Authorized payer access allows parents, family members and others to:

  • view and pay the tuition bill online
  • sign up for payment plans online
  • receive email notifications about the bill
  • sign up for text notifications about the bill
  • discuss the bill with the Bursar's Office (email, phone and in person)
    • The Bursar's Office will verify your identity by asking for your full name and the email address associated with your authorized payer account. 

Students can give up to five people access to CUBill&Pay. If authorized payers have more than one student attending CU Boulder, each student needs provide authorized payer access separately. Find out how to Give Parents/Others Authorized Payer Access.

Other Access Related to the Bill

We recommend additional access related to billing information that parents, family members and others will find helpful. 

CU Guest Access 

Students can give CU Guest Access to any number of people. CU Guest Access allows people to view some educational information online. In terms of billing information, you can see the following information with CU Guest Access:

  • view and download the 1098-T Tax Form online;
  • view your student's College Opportunity Fund (COF) selections online (applies to in-state undergraduates); and
  • view your student's health insurance selection online (must be selected every year).

Learn about CU Guest Access

FERPA Consent to Release

The FERPA Consent to Release gives you the ability to discuss financial aid over email, over the phone or in person. (Authorized payer access does not cover conversations about financial aid but it does cover conversations about the the bill. Authorized payer access also give you online access to view the same billing information that the student sees.) 

Learn about the FERPA Consent to Release.