Payment Questions

What methods of payment does the University accept?

Western Michigan University accepts payments by electronic checking or savings on the Web. Credit and debit card payments can be made only online and are subject to a convenience fee of 2.75 percent or $3, whichever is larger. Students: Log in to GoWMU using your Bronco NetID and password, and then select the Payment and Account Information channel. Authorized users: Make payments at wapps.wmich.edu/authuser.

Payments by mail can be made by check. Payments can be made in person at Bronco Express with cash or check. No credit or debit card payments are accepted by mail or in person.

International wire transfers can be processed through our partner peerTransfer.

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What credit or debit cards can I use for payment on my student account?

Western Michigan University uses a third-party credit card processor, Touchnet, to process credit and debit card payments. Touchnet accepts American Express, Discover, MasterCard and Visa credit and debit cards. A convenience fee of 2.75 percent or $3, whichever is larger, is charged by Touchnet to process the transaction. Credit card payments on student accounts can only be made online.

Students: Log in to GoWMU using your Bronco NetID and password, and then select the Payment and Account Information channel. Authorized users: Make payments at wapps.wmich.edu/authuser.

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Where can I drop off payments on campus?

The Bronco Express office is located on the ground floor of the Bernhard Center in Room G09. You may make payments with checks or cash in person from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday. For your convenience there is a payment drop box located in the Bronco Express office.

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Where do I mail my payment?

Payments with coupon:

  • Send your semester or session check and payment coupon in the envelope provided with the invoice. No credit or debit card payments are accepted by mail and must be made on the Web.

Payments that are sent priority mail, overnight or without a coupon:

  • These payments should not be sent to the address on the payment envelope. Write the Western Identification Number on the check or money order and send to:

    Western Michigan University
    Cashiering Office
    1903 W Michigan Ave
    Kalamazoo MI 49008-5282 USA

  • The address on the envelope is a post office box and, therefore, unable to accept these deliveries. Please allow five days for mailing and processing. See Miscellaneous Questions for instructions on finding your Western Identification Number.

Payments using more than one payment method:

  • Multiple payment methods should not be sent to the address on the payment envelope. These payments should be sent with the Western Identification Number on the check or money order to:

    Western Michigan University
    Cashiering Office
    1903 W Michigan Ave
    Kalamazoo MI 49008-5282 USA

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Can I make payments over the phone?

We do not take payments over the phone. You can make payments online, by mail or in person.

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Can I pay a specific charge?

Yes, any outstanding charges for WMU campus apartment rent, the Children’s Place Learning Center or Sindecuse Health Center may be selected individually and the payment made will apply to the selected charges.

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Can I send multiple students' payments on one check?

Yes, as long as you include the Western Identification Number with the amount for each one and the payment is sent to cashiering at:

Western Michigan University
Cashiering Office
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5282 USA

Semester and session payments sent with the coupon in the envelope provided should not include more than one student's payment per check. See Miscellaneous Questions for instructions on finding your Western Identification Number.

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Can I send a postdated check?

No, the check will be processed the day it is received and would be rejected by the bank. We do not hold postdated checks for processing later.

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