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 2020 Billing

The payment deadline for Spring Semester 2020 charges is February 10, 2020. If you anticipate a problem meeting the payment deadline, please contact the Cashier's Office prior to February 10, 2020. 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 2020 Billing

The payment deadline for Fall Semester 2020 charges is September 10, 2020. If you anticipate a problem meeting the payment deadline, please contact the Cashier's Office prior to September 10, 2020. 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

*Presently in use only for 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

Summer Quadmester tuition, fees and other expeneses are due on July 10th unless enrolled in a Payment Plan where charges will be split into three installments over the course of the term.

Summer Quadmester Important Dates Billed Due
Payment Plan open date 6/01/2020

Balance due-in-full deadline OR Payment Plan Installment 1

7/1/2020 7/10/2020
Payment Plan Installment 2 8/1/2020 8/10/2020
Registration Holds added on delinquent accounts 8/11/2020
Payment Plan Installment 3 9/1/2020 9/10/2020

Fall Quadmester Billing

Fall Quadmester tuition, fees and other expeneses are due on October 10th unless enrolled in a Payment Plan where charges will be split into three installments over the course of the term.

Fall Quadmester Important Dates Billed Due
Payment Plan open date 9/1/2020

Balance due-in-full deadline OR Payment Plan Installment 1

10/1/2020 10/10/2020
Payment Plan Installment 2 11/1/2020 11/10/2020
Registration Holds added on delinquent accounts 11/11/2020
Payment Plan Installment 3 12/1/2020 12/10/2020

Winter Quadmester Billing

Winter Quadmester tuition, fees and other expeneses are due on January 10th unless enrolled in a Payment Plan where charges will be split into three installments over the course of the term.

Fall Quadmester Important Dates Billed Due
Payment Plan open date 12/2/2019

Balance due-in-full deadline OR Payment Plan Installment 1

1/02/2020 1/10/2020
Payment Plan Installment 2 2/01/2020 2/10/2020
Registration Holds added on delinquent accounts 2/11/2020
Payment Plan Installment 3 3/01/2020 3/10/2020

Spring Quadmester Billing

Spring Quadmester tuition, fees and other expeneses are due on April 10th unless enrolled in a Payment Plan where charges will be split into three installments over the course of the semester.

Spring Quadmester Important Dates Billed Due
Payment Plan open date 3/2/2020

Balance due-in-full deadline OR Payment Plan Installment 1

4/01/2020 4/10/2020
Payment Plan Installment 2 5/01/2020 5/10/2020
Registration Holds added on delinquent accounts 5/11/2020
Payment Plan Installment 3 6/01/2020 6/10/2020

Summer Sessions

Billing will be assigned as follows:

Summer Session Enrollment Date Billed Due
On or before May 15 5/15/2020 6/10/2020
May 16 - May 31 6/1/2020 6/10/2020
June 1 - June 30 7/1/2020 7/10/2020
After June 30 8/1/2020 8/10/2020