Personal Check Cashing Policy


This policy sets the amount limits of cashing personal checks at the Office of Student Accounts (Bursar).

Policy History

Effective Date:  December 6, 1993

Approval:  March 23, 2016

Policy History: 

  • Approved in original form: December 6, 1993
  • Approved as amended: December 11, 1995
  • Approved as amended: July 24, 2000
  • Approved as amended: March 23, 2016

Maintenance of Policy:  Office of Student Accounts


University Staff, Faculty, and Students


I. A student or an employee may cash his or her own personal check in the Cashiers' Office up to a maximum of $100 in one day. A student may cash a check from a parent up to a maximum of $300 in one day. The cashier’s office will not cash other third party checks.

II. If a check written to the University for cash or for payment of goods or services is dishonored by the bank, the Bursar will assess a service charge of $25 + 1% of the check amount. In addition, future check cashing privileges may be revoked.