Paying Tuition

Paying Tuition


For Summer 2023, tuition is due Monday, April 24th, 2023. For Fall 2023, tuition is due Monday, August 14th, 2023. 

  • Tuition deadlines are always before the start of each semester. Official dates are published in HPU's Academic Calendar
  • Students are responsible for paying tuition less any anticipated financial aid, scholarships, loans, military benefits, discounts, or other aid and benefits in full by the tuition due date, or be enrolled in a payment plan before this date. A payment plan will spread the cost into more manageable monthly installments.
    • Find out more about payment plans here
    • Find out more about veterans and military tuition benefits here
    • For information about Financial Aid (loans, scholarships, grants), please click here

Paying Tuition

Students and Payers (authorized users) may pay online via the payment portal, Transact. 

STUDENTS: To pay online, log in to the myHPU portal, then select the "Business & Payments" icon in the Student QuickLaunch.

payers (parents & authorized users): To pay online, visit, and log in using the credentials created when your student sent your Payer invitation. 


  1. ACH/ECHECK: If your financial institution supports it, you can pay using an electronic check (ACH/eCheck). You will need your US checking account number and financial institution routing number. This is not the same as your debit card number. If you are using a savings account or a 529 savings account, please contact your financial institution first as those accounts have restrictions. There are no processing fees in the payment portal for ACH/eCheck transactions; pay online with no extra fee by selecting the ACH/eCheck option. Fees will apply if your payment fails, such as when there are insufficient funds or you provide incorrect routing or bank account numbers. 
  2. DEBIT OR CREDIT CARDS: Processing fees will apply to all transactions. This fee represents the cost of processing credit cards and is not retained by HPU.
    1. BEFORE JULY 5TH, 2023: The processing fee is 2.75% for all domestic credit or debit cards or 4.25% for all international credit cards. Please note that some international cards cannot be accepted. 
    2. BEGINNING JULY 5TH, 2023: 
      • The service fee for domestic card payments will be 2.85%  
      • The service fee for international card payments will be 4.25%
      • The minimum service fee for card transactions over $20 and less than $106 will be $3. 


  3. FLYWIRE: International students making payment through an international account can pay via Flywire. Click on the link in Business & Payments or go here.

For instructions on how to set up a parent or family member as a Payer (authorized user) in your payment portal, click here.

Checks must be made payable to “HAWAI'I PACIFIC UNIVERSITY” or “HPU.” Include the student ID number and the name of the student. If we are unable to verify the student's account, we will return the check to the sender. Checks for tuition payments can be mailed to:

     HPU Business Office, ATTN: AR
     500 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 6420
     Honolulu, HI  96813

You may pay your tuition in person at the STUDENT SERVICES CENTER (WP5A). In person, the following are accepted: 

  • Cash
  • Check
  • Cashier's Check
  • Money Order


CASHIERING HOURS: HPU accepts in-person payments Monday-Friday between the hours of 8:30am-4:00pm Hawaii Standard Time (except for university holidays). Checks may be delivered any time during the Student Service Center’s open hours (8:00am - 5:00pm) and will be receipted or processed to the student account the following business day if delivered after 4:00pm. Cash payments are not accepted before 8:30am or after 4:00pm.

HPU does not accept payments over the phone.

HPU offers monthly payment plans to all students for the current term. For exact sign-up dates and to learn more, please visit our dedicated payment plan website:


Please review the Business Office's dedicated website for International Students.

Housing and Financial Aid refunds have an automatic process in place for refunds to those who meet the criteria. There is no need for the student to request this process.

Should you see a credit on your account which is not related to Financial Aid or Housing, you have two options: 1) leave the credit where it is and it will apply to future charges at HPU, or, 2) request a refund of the credit. To request the account credit be issued as a refund, fill out this form.