Check Acceptance Policy

All checks (delivered in-person OR mailed) must meet the following requirements to be accepted by the Business Office:

Identification: Checks require identification. This can be a driver’s license number and state listed on the check; or you may present a driver’s license, military id, or a government purchase identification card when delivering a check.

Name: Your name must be imprinted on the check by the check manufacturer (no starter checks).

Address: Your physical address must be on the check. If a PO Box is printed on your check, write in the full address.

Phone Number: Your home or business phone number, with area code, must be on the check. The phone number may be handwritten.

Financial Institution: The check must be drawn on a U.S., Canadian, Puerto Rican or U.S. Virgin Islands bank.

Check Number: The check number must be imprinted on the check.

Date: The date must be written on the check; no pre- or postdates.

Payable To: The check must be payable to Columbus Technical College.

Amount: The figures and words must agree.

Signature: For personal checks, the signature must reasonably correspond to the name imprinted on the check.