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Cashier’s Window

General Information

Semester hours, Tuesday through Friday:
  • 10:00 a.m. - noon
  • 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Unless otherwise posted.
Summer hours:
  • 11:00 a.m. - noon
  • 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
The cashier's window is located on the ground floor of James B. Colgate Hall.
Contact Michelle Atkinson, cashier, at 315-228-7496 for assistance.


  • Payment of parking fines
  • Payment of student housing fees
  • Payment of student lab fees
  • Payment of library fines
  • Reimbursement for key deposits
  • Tuition payments
  • Vouchers from students
  • Faculty travel reimbursement expenses; click here for travel guidelines

Check Cashing Service

Check cashing hours are 10 a.m. to noon and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Tuesday through Friday in the accounting office.
  • Students need to present your Colgate identification in order to cash a check
  • The dollar limit per day is $100 for personal checks for students
  • Third-party checks will not be cashed

The Cashier’s Window Accepts the Following

  • Cash
  • Personal check
  • 'Gate Card (ID required)
  • MasterCard (for fines only)
  • Visa (for fines only)
  • Discover (for fines only)
  • American Express (for fines only)


  • The cash limit for each transaction at the cashier’s window is $350. Individuals should present their ID card (usually Colgate picture ID is required).
  • Credit card payments are accepted only for fine payments, with the exception (Students paying for Late Registration and Special Study Trips).
  • Personal checks are cashed up to $100 per day (with ID). Third party checks may NOT be cashed. There is a $15 service charge for each returned check, in addition to any bank charges.
  • For trips involving students that need a cash advance, requests must be processed through Concur.  The cash advance will be sent directly to the bank account or a check may be issued.