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Undergraduate Admissions

How do I pay my application fee?

You can pay the application fee by online by logging back into your application. You should have an email from admissions which contains this information.  If you use Gmail or Yahoo, the email may be in your promotions tab.

  • Go to appstatus.wayne.edu and log into your application

  • Use your Wayne State Login (AccessID or temporary WebID) and your password to access the system. 

  • In step 2 under "More Info" you will see a link to make your payment.

How do I know if I have submitted my Undergraduate Admission Application?

  • You will receive a confirmation email from the Undergraduate Admissions Office.  It will contact your Wayne State Login (AccessID or temporary WebID) and your password to access the system. If you use Gmail or Yahoo, the email may be in your promotions tab.

How do I log back into my application to complete the Supplemental information and upload documents?

  • Go to appstatus.wayne.edu and log into your application

  • Use your Wayne State Login (AccessID or temporary WebID) and your password to access the system.

  • In step 2 under "More Info" you will see a links to upload your additional documents and/or complete the Supplemental information.

How do I change the major on my Undergraduate Admissions application? I accidently selected the wrong major.

How do I apply for scholarships?

​Records & Registration

How do I set up an appointment with my Academic Advisor?

How do I change my address?

How do I order my transcripts?

How do I request an Enrollment Verification? (use Academica to print it for free)

How do I drop or withdraw from a class?

What is a SMART Check?

How do I register for classes?

How do I change my major?

Financial Aid

How do I see if I need to turn any forms into the Financial Aid Office?

How do I check the status of my Financial Aid?

How do I accept my awards?

How do I apply for Financial Aid?

How do I get financial aid for Summer semester?

How do I make an appointment with a Financial Aid Officer? -  Financial Aid Officers currently do not take appointments. They have walk-in hours, Mondays - Thursdays 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. in the Lobby of the Welcome Center.

How do I appeal a scholarship cancellation?

How do I find the renewal criteria for my Freshman Scholarship?

How do I find the renewal criteria for my Transfer Scholarship?

Student Accounts Receivable

How do I sign up for a payment plan?

How do I get my refund?

How do I check the status of my refund?

How do I check the balance on my student account?

The e-Bill balance due will not change as payments are made because the bill is static. All activity on the eBill is presented "as of the bill date"; payments and/or registration transactions "after the bill date" will display on subsequent eBills.

To see a recent payment, click on Student Resources> Financial Records and chosse the Bill/Accont Summary link in WSU Academica, on the side menu.

To review all payments and charges, click on Student Resources>Financial Records and choose E-Bill Statement and Payment History in Academica, on the side menu.

How will I know when a new e-bill is generated?

An e-mail notification is sent to each student's official WSU AccessID E-mail address when a new eBill is available online. The e-mail notification will include a greeting, some information about the billing statement, and a link to WSU Academica where the new eBill is available. No sensitive student information will be in the e-mail notification.

How do I pay my bill?

eBill Payment Address

By Mail:  Make your check payable to: Wayne State University. Write your 9-character student identification number on the front of the check, and mail it to:

Wayne State University

P.O. Box 02788

Detroit, MI 48202

In Person: Payments can be made in person at the following location:

Welcome Center

42 W. Warren, Room 217

How do I sign up for Broadcast Messaging to know when a new bill has posted?

You can set a preference in the WSU Broadcast Messaging Service to also receive an eBill notice via text to your cell phone or Instant Message to your computer. Broadcast Messaging is available through Academica, by choosing University Resources > Broadcast Messaging.