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Cashiers/Student Financials Office

COVID-19 CLOSURE INFORMATION

The Cashier’s Office will be closed to Students and the Public beginning Wednesday, March 18th. However, the Cashier’s Office Staff will be answering emails Monday through Friday of each week with the exception of any Palomar College holidays. Emails can be sent to cashiers@palomar.edu. All emails requesting personal account information should come from your Palomar Student Email Address and should include your student ID number to help better serve you. 

Checks on Hold with the Cashier’s Office- If you have a check on hold at the Cashier’s Office currently, and would like it mailed to you, please email the Cashier’s Office and include a photo or copy of a Government Issued Photo ID (Driver’s License, State ID, Passport, Passport Card, etc.) Please note that checks will be sent out once weekly to the mailing address on file with the college. If you need to update your mailing address, you can do that through your MyPalomar account- go to Student Center- at the bottom of the page, click on “Mailing Address” and it will let you update it.

Missing a check- If you are missing a check and would like to request a reissue, please visit our forms page, complete the form with as much information as you have (name, ID, check amount, signature, etc.) and send it from your Palomar Student email address to cashiers@palomar.edu. Please include a copy of your Government Issued Photo ID when sending in the form.

Payments- While the Cashier’s Office is closed, payments will still be accepted Online and by check or money order through the Mail. Instructions on how to make a credit card or ACH payment online can be found here. Payments made online will apply to the students’ account immediately. Please note that partial payments cannot be made online. Receipts for online payments will be emailed to your student email address. To mail in a check or money order payment, please mail it to- Palomar College Cashier’s Office- 1140 West Mission Road, San Marcos, CA 92069. All checks and money orders should be made out to Palomar College. Payments sent via mail will be applied weekly to the student’s account and a receipt will be sent to the mailing address on file.

MTS/NCTD Compass Cards– Unfortunately, all Compass Card Sales will be halted for the time being. Once the Cashier’s Office reopens, we will provide Compass Card Sales following our regular schedule found here. For information on where to load your Compass Cards for the time being, please visit the MTS Website.

For Staff- Departmental Receipts-  Departmental Receipts will be accepted and processed as needed and as availability allows. Should you have a Departmental Receipt to turn in, please email cstone@palomar.edu to make arrangements.

Cashier’s Office

The Cashiers/Student Financials Office strives to provide quality service and information by maintaining accurate student financial records and communicating policies and information to students concerning their accounts.  It is the function of the Cashiers/Student Financials Office to accept and process all payments and deposits made to Palomar College, including:

Parking Permits are no longer for sale at the Cashier’s Office.

Parking permits are now your registered license plate- physical permits are no longer available. Using the link on your MyPalomar account, you can register your license plate(s) and pay for your permit. Permits are no longer available for purchase on campus and must be purchased through your MyPalomar account  For instructions on how to purchase a parking permit, click here. For more information, visit the Campus Police page. To request a parking permit refund, please contact Credentials’ Solutions at 847-716-3005.

Acceptable Forms of Payment

  • Cash
  • Checks made payable to Palomar College (be certain to annotate the student ID # in the memo section of your check)
  • Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express Credit Cards
  • Payment Plan administered by Nelnet Business Solutions (available at the start of each semester’s registration period).  Visit the Nelnet Payment Plan Info Page  for additional information.

To pay online, log in to the student’s MyPalomar account. Instructions on how to make an online payment can be found here.

Payment Plan – Spring 2021

Palomar College’s Spring 2021 payment plan will be available on November 2nd, 2020 when enrollment begins. Below are the payment plan options available for the Spring term.  Visit http://mycollegepaymentplan.com/palomar/ for more information. If you have a balance for a past term, please email cashiers@palomar.edu for more information on our Past Due Payment Plan.

To sign up for the payment plan, log in to your MyPalomar Account. Select Student Center. Under “My Finances and Financial Assistance,” there is a box titled Account Summary. Directly underneath the box is a link to sign up for the payment plan.

Refund Policy

For detailed information on the Palomar College Refund Policy, please click here.

A student must officially drop or withdraw from a class by the published refund deadline.  The following fees are subject to refund: enrollment, health, and non-resident tuition. If the college cancels a class, students will receive a refund automatically.

Parking Permit refunds can be requested by calling Credentials’ Solutions at 847-716-3005. For questions regarding Parking Permit refunds, please contact the Police Department at 760-744-1150 x 3499.

Students who paid for classes prior to receiving a California College Promise Grant (CCPG) will receive a refund after the semester refund deadline. For information related to waiver of enrollment fees, contact the Palomar College Financial Aid Office.

Additional Information

The Cashier’s Office is responsible for the following:

Important Dates:

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REGULAR OFFICE HOURS

The Cashier’s Office will be closed  effective Wednesday, March 18th. Please visit our website regularly for more information on when we will open back up.

PHONE

760-744-1150 X 2114

EMAIL

cashiers@palomar.edu

MAIL

Palomar College
Attn: Cashier’s Office
1140 West Mission Road
San Marcos, CA 92069

CASSANDRA STONE
Manager, Student Accounts and Cashiering

DAVID RICE
Business Systems Analyst

CORAL ARELLANO
Sr. Accounting Technician

LISA MILLER
Sr. Accounting Technician