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Payment Checklist

In an effort to help students and their families manage the costs of tuition, fees, room, and board, Mount Union offers a number of payment options. The following checklist details the various steps in the payment process, including links to necessary forms, billing details, and important dates.

Review Tuition and Related Costs

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Review the Costs of Attending Mount Union

Visit our tuition site to learn more about costs, including tuition, fees, room, and board.

Consider Costs for Books

Books are not included in tuition costs. We estimate students spend about $1,100 on books per year.

Complete Necessary Documents and Forms

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Complete the Student Financial Aid Forms

Financial aid forms must be completed if you are planning to attend Mount Union and utilize financial aid. You may view a list of missing documents on the front of your financial aid award offer. You can find the electronic forms on the Applying for Financial Aid page. Please contact the Office of Student Financial Aid at or (330) 823-2674 if you have any questions concerning your forms.

Complete the Tuition Payment Agreement

The *Tuition Payment Agreement is an agreement between the student and the University regarding payment of tuition, room and board charges, fees, and expenses, if applicable. All students, upon enrollment, are subject to the conditions of this agreement. This form needs to be signed and submitted by each student regardless of whether you will be receiving federal aid, obtaining private loans, or paying in full.

*Requires access to Mount Union's student, faculty, and staff portal​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Complete the Financial Clearance Form

Students must be financially cleared by the Office of Business Affairs to move into campus housing and start classes. Financial clearance means you either paid your outstanding balance or made appropriate arrangements to pay the semester charges by the payment due date (please see the Mark Your Calendar section under Access Your Bill below for payment due dates). The Financial Clearance Form is to be completed and submitted by July 1. Students who are not financially cleared may risk being dropped from classes and removed from housing.

Students can verify their financial clearance by contacting the Business Office at (330) 823-6554, or by email:

Complete the Federal Title IV Authorization

The *Federal Title IV Authorization needs to be signed to allow us to credit your account with federal aid and pay for miscellaneous charges. It also allows us to hold excess funds on your account to pay expected future charges.

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Complete the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) Authorization

Under federal law, a student must provide names of persons authorized to discuss the student's billing account with the Office of Business Affairs. *The Family and Educational Rights Privacy Act (FERPA) Authorization needs to be signed by the student if they would like us to talk with anyone other than themselves regarding their account.

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Access Your Bill

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Log Into Self-Service

Students can obtain access to their billing account information through Colleague Self-Service. Use your network username and password to log in.

Authorize a Parent or Guardian to Access Your Bill

If someone is helping you pay your bill, you can provide them with access to your billing account through your Colleague Self-Service account. Click on “Student Finances” and select “Pay Your Tuition,” then go to "My Profile Setup" and click on "Authorized Users." There you can add an authorized user to have access.

If your student uses the authorized user tab, all authorized users will receive two emails with the subject line “Your access information” that will provide a username and password. The user will then be able to access the Touchnet Parent Bill Payment Center to make a payment or sign up for a monthly payment plan. This access is independent of your student’s account. The authorized user will NOT have access to financial aid, grades, or other online student information, but:

  • Authorized users will be able to enter their own email address and password.
  • Authorized users should list this site under their favorites for easy access to their student’s account.
  • The bank account information and payment methods are hidden from any other users including your student.
  • The authorized user will be able to see the current balance on the student’s account, make payments, save payment methods, and enroll in the monthly payment plan.
  • The authorized user enrolled in the payment plan will receive related emails regarding the payment reminders and revisions.

Mark Your Calendar
  • The initial fall billing will be available June 1 with a due date of July 31.
  • The initial spring billing will be available on November 30 with a due date of January 3.

Late fees are assessed monthly and a hold will be placed on your account if payment has not been received by the due date. Your billing balance can be viewed by clicking on “Student Finances” and then “Pay Your Tuition Bill” on Colleague Self-Service for your review.

View Your Electronic Billing Statement

View or produce a statement by going to Colleague Self Service. Click on "Student Finances" and the semester you wish to view. You then can click on the “view statement” box.. All the payment options are available, including sending checks to us through the mail, payment plan options, paying by credit card, and electronic payments through a checking or savings account.

It is the responsibility of the student to monitor this email account for important information from the University including billing notifications. It is also the student’s responsibility to ensure their amount due is paid on time. The electronic statement can also be printed by students for authorized payers who may not have access to email.

Select Your Payment Method

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Pay Your Balance for the Semester

When paying for a semester in full, payments are due July 31 for the fall semester and January 3 for the spring semester.

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Apply for the Parent Plus or Private Loan

This can be done through or via a private/alternative loan through a bank of your choice. Visit Mount Union’s Financial Aid Portal for a listing of private lenders. Please note that loans are not credited to the student account until the funds are actually received by the University. The lender’s processing fees are deducted from your DL Loans prior to disbursement to your account.

Set Up a Payment Plan

Mount Union has partnered with TouchNet to offer a variety of payment plans to assist with managing the cost of tuition and fees. Payment plans are an interest-free way to finance your college costs each semester. For more information on payment plans and dates, visit the payment plan page by clicking the button below.

Tuition Payment Plan

International Students: New Payment Option

International students now have the opportunity to pay with Flywire. Flywire is a safe, convenient way to make international payments to Mount Union. There is direct communication between Flywire and the University to ensure easy resolution should any issues arise. You can pay in your own home currency and avoid unnecessary bank fees while receiving satisfactory foreign exchange rates. You can track your payment online 24/7 and receive email/text alerts while tracking your payment. Multilingual customer support is available should you have any questions. To make a payment, please visit Flywire and follow the instructions below:

  • Select the University of Mount Union on the homepage
  • Enter your home country and payment amount
  • Review and select your payment option
  • Create your flywire account
  • Enter your personal details and payment information to receive your payment instructions
  • Send payment by your preferred method.