Payment Options


1) Check, money order, cashier's check


Mail full payment to:

Western Carolina University
Student Account's Office
119 Killian Annex
Cullowhee, NC 28723

Or bring full payment to the OneStop Student Service Center in the Killian Annex.

Checks must be drawn on U.S. banks.

2) Credit card (VISA, Mastercard, American Express and Discover) and online checking account payment

 Western Carolina University charges a 2.75% nonrefundable convenience fee ($3.00 minimum) on Mastercard, VISA,  American Express and Discover card payments for general payments on students' accounts in Bill+Payment through MyCat. 

For general payments on students' accounts in Bill+Payment through MyCat: MyCat Login  or Authorized User Login


For application fees, deposits, orientation, and CatCash payments: Specialty Payment Login

The Specialty Payment Login is unavailable from 11:00 p.m. to 12:05 a.m. nightly due to system maintenance.


3)  Payment Plan

Tuition Management Systems offers an alternative to paying your college expenses in one lump sum.  The payment plan allows you to pay your semester's charges in five equal monthly payments.    Tuition Management Systems is not available for the summer term.

To enroll, contact Tuition Management Systems at 800-722-4867 or visit the website


4)International Wire Transfers (international students only)

Western Carolina University provides you a method of paying your tuition and fees in your own currency via Travelex, a specialist in global business payments.  There are no transaction charges from Travelex or Western, though you may be charged transaction fees by the banks.  The exchange rate is valid for 72 hours after you have initiated the transaction and payment must be received by Travelex within that period.  Neither Travelex nor Western shall be liable to you or the intended beneficiary for any additional costs, fees, or expenses resulting from the untimely delivery of the payment as set forth above.   By clicking the following link, you are choosing the "Travelex Bank to Bank Transfer" process for your Western Carolina University tuition payment.  For more information on Travelex, please visit



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