Student Financial Services

Making Payments Online

To make a payment, log in to the Hofstra portal at and follow these steps:

  1. Select the Menu Icon.
  2. Under Student Services, select Student Payment Center.
  3. Click on My Payment Center, which brings you to the TouchNet Payment Gateway.
  4. Click Make a Payment on middle of page. Click Make a Payment.
  5. If you wish to pay the entire amount due, click on the current account balance. Enter an amount you wish to pay if different than the current account balance. Click Continue.
  6. Select a payment method.
    a) For a previously saved payment method, select it from the drop-down menu.
    b) For a new payment method, from the drop-down menu select New Electronic Check (checking or savings*) or New Credit Card via PayPath**. Then click Select. Enter Account and Billing Information. Check Option to Save and click Continue
  7. Review payment details and click Submit Payment to continue.
  8. A Payment Receipt will show your completed transaction.

*Important: Double-check your routing number and account number to avoid returned checks and associated fees. Savings accounts are accepted for web checks as long as no limitations are in place with the payer’s bank. Please inquire with your bank regarding their policy prior to using a savings account as a web check.

**Please note: PayPath/Heartland an independent third-party contractor charges a non‐refundable service fee of 2.95% (minimum $3) of the amount paid via credit card. The fee is established and charged solely by PayPath/Heartland and not by Hofstra University. The fee is paid in full to and retained by PayPath/Heartland; the University does not receive any of this fee.

If you have questions, you can reach your Student Financial Services counselor at or 516‐463‐8000