Payment Methods for Students, Vendors, & VCU Departments

Payment Methods for Students

The University reserves the right to decline a payment from a non-enrolled student who does not owe a balance to VCU.

 

Credit Cards +
  • Credit card payments can not be made over the telephone.
  • Discover, Mastercard, VISA and American Express are accepted.
  • Pay current semester tuition and fee accounts online 
  • VCU accepts VISA, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover credit card payments on the billing and payment site through eServices. A 2.75% convenience fee (minimum $3) will be charged on all credit card payments. Remember – debit cards are treated the same as credit cards for convenience fee purposes. See online bill/credit card convenience fees faq.
  • In accordance with credit card regulations, the University will refund any credit balance that may result from a credit card payment to your credit card account, up to the amount of the credit card payment.
Check/Money Order +
  • Make payable to Virginia Commonwealth University.
  • Indicate student's name and id on the check or money order.
  • Post dated checks are not accepted.
  • There is a $50 fee on all returned checks to the University. Tuition payments returned by the bank will be charged back to the student's account, plus the $50 fee. Two attempts are made by the bank to cash the check; therefore, returned checks can not be redeposited.
Cash +
  • Cash payments may be taken only at our campus location.
  • Window Hours: 8am - 4:30pm, Mon-Fri
  • Please do not mail cash!
Lock Box +
  • Tuition and fees payments can be mailed to our lockbox (processing center). The "remittance advice" on the bottom portion of the eBill (account statement) should be completed, detached and remitted with payment to the address indicated on the remittance advice. Student eBills can be accessed via eServices/VCU Self Service (under General Resources) through the "myVCU" portal 
  • Check and money order payments are accepted through the lockbox.
  • Mail your remittance advice (bottom portion of the eBill) before the payment deadline.
  • Online bill/credit card convenience fees faq.
Drop Box +
  • Monroe Park Campus drop box is located at Harris Hall, outside room 1002.
  • VCU Medical Center drop box is located at VMI Building, 2nd floor, just off the elevator.
  • Make sure the student's id number is on the payment.
  • Drop box payments are processed daily.
Payment Made in Person +
  • Payments may be made in person at Harris Hall.
  • Cash payments should always be made in person.
Electronic Payment +
  • Wire transfers or ACH payments from your bank account to VCU's bank account.
  • Instructions for wire and ACH transfers may be found by logging into eServices.  
  • Select Student>Student Account>Student Direct Deposit and Electronic Funds Transfers.
  • Student's name and id number must be included in the electronic transmission to ensure proper credit.

Funds should not exceed the total semester charges on the student account. Overpayments exceeding $5,000 per semester will not be refunded to the student and will be returned to the originator of the payment. Please be aware that exchange rates and wire fees fluctuate. The University is not liable for any such fluctuations and fees when returning overpaid funds.

Please contact Treasury Reporting tresreport@vcu.edu if you make an electronic payment to ensure timely credit to your VCU account.

International Wire +

VCU has partnered with Flywire to offer an innovative and streamlined method of sending international wires for tuition payments. It’s fast, simple and cost effective from any country anytime.

  • Flywire allows you to:
  • Track your payment from start to finish
  • Pay from any country and any bank
  • Save on bank fees and exchange rates
  • Receive peace of mind with dedicated multilingual customer support

Go to https://www.flywire.com/vcu to initiate a payment and learn more.

International Wire Process Questions? Contact Flywire:
Telephone: (617)207-7076
U.S. Toll-Free: (800)346-9252
E-mail: support@flywire.com
Web: www.flywire.com
VCU Processing Questions? Contact Treasury Reporting at tresreport@vcu.edu

Payment Methods for VCU Departments

Electronic journal voucher. The VCU invoice number must be entered in the description to ensure accurate credit.

Payment Methods for Other State Agencies

Check or EDI only. EDI payments must use Vendor ID 54-6001758-75 and include the VCU invoice number and account number to credit.

Payment Methods for Vendors

Credit Cards +
  • Discover, MasterCard, VISA and American Express are accepted.
  • Include your invoice number with your payment to ensure accurate credit.

In accordance with credit card regulations, the University will refund any credit balance that may result from a credit card payment to your credit card account, up to the amount of the credit card payment.

Check/Money Order +
  • Make payable to Virginia Commonwealth University.
  • Indicate invoice number on the check or money order.
  • Post dated checks are not accepted.
  • $50 fee on all returned checks.
Cash +

Cash payments may be taken only at Harris Hall.
Please do not mail cash.

Payment Made in Person +

Payments may be made in person at Harris Hall.
Cash payments should always be made in person.

Electronic Payment +
  • Wire transfers or ACH payments from your bank account to VCU's bank account.  
  • Contact Treasury Reporting tresreport@vcu.edu for wire and ACH transfer bank account information.
  • Student's name and id number must be included in the electronic transmission to ensure proper credit.
  • Include the VCU department and contact name for payments to departments.

          Please contact Treasury Reporting tresreport@vcu.edu if you make an electronic payment to ensure timely credit to your

          VCU account.