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Where is the Cashier’s Office located?

The Cashier’s Office is located in the Bhathal Student Services Center, located between the Chapman University Dale E Fowler School of Law and the Fred L. Barrera Parking structure: campus map. The Cashier's Office phone number is (714) 997-6838.

What hours is the Cashier’s Office open?

The Cashier's Office is open Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Can I pay my tuition at the Cashier’s Office?

Payments in the form of cash, check, money order or cashier’s check may be made at the Cashier's Office. Credit cards are not accepted for tuition or other fees charged to the student account.

Please note that the Cashier's Office does not have access to student account information. If you are not sure of the amount that needs to be paid, contact a Student Account Advisor for assistance.

What are Declining Balance Dollars?

Declining Balance Dollars are equivalent to money placed on your campus ID card which may be used for the following:

  • On Campus Dining
  • Print Credits
  • Laundry
  • Vending Machines
  • Book Stores
  • Agora Gift Shop
  • Replacement ID Cards
  • Student Health Center

Declining Balance dollars do not expire.

Visit for more information or to add funds to your Declining Balance.

Where do I purchase Declining Balance Dollars?

Declining Balance Dollars may be purchased:

  • Online through Chapman University eAccounts:
  • At the Cashier’s Office
  • At one of three cash only deposit machines, located in the Leatherby Libraries Lobby, Henley Basement or the Davis laundry room

What is the difference between Panther Bucks and Declining Balance?

Panther Bucks are part of meal plans and may only be used for on-campus dining. They have expiration dates and are not refundable.

Declining balance is money you put on your Campus ID card that can be used for on campus dining, print credits, laundry, vending machines, book store and Agora gift shop. These funds do not expire.

If you have both Panther Bucks and Declining balance dollars on your card the Panther Bucks will be used first for on campus dining.

What is eAccounts?

The Chapman University eAccounts portal allows cardholders to review their account and deposit funds to their Declining Balance account. Cardholders can also view transaction history and print statements for either their Declining Balance, Panther Board Bucks and or Panther Commuter Bucks accounts. Guests may deposit funds to a cardholders' Declining Balance Account. For more information, please visit

Where do I purchase a Commuter Meal Plan?

Commuter Meal Plans may be purchased online or at the Cashier’s Office. For more information on what plans are available visit

Where do I mail a tuition payment?

Payments should be mailed to:

Chapman University
Attn: Cashier
One University Drive
Orange, CA 92866-1005

Please write the student ID number and name on the front of all checks.

How do I pay my students tuition online?

Panther Partner Authorized Users can make a payment online with a regular checking or savings account. The student must set up Panther Partner Authorized Users by accessing ePay through ePay Video tutorials are available for additional assistance.

How do I pay my tuition through Flywire-International Payments?

Chapman University offers international payments through Flywire.  Go to the Flywire website for more information or to initiate a payment. 

How do I make a traditional bank wire payment?

You will need to provide your bank with the following wire transfer information.

Please include in the description section of the fund transfer: student name and student identification number.

Account Name:
Chapman University General Operating Account
One University Drive
Attention: Financial Services Dept.
Orange, CA 92866

Name of Bank:
Wells Fargo Bank - Orange Plaza
Orange Plaza Branch
101 E. Chapman Ave
Orange, CA  92866

Account Number:  9286-0000-1111-2222-3
ABA Number (Routing Number):  121-000-248

International Wires, Swift code: WFBIUS6S

Is there an ATM machine on campus?

There is a Bank of America ATM located at the corner of Rush Gym facing the Attallah Piazza and a SchoolsFirst Credit Union ATM located at 633 W. Palm.

Where do I purchase a bike lock?

Public Safety sells a sturdy, good quality “Krypton” U-Lock. This type of lock can also be purchased at a local bike shop. Purchasing a bike lock through Public Safety may be done at the Cashier’s Office during regular business hours.

Can I pay my bike citation at the Cashier’s Office?

Yes, bike citations are paid at the Cashier’s Office.

Can I pay my parking ticket at the Cashier’s Office?

No, the Cashier's Office does not accept payment for parking tickets. Campus parking tickets are handled through Public Safety and have the mailing instructions on the back of each ticket. The City of Orange parking tickets are handled through the City of Orange.

May I cash my student paycheck at the Cashier’s Office?

The Cashier's Office does not cash paychecks if they are over $25.00. The Cashier's Office cannot answer questions regarding hours paid, please contact your supervisor or the Payroll Office. Payroll can be reached via email at or phone (714) 997-6877.