Financial Information


The total cost of earning your degree at a distance from UW-Platteville will vary with each program, whether you take online or print courses, and how many previously earned credits are accepted for transfer. You can estimate the amount of money it will take to pay the tuition and fees associated with your program, based on the number of credits you need to earn. In addition, it is advisable to budget  for textbooks that you will need to purchase as textbooks are not provided nor are they included in the cost for your course.

There are several ways to receive financial assistance for tuition and fees. Select the Resource Quicklinks in the right column to learn more.

you have options when Making Payments

In the Finances section of your PASS Student Center, click Make a Payment and follow the instructions. 

By Phone
Dial toll-free 855.300.8528 and follow the instructions. You will need the 9-digit student ID number on your statement of account, term invoice or unofficial transcript. You will also need your credit card, debit card, or bank routing and account numbers, depending on your payment method.

By Mail
In the Finances section of your PASS Student Center, click Account Inquiry, then Term Invoice. Print and mail the term invoice with your check payable to University of Wisconsin-Platteville for the entire amount due to:

University of Wisconsin-Platteville
Cashier’s Office
236 Brigham Hall
1 University Plaza
Platteville, WI 53818

Read more about Payment Options.

Direct Deposit Refunding

Once admitted to a degree program and enrolled in your first distance education course, you will receive a green envelope from BankMobile with directions for establishing direct deposit of financial aid or other refunds while you are a UW-Platteville student. Use the Personal Authorization Code provided to log on and select your refund preference.

Green envelope from BankMobile

You may choose to

  • Deposit refunds in your existing bank account.
    • Select this choice and provide the account where you want your refunds deposited. Funds will be available at your existing bank two-to-three days after UW-Platteville sends them to BankMobile.


  • Set up a new checking account with BankMobile.
    • If you choose this option, you will be mailed a debit card and your funds will be available as soon as BankMobile receives them from UW-Platteville. There is a fee to replace your card if it is lost or stolen.
    • With a BankMobile checking account, there is no fee charged when you use an Allpoint network, Customers Bank ATM, or the ATMs operated by Mound City Bank on the UW-Platteville campus. To see a list of ATM locations, visit BankMobile and select the Fee Schedules link at the bottom of the page.

For information about your refunds and a variety of financial services/topics, visit BankMobile.

NOTE: If you pay for your courses electronically through PASS by credit card or e-check, your refund will be applied back to the card or account that was used originally. This is only true for online payments made through PASS. All other payments or financial aid will be refunded electronically through BankMobile.

Non-degree-seeking and international students: You are not eligible for electronic refunding through BankMobile. Your refunds will continue to be processed through the UW-Platteville Cashiers Office.

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Distance Learning Center
University of Wisconsin-Platteville
1 University Plaza
Platteville, WI 53818-3099

800.362.5460 (Toll Free)

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