Fee payment deadlines are published in the Academic Calendar. Fees may be paid at the Cashier’s Office in person, by mail, or online via the Bill & Payment Center in Gulfline. Payments will not be accepted for amounts greater than what is owed on the account. Fee payment deadlines are strictly enforced. The university cannot extend the fee payment period beyond the time set in the official calendar. The university does not have the authority to waive late fees unless it is determined that the university is primarily responsible for the delinquency or that extraordinary circumstances warrant such waiver. The Office of the Bursar reserves the right to refuse any payment that is deemed to be intentionally disruptive towards day to day operations.
Financial assistance is available to qualified students. Students who receive or are applying for financial assistance should contact the Bursars Office immediately upon notification of any delay in receipt of funds to ensure that arrangements are made to meet published payment deadlines.
Other fees besides Tuition & Fees may be posted to the Student’s account. A list of some of the most common fees may be reviewed in the Special Fee, Fines, & Penalties section of the Bursar’s Website. These fees can be paid by one methods described below.
University policy prohibits registration or release of transcript or diploma for any student whose account with the University is delinquent. The University reserves the right to assign any past due accounts to an outside agency for collection. When an account has been assigned, the collection agency fee will be added to the University charges for collection at the current contract rate.
Payment can be made online via the Bill & Payment Center by eCheck (no service charge) or by American Express, Discover, MasterCard, or Visa via PayPath (2.85% service charge, $3 minimum fee). Students can access the Bill & Payment Center by following the steps listed below.
Authorized Users have the ability to log directly into the Bill & Payment Center and view the student's account, make payments, and receive statement notifications. The student can assign Authorized Users by following the steps listed below.
Payment can be made in-person at the Cashier Office by Check, Cash, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Eagle Dollars. Make checks payable to Florida Gulf Coast University and include the student’s ID number (UIN). The university will not accept a check on any student’s account that has had two previous dishonored checks. Checks will not be accepted for amounts greater than what is owed on the account. FGCU will not accept post dated checks. All checks must be made payable in US dollars. Checks may also be placed in the Night Depository Box. The university is not responsible for cash left in the Night Depository Box.
Tuition and Fees paid by mail must be received by the Cashier’s Office on or before the published due date. To avoid any possible late payment fees the payment should be mailed by the posted Last Day to Mail Payment date on the Academic Calendar.
Make checks payable to Florida Gulf Coast University and include the student’s ID number (UIN). The university will not accept a check on any student’s account that has had two previous dishonored checks. Checks will not be accepted for amounts greater than what is owed on the account. FGCU will not accept post dated checks. All checks must be made payable in US dollars.
Payments may be mailed to the following address:
ATTN: Cashier’s Office
Florida Gulf Coast University
10501 FGCU Blvd. South
Fort Myers, FL 33965-6565
When you provide a check as payment, you authorize Florida Gulf Coast University either to use information from your check to make a one-time electronic funds transfer from your account or to process the payment as a check transaction. For inquiries, please contact the Bursar's Office at 239-590-1213.
A PDF of the FGCU Campus Card/Banking Agreement can be viewed HERE.
A PDF with information about account features and commonly assessed fees can be viewed HERE.