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Student Business Services

The SBS Bill &  Payment site will be down until 12:00 p.m. today for updates. We apologize for the inconvenience.


Welcome to Student Business Services!

Student Business Services is responsible for the billing and collection of tuition and fees, vendor contracts for tuition and fees, refunds of financial aid and tuition & fees, as well as other important services for the campus community.

Please make use of our website which provides important information and helpful links to make your educational journey as smooth as possible. Thank you for visiting!

SBS Bill & Payment Site

NOTE: The SBS Bill & Payment site is down from 10:00 p.m. to midnight every night for maintenance.

 Announcements & Updates

Fall 2014

Fall billing statements will be available the first week of August. Payment for fall classes is due by Thursday, August 21st at 6:00 p.m..

Fall 2014 Payment Deadlines
Tuition & Fees 6:00 p.m., Thursday, August 21
*Payment in full or Payment Plan enrollment is required to avoid course cancellation.
Payment Plan Deadlines
1st installment Due upon enrollment
2nd installment 5:00 p.m., Friday, October 3
3rd installment 5:00 p.m., Friday, November 7
*A $25 late payment fee will be assessed if payments are not made by the deadline.
University Loan Payment Deadlines
Emergency Loan 5:00 p.m., Friday, November 7
*A $25 late payment fee will be assessed monthly for payments not made by deadline.
Short Term Loan 5:00 p.m., Friday, November 7
*A $5 late payment fee will be assessed monthly for payments not made by deadline.

Payment Plan Enrollment

Payment of the total due OR enrollment in a Payment Plan must be completed by the payment due date. Failure to do so will result in the cancellation of your classes. 
Click on the link below for a step-by-step tutorial for enrolling in a payment plan:

 Payment Plan Enrollment-Instructional Video


Please visit Answers@TxState for other SBS "How to...?" topics or contact us at your convenience.

PDF ELP Instructions (PDF, 359.9 KB)

Fall 2014 Financial Aid Refunds

Financial aid will begin disbursing to student accounts on Friday, August 15. This means that financial aid will credit against charges on the student accounts.  Refunds will begin processing on Monday, August 18.

If you are signed up for eRefunds (direct deposit), funds should show in your bank within 24 to 72 hours of processing.   If you need to sign up for direct deposit or make any corrections to your account information, please go to eRefund Sign-Up.

If you will be receiving your refund in the form of a check, please make sure your address is correct.   Checks will be mailed by the end of the week. If you need to make any corrections to your address, please go to Texas State Self-Service.

Sign up or changes to eRefund and address updates must be complete by midnight August 14 to ensure that your changes are in effect for the first group of refunds.  


Please contact Financial Aid at 512.245.2315 if your aid has not been disbursed; however, it is still your responsibility to make payment by the deadline to avoid cancellation of your courses.


Sign up for eRefunds(Direct Deposit) to avoid delays in receiving your tuition & fee or financial aid refunds! Go to the SBS Bill & Payment Site to sign up today!

Already signed up for eRefunds?  Please be sure your bank information is up-to-date to avoid delays with your refund deposit.

Click the link below for detailed instructions on eRefund sign up:

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Tuition Set-Aside Information

The Tuition Set Aside for Financial Assistance notification is sent to all students, as required by state law, who are enrolled for courses at Texas State University for the current semester. This does not mean that if you are currently receiving financial aid that you will be receiving additional awards/disbursement or that you will be refunded a portion of your semester charges.  This is strictly to advise students that a portion of the designated tuition that they paid may be allocated to financial assistance programs.

Student Address Information

Is your contact information current? Log in to Texas State Student Self-Service and make sure all of your addresses (mailing, local, & permanent) are correct and current in the SIS.

Why? If you are not signed up for eRefund and you are due a refund from the university, a check will be mailed to the address on file in the SIS. Avoid mail delays and update your contact info today!

Student Parking Permits


Permits may be ordered at the following link: 

You may pay with a credit card or e-check at the time the permit is ordered. To simplify the purchase and delivery of permits, effective for Fall 2012, students will no longer have the option to add the permit to their registration bill.
If you may have any questions about your student parking permit, please contact Parking Services at 512.245.2887.

1098-T Information

The 2013 1098-T information is now available

Please visit the Tax Credit Reporting Service website at http://www.1098-T.com to view or print your 1098-T form and financial addendum.   Paper 1098-T forms will no longer be mailed as part of the university’s ongoing sustainability and cost reduction measures.  For additional information and FAQs, please visit our website at http://www.sbs.txstate.edu/students/1098.html.

Credit Card Payment for Tuition & Fees

Effective May 1, 2012, the credit card convenience fee assessed for payment of tuition and fees, will be increased to 2.75% with a $3.00 minimum fee per transaction.  This fee is non-refundable and is established and charged by TouchNet PayPath, not the University. Texas State University does not receive any of this fee, it is paid in full to and retained by TouchNet PayPath.


Accepted method of payments on-line are: VISA, MasterCard, American Express, Discover or Diners ClubPayment via Electronic Check is also available on-line, with no convenience fee.