Tuition and fees may be paid in the form of a cash, cashier’s check, check, money order or at the Cashier’s office on campus. ACH, American Express, Discover, MasterCard or Visa payments may be made through TouchNet on your WIRED account. Credit Card payments will not be accepted at the Cashier’s office.

Payments must be made on or before the published due date. If payments are received after the published due dates, late fees may be charged to the student’s account. For more information on payment deadlines, please refer to the Schedule of Classes.

Payments can be made towards your account through any one of the following options:

Cash/Check Payments

Cash payments must be made at the Cashier Office.  Check payments can be done by mail or at Cashier Office.

Please allow 5 to 7 days for processing any checks mailed to the Bursar’s Office. Registration fee payments must be received by the Bursar’s Office by the appropriate fee payment deadline, regardless of postmark date. Checks should be mailed to the following address:

Kentucky State University
400 East Main St.
Cashier Office Room 364
Frankfort, Ky. 40601

  • The cashier office is located at Room 364 the 3rd floor of the Academic Services Building.
  • It is open Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Payment by Credit Card or ACH (Electronic Check) through WIRED

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Note: Credit card payments are final and are only available online.

To access this on-line feature follow the steps below:

  1. Go to www.kysu.edu.
  2. Click on the link WIRED.
  3. Click on “Enter Secure Area”.
  4. Enter your User ID and Pin #.
  5. Click Login.
  6. Click on the “Current Students” tab.
  7. Click on “Student Records” tab.
  8. Click on “Account Summary” or “Account Summary by Term”.
  9. Click on the link at the bottom of the page titled “Credit Card Payment”.
  10. You will now be in the Touchnet Portal where you need to enter you User ID and Pin #.
  11. Follow the steps through the Touchnet Portal to make an ACH or Credit Card Payment.

If a check/draft or credit card which is used to satisfy enrollment fees is returned or dishonored by your financial institution, you will be assessed a $50 returned check service charge and your registration is subject to cancellation.


Payment Installment Option (PIO)

Registration is subject to deletion and/or a $100 late payment fee, if fee payment requirements for enrollment fees are not satisfied by the appropriate fee payment deadline listed in the Academic Calendar.

The Payment Installment option is offered to all students in order to help satisfy payment requirements by the appropriate fee payment deadline.

  • The PIO will include all unpaid tuition and fees, Dining Dollars and/or housing charges.
  • Before enrolling in the PIO,  students will be required to read and accept terms of the plan on Touchnet.
  • The enrollment fee of $25 is due when signing up for the PIO through Wired/Touchnet. The PIO enrollment fee is not refundable, regardless of when your financial aid or other payments are applied to your account.
  • Enrollment in PIO is not automatic.  You must enroll online through Wired.
  • Students may pay the full installment amount due online.
  • PIO enrollment is available through the end of late registration deadline dates for each Fall and Spring terms. Please refer to the Academic Calendar for specific dates.
  • The remaining installment payments are due in either four or twelve separate installments (dictated by whether the student account has a prior balance.)
  • Students remain responsible for the installment payments by the appropriate deadline, even if they do not receive or do not open their online invoice on Wired or through campus email.
  • Students who drop or withdraw from classes after the 100% drop period may have a balance due under the Payment Installment. Tuition and fees are adjusted based on the drop or withdrawal date.  A refund would only be issued to the student if the newly adjusted amount of fees is less than the amount that has been paid by the student resulting in a credit balance.
  • Unpaid installment amounts will cause holds to be placed on registration for future terms, viewing/receiving grades for current or future terms, or receiving      transcripts/diplomas.
  • The University reserves the right to deny students the privilege of using the PIO.

If you have any questions regarding the PIO, please contact the Bursar’s Office at (502) 597-6278.


Student Installment Plan Options
Effective Fall 2014

Kentucky State University is acutely aware of the financial challenges students and parents face while seeking to acquire a higher education degree. As a result, the University offers a payment installment option to improve opportunity, affordability and to assist students and parents with managing student account balances.

For new and returning students with a $-0- account balance in the Fall 2014 term, students will be required to do the following:

  • Pay a minimum of 50% of all current term tuition and fees by August 22, 2014.
  • Initial 50% payment includes all types of aid (financial aid, loans, etc.)
  • The remaining balance of current term charges on a student’s account must be paid in regular monthly installments, in order for the current term balance be paid in full by the end of the term.
  • KSU Payment Installment Option will be used to assist in accomplishing the payment of student balances in full.

For returning students with a prior term balance entering in the Fall 2014 term, students will be required to do the following:

  • Pay a minimum 50% of all current term tuition and fees by August 22, 2014.
  • Initial 50% payment includes all types of aid (financial aid, loans, etc.).
  • The remaining balance of current term and prior term charges on a student’s account will need to be paid in regular monthly installments, so that the entire student account balance will be paid within 12 months.
  • Signup for Payment Installments by August 22, 2014, and payment installments will not exceed 12 months in length.
  • Payment Installments to address a remaining student account balance will be set up for the entire student account balance, in order to assist students to bring their account balance to -0- within 12 months.

All terms and conditions of the Payment Installment Option must be met. Failure to adhere to the payment installment option will result in a student owing a balance at the end of the term and therefore will not be allowed to enroll in future terms until the account balance is paid in full.

Students applying for graduation with an account balance will not be allowed to march in commencement (no exceptions) nor will any student receive an official transcript for any purpose until balances are paid in full.


Fee Payment Deadlines / Refunds / Important Dates

Important Dates

See Academic Calendar for More Details:

August

  • Monday, August 11
    • Faculty and Staff Institute
  • Wednesday, August 13
    • Residence halls open
  • Wednesday, August 13 – Friday, August 15
    • New Student Orientation
  • Wednesday, August 13
    • Registration for new students
  • Thursday, August 14 – Friday, August 15
    • Continuing students register or complete registration
  • Saturday, August 16
    • Classes begin
  • Friday, August 22
    • Last day of late registration
    • Last day to add/change registration
    • Fall payment deadline

September

  • Monday, September 1
    • Academic holiday (Labor Day)
  • Tuesday, September 2
    • Students dropped for non-payment
  • Friday, September 5
    • Last day for students to submit an Application for Degree to departments for the Spring 2015 semester

For purposes of calculating refunds, “weeks” are counted as seven-day periods beginning with the first day of classes for the semester. Refunds will be issued on canceled classes and early withdrawals in accordance with the institutional refund policy. Refunds issued from Title IV financial aid will be issued within fourteen days from the date funds are applied to the student’s account resulting in a credit balance. Funds are usually applied after the 12th day of classes. Questions concerning refunds should be directed to the Bursar’s Office .

Refund Period

Fall 2014

  • 100% refundable – Prior to the first day of classes ending August 22, 2014
  • 75% refundable – August 23– August 29, 2014
  • 50% refundable – August 30 – September 5, 2014
  • 25% refundable – September 6 – September 12, 2014
  • 0% refundable – After September 13, 2014

Spring 2015

  • 100% refundable – Prior to the first day of classes ending January 16, 2015
  • 75% refundable – January 17 – 23, 2015
  • 50% refundable – January 24 – January 30, 2015
  • 25% refundable – January 31 – February 6, 2015
  • 0% refundable – After February 7, 2015
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