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Frequently Asked Questions

Does the University send paper bills?To top

All billing notifications are sent via University email. Bills are produced every two weeks. To view bills and to see the most current balance, students should consult My Blugold CampS.

What forms of payment does the Cashier's Office accept?To top

  • Cash
  • Checks
  • Credit cards are only accepted online. We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express through our website.

Debit cards are not accepted.

How do I pay online?To top

You may use your checking account or your savings account to pay online. Visit our website's tuition and/or fees payment page to pay online. Online payments must be drawn from a checking account or savings account originating in the United States.

You may use Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express credit cards to pay online.  A 2.75% convenience fee will be added to each credit card transaction.  Visit our website's tuition and/or fee payment page to pay online. 

Does the University offer a payment plan?To top

  • Summer Session charges are due in full on the first day of class.
  • Fall Semester charges can be paid in two installments, approximately one month apart.
  • Winterim Session charges are due in full on the first day of class.
  • Spring Semester charges can be paid in two installments, approximately one month apart.

I am an international student. I need to make a wire transfer payment. How do I do that?To top

Contact one of the cashiers at cashier@uwec.edu or 715-836-5907 for wire transfer payment instructions.
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Visit our website's payment methods page for Wire Transfer information and a link to the wire transfer payment process.
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Go to uwec.peertransfer.com to begin the wire transfer payment process.

Does the University send receipts for mailed payments or online payments?To top

No, the University does not send receipts for mailed payments or online payments. To view payments and to see the most current balance, students should consult My Blugold CampS.
How do I submit scholarships that I have been awarded?To top

Scholarships should be turned in at the Financial Aid office, Schofield 115. The scholarships will be recorded and posted to your student account. To view scholarship payments and to see the most current balance, students should consult My Blugold CampS.
When can I expect my financial aid to post to my account?To top

Financial aid disburses to student accounts beginning the first week of each semester in most cases. For specific information on when your financial aid will disburse to your account, consult the Financial Aid office. To view financial aid applied to your account and to see the most current account balance, you should consult My Blugold CampS.

Does the Cashier's Office have my banking information?To top

The Cashier's Office does not have your banking information.

 My refund is a paper check.  What is the process for picking up a paper refund check?To top
Refund checks are available for pick-up in the Cashier's Office for ten days after they are issued. You must present a photo ID when you pick up your refund check. Ten days after they are issued, refund checks are mailed to the student's mailing address in My Blugold Camps.

Can I sign my refund check back to the University to pay other charges?To top

Refund checks issued by the University must be cashed by the student. A refund check cannot be signed back to the University to pay other charges.

What if I do not have a local bank to cash my paper refund check?To top

  • Checks can be cashed at the Davies Service Center desk and at the US Bank branch office in the Davies Center. Fees may apply.
What is a PPA Payment Plan Agreement?To top

  • The PPA Payment Plan Agreement explains billing communication methods, credit terms, finance charges, payments, delinquent accounts, defaults on payments, and other important information.
  • The PPA Payment Plan Agreement must be read and electronically signed by the student each semester. A parent signature will not be accepted.

Where is the PPA Payment Plan Agreement form for me to sign?To top

To read and electronically sign your PPA Payment Plan Agreement, go to My Blugold CampS > Main Menu > Self Service > Payment Plan Agreement.

What are segregated fees?  Who pays them?To top

  • Segregated fees are part of regular tuition and fees.
  • Segregated fees include campus activities, university centers, campus transit, and textbook rental.

I am a Minnesota resident.  How do I apply for reciprocity?To top

Apply online for tuition reciprocity at www.getreadyforcollege.org/hesod/reciprocity/apply1.cfm.

How do I give my parents permission to inquire about my account?To top

To grant the University permission to release information about your account to a parent or other third party, complete the Student Information Release Authorization on the Registrar's Office website.
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