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Western Kentucky University

Partial Payments

How to make a partial payment towards your student account:

  1. Visit the TMS website at
  2. Scroll down to the "Make a Payment" section and choose "Make a One-Time Payment".
  3. Complete the "Student Information" section.  Please enter your SSN number without dashes.  Do not use your WKU ID number.  Using your WKU ID number will delay the payment process. 
  4. Complete the "Item Information" section.  Fill out the desired amount of payment and click the "Add" button.  You will now see the payment amount in the box in the upper right-hand corner of the screen. 
  5. Complete the "Payment Information" section. 
    - If paying by checking or savings, you will need to have the routing and account number available. 
    - If paying by credit or debit card, you will need the card number, card type, expiration date and security code.  Important note:  a convenience fee equal to 2.99% of the payment amount (min $1 fee) will be assessed for using this payment type.
  6. Complete the "Verify Payment Information" section.  Please review this information carefully.  If payment information is input incorrectly the payment may be returned due to "Invalid Account". 
  7. Once all the steps have been completed successfully, you will receive a confirmation number.


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 Last Modified 9/24/14