Student Accounts / Cashier

San Luis Obispo Campus

Building 3100, Windows 20 & 21
(805) 546-3949
Fax (805) 546-3169

SLO Office Hours for Spring 2014:

Monday - Thursday 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.
Friday 8:30 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. 
Closed Saturdays, Sundays & Holidays.
*Hours for Spring Break - April 21 to April 25
Closed Monday, April 21 & Friday, April 25
Tuesday, April 22 - Thursday, April 24 9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.

Students may contact either office for assistance.

North County Campus

Building N3000
(805) 591-6217

NCC Office Hours for Spring 2014:

Wednesday 2:15 P.M. TO 6:00 P.M.

*Closed for Spring Break - April 21 to April 25

*NCC hours are limited due to staff availability - please see N.C. Student Services for assistance or contact the SLO Campus Cashier for additional service information.
Secure payment drop boxes are available at both locations for after office hours payments. Drop box payments are processed the following business day.

Students may pay fees, obtain & submit refund requests and other forms (see below), order replacement inactive My Cuesta Cards, purchase semester parking permits and RTA 31-Day bus passes only (please see the RTA website for information on all other types of passes) or handle other situations as they pertain to student accounts at the Cashier's Office located at either the San Luis Obispo or North County campuses (see office hours & days listed above.)

Questions regarding Non-Resident Fees should be directed to the Admissions Office at
805-546-3100 ext 2254.

Student Account Payments
Registration fees are due at the time of registration. Fees may be paid immediately by credit or debit card ONLINE or by cash, check or money order at the Cashier's Office at either campus. There is a $2 convenience fee for credit/debit card payments. (**Mac and Apple product users making online payments must "enable cookies" for payment processing.) Students may also mail checks or money orders to the San Luis Obispo campus Cashier's Office. Secure payment drop boxes are also available at both locations for after office hours payment drop off.

Holds are placed on all student accounts with a balance due. Holds restrict access to official and unofficial transcripts as well as grades and future registrations.

Payments (by check or money order), refund requests and other forms (see forms below) may be mailed to:

Cuesta College Cashier
P.O. Box 8106
San Luis Obispo, Ca 93403-8106

Payments by credit or debit cards can ONLY be made online through your personal myCuesta account at

See financial aid for FASFA and scholarship application details.

Refund of Registration Fees
To be eligible for a dropped class refund see Registration Fee Refund Policy

Specific class drop deadlines can be found online through your myCuesta Class Schedule Receipt.

Credit balances for dropped classes may remain on your student account to be applied to future balances or refunded. Refunds for dropped classes must be requested through the Cashier's Office by submitting a written request (see forms below). A $10 refund processing fee will be assessed for requested refunds which include Enrollment ($46 per unit) Fees. Exception to the processing fee are those classes cancelled by the College. Students will need a My Cuesta Card for all refunds (see below).

Did you receive your MyCuesta Card? Starting with the spring 2013 semester, enrolled students will need their My Cuesta Card to receive financial aid or dropped class refunds.  If you are a newly enrolled student, keep your address updated through your myCuesta and watch your mail for the bright green My Cuesta Card envelope. The card should be delivered within three weeks upon registration into classes. Instructions on how to activate your refund preference are included with the mailing.

The following form may be submitted to the Cashier's Office if you have not received your MyCuesta Card: MyCuesta Card/Higher One Reorder Form

Tax Return Tuition Statements/Form 1098T are mailed annually to eligible students using the students permanent address on record. Students may also view and print individual 1098T statements using their myCuesta online account. Statements can be found under the myCuesta Student tab and then under the Steps to Success heading. In addition, students should keep all registration fee payment receipts for tax credit purposes.

Education Tax Credit Info

The following forms may be printed, completed and submitted to the Cashier's Office.

Fall/Spring Refund Request

Summer Refund Request

Cancelled Class  (Cancelled by Cuesta) Refund Request

Declaration of Lost or Destroyed Warrant/Check

Request to Audit a Course


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