Cashier’s Office

The Cashiers/Student Financials Office strives to provide quality service and information by maintaining accurate student financial records and communicating policies and information to students concerning their accounts.  It is the function of the Cashiers/Student Financials Office to accept and process all payments and deposits made to Palomar College. The Cashier’s Office also assists with:

Acceptable Forms of Payment

  • Checks and Money orders made payable to Palomar College (be certain to annotate the student ID # in the memo section of your check)
  • Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express Credit Cards
  • ACH if paying for services online.
  • Payment Plan administered by Nelnet Business Solutions (available at the start of each semester’s registration period).  Visit the Nelnet Payment Plan Info Page  for additional information.

To pay online, log in to the student’s MyPalomar account. Instructions on how to make an online payment can be found here.

Payment Plan 

Payment Plans are available the first day of registration. Please see below for payment plan available dates. Please note, students must pay their balances or sign up for a payment plan within 10 days of enrolling in order to avoid being dropped for non-payment. Student that do not pay or do not have Financial Aid to cover their balances, risk having all of their classes dropped for the term. Please review the payment plan registration dates as plans are available based on when the registration for courses occurs.

Fall 2022

Visit for more information. If you have a balance for a past term, please email for more information on our Past Due Payment Plan.

To sign up for the payment plan, log in to your MyPalomar Account. Select Student Center. Under “My Finances and Financial Assistance,” there is a box titled Account Summary. Directly underneath the box is a link to sign up for the payment plan.

Refund Policy

For detailed information on the Palomar College Refund Policy, please click here.

A student must officially drop or withdraw from a class by the published refund deadline.  The following fees are subject to refund: enrollment, health, and non-resident tuition. If the college cancels a class, students will receive a refund automatically.

Parking Permit refunds can be requested by emailing For questions regarding Parking Permit refunds, please contact the Police Department at 760-744-1150 x 3499.

Students who paid for classes prior to receiving a California College Promise Grant (CCPG) will receive a refund after the semester refund deadline. For information related to waiver of enrollment fees, contact the Palomar College Financial Aid Office.

Additional Information

The Cashier’s Office is responsible for the following:

Important Dates:

Page Updated 05/03/22- CS