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Payment Information

Payment Deadlines

Semester payments are due in full one week before the first day of classes (see the Academic Calendar). The Accounting Office is able to take your payments in person Monday through Friday until 6:00 p.m. Payments must be received by 6:00 p.m. to be considered as the same day’s business. Please allow ample time for processing payments. Payments received are applied to the oldest outstanding balance first.

7-Week ESL Payment Deadline

Payment for the session is due in full before the first day of classes. VIU does not offer a payment plan for the 7-Week ESL program. For payment deadlines, please click here.

Methods of Payment

  1. Credit or debit card

    Credit and debit card payments are accepted at the Accounting Office and online through the Student Portal. VIU accepts Master Card, Visa, Discover, and American Express. (Note: American Express is not accepted for online payments.) Learn how to pay online.

  2. Check

    Checks should be made payable to Virginia International University, with the student’s full name or student ID number written on the memo line. Checks that are already endorsed will not be accepted. Checks must be payable in US dollars. Checks are accepted at the Accounting Office or by mail at the following address: 

    Virginia International University
    11200 Waples Mill Road, Suite #360 
    Fairfax, VA 22030 United States 

  3. Cash

    Cash is only received in person at the Accounting Office located at the Waples Mill Campus.

  4. Wire transfer 

    To make a wire transfer to VIU, please contact the Accounting Office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  for wire transfer information. When sending a wire transfer, be sure to include the student’s full name or student ID number.

  5. Money order 

    Money orders should be made payable to Virginia International University. Money orders are accepted at our Accounting Office located at the Waples Mill Campus or by mail.

Note: The Accounting Office does not accept payments over the phone.