Santa Clara University

Bursars Office

Payment Methods

To assist in the payment of educational expenses, Santa Clara University offers the following payment options:

Electronic Payments (e-checks)
Check Payments can be processed electronically via your ecampus account.  You will need your bank’s routing number and your account number to submit an e-check payment.  Additionally, please make sure your bank supports electronic fund transfers.  At this time, checks from mutual funds, money market, lines of credit, and brokerage accounts are not accepted. 

***You will need a username and password to access the on-line payment system.  If you are an Authorized User*, please obtain a username and password from your student.

Santa Clara University does not accept credit cards as payment for tuition and fees. 

Click here to make an electronic payment now, you will have to log onto ecampus.

* AUTHORIZED USER – is a third party (parent, spouse, other relative, employer) designated by the student to view and pay the students bill. Once authorization is arranged, the authorized payer will also be notified via their own e-mail address, that a student’s bill has been processed and available to view and/or make payment. Authorized users will have same online bill pay access as the student via this site.

Payments by Mail
Simply print a copy of your electronic bill and send a personal or cashiers check. Please make check payable to Santa Clara University and send to: 

SCU Payment Processing

P.O. Box 550
Santa Clara, CA 95052-0550

***Please do not send correspondence to the SCU Payment Processing address

If you do not have a copy of your electronic bill please make check payable to Santa Clara University and send to:

Santa Clara University
Bursar’s Office
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053

***Please be sure the student's name and SCU ID number is included with payment

Pay in Person
You can stop by the Enrollment Services Center in the Schott Admissions and Enrollment Services building to make a payment with personal/cashiers check, money order or cash. There are terminals in the Enrollment Services Center for students wishing to make electronic payments.

International Wire Transfer
International students can send their wires through Peer Transfer.  Peer Transfer enables international students to pay in their home currency.
Click or go to to begin the payment process.

Payment Plans
For students and their families wishing to spread payments over a period of time, we offer various extended payment plans via CASHNet/HigherOne,Inc. There is a modest fixed fee to enroll in these plans per term and no interest is charged.
Additional information on these plans may be found at: 

We do not currently offer a payment plan for summer registration.  The full payment for summer charges are due when billed.

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