Skip to content Skip to navigation
See our Campus Ready site for the most up to date information about instruction.Campus ReadyCOVID Help
Division of Finance and Administration

International Payments

International and Domestic Wire Payments

University of California, Merced is pleased to partner with Western Union Business Solutions

Benefits include:

  • You can pay in your home currency or in the currency of your choice direct from your mobile, tablet or desktop device.
  • Pay online using local payment options or by bank transfer.
  • Exchange rate is competitive when compared to most banks' retail rates.
  • There are NO transaction charges from University of California, Merced for foreign currency.
  • Your payment will include reference information to ensure that it reaches your student account quickly.
  • Track your payment every step of the way with status updates by text or email.


How to make a payment?

  1. Login to
  2. Choose Bank Wires for domestic or international payments.
  3. Select where you’re paying from and who is paying.
  4. Obtain payment instructions.
  5. Complete your student payment online or in-person.

If you have questions about your statement or charges, please contact your institution. If you have a payment in progress and have questions or need help with a payment initiated by foreign currency, please contact Western Union Business Solutions customer support team at + 1 (877) 218-8829 or +1(402) 884-3041 or email


Policy Regarding Overpayments

University of California, Merced does not accept overpayments on student accounts. Please transfer only the amount due on your student account to avoid payment delays.


Information Sheet

A Fast and Easy Way to Make International and Domestic Student Payments

We are pleased to partner with Western Uinion Business Solutions to accept international and domestic payments in the currency of your choice, without extra delays.


Paying International Student Fees Doesn't have to be costly or complicated

Log into your student acount