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Payments

For billing and due date information, see our Billing page.

There are multiple ways to pay. The Mountaineer Hub can answer all your questions about these options. Paying online is the fastest and easiest method.


Paying or Viewing Charges Online

Paying your bill online is the fastest and easiest way to take care of payment.

Student Instructions

See the Tutorials page for video instructions.

  1. Log into your WVU Portal (with your WVU Login and password)
  2. Click the STAR button
  3. Click Student Services & Housing
  4. Click Student Accounts
  5. Click Electronic Bill By Term/Make Payment
  6. Choose the appropriate term and Submit
  7. This is where you can see your charges, payments, authorized aid (aid that is ready to disburse as payment), memoed aid (third-party contracts, memoed private loans, payment plans, or aid that is not ready to pay that has unsatisfied requirements). Scroll to the bottom of the page to view your "Current Due net of Authorized Financial Aid and Memos" and/or to click Pay Now
  8. A new window will open; enter the amount you will be paying and Submit
  9. You are now in the payment screen where you can choose to pay by check or credit card

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Parent/Guest Instructions

Parents and guests who have been granted proxy access to your billing information can also pay online through the WVU Parent and Guest Portal. If you haven't already done so, see the WVU Parent and Guest Portal page for instructions on setting up proxy.

  1. Parent/guest with proxy logs into the WVU Parent and Guest Portal with the login set up by the student and parent/guest
  2. In the portal, click the tab with the student's name
  3. Toward the top of the menu, click Electronic Bill by Term/Make Payment
  4. Make sure it's on the correct semester; if not, scroll to the bottom and click Select Another Term
  5. This is where you can see your charges, payments, authorized aid (aid that is ready to disburse as payment), memoed aid (third-party contracts, memoed private loans, payment plans, or aid that is not ready to pay that has unsatisfied requirements). Scroll to the bottom of the page to view your "Current Due net of Authorized Financial Aid and Memos" and/or to click Pay Now
  6. A new window will open; enter the amount you will be paying and Submit
  7. You are now in the payment screen where you can choose to pay by check or credit card

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E-Check (Electronic Check)

All you need to use this option is a check from your checking account! Please note that the check you must be for a checking account, not a money market or savings account. Use this method to avoid a convenience fee.

An e-check payment works just like a paper check, except it saves you a check, envelope, and paying for postage! It also posts immediately as payment on your account, so you avoid mailing delays and can see your payment has been received.

To use this method, find the routing and checking account numbers at the bottom of your check.

Example (These 3 sets of numbers may appear in a different order on your check):

Image shows the bottom of an example check with a 9-digit routing number, account number, and check number

Once you are ready with your routing and checking account numbers, navigate to the payment screen (see the student instructions or parent instructions above).

  1. Choose the check option on the payment screen
  2. Enter the requested information
  3. Click the Pay button (do not click more than once)

You will receive an email confirming payment. It may take 2-3 business days to see a debit in your checking account.

Just like a paper check, e-checks can be returned for insufficient funds or if your account or routing number is incorrect, so be careful when you input your numbers. A $25 fee is assessed for returned checks/e-checks.

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Credit Card

Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express are accepted (with a 2.25% convenience fee). To avoid the convenience fee, you may consider paying online with a check.

Before you get started, make sure you know the daily limit on your card. Credit and credit/debit cards usually have a daily limit you cannot exceed, and the card will decline if you try to go over the daily limit. Make sure the amount you are paying plus the 2.25% convenience fee will not put you over your limit for the day. If your daily limit is too low, contact the card provider to request they increase your limit for the day.

To get started, navigate to the payment screen (see the student instructions or parent instructions above).

  1. Choose the credit card option on the payment screen
  2. Enter the requested information (including your credit card number, expiration date, and CVV code from the back of your card)
  3. Click the Pay button (do not click more than once)

You will receive an email confirming payment. It may take 2-3 business days to see a debit in your checking account or a charge to your credit card account.

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Tuition Payment Plan

WVU offers an interest-free monthly payment plan to help you manage your budget by making smaller payments over a longer period. The earlier you sign up, the more time you'll have to pay and the smaller your monthly payments will be. There is a $35 enrollment fee per semester. See the Tuition Payment Plan page for deadlines and instructions on how to sign up.

Learn about the Payment Plan

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Other Forms of Payment

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Not Returning

If you don’t plan to attend for the semester, be sure to drop your classes and on-campus housing and dining to avoid charges.

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