FAQs

Business Office Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I cash a Prairie State College issued check?
In addition to your bank, you can cash a Prairie State College issued check for a small fee at the issuing bank, Old Second Bank, at the intersection of Joe Orr Road and Chicago Road in Chicago Heights.  Their phone number is (708) 755-7400.  The Business Office will not verify checks over the phone for other check cashing operations.
What do I need to pick up a check? 
You will need a validated school ID and your state ID or Driver’s License
Why can't I access my account on Web Advisor? 
If you have a past due balance with the College, you cannot access Web Advisor or obtain transcripts.  For more information, please call the Business Office at (708) 709-3577.
Why can't I register?
If you have a past due balance with the College, you cannot register for another term or obtain transcripts.  For more information, please call the Business Office at (708) 709- 3577.
The Business Office can accept my tuition payment in full, but why do I have to set up a payment plan online?
All installment payment plans must be set up online at e-Cashier. The college does not have the capability to accept installment plan payments.
Where do I go to set up a payment plan?
Go to prairiestate.edu and click on e-Cashier in the lower right corner.  The first time you go to e-Cashier, your login will be your student ID number and your password will be your birthday, in mm/dd/yyyy format.
Can I pay for my courses online?
You can pay online during the open period of e-Cashier.  Currently, you can pay your balance in full at e-cashier.  If you want to set up a payment plan, you must establish a designated account where payments can be withdrawn from. Find out more.