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Billing and Payments

Central Michigan University offers an array of methods to pay your billing statement including electronic check, credit card, and in-person. Statements are sent on a monthly basis and are only sent if you had a charge or payment on your account.

Statement and due dates

Statement Date (Est.)Due Date
June 5, 2024July 1, 2024
July 3, 2024August 1, 2024
August 3, 2024September 1, 2024
September 3, 2024October 1, 2024*
October 3, 2024November 1, 2024
November 3, 2024December 1, 2024
December 3, 2024January 17, 2025
January 19, 2025February 1, 2025*
February 3, 2025March 1, 2025
March 3, 2025April 1, 2025
April 3, 2025May 1, 2025
May 3, 2025June 2, 2025*
June 3, 2025July 1, 2025

 * Indicates tuition due date

  • Fall semester: October
  • Spring semester: February
  • Summer semester: June

    NOTE: Payments made after 5:00 p.m. EST are not effective until the following business day. Payments received after 5:00 p.m. EST on a due date will be considered late and fees will apply.

    Making a payment


    Log in to CentralLink and follow the link under Current Amount Due located in the Student Quick View section of the homepage for access to QuikPay, CMU's online billing and payment service provider.

    Faculty and staff

    Log in to CentralLink and follow the Pay My Bill link located in the Faculty/Staff Quick View section of the homepage for access to QuikPay. 

    Authorized payers

    Review information about the Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act (FERPA) and authorizing third-party access to your student billing account. 

    Parents and other individuals for whom students have created an Authorized Payer account in QuikPay may log in to review statement information, make one-time payments or set up a CMU Payment Plan at

    Business and non-student accounts

    Non-student accounts may be established for businesses and some individuals who don't meet the above criteria but contract with the university for certain billable services. In those instances, online payments* can be made via NetConnect.
    *Business Partner ID number required at login. 

    Online payments

    Electronic check (ACH)

    To process an electronic check payment, you will need:

    • Bank routing number
    • Checking or savings account number
    • Primary accountholder's name and contact information

    Please note that a $25.00 returned check fee will be assessed to accounts for failed check payments.

    Credit or debit card

    CMU accepts MasterCard, Visa, Discover and American Express payments.

    A non-refundable service fee of 2.85% will be assessed for all credit/debit card transactions. The service fee transaction will be listed separately on your credit card or bank account statement. 

    To process a credit card payment, you will need:

    • Credit card number
    • Expiration date
    • CVV (security) code
    • Name of cardholder
    • Billing address

    International bank transfer

    Central Michigan University and QuikPay have partnered with Flywire to offer a streamlined and cost-effective method for processing international payments from students' home countries. 

    More about international payments

    ​Mail and other payment options

    For the security of your payment information, please note that credit card payments are not accepted and will not be processed when received by regular mail.

    Paper checks

    You may print a copy of your statement and mail it along with your check made payable to Central Michigan University to:

    Central Michigan University
    Attn: University Billing

    Bovee University Center #119
    Mount Pleasant, MI 48859

    Please include your name and campus ID number on mailed checks to ensure accurate and timely payment processing.  As a general rule, allow 7-10 days for mailed check payments to be posted to your account.

    Note: A $25.00 returned check fee will be assessed to accounts for failed check payments.

    Domestic wire transfer

    Please call our office at 989-774-3618 for wire transfer instructions. ​

    In-person payments

    You may pay in person at OneCentral in the lower level of the Bovee University Center or drop your payment in a Student Account Services and University Billing Office dropbox. Please note that we cannot accept credit card payments in the office.

    Dropboxes are located immediately outside of OneCentral in the lower level of the Bovee University Center and in the metered parking lot between Warriner Hall and the CMU Bookstore (off Franklin Street, Lot #10).

    Contact the Student Account Services and University Billing Office at 989-774-3618 or by email at with any questions or concerns.