Add another person to a student account

How to add another person, such as a parent, to a student’s account. This person is considered an “Authorized Payer.” Authorized Payers have access to view a student’s account and also have the option to pay a student’s bill.

Log in as an Authorized Payer

How to add an authorized payer

From the student’s MyUW Student Center:

  1. Select “Financial Account”
  2. Navigate to the Manage My Payment section, then select  “Manage My Payment”
  3. Select your name to view your profile (upper right hand corner)
  4. Select “Send a Payer Invitation” under the Payers section
  5. Enter all required information
  6. Add optional message to be included in Authorized Payer notification

The email address should be the Authorized Payer’s email.

You may set up multiple Authorized Payers if necessary: just repeat this Authorized Payer setup process.

Then what?

  • The Authorized Payer will receive an email with their username, temporary password and a link to the login page.  Temporary passwords expire after 48 hours.
  • Login using the temporary password.  The site will prompt you to change your password.
  • Create a security question.


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