Bursar's Office

Check Cashing Policy

  1. Students, faculty, and staff may cash personal checks at the Bursar's Office.
  2. Individuals should be prepared to present a valid Texas Driver's license and Sam Houston State University identification before cashing a personal check.
  3. There is a fifty dollar limit per day, with a maximum of one hundred dollars per week.
  4. The following information should be written on the check: current address, current phone number, Sam identification number, and driver's license number.
  5. Personal checks may be cashed once past due balances have been resolved.
  6. All returned items will be handled by Joshua Luna in the Bursars Office. He may be reached at (936) 294-1087.
  7. Three returned items at Sam Houston State University will result in the loss of check writing privileges for at least one long semester.
  8. The only two-party checks cashed by the University will be from a student's parent, grandparent, or legal guardian.