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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.

Online Payment Options

We have two different ways to pay online through MyKU.

NEW payment processing - online payments are now EASIER than ever!  Log into MyKU > KU Financial Account tile > Choose Make a Payment (or if you want a payment plan set up or need to pay the plan - choose Payment Plan SignUp/Pay) - email us for guidance, should you be unsure if a payment went through - please check with us before processing a second payment.

**Safari browsers will not work in most cases - we encourage Google Chrome or Firefox

**Paying on a cell phone, in most cases, will not process successfully - use a tablet, laptop or desktop

  • E‐check - this is the preferred payment method of most of our students. This is an Electronic Check / Automated Clearing House [ACH] debit from a checking or savings account - not a debit card payment.
    • Required items:
      • Bank Account number
      • 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.
    • For US-based Credit Cards - there is a non‐refundable 2.75 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
    • These transactions can only be processed through MyKU. We cannot accept credit cards over the phone or in person.
  • Having trouble paying online?

Office Payment Options

We accept checks, money orders, certified funds and cash in our office (coins that can be rolled, must be rolled with a student ID # written on them). 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.  The street address is needed for overnight mailing purposes only.  Make checks payable to Kutztown University.

  • 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


Making a Payment in MyKU

  1. Log into MyKU - open KU Financial Account tile
  2. Bar on left - choose to Make a Payment
  3. Select Payment Method - Credit Card or Electronic Check.  See descriptions above.
  4. Follow the 6 step process listed on the left bar.
  5. Call or email our office if you get stuck!