All payments must be received by the term’s due date. Payments can be paid in person, by mail, or online.
Paying in person (Potsdam Campus Only): Cash, checks, or money orders are accepted.
- Please visit the University Cashier located in the Student Administrative Services Office in Graham Hall.
Payments by mail: Checks or money orders are accepted. It is strongly recommended that you do not send cash through the mail.
Checks and money orders must be made payable to Clarkson University. Please be sure to include the student account number on the memo line of your check or money order and send to:
Student Administrative Services
PO Box 5548
Potsdam, NY 13699-5548
Please do not postdate checks as all payments are deposited the day that they are received. There will be a $20 charge for any checks returned to us by the bank.
Paying Online: Clarkson University accepts eCheck (aka ACH) payments and credit card payments for student account balances and monthly payment plans.
Please note that eCheck payments can only be accepted on U.S. bank accounts and must be from a standard checking or savings account. There are no service fees associated with making eCheck payments. There will be a $30 charge for any eCheck payments returned to us due to insufficient funds.
Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express are accepted credit cards. There is service fee of 2.75% of your payment amount associated with credit card payments.