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How to Pay

Swarthmore College's billing and payment portal offers secure and convenient access to student account billing to students and those authorized to access the student's account. This service makes it easy to:

    • Receive email notification when a new bill is available.
    • View billing statements.
    • Make online payments via e-check (no convenience fee).
    • Make online payments via American Express, Discover, or MasterCard (2.60% convenience fee charged by Official Payments, Inc.).

    Student E-Bill Access

    Students automatically have access to the billing and payment portal. To see your e-bills,  simply log into MySwarthmore , select E-Bill Account Menu, then select E-Bill View/Pay. You may also log directly into the payment portal

    Invite Someone to Access Your E-Bill Account

    If you would like a family member or other third party to pay your bill on your behalf, you must invite them to become an Authorized User in the payment portal.  An authorized user is someone you have invited to access your account to make payments. You can invite up to 10 authorized users. On the My Profile page, in the Authorized Users section, you can view all authorized users' names, email addresses, and the status of their invitations (Accepted, Canceled, or Expired).

    Instructions for inviting an Authorized User to access your account.

    Payment Options

    There are two electronic payment options available through E-Bill, electronic check or credit card. You may also pay by check/money order, or wire transfer.

    Electronic Check

    Make a payment directly from a personal checking/savings account drawn on a U.S. bank without having to mail a check. There is no charge to pay by e-check.

    Credit Card

    Swarthmore College has contracted with a third party service that enables you to make your payment using your Master Card, Discover or American Express charge card(s). This service is provided by Official Payments, Inc., which charges a 2.60% transaction fee on payments. Please have your Swarthmore student identification number with you at the time of your payment.

    Check or Money Order

    Checks or money orders should be made payable to "Swarthmore College." Please indicate your Swarthmore student identification number on your payment and mail it, along with a copy of your bill, to: Swarthmore College, P.O. Box 821288, Philadelphia, PA 19182-1288, or you may make your payment in person at Swarthmore's Student Accounts Office, Parrish Hall 101. 

    International Payments

    To make a payment to Swarthmore College, visit You can find detailed instructions for the various payment method offered by PayMyTuition directly on their site. 

    For More Information

    If you would like to speak with someone at the College about this service, please contact:

    Linda Weindel, Student Accounts Manager, via telephone at (610) 328-8396, via email at or in person in the Student Accounts Office, Parrish 131.

    Maria McBride, Student Accounts Assistant, via telephone at (610) 328-8394, via email at or in person in the Student Accounts Office, Parrish 131.