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Electronic Payment - Recommended Method

Electronic payments can be made through the following secure systems:

Students: Log into Workday - can pay by ACH or credit card (fee applies 2.75%) will be linked out to Nelnet for any credit card payments.

Parent Proxy/Other Authorized Users can pay by ACH in Workday -  if they are granted access as Proxy via Friends and Family.  Credit card payments, the student must create an authorized payer in Nelnet click here for instructions

For instructions on paying please see the Workday article found here.

Other Payment Options

Check

In the event that you must mail a check to us for items such as a 529 Plan check or another third party, please use the address below. It is imperative that the student ID number is printed on the check or enclosure for proper posting to the student account.

Mail to the following address:

WPI Bursar's Office
100 Institute Road 
Worcester, MA 01609-2280

Please always include the student name and ID# on any check.

 

Monthly Payment Plan - Nelnet - WPI Undergraduate Matriculated Students Only 

To set up a monthly payment plan, enroll online through Workday - link to Nelnet or call 1-888-722-4867 for assistance and to enroll via telephone. A $55 application fee allows you to pay your bill over a 6 month period, typically starting in June for Fall and December for Spring; each payment is due the 1st of each month. There are no other charges or interest, you only pay the application fee (Nelnet may charge a fee for a returned and/or late payment). Your Nelnet budget (when current) will show on your Student Account.

All payments for the payment plan are made directly to Nelnet but will be applied to the student account and will update the remaining balance on your budget. Payments are due the 1st of each month.

Please Note: WPI reserves the right to adjust a budget on behalf of a family, or cancel a payment plan if the plan becomes delinquent. WPI will automatically decrease a budget to reflect the accurate balance due on a student account. Additionally, if the account becomes delinquent any balance due must be made directly to WPI and the account may be placed on hold until the account has been cleared.

Important: NO refunds are issued on a student account with a Nelnet  Budget, WPI will decrease the budget accordingly. In the event that all Nelnet payments have been received by WPI and a credit balance is available due to a late disbursement of Financial Aid, a refund may be issued. Nelnet payments require a 10 business day waiting period before any refund is issued. WPI also reserves the right to hold any Nlenet credit balance for future terms.

Monthly Payment Plan for Graduate Students

Graduate students may enroll in a monthly payment plan, online through Workday link to Nelnet or call 1-888-722-4867 for to assistance and to enroll via telephone. A $55 enrollment fee allows you to pay your bill over a 4 month period; each payment is due the 1st of each month. There are no other charges or interest, you only pay the application fee (Nelnet may charge a fee for a returned and/or late payment). Your Nelnet budget (when current) will show on your Student Account.

All payments for the payment plan are made directly to Nelnet but will be applied to the student account and will update the remaining balance on your budget. WPI uses semester budget amounts. Payments are due the 1st of each month.

Please Note: WPI reserves the right to adjust a budget on behalf of  an enrolled party, or cancel a payment plan if the plan becomes delinquent. WPI will automatically decrease a budget to reflect the accurate balance due on a student account. Additionally, if the account becomes delinquent any balance due must be made directly to WPI and the account may be placed on hold until the account has been cleared.

Important: NO refunds are issued on a student account with a Nelnet Budget, WPI will decrease the budget accordingly. In the event that all Nelnet payments have been received by WPI and a credit balance is available due to a late disbursement of Financial Aid, a refund may be issued. Nelnet -payments require a 10 business day waiting period before any refund is issued. WPI also reserves the right to hold any Nelnet credit balance for future terms.

Wire Transfer (Domestic and International) or International Credit Card

Click or go to: wpi.flywire.com

  • Select the country from which funds will be coming and the payment amount in US dollars.
  • Select to pay by international credit card or wire. Please note not all countries are supported for credit card use.
  • If paying by wire, you will book the transaction and will be instructed via email on how to pay Flywire from your home country bank account
  • You will receive an email to confirm receipt of payment
  • Payments will be sent to WPI from Flywire and posted to your student account
  • Any refund will be sent back to Flywire and returned to the originating bank. There is a 1% fee for any return, additionally returns will be sent at the current exchange rate.

 

International Payments

Payments made with funds originating from outside the United States cannot be used for electronic ACH transactions using Workday. Funds originating from outside the United States may be used to pay for tuition via international credit card or wire transfer only. Please visit the Flywire site.

EMAIL

In compliance with the WPI policy on email, correspondence from the Bursar's Office will be sent to the student's official university “name@wpi.edu” email account. Students are expected to check their email on a frequent and consistent basis in order to stay current with WPI-related communications.

Tuition Insurance

Tuition Insurance was designed with students and their parents in mind. It can reimburse tuition payments, room and board fees, and other non-refundable college expenses if a student needs to withdraw any time during the semester for any covered reason such as illness, injury or psychological condition. Learn more at GradGuard.