Student Finance

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Fees Update

The Board of Trustees approved the reduction of some mandatory fees. Below is a chart that is based on full-time enrollment. 

The Student Building Fee and the Academic and Student Recreation Center Fee are being reversed in total for the term. There is also a $20 reduction to the Incidental Fee for a total of $101 in reversed fees for a full-time student. Any refund owed will first be applied to any outstanding amount due to your student account. Refunds will be issued via your current refund option. 

Changes Based on Full-time Enrollment

Mandatory Fees Current Rate Revised Rate Dollar Decrease Percent Decrease
Student Building Fee $37 $0 -$37 100%
Incidental Fee $263 $243 -$20 7.6%
Health Service Fee $156 $156 $0 0%
Academic and Student Recreation Center Fee $44 $0 -$44 100%


Prospective Student

We're here to help you figure out costs and how you'll pay for school. Follow our step-by-step process to plan how you'll pay for school.

Current Student

Between classes and life, there's a lot do, so we've created a Student Finance timeline to keep you on track. 


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Financial Wellness Center

Meet with a financial wellness coach to discuss, your PSU student account, re-enrolling at PSU, resolving a debt owed to PSU, understanding the cost of college, creating a sustainable budget, repairing credit, or repaying student loans.