The Bursar’s Office manages the billing and collection of student accounts, provides customer service, and offers financial guidance to students and parents/guardians.
Things you need to know:
Communications: Email is the official form of University communications. The University, including the Bursar Office sends official and important messages to the student's Brown email account and it is expected that students read them. It is important for students to activate their Brown email account when they become a student and to check it on a daily basis for important information and announcements.
Student Refunds: Refunds of account overpayments may be requested electronically.
Authorized Users Access: Parents can view student account balances and make payments.
Bookstore Purchases: Students may charge purchases to the students account.
Bear Bucks Account: A convenient method of making University purchases.
Tuition Leave Refund Policy: Students who leave the University under certain conditions or change their enrollment status during a term may be eligible for tuition payment refunds during the first five weeks of the term.
Dewar Tuition Refund Plan: A program that minimizes the financial portion of losses incurred when a student suffers a serious illness or injury and has to leave Brown before the semester is completed.
Auxiliary Housing: Students residing in Brown owned apartments are billed on their student account.
Office of International Programs (OIP): All study abroad undertaken by Brown undergraduates for credit toward their Brown degree are coordinated by OIP.