Office of the Bursar home

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Welcome to the Office of the Bursar

Take care of tuition and fee payment, buy a parking decal and get a PolarExpress card at one convenient location!

We work to make paying your student account as easy as possible so you can focus on your education.

How can we help?

For students


Billing, forms, payments, refunds, tax info and tuition waivers

For departments


Cash handling, credit card processing and forms

PolarExpress ID cards

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Card issuance, replacement and Bear Bucks

Parking Services


Decals and permits, citation appeals and payment

What's new

Payment Plans:

Fall 2016 payment plans are available now through your UAOnline account.

Option 4 – Available 8/15 to 9/12. Pay 1/4th of the balance down including a $35.00 enrollment fee. 3 remaining payments (10/1, 11/1, and 12/1).

These payment plans are also available in person at the Office of the Bursar with a $50 enrollment fee, using cash or check payments.

Payment plan late fees are now $50 for each payment missed, so be sure to plan ahead.

Contact our office if you have further questions regarding fee pay.

Advance of Funding:

Need book money for Fall 2016?

Student who are receiving financial aid, but need book and supply money immediately can file an Advance of Funding with the Office of the Bursar. The forms are available on the Office of the Bursar website.

Students will also need to submit an Office of the Bursar Award Confirmation Form from the UAF Financial Aid Office.

Please read the Advance of Funding form for more details.

Payment options

Credit and debit card payments for student accounts are no longer processed by the Office of the Bursar. However, you can make credit or debit card payments at UAOnline for a 2.75 percent transaction (convenience) fee. Check FAQ concerning credit and debit card transaction fees.

Payment options available with no transaction fee:

  • Web check payments at UAOnline
  • Checks, cash and money orders at the Office of the Bursar
  • Checks and money orders mailed to:

UAF Office of the Bursar
P.O. Box 757640
Fairbanks, AK 99775-7640

Fee or free

Choose the student payment option that works best for you.
Payment type Transaction fee Accepted at UAOnline Accepted in person, by mail or by phone
Choose the student payment option that works best for you.
Credit or debit card 2.75% Yes No


FREE Yes  Yes
Money order FREE No  Yes
Cash FREE No Yes


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