Credit cards

Credit card payments are accepted and processed by CASHNet Smartpay. CASHNET Smartpay is a third-party payment processor operating under an agreement with Wayne State University to process electronic payments on your behalf. A convenience fee of 2.9 percent of the payment is charged for using this service.

Credit card payments are posted to accounts immediately. Visa, Discover, MasterCard and American Express cards are accepted.

Refunds on credit card payments will not be issued earlier than 30 days after payment is received.

Online (students):

  • Use Academica to make a credit card payment.

Online (parents): Your student must first assign you a login id and password.

  • Use CASHNet to make an ACH payment.

By phone:
To make payment by phone, students must provide their nine-character student identification number and six-digit PIN. Contact the WSU helpdesk at 313-577-4778 for assistance.

  • To make a credit card payment by phone, please call CASHNet Smartpay at 866-520-7786.