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Methods of Payment

Update Regarding Contacting Drexel Central

As part of the University's response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), Drexel Central's office will be closed for the entire spring quarter.

Drexel Central will still be providing assistance to students during this time. Given limited call center staffing, students and families should utilize AskDrexel as the primary method of communication. Students will also continue to be able to make one-on-one Zoom appointments with Drexel Central representatives via their My Success Team channel in DrexelOne.

Please visit the Contact page for important additional updated information about contacting Drexel Central.


Drexel Central offers several convenient methods to pay your student account.


  • eCheck is available online only through DrexelOne. A student may authorize a parent or other individual who may be paying their student account charges access to view their eBill, and pay by eCheck. Students and authorized users may store their payment method for quick and easy payment.
  • Credit card payment is available online only. Drexel Central accepts VISA, American Express, Master Card, and Discover. A 2.85% convenience fee is assessed on all credit card payments.
To make an online payment:
  • Log in via DrexelOne.
  • Select the Student tab.
  • Select the "Make an Online Payment" button under Payment Options.
  • A new window in the billing system will open. 
  • Indicate the amount of payment you would like to make and select "Continue."
  • Follow the prompts to finalize the payment.
Authorized users are also allowed to make payments online by using the following instructions:

By Mail

You may make check payments through the mail only. Do not send cash through the mail. Please make checks payable to Drexel University and include the student's full name and the eight digit Drexel University ID number on the check. Payments should be mailed with the payment coupon at least 5 business days prior to the due date to:
Drexel University
P.O. Box 8196
Philadelphia, PA 19101

Wire Transfers

International Wire Transfers

Drexel University has engaged Western Union Global Payment to facilitate the receipt of student fees by the University from international students. This payment option allows you to pay your student account balance in the currency of your choice to the University and provides a simple and secure method for initiating payments electronically. We encourage all international students to choose this cost effective and efficient method of payment to the University.

Domestic Wire Transfer

Instructions for domestic wire transfers are available upon requests submitted electronically via AskDrexel.


In person payments are only accepted at the cashier's window in the Drexel Central University City Campus office, during normal office operating hours. You may pay in-person with a check, money order, cashier's check, or cash. For your safety, we recommend you do not carry large amounts of cash with you.

A drop box is also available for after-hours check or money order payments (please do not deposit cash into the drop box). The drop box is located to the left of the Drexel Central doors opposite the main stair case in the Main Building. If you are dropping off a payment in the drop box please include the student ID number in the memo of the check/money order as well as the payment stub from your eBill.

529 Savings Plan Payments

A 529 College Savings Plan is a specialized account that allows you or your family to save money for your future college expenses. These plans are usually administered by a state or an educational institution.

529 College Savings Plans differ depending upon the state or organization that you sign up with. There can be lifetime limits on deposits and restrictions on what type of qualified college costs can be paid with money saved in a plan. Additionally, there may be fees and tax implications if you use a 529 College Savings Plan. You can view more details about 529 College Savings Plan at the Saving For College website.

If you have a 529 College Savings Plan that you would like to use to pay your Drexel bill, you should contact the organization to determine if they pay directly to you or to Drexel. You can use a copy of your eBill as proof of qualified direct educational expenses.

Understanding The eBill

Learn about how student billing at Drexel works, including information about how to access and read electronic statements (eBills).