Bursar

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Spring 2021 tuition is due January 4. As we are only processing mailed payments once per week, please consider making an online payment. Electronic check payments do not have an associated processing fee. 

For our safety and your peace of mind, please do not mail cash payments.



Student financial accounts are managed by the Office of the University Bursar, which bills and collects tuition, fees, campus housing, and other university-related charges. The office also invoices third-party agencies, audits Ohio State student accounts, processes student refunds, and collects on all past due student and non-student university debt. The Bursar’s Office collects university, Perkins and Health Profession loans as well as oversees the promissory and exit interview processes for those loans.

Pay Tuition and Fees

Enroll in Direct Deposit

Payment Notice

Spring 2021 tuition is due January 4.

As we are only processing mailed payments 2x/week, please consider making an online payment. Electronic check payments do not have an associated processing fee.

Spring 2021 TOPP enrollees:

TOPP due dates are the following: January 4, February 4, March 4, and April 4.


Please review your Statement of Account for additional information.

Need help?

Call or email Buckeye Link for help with the Statement of Accountfinancial aidtuition payment optionsregistration challenges and more.

(In person service at Buckye Link has been suspended until further notice.)

Student Academic Services Bldg., Lobby
281 W. Lane Ave.
Monday - Thursday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Email: buckeyelink@osu.edu
Phone: 614-292-0300
Fax: 614-292-5587

Contact Bursar

Office of the University Bursar
P.O. Box 183248
Columbus, Ohio 43218-3248

bursar@osu.edu
Phone: 614-292-1056
Fax: 614-292-1106

Office Hours
Monday - Thursday 8am - 4pm
Friday 9am - 4pm


Effective March 17, 2020, in person service has been suspended until further notice. Please contact us via phone or email during normal office hours.