Payment Options

Payment Due Date: Pay your balance in full by August 15 for the fall semester and December 31 for the spring semester.

Payment Plan (TMS): Valparaiso University partnered with Tuition Management Services (TMS) to offer payment plans for the convenience of those students and parents who may wish to spread payment over the semester. Under the plans, monthly payments may be arranged for the payment of tuition, fees, room and board over 5, 4 or 3 months. The plans are semester based.

Semester Payment Plans:

  • A per semester $30 enrollment fee is required.
  • This is an interest-free payment plan.
  • Fall Semester Payment Plans:
    • 5 month plan: Payments due 1st of June, July, August, September, October
    • 4 month plan: Payments due 1st of July, August, September, October
    • 3 month plan: Payments due 1st of August, September, October
  • Spring Semester Payment Plans:
    • 5 month plan: Payments due 1st of December, January, February, March, and April
    • 4 month plan: Payments due 1st of January, February, March, and April
    • 3 month plan: Payments due 1st of February, March, and April


Students who have not paid their account in full by the start of each semester and have not signed up for a payment plan, will be charged a $100 late fee.  A registration hold will be placed on a student account if a balance remains from the prior term.  For more information, contact The Office of Student Accounts at 1-888-300-1052 or TMS at 1-800-338-8340 or visit their web site at

Summer Sessions: All charges for summer sessions must be paid in full three weeks after the start of the session. Changes will be posted in Student Account Center one week after the start of each session.


Students are responsible for reviewing activity in Student Account Center regularly.

Payment Systems:

The following options are available to make a payment on your student account:

  1. Login to Student Account Center, and click “Make a Payment” from the Summary or Advanced Billing Statement tabs. Payment may be made by eCheck or Credit Card.

NOTE:  By logging in to SAC, you will be able to see exactly how much is due and you will not need to reenter your personal information when making a payment.

  1. Go to the SAC landing page at and click on “Make a Payment.” This is a good option for a parent or other to make a payment on behalf of a student without logging into SAC.  Payment may be made by eCheck or Credit Card.
  1. Go to DataVU, click on Parent/Guest Access (No Login Required) and click on “Make a Payment.” Payment may be made by eCheck or Credit Card.
  1. Pay by Telephone by calling 219-464-5101, Option #5 (local calls) or toll free 1-888-300-1052, Option #5.
  1. Mail or bring a check to the VU Cashier (Please make checks payable to Valparaiso University and include student name and student ID# on check to insure proper credit).

Mail checks to:

Valparaiso University
Student Accounts – Kretzmann Hall
1700 Chapel Drive
Valparaiso, Indiana 46383

The online and telephone payment systems are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You may choose Credit/Debit card payments (a convenience fee will be charged) or Automated Clearing House (ACH) payments using your checking or savings account (no convenience fee).  Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express credit/debit cards will be accepted. Credit/debit card payments are only accepted using the web or telephone service and will not be accepted at the Office of Student Accounts.

Wire Transfers

Name of Account  : Valparaiso University
Name of Bank  : J P Morgan Chase
 8585 Broadway
 Merrillville, IN 46410
Routing  : 021000021     (For Wire Transfers)
074000010     (For ACH Transfers)
Account Number  : 180007310272
Swift Number CHASUS33
Please make sure your banking institution includes identifying
information in the wire transfer notice, such as student name,
and ID number.


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