Accepted Forms of Payment

The Office of the Bursar accepts the following types of payment:


Pay Online

eCheck (online only)

No service fee is charged for this option. You will need to provide your bank's routing number and checking or savings account number. If you have any questions regarding the correct numbers to use, please contact your financial institution. Do NOT use the numbers on your Debit Card. Dishonored (returned) ACH payments are charged a $25 service fee.

Credit Card (online only) 

A service fee of 2.75% is added to the total payment. This is a fee charged by our payment processor, Shawnee State University does not receive this additional fee. Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express and Diner's Club are accepted.


Pay by Mail

Personal Check, Cashier's Check, or Money Order

Payments should be made to the order of Shawnee State University. Dishonored (returned) checks are charged a $50 service fee. Please include your Shawnee student ID# in the memo line of the payment.


Pay In-Person

Personal Check, Cashier's Check, or Money Order

Payments should be made to the order of Shawnee State University. Dishonored (returned) checks are charged a $50 service fee. Please include your Shawnee student ID# in the memo line of the payment.

Cash (In-Person only)


Does SSU accept tuition payments by phone?

Shawnee State University does not accept payments for your tuition account over the phone. We apologize for the inconvenience.


International Payments

International students needing to pay from their home country can do so, utilizing Flywire by Peer Transfer. To make a payment, visit flywire.com

Office of the Bursar

Office of the Bursar
940 Second Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662

(740) 351-4BUR (4287)
Fax: (740) 351-3123

Office Hours
Monday-Tuesday and Thursday-Friday: 8:00 am-4:30 pm
Wednesday: 9:00 am-4:30 pm
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

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