Participation Confirmation Deposit

Securing your place in the program

Paying the non-refundable Participation Confirmation Deposit is due within 10 days of receiving the acceptance letter. This payment will reduce charges such as tuition, program fee, course fees and any other charges billed to a student’s SU Bursar Account, viewable through MySlice.

This payment applies to:

  • All visiting students
  • All summer and short-term students
  • All Syracuse University students participating on the Florence program only.  (This does not apply to London, Madrid, Santiago, Strasbourg, Central Europe.)

Paying the Participation Confirmation Deposit by check

  1. Make your $575 check or money order payable to Syracuse University. Include your SUID number or date of birth on the check. Syracuse students can pay online, please see instructions below.
  2. Complete the Participation Confirmation Deposit by check form, and mail both the check and the form to: Syracuse University Bursar Office, 119 Bowne Hall, Syracuse, NY 13244-1200.
  3. Visiting students from certain schools may be eligible to have their Participation Confirmation Deposit satisfied by their home school. See list of schools.

Paying the Participation Confirmation Deposit online (Syracuse students in the Florence program, summer and short-term students)

1) Paying by credit card. Syracuse students can pay online using Visa, MasterCard, or Discover only. The third party processor is NelNet Business Solutions, and they charge a 2.7% processing fee for each payment.

For Syracuse University fall, spring, or summer students going abroad:

  • Use Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox with the pop-up blocker disabled for the transaction. The Bursar process will not work with Chrome or Safari.
  • SU students choosing to pay the $575 participation confirmation deposit online with a credit card should go to MySlice.
  • Go to “Billing/Payments” tile
  • Click “Please Click to Enter”
  • Click “Make a Payment”
  • Click “Pay Advanced Tuition or Housing Deposit by Credit Card”
  • Read the disclaimer and click “Continue”
  • Click on “Advance Tuition Payment-Returning Students or SU Abroad”
  • Enter the Payment Amount ($575.00)
  • Click “Continue”
  • Fill in credit card information

2) Paying by EFT from a US checking or savings account. This service is offered through Higher One’s ePayment system. There is no fee for making payment by EFT; however, there is a $25.00 fee for payments returned due to insufficient funds.

  • Log in to MySlice
  • Go to “Billing/Payments” tile
  • Click “Please Click Here to Enter”
  • Click “Make a Payment”
  • Click “Pay Bursar Bill by EFT”
  • Click “Advance Tuition Payment Returning Student $500.00 or SU Abroad Students $575.00”
  • Type in $575.00
  • Continue to Bank Info

Paying other charges online (all students)

Once the Participation Confirmation Deposit is made (either online or by check) and received by the SU bursar’s office, all students who have an SUID number can make any subsequent payments online with Master Card, Visa, or Discover. The third party is NelNet Business Solutions, and they charge a 2.7% processing fee for each payment.

1) Paying by credit card, for SU fall, spring, or summer students going abroad:

  • Enable pop-ups on your computer; the process will not work otherwise
  • To make payments, go to MySlice
  •  Go to “Billing/Payments” tile
  •  Click “Click Here to Enter”
  •  Click “Make a Payment”
  •  Click “Pay Bursar Bill by Credit Card”
  •  Read the disclaimer and click “Continue”
  •  Enter the Payment Amount
  •  Click “Continue”
  •  Fill in credit card info

2) Paying by EFT from a US checking or savings account. This service is offered through Higher One’s ePayment system. There is no fee for making payment by EFT; however, there is a $25.00 fee for payments returned due to insufficient funds.

  • Log on to MySlice
  • Go to “Billing/Payments”
  • Click “Please Click Here to Enter”
  • Click “Bursar Bill Payment”
  • Enter Payment Dollar Amount
  • Click “Continue”
  • Enter Banking Info
  • Click “Continue”

Parents, please refer to the Bursar’s website for information on making a payment.