Payment Information

Tuition Due Dates

Fall 2020 – August 7, 2020
Spring 2021 – January 4, 2021

Payment Options

Various payment options including eCheck, credit card and payment plans can be found in the student portal, MyBeacon located on the VWU website under Bill Payment.

eCheck Payments
Payments can be made online through the student portal by means of an electronic check (eCheck) using MyBeacon.  Follow the prompts under Bill Payment. VWU does not accept corporate checks, such as home equity, traveler's checks, etc.  All returned eChecks will be subject to a returned check fee of $45.

Credit Card Payments
Credit card payments can be made online through MyBeacon. Follow the prompts under Bill Payment. Credit and debit card payments are processed through PayPath ®, a tuition payment service. A non-refundable service fee of 2.85% from PayPath ® will be added to your payment.

Check Payments
If you would like to mail a check, please make it payable to Virginia Wesleyan University, Office of Finance and Administration and mail to 5817 Wesleyan Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23455. Cash or check payments can be made in person in the Office of Finance and Administration located in Boyd. All returned checks will be subject to a $45 fee.

Payment Plans
VWU offers an interest-free monthly payment plan for tuition, fees, and room and board.  Students or authorized users can make payment arrangements online through MyBeacon by signing into Bill Payment.

  • Undergraduate Students:  log into MyBeacon to view your 3, 4 or 5 month payment plan options under Bill Payment.  Students and authorized users can enroll in a payment plan and make payments toward installments; there is a $50 set up fee per semester.  Each monthly payment plan equally divides your semester balance into equal installments.
  • Online and Graduate Students:  log into MyBeacon to view your 2 month plan option under Bill Payment. There is a set-up fee of $25 per mini-session or $50 per semester. Each monthly payment plan option is labeled as “estimated” to allow you to enter the amounts you will pay for each session.  Each monthly payment plan equally divides your semester balance into equal installments. 

Please note:  the payment plans do not automatically increase or decrease based on the student’s account balance. A late fee of $25 will be assessed to your account if your payment is more than 5 days late.  If you wish to make changes to an existing payment plan, please contact the Office of Finance and Administration. We can be reached by calling (757) 455.3280, or email finance@vwu.edu.

Pending Items

All financial aid is listed as pending at the beginning of each semester. Financial Aid will finalize all awards after the drop/add period is over, the second week of the semester.

Late Fees

All payments not covered by Financial Aid, Loans or Payment Plans must be received and paid in full by the due date to avoid a late fee.