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Make A Payment With SMUpay

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SMUPay Options:

Payments made online will post to the student and/or miscellaneous account immediately. At the time of electronic payment, a receipt will be provided.

All payments are made securely with the following payment options:

  • Electronic Check (Personal Checking or Savings) with no service charge
  • Electronic Credit Card (American Express, Discover and MasterCard) with a non refundable 2.75% service charge
  • International Student Account Wires Only (SMU Peer Transfer) - You can also make International Wire Transfer Payments to the student account by selecting the link in SMUpay and completing the process in peerTransfer. This will save on bank fees and exchange rates. Please provide the current Student SMUID number for your payment to be applied correctly.

Instructions for Using SMUPay:

  • Login to my.SMU.
  • Select Student Center/Account Summary (click on the amount for the account and term you would like to view).
  • Click on SMUpay (Make a Payment, Setup Authorized Payer, View Bill).
  • Select View Accounts/Select account to view/Select Action/Current Statement.

  • Login to my.SMU.
  • Select Student Center/Account Summary (click on the amount for the account and term you would like to view).
  • Click on SMUpay (Make a Payment, Setup Authorized Payer, View Bill).
  • Select View Accounts/Select account to view/Select Action/Current Statement.

  • Returning users: Click here to be directed to SMUpay
  • Students must add you as an Authorized Payer on their account to allow you to view bills/statements, view unbilled activity and make a payment.
  • When students add an Authorized Payer, the added payer will receive an email which will contain a User ID and a URL required to activate the Authorized Payer.
  • The student will need to give the Authorized User a temporary password. Once the authorized user has been added to the account they can gain access by clicking on Authorized Payer.
  • Students:Click here for instructions to Add Authorized Payer.
  • Forget Login or Password? Click here for instructions.

  • Guest Payers can only make a payment and will not have access to view bills.
  • If you would like to be able to view bills, please talk to the student about adding you as an Authorized Payer.
  • Click here for Guest Payer Instructions.
  • To make a payment click Guest Payer Payment; remember to enter the student's correct SMU ID number (8 digit number) in order for payment to post correctly.

Requirements for non-checking accounts:

  • For SAVINGS account routing numbers, contact your financial institution. Deposit slips may not include the correct routing number.
  • Not all payments from BROKERAGE/INVESTMENT accounts can be made online. Please check with your account representative.
  • Checks written from credit card accounts, commonly called CONVENIENCE or CREDIT ADVANCE CHECKS, may not allow electronic transactions. Contact your financial institution to determine whether ACH transactions are allowed.

Note: Credit card (Master Card, Discover Card and American Express) payments will be processed through Nelnet Business Solutions, Inc. If you choose this option, a "service charge fee" will be added for each transaction. The "service charge fee" is 2.75% and is subject to change with a 30 day notice.

Make sure pop-up blocker is off. SMUpay requires Microsoft Internet Explorer 5 or newer, Mozilla Firefox 4, Safari 4, or Google Chrome with JavaScript, Cookies, and Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) enabled.