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Our office is available by phone or email!
503-838-8201 | businessoffice@wou.edu

Hours: 8am to 5pm, Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday.
9:30am to 5pm Wednesday

Office Update

In-person services are currently available for payments and scholarship drop offs at our cashier’s window from 10am – 12 pm & 1pm – 3pm Monday – Thursday.

The tuition deadline for fall term is November 1, 2020.

In response to COVID-19 social distancing measures, the Accounting & Business Services Office is available to assist with general questions and processing inquiries via phone and email. Check here for Western Oregon University’s updates on COVID-19

Feel free to email businessoffice@wou.edu to ask questions or submit requested information.

How online fees work

Even before COVID-19 affected campus, the university had decided to make all resident, undergraduate tuition rates the same per credit hour to help reduce confusion among students and their families. The current rate for resident undergraduate tuition is $184 per credit for both in-person and online courses.

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There is a $53 online fee per credit assessed to all online courses taken by undergraduate students this term. This fee pays for the technology and infrastructure required to deliver online classes, as well as some student services.

However, if students were attending classes in person instead, they would be paying mandatory fees instead such as building fees, incidental fees, the health service fee and others. Students taking a mix of in-person and online courses pay the corresponding portion of different fees based on the number of credits of each delivery type. See the chart below to compare in-person fee totals to online fees.

Many other universities continue to charge students in-person fees even though most classes are online PLUS online fees. WOU chose not to go that route in order to save students and their families money in this unprecedented time.

Fee chart
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Gabe Dougherty, Controller

Michele VanDeusen, Director of Accounting

Dona Vasas, Bursar/Banner Systems Auditor

Vacant, Accounts Receivable Accountant

Dawn Brown, Financial Aid Accountant

Xuan Xuan Villeneuve, Accounts Payable Accountant

Sandra Holland, Grant, Fixed Asset and Claims Audit Accountant

Katie Rupp, Cashier Supervisor

Vacant, Accountant & Purchasing Agent

Cheri Darby, Office Specialist

Revenue Agent, Collections Specialist

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