Bursar's Office

How to Make Payment

There are several methods available to pay for school expenses.  We recommend paying online or by mail. 

-Pay Online

  • Student account access: Student Account Center
  • Parent account access: Authorized User Account
  • Online payment methods: E-Check,VISA, MasterCard, Discover, China Union, JCB, Diners Club, or American Express.
  • Online payments available from 12:15 AM until 10 PM daily. Exceptions occur during payment due dates to allow time for the drop process to complete.  

-Pay by Mail

Checks, money orders, cashier's checks, and traveler's check are accepted.  Please have the student name and Sam ID number on the check. 

-International Payment Service is Available through Western Union Business Solutions.

Make an international payment to SHSU

Informational Brochure on International Payments

-Pay in Person

  • Monday through Friday
  • 8 AM until 5 PM
  • Room 103 of Estill Classroom Building

Payment methods include cash, checks, money orders, cashier's checks, and traveler's checks.

*Please note that all credit card payments should be made online*

-Night Drop - Located outside of room 103 in Estill Classroom Building

Checks, money orders, cashier's checks, and traveler's checks are accepted in the Night Drop. Please do not leave cash in the Night Drop.


Please note that any personal payments (Cash, Check, Money Order, or Cashier's Checks) cannot be for an amount more than the student's account balance.

NOTICE OF INTENT TO CONVERT CHECK PAYMENTS TO AN ELECTRONIC FUND TRANSFER- When you provide a check as a payment to SHSU, you authorize us to either use the information from your check to make a one-time electronic fund transfer from your account or to process the check as a check transaction. For inquiries, please contact the Bursar's Office at bursar@shsu.edu or 936-294-1083.