Fall Quarter Payment Plan

The fall quarter payment plan enrollment period will open on Monday, September 18th, 2023.  Students can sign up through the Western Account Online, authorized payers can sign up through the Western Account Online if they have been setup with a login.  For more information, view the SBO Payment Plan webpage or contact our office at sbo@wwu.edu.


Making a 529 Payment?

If you are planning to pay using a 529 plan, you have several options for getting the money to Western.  You are encouraged to check directly with your provider for the fastest and most convenient option. For more information, visit our When, Where, and How to Pay webpage or contact our office at sbo@wwu.edu

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.

See additional Western resources below.

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Release of Financial Information

Complete this esign form to allow the Student Business Office to speak with authorized individuals regarding your account.

Authorization to Apply Financial Aid Funds

Complete this esign form to allow financial aid funds to pay for more than just tuition, fees, and room & board.

Payer Invitation

Designate a parent or other third party to receive statement notifications, view your balance, and make payments to your account.

Direct Deposit

Sign up for direct deposit to prevent a delay in receiving refunds applied to your Western Account Online, including refunds from excess financial aid disbursements. Visit  refundselection.com to enroll.

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Fall 2023 Important Dates

September 18: Payment Plan enrollment opens

September 22: Financial aid begins disbursing to accounts

September 27: Tuition and fees, housing and meal plan charges due

October 3: Last day to withdraw from WWU or drop a class with full credit of applicable charges

October 15: Late payment charges assessed on past due balances

October 26: Last day for half credit of applicable tuition only

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


Questions about paying on time?

Visit our When, Where and How to Pay page to learn more!

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.

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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


2023 Financial Aid, Payments & Housing Webinar Recordings

WWU Resources