Making ePayments Using Foreign Currency

Scenario: Student wants to pay his tuition and fees using foreign currency.

Path: Sign In to Buckeye Link – My Buckeye Link

The Ohio State University ePayment Site Guardian landing page. This page contains the following sections, Overview, Make a Payment, and Payments . The name of the Guardian Payer appears at the top of the navigation panel and as well as the top left corner,

1. Navigate to the My BuckeyeLink page.

2. Locate the Finances section, select the Make a Payment button Make a Payment button .

The Payment Options page appears.

The Payment Options page includes the following payment options: Make a Payment, Guardian Setup and Mail a payment.

3.  Select the Make A Payment button Make A Payment button .

The Ohio State University ePayment Site , CASHNet landing page. Two areas are highlighted where students can make payments. the navigation panel and at the bottom right corner of the page.

 Once the OSU ePayment site appears, discover the locations you can select to Make a Payment.
4.  Select a Make a payment button .

The Ohio State University ePayment page Pay amount screen. Text includes How much would you like  to pay? Fields inclue Amount. A button with the Balance available is shown.

5. Confirm or change the amount to be paid in the Amount box and select the Continue button .

The Ohio State University ePayment site -CASHNet Payment method page. This page displays the payment amount and Payment method drop down menu, cancel button and Continue button.

6. Select Foreign currency from the Payment method drop-down menu.

7. Select the Continue button Continue button .

You will be directed to Western Union's payment portal.

The Ohio State University Western Union Payment portal. The payment portal contains a drop-down menu for paying fees from a selection of companies and Amount Due field to enter the amount and a Get a quote button.

8. Select the currency type you wish to use and send payment to The Ohio State University.

9.  Select the Get a quote button Get a quote button.

Step 1 of 4 o Choose a way to pay page of the get a quote process on The Ohio State University Western Union payment portal. Various bank transfer scenarios are displayed. in different currencies. Each option has a select button.

10. Decide the option you would like to use based on your currency selection.
Click "How it works" How it worksfor more information.

11. Click the Select button Select button .

Note: Clicking the Edit option Edit button will take you the the currency selection screen.

The Ohio State University Western Union payment portal, Step 2 of 4 of the Get a quote process - Student Details page. This page is to identify the correct student details. Fields include: Student ID, Student First Name, Student last name, Street Address, City, State/Province, Zip/Postal Code and E-mail Address. The Next button appears at the bottom of the page.

Your name and Ohio State student ID will be reflected, however; this page cannot be edited.

12. Select the Next button .

The Ohio State University Western Union payment portal, Step 2 of 4 of the Get a quote process - Student Details page. This page is to identify the correct student details. Fields include: Student ID, Student First Name, Student last name, Street Address, City, State/Province, Zip/Postal Code and E-mail Address. The Next button appears at the bottom of the page.

 

13.  Enter information to complete the payer details form.

The following information is required to process your payment:

Who will be making this payments? Student or someone else?

Payer's personal details

  • Payer's name
  • Payer's email address
     

Payer's billing address

  • Address
  • City
  • State
  • Zip
  • Country
     

Payer's bank details

  • Bank Name
  • Bank Country
  • Language

14.  Read Western Union 's Terms of Use and review the Online Privacy Statement.

15. Click the checkbox to agree to Western Union's Terms of Use.

16. Select the Proceed to payment button .

The Ohio State University Western Union payment portal, Step 4 of 4 of the Get a quote process - Make a Payment page. This page contains a Print instructions button. and a Notify me by SMS  and a field to enter a phone number and a submit button

 

17. Select the Print Instructions button and contact your financial institution (online, phone, or in person) to complete the Western Union wire transaction.

The Ohio State University Western Union payment portal, Step 4 of 4 of the Get a quote process - Make a Payment page. This page contains a Print instructions button. and a Notify me by SMS  and a field to enter a phone number and a submit button

You may also want to keep track of the assigned Western Union reference number for the transaction, when funds must be received in order for the wire payment to post to your student account.

The Ohio State University ePayment site CASHNet Overview page. This page displays a Summary which consists of Amount and Balance another section displays Recent payments. A Make a payment button is at the bottom of the page.

Payments will appear as PENDING in the Recent Payments section until the wire transfer is completed and posted to your Ohio State student account.