Student Accounts Office

The mission of the Student Accounts Office is to provide excellent service for our students, staff, and faculty, while maintaining internal controls that ensure financial transactions are accurately processed and proper records are maintained.

Safe Return to Campus/FAQ:

For the most up to date information about Mason’s Safe Return to Campus, including Frequently Asked Questions, please visit here.

We look forward to seeing you at Mason, whether in person or virtually, and are here to assist where we can. If you need assistance related to a Student Accounts Office question (tuition/fee charges, payment information, 1098-T), your first stop is the Mason Student Services Center. The MSSC team is cross trained to provide help to new and continuing students on matters related to billing, as well as registration, enrollment, financial aid, academic records and other student support services.

MSSC services are available on both a walk-up and virtual basis. For more information, please select how you would like to be serviced below:

Cashier’s Office:

The Cashier’s Office is no longer accepting cash payments. Students are encouraged to make payment online through our Bill & Payment System. For those not able to make payment online, please visit here for additional payment method options.

Important Information:

All semester bills will be provided electronically. Monitor your Masonlive email account for notices regarding eBills, which will be available through the Bill and Payment System. Students must check Patriot Web for balance due, verify registration, and pay through Bill+Payment by the due date listed.

Students are responsible for dropping classes that they do not plan to complete by the due date. Tuition liability may apply.

Click here for information on qualifying for in-state tuition.

Pay Online

Online payment is available through a secure portal at Touchnet.

The system is unavailable nightly from 10:30 pm - 12:00 am

Having trouble logging in? Try FAQ for help.


Fall 2021 Payment Due Date:
Aug 23, 2021

Registration on or after
Aug 23, 2021:
Due within 5 business days

Patriot Web Upgrade

What functionality was added with the Patriot Web upgrade?

The upgrade provides a more modern view of the information, adds functionality within the pages (including a Pay Now button that directly links to the Bill+Payment system and allows students to add a bank account to receive refund payments via direct deposit), a more mobile-friendly display, and achieves a more cohesive feel across the modules within Patriot Web.

I can’t find locate my authorized/pending financial aid and memos.  Where is it located?

This guide will guide you to the page where your authorized financial aid and memos is displayed.


  • Important for credit card payers: Please ensure that your credit card payments do not exceed your transaction limit. If you receive the warning 'A system error occurred, please try again later' message, do NOT reattempt the transaction until you contact your financial institution.
  • Tuition rates are available in the Tuition & Fees tab.
  • Use Bill+Payment to make payments, view your payment history, provide permission for others to view your bill and make payments, view and print your billing statement, and enroll in a payment plan so you can pay your balance in installments. Click the following link for additional information.
  • Want your refund faster? Follow these five easy steps to sign up for direct deposit.
  • Payment Plans

    Fall 2021 Payment Plans available.

    Payment plans are online only. You may use Bill+Payment to sign up. Payment plans have a $30 setup fee.

    Click the following link for additional information about Payment Plans.

    About Us

    Office Hours

    Monday - Thursday: 9 am - 5 pm
    Friday: 9:30 am - 5 pm


    Fairfax: SUB I, Suite 1600

    Contact Us

    Phone: (703) 993-2000
    Fax: (703) 993-2490
    Web: Submit the form in Contact Us