Payment Due Dates


Rice University uses an electronic billing system, commonly referred to as eBILL. Each month, current term enrolled students will receive an email notification from Rice_Cashier@rice.edu, informing them of a newly published statement along with instructions on how to view the statement within Esther.

How To Pay offers a variety of options for paying the bill.

Spring Semester Billing

The payment deadline for Spring Semester charges is February 10. If you anticipate a problem meeting the payment deadline, please contact the Cashier's Office prior to February 10. Unless your account is paid on time, a 1.5% late fee will be charged to your account.

If you prefer to enroll in a Payment Plan. The first installment of four installments will also be due by February 10. The same late fee as mentioned above will apply for late or missed installment payments.

Fall Semester Billing

The payment deadline for Fall Semester charges is September 10. If you anticipate a problem meeting the payment deadline, please contact the Cashier's Office prior to September 10. Unless your account is paid on time, a 1.5% late fee will be charged to your account.

If you prefer to enroll in a Payment Plan. The first installment of four installments will also be due by September 10. The same late fee as mentioned above will apply for late or missed installment payments.

About Quadmester Billing

*Applies to students enrolled in the MBA@Rice degree program.

Electronic bills are issued around the 1st of each month are due on the 10th of the same month. Tuition, fees and other expenses for the term are due prior to the first day of classes for the term. Interim bills include other charges incurred during the term.

Summer Quadmester Billing

The payment deadline for Summer Quadmester charges is July 10. If you anticipate a problem meeting the payment deadline, please contact the Cashier's Office prior to July 10. Unless your account is paid on time, a 1.5% late fee will be charged to your account.

If you prefer to enroll in a Payment Plan. The first installment of four installments will also be due by July 10. The same late fee as mentioned above will apply for late or missed installment payments.

Fall Quadmester Billing

The payment deadline for Fall Quadmester charges is October 10. If you anticipate a problem meeting the payment deadline, please contact the Cashier's Office prior to October 10. Unless your account is paid on time, a 1.5% late fee will be charged to your account.

If you prefer to enroll in a Payment Plan. The first installment of four installments will also be due by October 10. The same late fee as mentioned above will apply for late or missed installment payments.

Winter Quadmester Billing

The payment deadline for Winter Quadmester charges is January 10. If you anticipate a problem meeting the payment deadline, please contact the Cashier's Office prior to January 10. Unless your account is paid on time, a 1.5% late fee will be charged to your account.

If you prefer to enroll in a Payment Plan. The first installment of four installments will also be due by January 10. The same late fee as mentioned above will apply for late or missed installment payments.

Spring Quadmester Billing

The payment deadline for Spring Quadester charges is April 10. If you anticipate a problem meeting the payment deadline, please contact the Cashier's Office prior to April 10. Unless your account is paid on time, a 1.5% late fee will be charged to your account.

If you prefer to enroll in a Payment Plan. The first installment of four installments will also be due by April 10. The same late fee as mentioned above will apply for late or missed installment payments.

Summer Sessions

Billing will be assigned as follows:

Summer Session Enrollment Date Billed Due
On or before May 15 May 15 June 10
May 16 - May 31 June 1 June 10
June 1 - June 30 July 1 July 10
After June 30 August 1 August 10