Welcome

Thank you for visiting the Student Business Office (SBO) website.  We are here to help you navigate your charges, payments, credit balance refunds, and more.  Did you know you can accomplish most of your business with us online? You can make your Western Account payments online, book an appointment to discuss your Western Account with one of our specialists, or visit our How To library for helpful videos.  

Still have questions? We are available Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. by email at sbo@wwu.edu and phone at 360-650-2865.

Announcement

Payment plans offer a convenient manageable way to pay your quarterly tuition in monthly installments, rather than a single, larger lump-sum payment.  Students with current account balances will be able to sign up for a Winter Quarter Payment Plan through their Western Account Online starting Tuesday, December 21st through Tuesday, January 11th.  You must enroll during these dates to participate in the Winter Quarter Payment Plan.

Contact the Student Business Office at sbo@wwu.edu for more information.

Checklist 4 Success

Task Required for
Release of Financial Information Must complete to allow Western to speak to parents or others regarding your account.
Authorization to Apply Financial Aid Funds Must complete to allow financial aid funds to pay for more than just tuition, fees, and room & board.
Payer Invitation Allows you to designate a parent or other third party to view your balance and make payments to your account.
Direct Deposit Must complete to prevent a delay in financial aid or other credit balance refund disbursements. Sign up at refundselection.com.

Important Dates

December 21: Winter Quarter Payment Plan enrollment opens

January 4:  Tuition, mandatory fees, housing and meal plans due

January 10: Last day to withdraw from WWU for the quarter or drop a class with full credit of applicable charges (ends at midnight)

January 11: Winter Quarter Payment Plan enrollment closes

January 15: Last day to pay account before late payment charges are assessed

February 2: Last day for half credit of applicable tuition only

Refer to the Registrar’s Office for a full list of Winter Quarter Important Dates and Deadlines.

Tuition Tuesday Videos

Watch SBO's Tuition Tuesdays where we cover topics from paying for college, Western's Payment Plan, and avoiding late fees. (And don't forget to check out our Video Library). 

Tuition Tuesdays: Paying your Bill Online 

Learn how to avoid fees and delays when paying your bill online using a 529 plan or an eCheck. During this session we will also review the basics of a Western Account Online, how charges are posted, how refunds are received, and how we communicate with you. 

Tuition Tuesdays: Get Your Money Fast 

Did you know every student at Western will get a refund at some point? Attend this session to ensure you have your refund preference setup so you will get your money back fast, easy, and securely. During this session we will also review the basics of a Western Account Online, how charges are posted, how to pay your tuition, and how we communicate with you. 

Tuition Tuesdays: Western’s Payment Plan 

All about Western’s Payment Plan; how it works and why you should take advantage of it. During this session we will also review the basics of a Western Account Online, how charges are posted, how to pay your tuition, and how refunds are received. 

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Tuition Tuesdays: Avoiding Late Fees

Say goodbye to unnecessary charges! Learn when late fees and interest apply and what you can do to avoid them. During this session we will also review the basics of a Western Account Online, how charges are posted, how to pay your tuition, and how refunds are received. 

Tuition Tuesday: Your Checklist 4 Success 

Student Business Office Staff will discuss the four things you must do before schools starts to ensure you have a successful fall quarter.  During this session we will also review the basics of a Western Account Online, how charges are posted, how to pay your tuition, and how refunds are received. 

Virtual Scheduler

Book a virtual meeting to discuss your Western Account with one of our specialists.

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