How to Pay

The Smart Choice

Payment methods accepted:


Via Banner Self Service

  •   Log in to your Banner Self Service Account
  •   Click “Student” tab
  •   Click “View/Pay My Bill”
  •   Click “Pay Your Bill”
  • This will take you to the payment portal – select “Make Payment”, then select term, amount, and payment method

Payment methods accepted through Nelnet accessed via Banner Self Service:

Credit/Debit Card

  • Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express are accepted forms of payment via Nelnet.
  • When choosing this option, a non-refundable 2.75% convenience fee will be charged for each transaction processed.  You will have the option to cancel your payment before submitting, but once submitted, the fee is not refundable.

E-Check or E-Savings

  • Electronic Check or Savings – enter your bank routing number and account number
  • There is no fee when choosing this option.

In person at the Cashier’s Office

  • Personal check, cashier’s check, money order, or cash
  • Credit/Debit cards are not accepted as a form of payment in person or via phone.
  • You may pay in person in the Cashier’s Office in Smith Hall during regular business hours – Monday-Thursday 7:45am – 12:00pm and 1:00pm – 4:30pm and Friday 7:45am – 11:00am

Please bring current Student I.D. or driver’s license.

By Mail

Mail check or money order to McNeese Cashier Office, Box 92935, Lake Charles, LA 70609.

Please include your student ID number on your remittance.


McNeese State University partners with Bank Mobile to offer faster delivery of refunds to students. See Refunds for information on how refunds are facilitated.

Questions concerning fees, bills or refunds should be directed to the Cashier’s Office at 337-475-5098 or 337-337-475-5098 or via email at

Installment Plan

Please refer to this FAQ about Nelnet managed payment plans:

Personal Touch Account (PTA)

McNeese University Bookstore offers an interest-free, student charge account to all enrolled students (Personal Touch Account-PTA). PTA accounts can be used at the beginning of each semester for approximately one month for the purchase of up to $800 in books and supplies. Questions about PTAs may be addressed to the Bookstore at 475-5494.