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International Payments

UC Merced has contracted with Western Union to bring you GlobalPay for Students. This option allows you to pay tuition fees using bank to bank transfer in the currency of your choice in an efficient and inexpensive manner.

Benefits to You

  • Pay by mobile phone
  • Save fees and foreign exchange charges from your bank 1
  • Get payment status updates
  • Choose from many payment methods including Unionpay,Tenpay, AliPay, SOFORT, POLIpayments, iDeal, NetBanking, and Trustly
  • Choose from 8 languages
  • 1 In certain circumstances, charge may apply.
  • Secure an exchange rate you are happy with – the rate will be held for 72 hours

Information Sheet

Step by Step instructions

To view how the process works, click the image below.


Step 1: Select Items You Wish to Pay

Navigate to the GlobalPay for Students and select the country the payment will be made from then select the items you wish to pay for


Step 2: Select Payment Option

Select the payment option you wish to use

Step 3: Student Verification

Enter student details

Step 4: Enter Payor Details

Enter the details of the person making the payment and select the language you would like to receive the payment instructions in

Step 5: Obtain Payment Instructions

Obtain your payment instructions and complete your payment online, at your bank or as indicated on instructions

If you are unable to make a payment using GlobalPay for Students email or call 1.877.218.8829 for further assistance. Please indicate what currency you are trying to pay in, or where you are trying to pay from, and what the precise issue is.