Effective July 1, 2010 The Bursar Office will no longer cash personal checks (including Traveler Checks and Money Orders) due to conflicting banking regulations.
Office of the Bursar
The Office of the Bursar provides financial services to all members of the University community. Including, but not limited to, students and their relatives, faculty, staff, regents, and university departments. These services enable the university community to more effectively pursue their mission of research, teaching and learning, and outreach.
The Office of the Bursar reports to the Associate Vice President and Chief Investment Officer in the Office of Investments and Banking.
What is a Bursar?
This is one of the most frequent questions we hear. Here are some definitions of the word, "Bursar."
Pronunciation: 'b&r-s&r, -"sär
Etymology: Medieval Latin bursarius, from bursa
Meaning: an officer (as of a monastery or college) in charge of funds; Treasurer
Taken from Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary http://www.m-w.com/
bur-sar: [ bûr'sªr, -sär' ]
An official in charge of funds, as at a college or university; a treasurer.
[Middle English burser, from Medieval Latin burs rius, from Late Latin bursa, purse.]
Taken from The American Heritage ® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition