Financial Commitment/Promise to Pay
Wilmington University requires all students to enroll in the University’s payment plan unless the term’s tuition/fees are covered 100% by financial aid or an acceptable 3rd party.
- All students must have their full student account balance paid for the current term by a specific date (listed below) and prior to registering for the following term.
- A student with an outstanding balance for the current or prior terms will be placed on financial hold prior to the start of registration for the following term.
Wilmington University does not mail monthly billing statements.
See Payment Arrangements below for a description of options for completing the financial commitment.
Financial Deadlines for the 2020-21 Academic Year
|Term||Term Start Date||Full Term Account Balance Due|
|Fall 2020||August 31, 2020||October 15, 2020|
|Spring 2021||January 11, 2021||February 15, 2021|
|Summer 2021||May 10, 2021||June 15, 2021|
- Pay in Full
- You may pay your full student account balance for each term within 24 hours after registration. No additional payment plan fees apply. See Making Payments below.
- Full payment includes tuition and any fees, including:
- Registration ($25.00)
- All lab or course fees (varies according to which courses registered. See Laboratory and Course Fees for more information).
- Select a University Payment Plan
All students not paying in full at the time of registration as outlined above, including those with employer reimbursement or those with authorized financial aid, must select an option for the University's payment plan. Students who do not select an option will be administratively placed on the payment plan within 48 hours of registration. Students administratively placed on the payment plan will incur the payment plan fees. There is a $20 fee for use of the payment plan. For more information about the University's payment plans, see Payment Plans. Also see Making Payments below.
- Submit a Third-Party Billing Authorization Letter
If your employer pays Wilmington University directly for all or part of your tuition and fees, you must submit a Third-Party Billing Authorization letter from your employer for each term you enroll . See Third-Party Billing for more information and instructions.
- About G.I. Bill, Veterans Affairs, or Other Funding Sources
If you are receiving benefits for your current or completed military service through Veterans' Affairs, or are receiving funds paid directly to Wilmington University from other organizations or funding sources that covers your entire tuition and fees for any term, your benefits or funds must be confirmed. If these funding sources do not cover your entire tuition and fees, or account balance, you are still obligated for the remaining balance, must still choose one of the financial commitment options listed above (1-4).Students who do not select an option will be administratively placed on the payment plan within 48 hours of registration. Students administratively placed on the payment plan will incur the payment plan fees.
Payments are accepted via major credit card (online or on-campus), personal check (on-campus only), or direct bank draft (online only). Some University locations do not accept cash payments.
Pay Online via myWilmU
In the myWilmU Payment Center, you can:
Make payments online 24/7
Payments made via the myWilmU Payment Center are credited to the student's account the same business day. See Your Student Account below for how to access myWilmU.
Save Payment Information and Schedule Payments
The myWilmU Payment Center enables students or their authorized users to save payment information (credit card or direct-draft from a bank account) and schedule future payments. Visit the myWilmU Payment Center for instructions and more information.
Designate an Authorized User
Students can designate another person (such as a parent or guardian), called an authorized user, to view account balance and bills, and make payments on the student's behalf. See Designate an Authorized User for more information and Authorized User login
You may make payments on-campus at the Student Financial Services office (New Castle Campus, Doberstein Admissions Center) or the student services office at other University locations. Payments made on-campus may not be posted to the student's account until the next business day (excludes University holidays or other days University administrative offices are closed).
Your Student Account
Students must keep their student account current (in good standing) at all times. Your student account is considered current if your account balance is $0.00 for the current term, or if you are enrolled in the University payment plan and have no overdue payments.
You can check your student account balance, view eBills, and make payments online 24/7 using myWilmU.
- Log in to myWilmU.
- Click the Financial Aid & Pay Bill toolbar icon or in the menu to view your account balance, view eBills, and make payments.
Students who do not maintain their student account as current will be placed on financial hold once per term, October 16 for the fall term; on February 16 for the spring term; on June 16 for the summer term. This financial hold will prevent:
- Enrollment for the upcoming term, and all future terms,*
- Petition for graduation and degree conferral,
- Release of academic records or documents, such as grade reports, transcripts, or diplomas,
- Access to most academic and student services for future terms.
*A student with an outstanding account balance of $1,000.00 or less may be permitted to enroll for an upcoming term. However, some services, listed above, may be prevented or limited.
The University reserves the right to withhold a transcript or diploma from any student who has outstanding financial obligations.
Please call Student Services at (302) 356-4636.