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How to make a payment
Pay online: Pay with
- American Express
- China Union Pay
- Diners Club
- UA College Savings
or electronic check on the web at UAOnline. Be sure to review your account status after payment is confirmed.
Please note that a 2.85% ($3.00 minimum) transaction fee will be applied to all credit and debit card transactions, there is no fee for electronic checks. If you are paying with a debit card or have a daily limit on your credit card, contact your bank to tell them you are paying university tuition and fees to ensure your card won't be declined.
- In person: First floor of Signers' Hall, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., or Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
- Wire transfer: Contact the Bursar's Office for our banking information at 907-474-7384. Ensure the financial institution references the student name and ID number so we can apply the payment to the right person. Please allow at least two weeks for the wire transfers to post to your student account.
- Through your UA College Savings Plan: You can request a distribution over the phone by calling 1-800-478-0003, or you can complete a Request a Distribution Form and submit it by mail. Additionally, you may request distributions online (except from the ACT Portfolio) by logging into your account. If you provide your UA ID number, the funds will be transferred electronically to your UA account. Please make your request at least two weeks prior to the payment deadline.
- International tuition payments:
Preferred payment method for international students: University of Alaska Fairbanks has partnered with PayMyTuition for international tuition payments. With PayMyTuition, you can pay your tuition payments from any bank, in any country in any currency at better than bank exchange rates. PayMyTuition is fast, simple and cost effective.
There is another option to pay tuition payments. Log into Flywire for an easier and less expensive way to pay with foreign currency.
International tuition payments
No matter your time zone, you will have a dedicated multilingual customer support team available to you - reachable 24/7 via live chat, Skype, email and phone to answer any of your questions.
Failure to meet financial obligations
University policy requires a financial hold be placed on your student account if you fail to meet your financial obligations. The hold will prevent any access to registration, grades, transcripts and graduation.
Past due accounts will be referred to a third-party collection agency where students will be responsible for collection, attorney, and legal fees. Past due debt may be reported to a local credit bureau. The University is authorized to garnish a student's State of Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend for payment of past due accounts under Alaska Statutes 14.40.251 and 43.23.073.
QUESTIONS? Contact the Office of the Bursar at 907-474-7384, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Alaska Time, or you may email us.