Office of Business Operations

Student Accounts | International Bank Payments

The University of Northern Iowa has partnered with Flywire for a more cost-effective method for international students to wire funds from their home country bank to the university. Students will be offered excellent exchange rates allowing them to pay in their home country's currency (in most cases) and save a significant amount of money compared to traditional bank wire costs. The posting of your payment to the University will be faster, students will have the ability to track their payments and Flywire will notify students when the University has received their payment.

Making a payment:

1. Log into your MyUNIverse account at myuniverse.uni.edu.  Select "Go to My Student Center" in the My Page tab.

Go to Student Center

 

2. Click on the "Make a Payment" link in the Finances section, under the Account Summary.

Make a payment link

 

3. From here, you will be redirected to Flywire. Click on 'Make a Payment.' Now, you can choose the type of payment you would like to make.  To use an international bank account, select "International Payment via Flywire."

make a payment

 

 

4. Select the country from which your funds will be coming from and the payment amount (in US dollars) you wish to make to your student U-Bill. In most cases, the US dollar amount will be converted into your home currency at preferential exchange rates, which will translate into savings for you.  After providing some basic information, you will visit your bank (via phone, online or in person) to send funds from your local bank to Flywire. Flywire will then convert the funds to US dollars and forward the US dollar amount to the University of Northern Iowa, where it will be applied to your U-Bill. They maintain a Best Price Guarantee to ensure you receive a great exchange rate. 

Choose payment country

 

By using the Flywire dashboard you will be able to track where your payment is in the transfer process.  You will receive an email confirmation when your payment is deposited into the University's bank account. In any time zone, you will have a dedicated multilingual customer support team available to you, reachable 24/7 via live chat, Skype, email and phone to answer any of your questions.