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Financing Options

There are several options available to finance a Smith education. Options include direct payments, a monthly payment plan, parent or student loans, and payments from a prepaid college savings plan. You may also combine these options into a personalized financing solution that works for your family.

Be sure to include the student's name and college ID on all forms of payment and correspondence.

Smith College accepts the following forms of direct payment:

Electronic Check (ACH)

Electronic check payments can be made using Smith’s billing system, CASHNet. Students access CASHNet through the Finances application on their Workday homepage. Other payers, who have been granted access by a student, can access CASHNet here.

For information on how to use CASHNet, students will find step-by-step job aids and video tutorials on the Workday Help site. We suggest you start with the Job Aid: Accessing CASHNet & CASHNet Overview. We also have step-by-step job aids and video tutorials available for payers. We suggest you start with the job aid Accessing CASHNet & CASHNet Overview - Payer.

Job Aids

Check/Money Order

Checks or money orders (including outside scholarships, 529 Plans, and tuition benefit checks) should be made payable to "Smith College" in U.S. dollars, and drawn on a U.S. bank. Be sure that the student ID number is clearly written on the check.

Please mail payment and remittance stub to:

Smith College
Student Financial Services
College Hall 106
10 Elm Street
Northampton, MA 01063-0021

Express mail and all other correspondence may be mailed to this address as well.

Cash Payments

Cash payments may only be made at the cashier's window, College Hall, Room 204. The cashier is open Monday through Friday, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Bank Wires/Wire Transfers

Bank wires and wire transfers are accepted forms of payment for students with accounts. Please visit Flywire.

529 Plans

Smith College accepts 529 Plan payments. The 529 Plan payments can be mailed to the SFS Office. Some 529 Plans can be paid through CASHNet. Please refer to CASHNet for additional information.

Private College 529 Plan

Smith College is a proud participant in the Private College 529 Plan, a prepaid tuition plan sponsored by more than 280 private colleges across the country, including Smith. Accounts must be held for a minimum of 36 months before they can be redeemed for tuition.  For more information, please see