Cashier Services

Check Cashing

Current students, faculty and staff may cash checks for a total of up to $200.00 per day with a valid Biola University identification card.


How to Pay

Online: Biola accepts electronic checks.

Students: Go to > Student Financials > Make a Payment.

Parents & Others: To make a payment, click here. Your student must grant you access as an authorized user to use this feature. To set up authorized users, students should go to > Student Financials > Authorized Users.

Setting up a payment plan does not set up automatic payments. To schedule future payments log on to make a payment as described above. Complete the payment information, changing the date to the desired payment date. Continue through the prompts to complete the payment.

International Students: Biola University has partnered with Flywire in order to streamline the process of international payments.  

Flywire allows you to pay securely from any country and any bank, generally in your home currency.

By making your payment with Flywire you can:

  • Track your payments from start to finish
  • Save on bank fees and exchange rates
  • Contact their multilingual customer support team with any questions, day or night

To get started, click or go to: to begin the payment process.

If you have questions about making an international payment visit

By mailChecks may be made payable to Biola University and mailed to the Accounting Office, 13800 Biola Ave, La Mirada CA 90639. Be sure to include the student name and ID number.

Payments must be received by 3:30 p.m. to be included in the day’s business.

Returned payments will be assessed a $25.00 fee.

Biola University is required to report to the IRS receipt of cash or cash equivalence (i.e. money order, cashier's check, or travelers' checks) transactions when the total amount received is $10,000 or more in any given 12 month period in the course of the University’s business. Form 8300, *Report of Cash Payments Over $10,000 Received in a Trade or Business, *will be filed with the IRS for each student when a reportable transaction is $5,000 or more to ensure full compliance with the IRS. 

Cashier Hours

Fall and Spring semester hours: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.; 1:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
Winter Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.; 1:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m. 
Summer Hours: Monday through Thursday, 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.; 1:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m.; Fridays, 9:30–11 a.m.

Returned Checks

Please note that all returned checks will be assessed a $25.00 fee.