Payment Information

Payment Methods

Access your billing information by logging into SAM. Authorized third parties can find the same options by logging into the Parent Portal.

If an account is past due and has a hold that prevents registration, viewing grades, or receiving transcripts, payments made by credit/debit card (online only), cash, money order, or cashier's check will result in the hold being released by the next business day. If payment is made by electronic check ONLINE, the hold will remain on the account for an additional SEVEN DAYS to verify that the funds clear the bank. If payment is made by IN PERSON OR THROUGH THE MAIL BY personal check, the hold will remain on the account for an additional two weeks to verify that the funds clear the bank.

Please click on an item below to see additional details.

  • Cash

    ALWAYS bring cash in person - never send it through the mail. Subject to IRS regulations.

    Our office is located on the second floor of Lyle Hall and we are available for customer service Monday-Friday 8:30-4:00.

  • Check
    • Should be made payable to "Millersville University"
    • Be sure to SIGN it.
    • Be sure your student ID number (M#) is written on the front.
    • Be sure that it is written for the correct amount and that it is written correctly.
    • We cannot accept a post-dated check.
    • If it is returned by the bank unpaid, there is a $35 fee; after two are returned, you must use cash, credit card, money orders, or cashiers checks when making payment to the university.
    • Checks can be dropped off in person, mailed, or left in the secure drop box near our office on the second floor of Lyle Hall.
    • Mailing address is Millersville University OSA | PO Box 1002 | Millersville, PA 17551
  • Online: Credit Card & E-Check

    Students – pay online through SAM; Authorized Third Parties – pay online through the Payment Portal

    Electronic check payments can be made from a checking or savings account. They do not have a processing fee and are immediately visible on the student account, though such payments may not clear your bank account for several days. If an e-check payment is returned by the bank for any reason, there is a $35 fee.

    Credit/debit card payments can be made online only. Card payments cannot be made at the office or over the phone. We are pleased to accept: Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express. All card payments are subject to a non-refundable service fee of 2.85% or $3.00 whichever is more. You will see two separate transactions on your card/bank statement: one for the payment and one for the service fee.

  • Installment Payment Plan
    Fall & Spring Semesters Only

    Payment plans are available for the Fall and Spring semesters. LEARN MORE

  • TAP 529 or College Savings Plan

    To pay your bill with funds from a Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) or 529 College Savings Plan, request that your financial institution send payment directly to Millersville. To ensure correct posting of the funds, ask that the student ID number be included on the check if possible.

    It can take up to six weeks for checks to reach us, so we suggest that you email confirmation of your request to Documentation of the pending request that includes the amount requested will be used for billing resolution in place of the outstanding check.

    Checks should be made payable to Millersville University and mailed to Millersville University OSA, PO Box 1002, Millersville, PA 17551.

  • Financial Aid

    Approved Scholarships, Grants, and Loans (Federal, State, University, and Private) will appear as an anticipated credit on the bill and will reduce the amount due. Amounts not covered by approved financial aid must be paid in full by the due date of the bill. 

    Financial aid credit that does not appear on the initial bill may require additional action by the student or additional processing time. Students, review your requirements as outlined by the Office of Financial Aid.

    View the most up-to-date account information, including credits from financial aid awards by logging into SAM:

    If aid is not approved by due date, please pay your bill in full and be reimbursed when the aid pays.

  • Scholarships
    Millersville Scholarships
    • These will appear on your bill, if applicable
    • Please contact the Office of Financial Aid if expecting MU scholarship credit that does not appear. They can be reached at 717-871-5100 or

    Outside Scholarships

    • Private scholarship checks should be made payable to "Millersville University" and mailed to the Office of Student Accounts (OSA). If a scholarship check is made payable to the student, it must be deposited into the student's bank account and payment then made from the bank account to Millersville.
    • For advance credit, provide the Office of Student Accounts (OSA) with a copy of your award letter. Please be sure the letter includes the following information: Your name, student ID number (M#), applicable semester, dollar amount, and the full address of donor. Advance credit cannot be given for scholarship letters that have requirements the student must fulfill before payment is made to the University. Award letters should be emailed to
  • Flywire by peerTransfer
    For International Students
    Flywire is intended as a payment method for university billed charges only. Any overpayment will be held on the student account toward future charges; if a credit balance remains as a result of a Flywire payment at the time the student leaves the university it will be refunded via international wire transfer.
    • Click to access MU's Flywire by peerTransfer website
    • Type in the amount from your Millersville University bill and select the country you are paying from
    • Create a new Flywire by peerTransfer account in order to process your payment to Millersville and track your money going to MU
    • Select the blue Continue With Payment button to proceed with processing your payment transaction to Millersville
    • Follow the remaining prompts through the Flywire by peerTransfer system. Flywire by peerTransfer will provide you the information you need to take to your bank so that your bank can send them your funds. PeerTransfer will then credit your money directly to your MU bill once the transfer is complete. If you have any questions or issues with Flywire by peerTransfer, email them at
  • Past-Due Accounts

    These options are for past due balances if you are no longer an enrolled Millersville student.

    Monthly payment agreement

    If you cannot pay your balance in full and want to pay toward it each month, use the link above. Please note that completing the monthly payment agreement does not remove any financial holds from your account for the purposes of registration, viewing grades, or receiving a transcript. For a financial hold to be removed, the balance must be fully resolved.

    If you are no longer a current student and would like to make an electronic payment, please call us at 717-871-5101 to be granted access to your account for this purpose.

  • Marauder Gold

    If you are using Marauder Gold to make a payment it must be made in person with your student ID card.

    Our office is located on the second floor of Lyle Hall and we are available for customer service Monday-Friday 8:30-4:00.