or in person in the Student Services Center at the Bursar's Office, You also have the optio of placing your check payment in the night depository which is located to the right of the front entrance of the Student Services Center (under the digital sign).

  • Make check payable to San José State University or SJSU
  • Mail checks to:

San José State University
Bursar's Office
One Washington Square
San José, CA 95192-0138

  • The student’s SJSU ID number must be on the face of the check.
  • All personal checks will be converted to electronic debits.
  • Checks will not be returned to the student.
  • A charge will appear on bank statements under electronic debits.
  • If a check is dishonored by the bank for any reason, enrollment is subject to cancellation. Classes may be dropped immediately without prior notification. A $25 fee is charged for the first returned check and $35 thereafter. An additional Administrative Fee may also be charged. SJSU has no control over whether the bank sends checks through a second time for clearing.
  • Postmarks are not accepted. Checks must be stamped received in our office by the payment due date; otherwise, students will be marked with a past-due hold, preventing you from enrolling in future classes.