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Financial Services

Resources found on this page are to assist you and your student who to ask if you have questions about charges to your student's account, how to obtain scholarships and financial aid, and how to make payments for tuition, housing and other miscellaneous charges.

Campus Financial Service Center

Office Location Telephone Website Email
131A Wickes Hall (989) 964-4900

The Campus Financial Services Center is a one-stop-shop for any of your student’s financial needs. Services include payments and questions relating to tuition, fees, housing, meals and other miscellaneous accounts receivables. The CFSC also coordinates loan processing, financial aid, third party billing and student refunds.

Payment is accepted by cash, check, or money order. Payments can be made by credit card through Cardinal Direct (payment is processed by a third party vendor, CashNet®. CashNet® accepts American Express, Discover and MasterCard and Visa. CashNet® assesses a 2.75% service charge on the total amount of the credit card transaction.

This is the go-to place regarding all financial transactions applicable to your student’s SVSU accounts.

The Cardinal Payment Plan, can also be established to pay tuition and fees.

Students living on campus may cash personal checks up to $50.

Important payment deadlines are posted on Cardinal Direct,

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Maneuvering through the sometimes complicated world of financial aid and scholarship is a process that you need not do alone.

Remember, students are required to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible after January 1 to identify financial need for full consideration of financial assistance, including loans. Information regarding scholarships is available in the Office or online at