Payment Options

Online Payments

Students can view and pay statements online via WebSTAC (Students). with a US checking or savings account. This feature can be found under Billing & Bear Bucks, Pay/View My Bill.  In this section students may also grant payment permissions to another authorized person, such as a parent. If you are the parent you will need to log into CASHNet (Parent/Other Users). If you do not have a username and password already, you need to be invited by the student to be a payer. A $5.25 fee is charged to the student’s account when an online payment is returned for any reason.

Check Payments

Please make checks payable to Washington University in St. Louis and include the student name and student ID number. Checks that are returned from the bank for any reason will result in a $25 return check fee being added to the student account. Payments by mail may take 7 – 10 business days to post to the student account.

Mail payments to:
Washington University in St. Louis
P.O. Box 14627
St. Louis, MO 63150-4627

If you are sending your payment via express delivery that requires a signature, please mail your payment to:

Washington University in St. Louis
Attn: Student Accounting
700 Rosedale Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63112-1408

Domestic Wire Transfers

Payments via wire transfers from any bank in the United States to the university’s bank account at Bank of America is allowed. Please contact Student Accounting for wiring instructions. Please note that the university will not accept a wire transfer for more than $10,000 over the balance due on a student account. The entire wire will be returned to the originating banks if the limit is exceeded.

International Wire Transfers

The university has partnered with Flywire in order to streamline the process of international payments. Flywire allows you to pay securely from any country and any bank, generally in your home currency. By making your payment with Flywire you can track your payments from start to finish and save on bank fees and exchange rates in over 48 currencies. Flywire’s multilingual customer support team is available 24-hours a day. Please note that the university will not be able to process a refund to the student for a wire payment that is posted to the student account that exceeds more than $10,000 over the balance due on a student account. To get started, visit our Flywire homepage.

529 Payments

Please follow the same procedures as check payments. Please make 529 checks payable to Washington University in St. Louis and include the student name and student ID number.

Mail payments to:
Washington University in St. Louis
P.O. Box 14627
St. Louis, MO 63150-4627

Mobile Payments

Washington University does not recommend payments be made to the university through a mobile banking app.  Students should log on through WebSTAC to make an online payment.  Parents can log on through CASHNet to make an online payment.

Installment Payment Plan

The Installment Payment Plan, administered by CASHNet, gives you the option to make your payments monthly.  The number of months is determined by when you sign up and whether you sign up for a Fall or Spring only plan. Students can sign up for a plan on WebSTAC under Billing & Bear Bucks – Pay/View My Bill – Installment Payment Plans. Parents can sign up for a plan by logging on to CASHNet.  After signing up for a plan, payments should be made online in CASHNet by choosing IPP balance, then submitting the payment.  For Fall semester plans you may sign up starting July 1st.  For Spring semester plans you may sign up starting November 1st.

Partners in Education with Parents (PEP)

This payment program is a Washington University payment based program that offers various payment options for a single year, up to all four years, and prepayment options. This option is only available for undergraduate students. For more information, click here.

Other Options

Students can make a payment in person by going to Student Financial Services located in North Brookings Hall, Room 75 in the lower level. Payments via cash, check, money order, and travelers check will be accepted. Payments over the phone cannot be accepted.