Setting up an Authorized Payer


How to setup an Authorized Payer Instructional video
An Authorized Payer is a parent (or other individual) a student sets up, giving access to view tuition eBills, pay tuition with an ePayment, and receive e-mail alerts when new tuition eBills are published.

Students – how to setup a tuition Authorized Payer:

  • Click “Authorized Payer Setup” on your Student Center-Finances page, and then click the yellow button to be linked to the Tuition eBill/ePayment Site.
  • Click “Authorized Payer Setup” on your Student Center-Finances page, and then click the yellow button to be linked to the Tuition eBill/ePayment Site.
    • You may set up multiple authorized payers

  • Authorized Payer - must be a unique name not already used by someone else in the system
    • Select a different name if you receive the message, "Parent PIN already exists"
    • This is the Authorized Payer's "Login Name"

  • Email Address - is the Authorized Payer's email address
  • Can this person login? - The default is "yes"
    • If you wish to cancel and Authorized Payer's access, click "No"
  • Can this person get bill notification by email? - Click 'No' if ONLY if you do not wish this Authorized Payer to receive eBill email alerts.

When there is a new tuition ebill to view, an e-mail alert is sent to the student's wisc.edu email address and to the Authorized Payer's e-mail addresses.

  • An e-mail alert is sent even if the temporary password is not changed.

Authorized Payer, eBill, ePayment frequently asked questions