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.

Join a virtual information session this summer!

Financial Aid, Payments & Housing: Navigating a successful first year at WWU

Join the Financial Aid Department, Student Business Office, and University Residences for a virtual information session followed by an open Q&A period. During this session you will learn about

  • Financial aid requirements and how to interpret your financial aid offer
  • When, where, and how to pay your bill
  • Financial responsibilities associated with housing

Registration Links: Tuesday, August 16, 6:00 p.m. • Wednesday, August 17, 11:00 a.m. • Wednesday, September 7, 6:00 p.m.

Financial Aid, Payments & Housing Webinar Recordings

Checklist 4 Success

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

 

Fall 2022 Important Dates

September 14: Fall quarter payment plan enrollment opens

September 21: Tuition and fees are due

September 27: Last day to withdraw with full refund of applicable charges

September 28: Fall quarter payment plan enrollment closes

October 15: Late payment charges assessed on past due balances

October 20: Last day to withdraw with half refund of applicable charges

November 28: Last day to withdraw from the 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.

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.

Note: Virtual meeting times may be limited during July and August.

Schedule a Meeting

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