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Payments to the University

The University Bursar functions as the accounts receivable division for the University of Illinois System. All payments to the U of I System are required to adhere strictly to the established processes and procedures set forth by the University Bursar. Detailed information regarding departmental receivables that accept card payments, along with comprehensive guidelines for the proper handling of cash transactions, can be accessed below.


Department Receivables

All funds received on behalf of the University of Illinois System must be deposited with the University Bursar. Explore this section to learn more about the process.

Accepting Card Payments

Student account payments can be processed with major credit cards, and Merchant Card Services can assist units in seamlessly accepting credit or debit card payments. Explore this section to learn more.

Cash Handling

The U of I System employs a decentralized cash handling approach, delegating responsibilities extensively to enhance efficiency and flexibility. Explore this section to learn more about cash handling.