Student Accounts FAQs

1. When is tuition due?

  • Fall tuition is due by July 15
  • Spring tuition is due by Dec.15
  • Summer tuition is due May 1 (all Summer terms)

2. What are the costs to attend?

Go to the Tuition page.

3. What are my tuition payment options?

4. What types of credit cards do you accept?

We accept VISA, MasterCard, American Express and Discover cards. Credit card payments may be made by phone or through the student portal at https://estudents.marymountcalifornia.edu/login.asp.

5. What happens if I am late in paying my tuition?

Failure to pay the student account balance will result in one or more of the following:

  • Preregistered classes will be subject to cancelation.
  • A tuition hold will be placed on the account, preventing transcripts from being issued.
  • Grade information will be restricted.
  • A $50 late fee will be assessed monthly until the balance is paid in full.
  • Future class registration will be restricted.
  • Housing privileges could be withheld.

6. What is the Campus Services Fee?

The Campus Services Fee is required of all students. It helps fund undergraduate programs offered by Student Life in support of student organizations, student programming board events and activities, and student staffing in the Student Center. It also covers:

  • Student-led sustainability projects provided by the University.
  • The student Wellness Center, please click here for more information

This fee is charged every semester and is nonrefundable.

7. What is the Technology Fee?

The Technology Fee allows for the University’s continual maintenance and advancement in technology to meet students’ needs. This includes support for wireless, high-speed internet, online resources, labs and computer services.

8. What is the difference between the Orientation Fee and the Special/Re-Admit Fee?

The Orientation Fee is required of all new students. It covers the cost of orientation staff, as well as student participation in all Orientation programs, activities and meals, and Week of Welcome events and meals. It also covers the costs of orientation materials and one meal for parents or other family members during orientation.

The Special/Re-Admit Fee is charged to students who previously enrolled (Re-Admits*) and Special Admit** students. These students are not required to pay the Orientation Fee, but are required to pay a $150 Special/Re-Admit Fee that covers the cost of materials, programs and activities available to all students during Orientation. Special/Re-Admit students who participate in all Orientation activities must pay the full $300 Orientation Fee. All fees are nonrefundable.

*Re-Admit: Students who have not enrolled at California Marymount University (formerly Marymount College) for at least one semester and apply to be readmitted to the University.
**Special Admit: Students who are accepted and enrolled under special circumstances as determined by the Office of Admission.

Refund policy: Orientation Fee and Special/Re-Admit Fees are nonrefundable. If extenuating circumstances prevent a student from participating in any Orientation programs or events, the student must appeal fees in writing before the semester add/drop date (listed in the academic calendar). Refunds requested after the add/drop date will not be considered. Appeals should be directed to the Vice President of Finance and Administration.

Student Wellness Center Information
Please call:
(310) 303-7244

9.  Do I need to purchase the University’s health insurance?  

Business Services

Student Accounts
Tel: (310) 377-5501
Email: studentaccounts@marymountcalifonia.edu
Hours: M-Th 8am- 5pm, Friday 8am- 2pm
Location: AD (Administration Building) 110

Business Services
Tel: (310) 377-5501
Hours: M-Fri 8am-5pm
Location AD (Administration building) 104

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