Pay Tuition and Related Charges

Students have several options for making tuition payments to Wilkes.

Prior to the beginning of each semester, invoices listing all current semester charges and approved financial aid are available online to all registered students. All payments can be mailed directly to Wilkes University - Student / P.O. Box 824696 / Philadelphia, PA 19182-4696. Electronic check, Discover, Master Card, Visa and American Express payments can be made online via the Wilkes Portal. Payments are not accepted by phone. Any questions concerning charges and payments should be directed to 570-408-4960 or 1-800-WILKESU Ext. 4960; or you can email billing@wilkes.edu. Payments can be made by check or cash in person at the Bursar’s Office, located at 32 W. South St. in Wilkes-Barre.

Students who fail to pay all indebtedness to the University shall not be permitted to receive any degree, certificate or transcript of grades.

To make online payments, follow these simple steps.
  • Log on to portal.wilkes.edu.
  • Enter your Wilkes username and password.
  • Click on the "Student" tab and choose the "Student Services" from the drop down menu.
  • Click on "Pay on Account" and follow the steps to make a payment.
  • Be sure to print your receipt before you log out of the system.

Students may consult with the financial aid director (or at off-campus sites, with the financial aid representative) for information regarding scholarships and loan programs.

Subject to the regulations concerning refunds, the total tuition is considered fully earned by the University upon completion of registration by the student.

Students who do not know their Wilkes username and password should contact the Help Desk at 570-408-4357 or 1-800-WILKES-U Ext. 4357. For more information about tuition payment options and the new TouchNet e-bill pay service, view our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Several plans have been developed to assist students who do not have the cash in hand financial means to pay their respective bill all at once, and it is suggested that these plans be considered when special assistance is needed. Students may consult with the financial aid director (or at off-campus sites, with the financial aid representative) for information regarding scholarships and loan programs.


Subject to the regulations concerning refunds, the total tuition is considered fully earned by the University upon completion of registration by the student.