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Office of the Bursar



Office of the Bursar

Please select the desired semester or term to find tuition rates, due dates and refund schedules:

Fall Semester 2017

Winter Term 2018

Spring Semester 2018

Summer Term 2017

    


 

 2016 Tax Information

Students may access their 1098-T for 2016 via TopNet.  To access your 1098-T, login to topnet.wku.edu, select Student Services and then select Tax Notification (1098-T) for 2016.

 


 

Payment Options:

In order to meet the diverse needs of our students, WKU provides the following payment options:

In Person

WKU Office of Billings & Receivables
Potter Hall, Room 208
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 
Cash, check or money order is accepted.

 

By Mail (Winter Term Only)
Mail to:  Billings & Receivables Office
             Western Kentucky University
             1906 College Heights Blvd. #11022
             Bowling Green, KY 42101-1022
 

By Mail (Bank Processing Center) (Fall, Spring & Summer Semesters/Terms Only)

Mail to:  Western Kentucky University
             P.O. Box 890784
             Charlotte, NC 28289-0784

 

Credit/Debit Card Payments (Online Only)

WKU has contracted with Tuition Management Systems (TMS) to allow students to pay their bills online through a free electronic debit from a checking or savings account.  Payments may also be made with a Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express credit/debit card for a convenience fee of 2.75% of the amount paid.  

You will be prompted to enter your WKU ID number when using the following payment options through TMS:

           http://topnet.wku.edu (Select "Student Services", "Pay Tuition and Fees")

           www.wku.edu/bursar (Select "Make a Payment Online")

           https://wku.afford.com (Select "Make a One-Time Payment")

 

Telephone
You can make an e-check or credit/debit card payment via telephone by contacting TMS at 800-722-4867. (At the menu, press 3 to make a one-time payment.)  Please note, payments made with a Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express credit/debit card will be charged a convenience fee of 2.75% of the amount paid.

 

Payment Plans

Payment plans are offered through Tuition Management Systems for the fall and spring semesters. For more information on payment plan options, please visit http://www.wku.edu/bursar/payment_plans.php

 


 

Important tips for avoiding additional fees:

  • Check your WKU Topper e-mail account regularly for your student billing statements and other important messages. Be sure to log into TopNet and pay your account on time to avoid late charges.
  • Add a Billing e-mail address to your student account.  You can have your billing statement sent directly to the individual who pays your tuition; allowing the payment to be made in a timely manner to avoid late charges. Setting up a billing e-mail address is simple.

              1.  Login to TopNet
              2.  Select the "Personal Information" tab
              3.  Click on View/Update E-mail Address(es) link
              4.  Select "Billing E-mail Address"
  • Register for your classes on or before the first day of the semester to avoid late registration fees.
  • Be certain to make changes to your schedule during the grace period allowed.  After the grace period is over you will be charged a $50 Schedule Change Fee for each class dropped or added.

 


 

 

 

Contact Us:

Office of the Bursar - Potter Hall, Room 208
Western Kentucky University
1906 College Heights Blvd. #11022
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1022

Office Hours:                    
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

 

Billings and Receivables

Phone:  (270) 745-6381
Fax:  (270) 745-6584
E-Mail:  billings.receivables@wku.edu

Cashiers
Phone: (270) 745-5368
Fax: (270) 745-6584
E-Mail: cashiers.office@wku.edu

Perkins Loan Office
Phone: (270) 745-2986
Fax: (270) 745-8809
E-Mail: perkins.loan@wku.edu

WKU Debit Card
Phone: (270) 745-5551
Fax: (270) 745-8809
E-Mail:  wkudebitcard.questions@wku.edu

 

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