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**CWU does not accept payments over the phone.**

Payments of cash, check or credit card can still be made at the Cashier’s Office in Barge Hall 104.  Check and credit card payments are accepted at our CWU University Centers.

Important Dates To Remember

*Note: Billing statements are sent once per month, on the 10th of each month.

Fall Quarter 2017

  • Fall 2017 Calendar & Deadlines (PDF)
  • Tuition and fees due in Full - September 26, 2017. (See rates)
  • Financial Aid Refund Day - September 29, 2017
  • Payment Plan Enrollment - September 26 through October 2
  • Unpaid Tuition late fees - October 3 and October 19

Winter Quarter 2018

  • Winter 2018 Calendar & Deadlines (PDF)
  • Tuition and fees due in Full - January 9, 2018. (See rates)
  • Financial Aid Refund Day - January 12, 2018
  • Payment Plan Enrollment - January 9 through January 16
  • Unpaid Tuition late fees - January 17 and February 1

Spring Quarter 2018

Summer Quarter 2018
  • Summer 2018 Calendar & Deadlines (PDF)
  • Tuition and fees due in Full: June 20, 2018
  • Financial Aid Refund Day: June 25, 2018
  • Payment Plan Open Enrollment June 20 through June 24
  • Unpaid Tuition late fees - June 29 and July 17

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 has implemented the charge of 1% interest on past due accounts accordance with *RCW 43.17.240. 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 conditions.

*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.

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