Payment options

The University Cashier accepts cash, personal checks, traveler’s checks, cashier’s checks, certified checks, money orders, and checks drawn against lines of credit.  Personal check and credit card payments are accepted on line via CaneLink. Bank wire transfers are also accepted.

On-Line Payments:

Web Checking Account (ACH) Payments:  Free on-line checking account payments are accepted through the CaneLink system.  Students must sign onto CaneLink and select the “Student” tab.  The “Financial” link from the drop down menu should then be selected followed by clicking on the “Billing and On-Line Payment” link.  Subsequent on-line instructions will then be provided.  Once payment is processed, a confirmation email will be sent to the student’s email address noted in the University’s database. The student’s account will then be systematically updated with the payment.  Please note that this option is only available on the CaneLink system and is at no charge to the student.

On-Line Credit Card Payments: Students must sign onto CaneLink and select the “Student” tab.  The “Financial” link from the drop down menu should then be selected followed by clicking on the “Billing and On-Line Payment” link.  Subsequent on-line instructions will then be provided.  Once payment is processed, a confirmation email will be sent to the student’s email address noted in the University’s database. The student’s account will then be systematically 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 service provider.

Checks and Money Orders

Payments must be in U.S. Dollars and drawn on a U.S. bank.  Payments must be made payable to the University of Miami and include the student’s identification number to ensure credit to the student’s account. Post-dated checks are not accepted.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Foreign drafts must be sent through a collection process requiring a 30-day process for collection purposes. Accounts will only be credited once confirmation of deposit has been received by the University’s bank. Collection fees, charged by the bank for processing these checks, will be charged to the student’s account.

Returned checks policy

All returned checks are deposited twice, automatically, and without notice. A Returned Check Fine will be assessed to the student’s account, as listed below, after the second attempt. Check cashing privileges will be canceled for those students who have three (3) or more returned checks.

A notification letter will be mailed to the maker of the check by the University’s Collection Department 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 to replace a dishonored check.

Returned check fines (includes on-line check payments through CaneLink):

Check < or = $800.00 $20.00 fee
Checks over $800.00 2.5% of the check amount
Checks for Monthly Payment Plan       $25.00 Fee
Wire Transfer of Funds

 

Wire transfer of funds for payment on an account at the University of Miami may be processed through any full service bank. Please direct the transfer to:

Bank of America, N.A.
1500 South Dixie Highway
Coral Gables, Florida 33146

ABA Routing Number: 026009593
For Credit to: University of Miami Account 5508319094
For Further Credit to: Student Name and I.D. Number

The student’s name and the student’s identification number (C#) are required in order to properly credit funds to the student’s account.

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Tuition payment plans

The Office of Student Account Services offers several tuition payment options to assist students and parents. The University’s payment options are designed to provide convenient alternative plans of budgeting and paying educational costs whether or not a financial assistance award is granted. MONTHLY PAYMENT PLAN (MPP).

For more information on the payment plan, please refer to our web page miami.edu/osas and select “Tuition Payment Plans” and/or “Frequently Asked Questions.”

Purpose: This plan allows you to divide all or part of your annual educational expenses (tuition, fees, on-campus housing, and meal plan less financial assistance) into ten convenient monthly payments for a fall/spring combined plan; five months for a fall-only plan; and five months for a spring-only plan.

Contract length: This plan is offered on an annual basis for the fall and spring semesters combined, and the fall and spring separately as noted above. The minimum annual contract for any of these plans is $2,000. 

Fee: A 3% non-refundable participation fee of the amount financed is charged and included in the established monthly payments.

Conditions: Payments are due on the 1st of each month with the exception of the first payment which is due upon signing the Monthly Payment Plan Agreement. The Monthly Payment Plan is completed online through CaneLink under Student-Self Service. 

This online process guarantees faster processing for financial registration purposes and automatically updates applicants via email notifications. Back to top