Payment Information

Terms of Payment

The student’s portion of the outstanding balance is due by the University deadline dates:


Payment Deadline


August 15


Prior to start of class


January 15


May 15

If you register after the payment deadline, you are required to present full payment at the time of registration or satisfy your bill via financial aid and/or a payment plan. It is the University’s policy that students with outstanding charges will not be permitted to register for courses, move into the residence halls or utilize the food services plan. Academic records will be withheld until all financial obligations to the University have been satisfied.

Payment Methods

The University has partnered with third party services TouchNet and Flywire to provide a convenient online payment option. TouchNet is available seven days a week, but shuts down from 10 PM to 11 PM each evening.

Paying Online


  • ACH (Electronic Check) via TouchNet

    Using a secure website through TouchNet, you may authorize an electronic debit to your checking or savings account. This service is provided to you free of charge.

  • Credit Card via TouchNet

    TouchNet accepts the following credit/debit cards:

    • Visa
    • Mastercard
    • American Express
    • Discover
    • Diners Club
    • BC Card
    • DinaCard

    Please know that a non-refundable convenience fee, based on the amount of the payment, covers the credit card service and is retained in full by TouchNet, not Fairleigh Dickinson University. The fee will be displayed for your review and acceptance before your payment is processed.

  • Wire Transfer (International transfers only) via Flywire

    1. Eliminate hidden bank fees – ensure Fairleigh Dickinson University receives the correct amount.
    2. Save on exchange rates – in most cases you can make payments in your local currency; FlyWire will process the currency exchange offering you wholesale exchange rates– offering you wholesale exchange rates unmatched by traditional banks.
    3. Peace of mind – 24×7 multilingual customer support when you need it most. Know where your payment is in the bank transfer process.

Paying by mail

  • Check

    Checks can be made payable to Fairleigh Dickinson University and mailed to the Office of Enrollment Services (see contact card below). Please include the student’s name and seven-digit FDU ID number on the check.

Paying in person

Effective Fall 2020 and until further notice the Office of Enrollment Services will not accept payment in person. Please see other payment methods.

Returned payments

Payments returned for insufficient funds made through ACH (electronic check) or paper check are subject to a $25.00 charge.

Payment Plans

Fairleigh Dickinson University offers the following three payment plans to help make a college education more affordable.

FDU Deferred Payment Plan

A payment plan is available for the Fall, Spring, or Summer terms to pay down your charges in 4 monthly installments.

The deferred payment allows you to make an initial 25% down payment on the total balance for the term. A $45 per term application fee is assessed for those who choose this plan. The balance due is then paid in three consecutive monthly installments.

Receive email notifications as your plan adjusts.

Setup automatic installment payments -or- pay online at your convenience without scheduling automatic payments.

A separate application must be completed for each semester.


Initial Payment

2nd Payment

3nd Payment

Final Payment


August 15

September 15

October 15

November 15


January 15

February 15

March 15

April 15


May 1

June 1

July 1

August 1

To set up a payment plan

  • For Students: Log onto WebAdvisor and then click on ‘Payments/Payment Plans/1098T’ in the ‘Financial Information’ section.
  • For Parents/Guardians: Student would need to set up an “Authorized User” on TouchNet. Then the “Authorized User” will receive an email with their credentials to login. You should have your student authorize your access to the TouchNet site if you pay your student’s bill.
  • IMPORTANT INFORMATION WHEN SETTING UP YOUR PAYMENT PLAN: If your financial aid and/or bill changes, your payment plan will RECALCULATE. If you do not want the University to have the capability to increase or decrease the amount withdrawn from your checking or credit/debit card, DO NOT SELECT “Automatic Payments”.


Corporate Reimbursement Deferred Payment Plan

Students who receive tuition reimbursement from their employers at the end of a semester can enroll in the Corporate Reimbursement Deferred Payment Plan. A 4% carrying charge applied to the entire term balance is due upon enrolling in the plan.


Due Date

Summer Sessions I and II

August 15

Summer Session III

September 30


February 15


March 5


June 30


Corporate Voucher / Direct Payment Plan

  • If your employer pays the University directly for tuition and fees, all qualified students must present a tuition voucher to the Office of Enrollment Services at the time of their registration. If they choose to register via the web, the voucher must be submitted within 5 days of registration.

Late Payment Charges

Late payment charges are assessed in accordance with the appropriate schedule below. Such charges will be assessed at the time any payment (full or partial) is made, against the payment made, and shall be added to the then outstanding balance.

Fall Term

Spring Term


August 18 to October 5

January 18 to February 28


October 6 to November 2

March 1 to March 31


November 3 to November 30

April 1 to April 30


December 1 to January 3

May 1 to May 31


January 4 to January 31

June 1 to June 30


February 1 and thereafter

July 1 and thereafter


Summer Terms

Winter Terms

Module Courses


Weeks 1 and 2

*After first day of class

*After first day of class


Weeks 3 and 4



Weeks 5 and 6



*12% late fee will be assessed on any unpaid balance at the end of the term

Contact Information

Office of Enrollment Services

Metropolitan Campus
Metropolitan Campus
1000 River Road
Teaneck, NJ 07666
Florham Campus
Florham Campus
285 Madison Ave
Madison, NJ 07940
Metropolitan Campus
Florham Campus
Monday through Friday
Remote Service Only
Please contact via email
9 AM to 5 PM