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Student Accounts


The mission of the Student Accounts Office is to operate efficiently to provide excellent customer service for students, parents, university departments, and third parties. We will provide our customers with accurate and timely account information, efficient and secure means to collect and process all payments, refunds, printing and distribution of checks, Perkins and Short-Term loans processing and support, and recovery of delinquent balances due, ensuring the timely deposit of funds, and safeguarding Central Washington University's assets.

Important Dates To Remember

Fall Quarter 2014

  • Fall 2014 Calendar & Deadlines (PDF)
  • Tuition and fees due in Full - September 30, 2014 (See Rates)
  • Financial Aid Refund Day - October 3, 2014
  • Payment Plan Enrollment - September 30 through October 6
  • Unpaid Tuition late fees - October 7 and October 24

Winter Quarter 2015

  • Winter 2015 Calendar & Deadlines (PDF)
  • Tuition and fees due in Full - January 12, 2015 (See Rates)
  • Financial Aid Refund Day - January 15, 2015
  • Payment Plan Enrollment - January 12 through January 16
  • Unpaid Tuition late fees - January 20 and February 5

Spring Quarter 2015

  • Spring 2015 Calendar & Deadlines (PDF)
  • Tuition and fees due in Full - April 6, 2015 (See Rates)
  • Financial Aid Refund Day - April 9, 2015
  • Payment Plan Open Enrollment - April 6 through April 10
  • Unpaid Tuition late fees - April 13 and April 30
Summer Quarter 2015

NOTE: Tuition and fees are due at the beginning of each quarter and must be paid prior to the sixth day of instruction. A $50 late fee is added approximately on the 10th day and a $100 late fee is added approximately on the 30th day. See each calendar above to see the exact dates for each quarter. For information on the per credit costs please visit the Registrar website.

Notice of Compliance: 1% Interest Charge on Overdue Accounts

This notice is to inform you that Central Washington University will be implementing a charge of 1% interest on past due accounts accordance with *RCW 43.17.240, starting in November 2014. It will apply to items on your CWU account that are at least 30 days past due. To avoid the 1% interest charge your account must be current at all times.  For questions related to the interest charge, contact us by phone at: 509 963-3546, or by email at: An interest waiver petition form is available if you meet the condtions.

*RCW 43.17.240
Debts owed to the state — Interest rate.

Interest at the rate of one percent per month, or fraction thereof, shall accrue on debts owed to the state, starting on the date the debts become past due. This section does not apply to: (1) Any instance where such interest rate would conflict with the provisions of a contract or with the provisions of any other law; or (2) debts to be paid by other governmental units. The office of financial management may adopt rules specifying circumstances under which state agencies may waive interest, such as when assessment or collection of interest would not be cost-effective. This section does not affect any authority of the state to charge or collect interest under any other law on a debt owed to the state by a governmental unit. This section applies only to debts which become due on or after July 28, 1991.