Making Payments

We accept a wide variety of payments at KU. We offer a payment plan and work closely with Financial Aid Services on campus.  Below find our online payment options, office payment options and how to make a payment.

Payment Tips

  • Safari browsers are not compatible in most cases - try Google Chrome or Firefox
  • Phones are not secure enough in most cases - try a tablet or computer
  • ALWAYS allow pop-ups from the site as the payment windows are pop-ups
  • Mailing payments?  Allow at least 1 week (with postal slow downs - allow 2 weeks) for receipt and posting

Online Payment Options - Payment Dashboard

The Payment Dashboard is the hub of all payments, bill/statements and payment plans.

We have two different methods to pay online through MyKU and one international payment method online


This is the preferred payment method for most of our students. This is an Electronic Check / Automated Clearing House [ACH] debit from a US bank checking or savings account - not a debit card payment.

  • Required items:
    • US issued Bank Account number
    • US issued Bank Routing number
  • Check with your bank if you are not sure if you should include preceding zeros.  We also encourage this if using a money market account or line of credit.  They may require you to select checking OR savings - we cannot advise on that.
  • The funds will be requested and debited within 1‐3 business days.
  • While this option is a free payment option, if the bank can't locate your account (digits in wrong order or missing, choosing checking instead of savings or vice versa, as this process is totally automated and your bank will not be able to look for your account or assist in this processing) or there are insufficient funds to cover the request, we do have a Returned Deposited Item fee of $25.00.
  • We encourage you to enter these bank figures very carefully.

Credit Cards

We accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express online only. These transactions can only be processed online in MyKU.

  • For US-based Credit Cards - there is a non‐refundable 2.85 percent* processing/convenience fee assessed and retained by our credit card processor
  • For Foreign Credit Cards - there is a non-refundable 4.25 percent* processing/convenience fee assessed and retained by our credit card processor
  • We cannot accept credit cards over the phone or in person.


Flywire is a partner of Kutztown University to allow our international students to pay with their own foreign currency.  This payment option is only for foreign payments.  Kutztown University is unable to receive any foreign direct wires.

OFFICE Payment Options

We accept checks, money orders, certified funds and cash in our office (sorry credit cards must be processed online only).


  1. Cash of $3,000 or more will only be accepted with a valid photo ID.  A form will be required.
  2. Coins that can be rolled, must be rolled with a student ID # written on each roll.  Loose buckets or bags of change will not be accepted.
Mailing Checks

Checks may be mailed to us at the following address, please ensure they are received by the due date, not mailed on the due date.  Make checks payable to Kutztown University

Allow at least 2 weeks for receipt and posting given mail slow downs.

  • Mailing Address: Kutztown University, Office of Student Accounts, PO Box 730, Kutztown, PA 19530
  • Street Address (for overnight): Kutztown University, Office of Student Accounts, 15200 Kutztown Road, Kutztown, PA 19530

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