Welcome to the Student Business Office

Thank you for visiting the Student Business Office (SBO) website.  We are here to help you navigate your charges, payments, credit balances, 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 specialist, or visit our How To library for helpful videos.

Still have questions? We are available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. by email at sbo@wwu.edu and phone at 360-650-2865.


Release of Financial Information

Authorization to Apply Financial Aid Funds

Payer Invitation

Direct Deposit

Allows the Student Business Office to speak to other payers regarding your account. Allows financial aid funds to pay for more than just tuition, fees, and room & board. Designate a parent or other third party to view your balance and make payments to your account. Prevent a delay in financial aid or other credit balance disbursements. Sign up at refundselection.com


Winter 2022 Important Dates


December 19: Payment plan enrollment opens

January 2: Financial aid begins disbursing to accounts

January 4: Tuition and fees, housing and meal plan charges due

January 9: Last day to withdraw from WWU or drop a class with full credit of applicable charges

January 10: Payment plan enrollment closes

January 15: Late payment charges assessed on past due balances

February 1: Last day for half credit of applicable tuition only

March 3:  Last day to withdraw from WWU for winter quarter

Visit the Registrars Office website for a full list of important dates and deadlines


Mandatory fees? What are those?

Find out what fees are charged based on your course load. If you have a question, book a virtual appointment today and a Billing Specialist will go over your student account with you.

Virtual Scheduler

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

Note: Virtual meeting times may be limited at this time

Schedule a Meeting

Financial Aid, Payments & Housing Webinar Recordings