Frequently Asked Questions
Where can I learn more about the eBilling system?
When is my payment due?
Payments are due the 19th of the month. However, if you are on the End of Term payment plan: Summer session is due September 19th, Fall is due February 19th, J-Term and Spring session are due July 19th.
I have a credit balance, when will I receive my refund?
Refunds will be processed approximately 10 days after the add/drop period at the beginning of each semester. Throughout the year, direct deposits will occur daily.
Student refunds will be disbursed electronically via ACH. The ACH process transfers the refund directly into your existing bank account.
Please see the Business Office eRefunds page for instructions on how to set up an electronic refund profile.
Do I get my confirming deposit back?
As a new student admitted for fall, your confirming deposit will be refunded only upon withdrawal if written notification is received by May 1 (prior to what would have been your first semester). After May 1, the deposit is nonrefundable and will be used to hold the student's place in class throughout their time as a student at UST.
How much does it cost to go to St. Thomas?
Please refer to the Tuition & Fees section of this site for current information.
What are your tuition rates?
Why was I charged a Student Activity Fee?
Why was I charged a Technology Fee?
Why was I assessed a finance charge?
I'm on the End of Term payment plan, why was I assessed a finance charge?
I haven't received my financial aid yet, how can I purchase my books?
Students can go to the Card Office, located in Murray-Herrick room 101, to set up an express account. Express account charges will be added to your student account.
Why wasn't I billed for a class?
I'm an international student - how can I make a payment from my home country?
The University of St. Thomas is able to accept international payments via the following methods:
- Credit card - PayPath, a third-party payment service, allows for the convenience of paying by certain international credit cards, such as Diners Club International, JCB, UnionPay, BCcard, and DinaCard.
- International bank wire - Contact (651)962-6603 for more information regarding wire payments.
- peerTransfer - A global payment system designed to save students money when making international payments. In most cases allows for payment in home currency. Available payment options vary by country and include in-country bank transfers, international wires, ewallets, China UnionPay, Visa, and MasterCard.