About Us

Welcome to the Bursar’s Office! We look forward to serving you during your educational career at the University of Colorado Boulder.

“Bursar” is a Latin term meaning “purse.” The bursar bills and collects tuition, fees, campus housing, and other university related charges. We are here to provide you with excellent service and information. This web page is intended to help you understand who we are and what we do for you.

Here are some general tips on how we operate:

  • Know when payment is due and make sure you understand our payment and refund policies.
  • Even if your parents pay your bill, the bill is in YOUR name and YOU are responsible for making sure it gets paid.
  • We send official communication to students via e-mail at your colorado.edu addresses.
  • Always read your colorado.edu e-mails.

If you have questions, please call or e-mail us. We wish you a happy and successful experience during your time at CU!