Hofstra University

Student Financial Services

Student Financial Services - made up of Financial Aid, the Bursar, and Registrar - assists students and their families with funding a Hofstra education, registering for classes, and other administrative processes.

Services

  • Financial Aid - Financial Aid is here to help you make the most of the funding options available to you.
  • Bursar/Student Accounts - The Office of the Bursar/Student Accounts is responsible for the billing, the processing of payments, refunds and the collections of receivables of all student accounts.
  • Registrar - The Office of the Registrar is responsible for registration, collecting grades and attendance data, and other academic processes.

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Important Dates

  • Summer 2, 2024
    • 4-Week Course- June 27- July 25
    • 5-Week Course- June 27- August 1
  • June 19- Bill Payment Due
  • June 20- Late Payment Fee Assessed ($50)
  • June 28- Course Override Required for All Classes
  • Through June 29- 100% Tuition Refund Period for 4-week courses
  • Through June 30- 100% Tuition Refund Period for 5-week courses
  • June 30-July 2- 75% Tuition Refund Period for 4-week courses
  • July 1-4- 75% Tuition Refund Period for 5-week courses
  • July 2- Last Day to Register or Add a Class Online
  • July 2- Late Registration Fee Begins ($100)
  • July 2- Last Day to Drop a Course Without Receiving a "W"
  • July 3-5- 50% Tuition Refund Period for 4-week courses
  • July 4- University Closed for Holiday Observance
  • July 5-8- 50% Tuition Refund Period for 5-week courses
  • July 6-8- 25% Tuition Refund Period for 4-week courses
  • No Refunds After July 8 for 4-week courses
  • July 8- Absolute Last Day to Register or Add a Class
  • July 8- Last Day to File Pass/D+/D/Fail Form
  • July 9-12- 25% Tuition Refund Period for 5-week courses
  • No Refunds After July 12 for 5-week courses
  • July 18- Last Day to Choose Repeat Course Option
  • July 18- Last Day to Withdraw From a Course (for 4-week courses)
  • July 25- Last Day to Withdraw From a Course (for 5-week courses)
  • Summer 3, 2024
    • August 5- August 23
  • July 23- Bill Payment Due
  • July 24- Late Payment Fee Assessed ($50)
  • Through August 5- 100% Tuition Refund Period
  • August 6- 75% Tuition Refund Period
  • August 6- Course Override Required for All Classes
  • August 7- 50% Tuition Refund Period
  • August 7- Last Day to Register or Add a Class Online
  • August 7- Late Registration Fee Begins ($100)
  • August 7- Last Day to Drop a Course Without Receiving a "W"
  • August 7- Absolute Last Day to Register or Add a Class
  • August 8- 25% Tuition Refund Period
  • No Refunds After August 8
  • August 12- Last Day to File Pass/D+/D/Fail Form
  • August 19- Last Day to Choose Repeat Course Option
  • August 19- Last Day to Withdraw From a Course
  • Fall 2024
  • August 1- Bill Payment Due
  • August 2- Late Payment Fee Assessed ($100)
  • August 2- Late Registration Fee Increases ($200) for Continuing Undergraduate Students
  • September 3- Classes Begin
  • September 9- Last Day to Register or Add a Class Without Department Permission
  • Through September 9- 100% Tuition Refund Period
  • September 10- Department Permission Required to Add a Class. Override Required to Register
  • September 10- Late Registration Fee for All Students is $300
  • September 10- September 16- 75% Tuition Refund Period
  • September 15- Late Payment Fee Assessed ($150)
  • September 17-September 23- 50% Tuition Refund Period
  • September 24-September 30- 25% Tuition Refund Period
  • September 30- Last Day to Drop a Course Without Receiving a "W" Grade on Transcript
  • September 30- Absolute Last Day to Register or Add a Class
  • October 1- Last Day to Apply for Graduation Without Additional Fees
  • October 7-October 8- Mid Semester Break- Classes Not In Session
  • October 9- Last Day to File the Pass/D/D+/Fail Form
  • October 15- Late Payment Fee Assessed ($250)
  • October 22- Mid-Semester Advisories Due
  • November 1- Deadline For Graduation Application for Inclusion in Mid-Year Commencement Ceremony Book
  • November 11- Last Day to File the Repeat Course Form
  • November 11- Last Day to Withdraw From an Individual Course for Undergraduate Students
  • (Note: For Courses Shorter Than 15 Weeks, The Student Must Withdraw Within The First 2/3 Of The Course)
  • November 27- November 30- Thanksgiving Break- Classes Not In Session
  • December 11- Last Day to Completely Withdraw From All Courses for Undergraduate Students
  • December 12- Snow/Study/Reading Day for Undergraduate Classes Only. Graduate Classes Meet
  • December 13- Snow/Study/Reading Day for Undergraduate Classes Only. Graduate Classes Meet
  • December 13- Last Day to Withdraw From a Course for Graduate Students
  • December 14- December 20- Final Exams For All Classes
  • December 20- Semester Ends
  • December 20- Commencement

Academic Calendar

 

Contact Us

Visit Us

Our Offices

Student Financial Services and Registrar Suite
206 Memorial Hall

Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (9 a.m.-4 p.m. on Fridays during the summer)

Reach Out

Get in Touch

Office Services

Most common student requests can be completed online. The following transactions can be completed in the Hofstra portal:

  • Payments can be made online through the Hofstra Portal at my.hofstra.edu 24/7 via electronic check with no additional fee, or by credit card through a third-party contractor, PayPath/Heartland with a nonrefundable fee of 2.95% (minimum $3), of the amount charged
  • Course registration 
  • Review your semester charges
  • Accept your financial aid
  • Upload missing documents to process your financial aid

A hold preventing registration and other University Services is in place until the payment clears your bank unless payment is made via certified funds.

Students who need to pay with cash should email Bursar@hofstra.edu to schedule an appointment with a representative.

 Printable, electronic forms can be found here for the following transactions:

  • Registration form 
  • Enrollment verification/certification
  • Change of major
  • Transcript requests
  • All other academic records/registrar forms

To get in touch with Student Financial Services you can: