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You and your designated authorized users can make direct payments on your student accounts through Stanford’s student payment system in Axess. For easy reference and quicker access, students can also bookmark this link:

You can make payments directly in the system in two ways:

These two options are the preferred methods of payment because they are the fastest, most secure, and convenient way for students and authorized users to make payments 24/7. 

How to make a payment

To make a payment in the system follow these simple steps.

If you are paying from China or India, please follow these instructions.

Electronic Check Payments

1. Log in:

Students: Log into Axess and click the Stanford Make a Payment link on My Axess page or simply log in through the quick link

Authorized Users: Use the Authorized User link to Axess (instructions sent by your student are required for the first log in), or simply log in through this quick link: On the Account Summary page, click on Make a Payment.

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2. Add bank Information

When first using the Student Payment System, or when adding additional bank accounts, you’ll be prompted to enter account information:

  • The account owner’s First and Last name
  • Bank Routing and Account numbers
  • The Account Type (checking or savings)

Check the terms and policy box, and the option to store the payment method for future payments.

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3. Complete the Payment

Review the information then select the Confirm button. An email confirmation will be sent to the person making the payment – either the student or authorized user. 

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International Payments through Flywire

Making an international payment is similar to paying by electronic check within the student payment system, follow steps 1 through 3 above. 

  1. Enter additional bank information

Follow the screen to enter additional bank information required for international payments. 

  1. View your payment

Once received, you can view your payment in Stanford’s student payment system on the Account Activity page.

About Flywire International Payments

Flywire makes it easy to pay online from countries around the world, typically in your home currency. Your payment is delivered in U.S. Dollars to Stanford with your student information for easy posting. Track the progress of your payment via Flywire anytime until it reaches Stanford. 

Contact Flywire multilingual customer support 24/7 by email, phone, chat, and WeChat for assistance with your payment.

Learn more about Flywire 

Stanford also accepts these additional payment methods.