Student accounts frequently asked questions

What methods of payment does SCAD accept for student account charges?

SCAD accepts the following payment methods in U.S. dollars:

  • MySCAD secure, online payment with electronic check, credit or debit card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express).
  • Cash, check, money order or traveler's check in U.S. or Hong Kong dollars, accepted by mail or in person.
  • Wire transfers sent directly to SCAD's bank.
  • Wire transfers using peerTransfer (international students only).
  • My Payment Plan automated payments with a debit card, credit card or bank account made through CASHNet, accessible in MySCAD. This service charges an enrollment fee.

SCAD Hong Kong accepts both U.S. and Hong Kong dollars.

A 2.75 percent convenience fee will apply to all credit and debit card transactions.

Learn more on the SCAD financial aid webpage.

Can I pay student account charges in person?

Cash, check, money order or traveler's check payments may be taken in person at SCAD student financial services in Atlanta, Hong Kong and Savannah; Turner Express in Savannah; and the SCAD Card offices in Atlanta and Savannah.

Can I make my payment by phone?

If you are unable to make a payment online or in-person, you may make a payment over the phone. Contact your adviser or visit scadadvising.tumblr.com/ask for more information.

A 2.75 percent convenience fee will apply to all credit and debit card transactions.

How can I avoid the 2.75 percent convenience fee when making a payment to SCAD?

Only debit and credit card transactions are assessed the convenience fee. The following methods of payments do not have a convenience fee:

  • MySCAD online secure payment in U.S. dollars with electronic check.
  • Cash, check, money order or traveler's check in U.S. or Hong Kong dollars, accepted by mail or in person. (Please note Hong Kong dollars are accepted only at SCAD Hong Kong.)
  • Wire transfers to SCAD's bank in U.S. dollars.
  • My Payment Plan. Automated drafts in U.S. dollars from a bank account may be made through CASHNet, accessible in MySCAD. An enrollment fee is charged for this service.