Office of the Bursar
Office of the Bursar
Services at the Bursar’s Office during WKU's response to COVID-19
As of March 27, 2020, the WKU Office of the Bursar on-campus operations have been closed until further notice.
During this time, the Bursar’s Office will be able to assist students and families remotely. Students and families are encouraged to communicate with our office with questions via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. We may also be reached by phone at 270-745-6381, Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. We appreciate your patience as there may be delays in response time.
Students may also mail a check to the bank lockbox at: Western Kentucky University, PO Box 890784, Charlotte, NC 28289-0784.
International students may make payments via Flywire.
If you must bring your payment to campus, you may place your payment in the depository box located outside of the second floor entrance of Potter Hall. The depositories are emptied weekly. Please write your WKU student ID number on the check or money order and include the bottom portion of your e-bill invoice statement with your payment when using the depository. Please do not place cash in the depository.
While our office is closed, student account refunds will continue to be processed weekly as account adjustments and/or financial aid disbursements are made available. All students are strongly encouraged to select their refund preference by logging in at my.wku.edu and clicking on BankMobile under Campus Information to choose their refund option. Additional information regarding BankMobile can be found here.
Questions about refunds through BankMobile may be directed to email@example.com.
Information regarding Housing and Dining credits can be found here.
University departmental transactions:
Phone: (270) 745-5368
Additional information regarding paperwork submission can be found here.
IMPORTANT TAX INFORMATION: Tax Notifications (1098-T) for 2019 are available on TopNet.
Welcome to the Office of the Bursar at Western Kentucky University. "Bursar" is a term unique to higher education and means "keeper of the purse."
The Office of the Bursar is committed to ensuring financial integrity and exemplary customer service through our primary responsibilities which include preparing student bills, processing student payments, managing Third Party Billing, issuing refunds, depositing to departmental accounts, collecting past due accounts and processing consolidation and payments of Perkins Loans for completed students.