For all students, payment in full is due at the time of registration, whether registering online, by mail, or in person. If payment is not made within two hours of online enrollment, you will be dropped from the class for nonpayment.

Before You Begin

  • Go to http://www.csun.edu.
  • Go to myNorthridge Portal at the left
  • On the browser, go to "Tools." Select the "Pop Up Blocker" section, and ALLOW POP UP's. If this is not done, you will NOT be able to complete your payment through Cash Net.

Students MUST allow Pop-up's in order to complete the payment process successfully. If Pop-up's are not allowed at least temporarily, the student will not be able to pay. Once the enrollment and payment processes are complete, you may readjust the browser to block Pop Up's.

How to Pay with Electronic Check

  • Go to http://www.csun.edu.
  • Go to myNorthridge Portal at the left
  • Enter your User name and Password
  • Click the "Student" tab, then scroll down to the "The Tseng College" box.
  • Click on "Student Center."
  • Under "Finances," select "Account Information."
  • Select "Make a Payment."
  • Select "Pay by Electronic Check."
  • Enter authorized amount and click "Add to Basket."
  • Enter routing number and checking account number.
  • Click "Submit."

How to Pay with Visa or MasterCard

  • Go to http://www.csun.edu.
  • Go to myNorthridge Portal at the left
  • Enter your User name and Password.
  • Click the "Student" tab, then scroll down to " The Tseng College" box.
  • Click on "Student Center."
  • Under "Finances," select "Account Information."
  • Select "Make a Payment."
  • Select "Pay by Credit Card."
  • Read policy information and click "Agree" to Move on to the next screen.
  • Enter amount to be paid and verify the payment type (Visa or Master Card).
  • Enter all 16 digits on the credit card and and the expiration date, print a copy of the screen for your records, and click "Submit."

How to View Enrollment Verification Online

  • Go to http://www.csun.edu.
  • Go to myNorthridge Portal at the left
  • Scroll down to the The Tseng College box, and select the Student Center link.
  • Then select the View my Class Schedule. This will display a students current and past academic history.

Payment verification can be viewed online

  • Go to http://www.csun.edu.
  • Go to myNorthridge Portal at the left
  • Under The Tseng College box, select the Student Center link.
  • Under Finances, select the Student Account Information link. This will display a students current and past financial history.

You should print out a record of your transaction.

Payment Options

If paying in person: Visa / Mastercard, personal check, cash, cashier's check or money order. Make checks and money orders payable to California State University, Northridge or to CSUN.  If you enroll online and pay in person, payment must be made within two hours of registration, or you will be dropped from the class.

If paying by mail: Visa / Mastercard and personal check.

The Tseng College

Admission and Registration

California State University, Northridge

18111 Nordhoff Street

Northridge, CA  91330-8343

If using a credit card: We accept only Visa or MasterCard. Check your expiration date and your statements to be sure your card will accommodate the amount of your payment.

Payment Conditions

The following conditions must be met for your registration to be processed without undue delay:

  • Payment must cover the course fees.
  • Lab and material fees are paid directly to the university. Students may pay by cash, money order, check or debit card, in person at Bayramian Hall or online with debit card, Mastercard or electronic check.
  • Personal checks, cashier's checks or money orders can be processed only if the document is:
    • Made out correctly and not post-dated
    • Made payable to California State University, Northridge or to CSUN
    • Signed
  • If your check is not honored by your bank, there is a $20 returned check fee, a $25 Administrative Late Fee and you remain enrolled. Bounced checks do not officially withdraw you from class. Payment for returned checks can only be made with cash or certified funds.
  • Credit card payments can be processed only if:
    • The account number is for a VISA or MasterCard
    • The card has not expired
    • The account number is complete and the expiration date included
    • The full amount to be charged is specified
  • If your credit card charge is not authorized by the credit card clearing house, all your paperwork will be returned for a different form of payment.

Summer Session: Special Financial Status

Military/ROTC

If the military is paying all or part of your Summer Term fees, submit a signed authorization on letterhead stationery or the 1556 form with your registration, along with the amount not covered. The University cannot bill for laboratory, material or late fees. Make sure the authorization clearly indicates the amount being covered, the sponsoring agency to be billed and the signature of your commanding officer or recognized official. We cannot accept deferments with contingency payment provisions.

Additional information is available at the CSUN Office of Veterans Affairs.

Vocational Rehabilitation

If you are in a specially funded program for vocational training, your authorization must specify California State University, Northridge Summer Term, the particular session in which you will be registered and the amount of the payment. If your benefits do not cover the full cost, come prepared to pay the outstanding amount at the time of registration. You must pay any laboratory, processing and late fees due. You need to turn in your authorization form at the time you register.