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Bursar's Office

The Bursar Office is responsible for coordinating and maintaining all aspects of your student financial account. This includes billing, processing payments, posting accepted financial aid, issuing refunds, and maintaining payment plans. The Bursar's office is currently available via phone or online messaging during normal business hours of 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  Office hours are subject to change during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Hoover Library outdoor courtyard.

Online Billing and Account Management

Your student account statement is available online and can be accessed at your convenience at any time throughout the academic year. Through McDaniel College’s Self-Service online portal, you can view and print your student billing statement, make payments online, view your payment history and manage your student account.

Account Access for Parents and Families

You can grant permission to a parent, guardian, spouse or other trusted individual to access limited billing account information online as an Authorized User. To designate an authorized user, log on to the Student Finance section of mcdaniel.edu/self-service and select “Make a Payment Authorize User” and follow the prompts to include the email of the person you are designating. The Authorized User will receive an email with additional directions to finalize his/her access. Authorized Users can only view amount due and make online payments. To grant more comprehensive access to your student account information, please contact the McDaniel College Registrar’s Office for instructions on setting up a Person Proxy

Access Your Bill Online

  • STEP 1: Go to mcdaniel.edu/self-service
  • STEP 2: Enter your McDaniel College user name and password to log in.
  • STEP 3: Select “Student Finance.”
  • STEP 4: From your Account Overview, select the term from the dropdown menu.
  • STEP 5: Select “View Statement” on the right side of the screen. Your statement will appear and can be printed for your records.
Go to Self Service
McDaniel College Financial Aid Director Kemia Himon assists Financial Aid Specialist Aza Smith

Understanding Your Bill

Your bill is composed of a variety of charges. Understanding each charge is an important step in your financial planning. Among these are: Tuition, Room and Board, Fees, Security Deposit, and Health Insurance. You may also see Pending Financial Aid, Outside Scholarships, and Credit Balances. To better understand your bill, we have created a reference guide to answer any questions you might have. 

 

Ways to Pay Your Bill

McDaniel College is pleased to provide a variety of options for paying your bill. You can choose a single option or the combination of options that best meets your needs. THESE OPTIONS INCLUDE:

Setting Up a Payment Plan

Payment plan enrollment opens June 2021!

  1. Log on to my.mcdaniel.edu
  2. Select Self Service Menu -- Student -- Bursar Office
  3. Select View my Tuition
  4. Select Make a Payment
  5. Select Payment Plan Enrollment

To register for classes, you must agree to pay in a timely manner all financial obligations to McDaniel College which are incurred during the entire term of enrollment, in accordance with the published policies of McDaniel College. This agreement covers payment of tuition, any room and board expenses incurred, and any fees, fines or charges.

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Federal Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) A Family Discussion

 

As a college student, your McDaniel records (including your academic and financial records) belong to you. This means that McDaniel College staff are legally required to have your written permission before we can disclose details of your academic and financial accounts with others (including parents or guardians). If you would like to authorize us to share your education records with parents or others, you must complete the Release of Student Information Form. 

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What's Next? Financial Wellness

Planning for all four years of your educational expenses is an important part of being an active partner in funding your education. We hope that our students and families engage with us early and often as we work together over the duration of your college education. 

Throughout your academic career and in your personal life, we want you to be able to make informed, sustainable financial decisions. We recognize that money can be a complex topic and that every student and family has individual needs.