Paying on Your Account

Paying on Your Account

Indiana University requires timely payment of all tuition and fees. "Failure to receive a paper bill does not exempt a student from paying in a timely fashion. " (See Fee Payment Policy.) During Fall and Spring you may make your full payment by the due date, or divide your payments by the three or four month payment plan options that include a deferment fee.

You can make your payment by mail, drop box, online through One.IU or in person.

Mail: Make checks or money orders payable to: Indiana University. Write your ID number on all items. Include your payment stub from your statement to ensure proper identification. Please do not send post-dated checks. Mail checks or money orders at least five days before the due date to:

IU South Bend Lockbox
Payment Processing Center
P.O. Box 7239
Indianapolis, IN 46206-7239

Drop Box: You can pay by check using campus drop box, which is located on the east wall of the lobby of the Administration Building. DO NOT place cash or signed travelers' checks in the drop boxes. Payments received in the drop box will be retrieved daily and posted the next business day.

Indiana University introduces a new on-line payment option for students and their families.

IU Bursar Pay is a web-based payment method for South Bend students to pay their bursar account bills using an electronic check from a checking or savings account, or a credit card (VISA, MC, or DISCOVER).

In addition to making payments, students may also:

  1. View their online statement history.
  2. Authorize other individuals, such as parents or guardians, to view their bill and pay all or part of the balance due.
  3. And more.

Students: start by going to , click the "Sign-In" box in the upper right hand corner and sign in using your username and password. Search for the"View/Pay Bursar Bill (IU Bursar Pay) option and follow the instructions. Set up access for your parents or others to pay your bills.

Parents: once your student provides you account access, sign in to IU Bursar Pay by going to and searching for 3rd Party User Access and begin managing your own profile for banking information in a secure and confidential environment. For more information on 3rd Party Access see

Online through One.IU: Go to One.IU and log in. Search for the "View/Pay Bursar Bill (IU Bursar Pay) option and follow the instructions.

Online Payment by Authorized Payer: Go to, search for 3rd Party User Access. Choose the Start button and complete the login with your sign on information in order to access IU Bursar Pay.

Paying in Person: Payment by cash, check, or money order will be accepted in the Cashier's Office, 100 Administration Building. The Cashier's Office is located in the front of the building facing Mishawaka Avenue, near the main lobby. Please bring your entire Schedule Confirmation/Account Statement when paying in person. It will be validated as your receipt.

Wire Transfer: Contact the Bursar's office for information at

Include the following information in your email request:

  • Your name
  • Your address
  • Name of IU department money is being sent to
  • 10-digit student id # (no SSNs please) or invoice # to be paid

Sponsored Students

Sponsored students who request a third party billing must present a billing authorization to Bursar Services prior to the due date for tuition and fees. Any questions regarding third party billings should be directed to Associate Bursar Judy Houston ( at Office of the Bursar Administration Building 100B, or call (574) 520-4253.

IU Tuition Benefit

For information about the IU Tuition Benefit for IU employees and retirees, their spouses or domestic partners and their dependent child(ren), please contact Jill Keller in Human Resources at (574) 520-4358, email or visit

Purdue University School of Technology Students

The official payment due date for Purdue students may differ from the due date for IU students. Purdue students are not eligible for IU South Bend payment plans. They can contact the Purdue Office at 520-4180 for information about deferred payment.

Indiana University South Bend

1700 Mishawaka Ave
South Bend, IN 46615
Phone: 574-520-4872