Payment Options

Payment Options (Fall and Spring)

Option 1 - Pay in Full

  •  Log in to myMillikin and click on the Pay Bills icon
  •  Select the “Make Payment” option at the top of the MU Account Suite homepage
  •  Enter the full balance in the box provided and click continue
  •  Click the drop down to choose your method of payment and then click continue
  •  Follow the steps to complete your payment transaction

Terms to Pay in Full

  • Pay balance in full by end of August for fall semester
  • Pay balance in full by end of January for spring semester

Option 2 - Four-Month Installment Plan

  • Log in to myMillikin and click on the Pay Bills icon
  • Click on Enroll in Payment Plan
  • Click the drop down box to select the term
  • Click Select under action
  • View the terms of the installment plan
  • Click continue
  • Click the drop down to choose your method of payment and then click continue
  • Follow the steps to complete your payment transaction

Terms of the Monthly Installment

  • There is a $50 processing fee per term
  • Auto-pay from credit card, debit card of bank account for each payment
  • 4 equal monthly installments  - August through November for fall semester and January through April for spring semester
  • Enrollment period: Fall Term August 1st - August 30th and Spring Term January 1st through January 30th

*For families who expect 3rd party funding such as 529 plan or other college savings, veterans benefits, etc. contact Student Financial Services to discuss alternate payment arrangements.  Installments not made will cause the account to be past due and subject to late fees.  ALL past due accounts, regardless of the payment option are subject to a $50 late fine.

Accounts that do not pay in full by the first due date and do not enroll in the monthly installment plan, will be auto-enrolled in the plan starting the second month.

Payment Options - Summer

  • To pay in full, pay the entire balance by the end of the month in which summer charges are billed.
  • To make installment payments, divide balance by 3 if billed in the month of May, or divide by 2 if billed in the month of June.
  • The balance must be paid in full by August 1st.
  • Holds will be place on unpaid accounts after August 1st which will prevent fall registration or changes to fall registration.

Payment Methods

  • Online Payments:  Your payment can be made with electronic check, debit card, or credit card (VISA, Master Card, Discover)
  • Credit or Debit card payments may only be made online; a 2.85% convenience fee added to each transaction
  • No fee is assessed to online web check payments
  • Paper check payments can be mailed to the address on the billing statement
  • In Person – Payments of cash or paper check only - in Office of Student Financial Services
  • Credit or Debit card payments can only be made online
  • Transfermate is available for international payment (see your MU Account Suite portal for access)

Billing Statements

  • The billing cycle for the fall semester begins in August and the billing cycle for the spring semester begins in January. 
  • Monthly bills will be issued electronically for any remaining balance or further activity on the student account. 
  • E-mail alerts of the monthly bill are sent to the student and to any "authorized user" on the student account. 
  • Student can designate "authorized users" (parent, other relatives). See steps below.
  •  ALL past due accounts, regardless of the payment option are subject to a $50 late fine on the unpaid balance.

Authorized Users - Make Your Parent or Guardian an Authorized User

  •  Log in to myMillikin
  •  Click on the Pay Bills icon
  •  Click "Tools" (on right side of page)
  •  Click "$ Pay Bills"
  •  Under Millikin University, click "Authorized Users"
  •  You can now add your Authorized User. 

When first setting up their account, the Authorized User will receive an email with a temporary password. If that email does not come through, or instructs them to use their current password, they will need to complete the set up by logging in with their email and leaving the password blank and should click "forgot password". An email should then come through with instructions to continue setting up a password.

To Access Online E-Bills

  • Parents -  who are Authorized Users can see the online billing statements on the MU Account Suite.
  • Sign in with your E-mail and Password. To view the eBills click on eBills at the top of the page.
  • You can select the date of the statement you would like to view.

Financial Aid Assistance

Types of aid, Affecting your aid, Financial Aid Forms: Financial Aid

Loan Options

Need help paying your bill? Visit our Loan Program Page

529 Plans-College Illinois

  • When attending a private institution, the student must complete an "Intent to Enroll Form". 
  • This form can be found on the College Illinois Website
  • Completion of this form places the student's name on Millikin's roster for College Illinois. 
  • Millikin will use the roster from College Illinois to submit tuition and mandatory fees, less tuition restricted scholarships and grants for payment. 
  • If you have questions on what will pay based on the figure submitted for payment, please contact College Illinois.

Please note: If you fail to pay your balance in full, you will automatically be enrolled in Millikin's Flexible Payment Plan. All rules and conditions of the Plan apply.

Contact Us

Student Financial Services
Shilling Hall, Room 118
Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 am to 5 pm
Ph. 217.424.6317
Fax: 217-424-5070