Pay in Person
Payments can be made with cash, personal checks(student’s name and ID number, driver’s
license number, date of birth and telephone number must be included on the check),
money orders, cashiers check, ATM/Debit card, and credit card(Visa, Master Card),
at CASS Building 1735 Wahnish Way Suite 103. Please be advised that there is a $5,000.00 per day transaction limit on personal
checks. Personal checks are subject to automatic check verification of available
If paying fees by mail send a personal check(student’s name and ID number, copy of
the maker of the check's driver’s license number, date of birth and telephone number
must accompany the check), , money order, or cashier’s check for the full amount of
fees due. Please do not send cash. Payments must be made payable to Florida A & M
University and must include the student’s I.D. number, local address and local telephone
number. Payments should be mailed to Student Financial Services CASS Building 1735 Wahnish
Way Suite 103 Florida A&M University Tallahassee, Florida 32307.
Use the convenient fee payment drop boxes located on the outside wall of northside
of the CASS Building. Be sure to use an envelope and include the student’s name and
ID number, driver’s license number, date of birth and telephone number on your check
along with a copy of the maker's driver's license. Tuition payments must be inserted
by the fee payment deadline to avoid the late payment fee of $100.
You may also pay via the web at www.famu.edu using iRattler . The University accepts
VISA or Mastercard (debit/credit). There is a $10.00 convenience fee for this service.
You will need the following information:
iRattler login and password, Student’s ID number, Name as it appears on the Credit
Card, Billing Address of the cardholder, Credit Card Number (Visa /MasterCard Only),
and Amount of Payment.
A formal payment plan option is available via iRattler. Students may make payments
in equal installments via auto payment or manual payments via the Cashnet payment
system. Studens can also invite family members and friends to make payments on their
account via this method. This plan requires a $15.00 enrollment fee. The first payment
is due upon enrollment in the plan.
Dishonored Check Policy
Checks returned for insufficient funds or due to a stop payment will be considered
as nonpayment if the initial payment is for tuition. Therefore, a late payment fee
of $100.00 will be added to the balance if applicable.
The returned check service fee is as follows:
$25.00 if the check is $0.01 to $50.00,
$30 if the check is $50.01 to $300.00,
$40.00 if the check is over $300.01 to $350.00, and
$40.00 or 5% whichever is greater on checks over $350.00.
Notification will be given to the student and/or maker via certified mail to the address
on the check or to the last known address. After notification that a check has been
returned, redemption including the service charge must be made within seven (7) working
days. Florida A & M University forwards all returned checks to the State Attorney’s
Office for redemption and prosecution after collection efforts are exhausted. In
addition, collection costs will be added if the account is sent to an external collection
A "Negative Service Indicator" is placed on the account of all students who have returned
checks with the University. The student will not be permitted to pay University
charges with a personal check in the future.
Cash Collection Manual
The University currently operates 22 Authorized Collections Sites to include:
Cashier’s Office CASS Building
3 Pharmacy Locations: Orange Avenue, Brevard Street , Crestview
College of Law
Copy Center/Post Office
New Beginnings Childcare Center
These sites are required to make deposits directly or indirectly into the Board of
Trustees approved bank accounts with Wells Fargo Bank. Any questions, concerning
the cash collection process should be directed to Ms. Natasha Ray at Natasha.firstname.lastname@example.org or (850) 412-5039. If your department is not listed you are not authorized to collect any funds to include
cash, money orders, personal checks, and cashier’s checks. Violation of this directive
will result in disciplinary action for the employee.
The Department of Education's (ED) Cash Management regulations 34 CFR 668.164(d)(4)(i)(B)(2)
(issued October 2015), require institutions participating in T2 (Campus Card) arrangements
to list and identify the major features and commonly assessed fees as well as a URL
for the terms and conditions of each financial account offered under the arrangement.
University Banking Agreement