Student Accounts

Payment Options

1. In Person

The Business Office is located on the first floor of the Cullen Building. Cash, check, money order or cashier’s check accepted. Credit cards are not accepted at the Business Office – only online.

2. By Mail

Check, money order, or cashier’s check can be sent by mail to the following address:

Southwestern University
Student Accounts
PO Box 770
Georgetown, TX 78627

Physical Address for Overnight Payments:

Southwestern University
Student Accounts
1001 East University Avenue
Georgetown, TX 78626

3. CashNet Payment Portal

For an explanation of the different sections of the CashNet Payment Portal go here.

Online Credit Card or ACH Payments

  • Credit Card and ACH payments area accepted online through a student’s WebAdvisor account in the CashNet Payment Portal.
  • Credit Cards that are accepted include MasterCard, Discover, Visa and American Express. A 2.75% processing fee will be added to the amount.
  • Electronic Check/ACH payments are also accepted with no additional processing fee; however, please note that ACH payments that are returned from the bank will result in a return payment fee of $30 being added to the student account.
  • CashNet Support is also available to handle any questions or issues at 1-800-339-8131 Monday through Friday from 8 am to 5 pm EST or SmartPaySupport@blackboard.com .

Enroll in the SU Payment Plan 

  • SU provides an optional interest free term specific monthly payment plan to students and parents that is integrated to the student account balance.
  • The maximum number of monthly payments for each term is 5, but the actual number of monthly payments and payment amount is based on your enrollment date.
  • There is a $25 nonrefundable enrollment fee that is due upon enrollment.
  • For more details about the SU Payment Plan please use the link at the left or go here .

Students Must Set-Up Parent PIN to Allow Individual Access to CashNet Payment Portal

  • Student must set up parents or other authorized individuals with a Parent PIN in order to grant them access to access the student account on-line where they can view e-bills, make on-line payments, and enroll in the SU Payment Plan.
  • Instructions for setting up a Parent PIN are found here.
  • Parents must use the following web address to make payments online at:  https://commerce.cashnet.com/swupay

 4. Guaranteed Tuition Plans

  • If you have a Texas Guaranteed Tuition Plan or other out-of-state plan, please contact the Business Office at (512) 863-1928 or studentaccounts@southwestern.edu .
  • We will need a copy of your ID card or other plan document that shows benefits.
  • Once the benefit information is received the student account will be credited for the amount of the anticipated tuition plan credit.
  • Southwestern charges a flat tuition rate for the credit hours of 12-19. An “anticipated tuition credit” for 12 hours will be added to the student account based on the plan. After the add/drop period is over, this anticipated amount will be adjust based on the actual hours of enrollment.