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Payment to the University

 All charges (tuition, on-campus housing, meal plan, and fees) are payable by the due date on your Tuition Bill. Please note that your semester Tuition Bill can be viewed on the University's CaneLink system at http://canelink.miami.edu.  New charges not previously noted on your initial bill and assessed after the processing of your bill are due and payable when assessed. These charges will also be accessible on CaneLink as noted above. The University of Miami accepts online checking account and credit card payments, and the following is accepted at the Cashier's window: cash, checks, and money orders. The wire transfer of funds is also accepted by the University of Miami as noted on the specific instructions below. Please note that credit card payments cannot be taken at the Cashier's window.  

Web Checking Account (ACH) Payments: Free on-line checking account payments are accepted through the CaneLink system. Students must sign on to the CaneLink system (canelink.miami.edu) to process payment. Once payment is processed, a confirmation email will be sent to the student's and proxy's email address noted in the University's database. The student's account will then be immediately updated with the payment. Please note that this option is only available on the CaneLink system at no charge to the student.

Web Credit Card Payments: Please note that the University of Miami accepts on-line credit card tuition payments. Students must sign on to the CaneLink system (canelink.miami.edu) to process payment. Once payment is processed, a confirmation email will be sent to the student's and proxy's email address noted in the University's database. The student's account will then be immediately updated with the payment. Please note that a non-refundable 2.5% convenience fee will be added to the amount charged by our credit card servicer.

Payment by Check or Money Order: Checks and money orders must be in U.S. dollars, drawn on a U.S. bank and must be made payable to the "University of Miami." Payment must include the student's identification number to ensure credit to the student's account. Post-dated checks (checks with future dates) cannot be accepted.

Mail payments to:

University of Miami
PO. Box 025551
Location 20
Miami, Florida 33102-5551

Wire Transfer of Funds: Wire transfer of funds for payment on a student's account at the University of Miami may be processed through any full service bank in your area. Please direct the transfer to

Bank of America
1500 South Dixie Highway
Coral Gables, FL 33146
ABA Number 026009593
for credit to the University of Miami #5508319094
For Further Credit to: Student Name and I.D. number*
International transfers:
SWIFT Address: BOFAUS3N

* The student's name, identification number, and social security number are required in order to credit funds properly to the student's account.

Check Cashing

Personal checks may be cashed on campus at the Cashier windows on the first floor of the Ashe Building. Check cashing privileges are limited to University currently enrolled students. Checks presented for cashing must be in the name of the employee or the student. Two (2) forms of picture identification (a UM 'CANE Card and a valid driver's license) are required in order to cash any check. A service charge of .30 is assessed for checks up to $75.00 and a service charge of .75 is assessed for checks over $75.00.

Check Cashing Limits
Student Personal Checks $125 per week
Work-Study Paychecks $250 per week

Returned Checks

It is the University's policy to deposit all returned checks twice, automatically and without notice. The returned check fine will be assessed to the student's account, as listed below, after the second attempt. A notification letter will be mailed to the maker of the check detailing the amount and fine for the returned check.

Check cashing privileges will be restricted until cash or certified funds (money order or cashier's check) are presented for payment. A personal check will not be accepted for payment to replace a returned check. Check cashing privileges will be cancelled for those persons who have three (3) or more returned checks.

Returned Check Fines
Checks under $800 - $20 Fee
Checks over $800 - $2.5% of check amount