Making a Payment

Paying Online

Payments can be made online using VISA, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, JBC, Union Pay, BCard, DinaCard or electronic check (eCheck) by logging in to SUOnline, via the Student Account Center.

Effective May 1st, 2018, a service fee equaling 2.85% of the payment amount is automatically added to all credit card payments.  No fee is charged for making an eCheck payment from a bank account. 

Payments can only be accepted for current charges on a student's account.  

Paying by Mail

Checks payable to:  Seattle University 

Payments may be mailed to:

Student Financial Services
Seattle University
901 - 12th Avenue
PO Box 222000
Seattle, WA 98122

The student's Seattle University Student ID Number should be included on or with the payment. Payments not received by the due date, or payments that the Student Financial Services Office is unable to process due to missing or incomplete payment information, will be subject to $50.00 late fees (up to $100.00 per term).

The following methods of payment by mail are accepted:

  • Cashier's Check
  • Money Order
  • Personal Check (see SU's personal check policy on the side bar of this page)

Paying in Person

In-person payments are accepted at the Student Financial Services Office. 

Checks payable to:  Seattle University

Photo ID is required when paying in person and the following methods of payment are accepted:

  • Debit Card
  • Cashier's Check
  • Money Order
  • Personal Check (see our personal check policy on the side bar of this page)
  • Traveler's Check

Paying at the Drop Box

Cashier's checks, money orders or personal checks may be placed in the secure "24/7 Forms Drop" box located across the lobby from the Student Financial Services windows and adjacent to the elevator in the University Services Building. This drop box is accessible 24 hours a day, every day, and is emptied daily.

DO NOT drop off cash or traveler's checks. Student Financial Services does not accept cash and will only take traveler's checks in-person during normal business hours. 

Seattle University does not accept post-dated checks or checks written on accounts with insufficient funds. Check payments received for prior quarters are subject to funds verification before the checks are processed and restrictions are removed.

Signing Up for a Payment Plan

Seattle University offers several payment plan options that are setup via Student Account Center. See Payment Plans for more information.