PayPath from TouchNet enables Delaware Valley University students and parents to pay their tuition bills and fees by credit/PIN-less debit card or electronic check via the Internet. The payment process is simple and secure. Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club International, JCB, CUP, BC Card, DinaCard, Visa and electronic checks are accepted.
Paying tuition and fees electronically allows students/parents to take advantage of credit card rewards and payment flexibility. The payment process is fast, easy and secure. A convenience fee of 2.75% (minimum of $3.00) is charged by TouchNetbased on the transaction amount. The student or parent is notified of this fee before the payment is submitted for processing.
Q. What is the credit card policy at Delaware Valley University?
The University will not accept credit and debit card payments directly for payment of tuition, fees, room and board that appear on the student billing statement. Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club International, JCB, CUP, BC Card, DinaCard, Visa, PIN-less debit cards with the MasterCard® logo and electronic check payments can only be made through our vendor, TouchNet. Credit card payments for tuition and fees cannot be made by mail, in person or over the telephone.
Q. How have the fees for credit card and electronic check payments been determined?
TouchNet charges a convenience fee of 2.75% (minimum of $3.00) for credit card payments. Electronic checks are processed free-of-charge. These fees are assessed to cover the costs associated with servicing thousands of credit card and electronic check transactions and are not charged by or paid to the College. You will be informed of all fees before you authorize your payment.
Q. Are other colleges and universities making similar changes?
Many colleges and universities are not accepting credit card payments at all, but Delaware Valley University searched for alternative options that would permit credit card payments.
Q. How else can I pay my bill?
In Person: You can pay in person at the Office of the Bursar on the 2nd Floor of Lasker Hall with either cash, check or a money order.
By Mail: You can send a check, money order or certified bank check made payable to “Delaware Valley University.” Please make sure the payment includes your student ID number on the check.
Mail payments to:
Delaware Valley University
P. O. Box 64072
Souderton, Pa. 18964
Q. Can I use any type of check for an electronic check payment?
No. Only checks from a regular checking or savings account are accepted. Checks issued from credit card companies, money market accounts, home equity or other lines of credit cannot be processed as an electronic check payment. These checks, however, can be mailed to Delaware Valley University using the address listed above. If you mail this type of payment, please make sure to include your student ID number.
Q. Who is TouchNet?
TouchNet is one of the leading providers of electronic payment options for higher education institutions and federal, state and local government agencies.
Q. What are the advantages of using TouchNet?
This service makes paying tuition and fees more convenient in many ways:
- A faster payment via Internet - no need to mail a check.
- The flexibility to pay credit card balances over time and rewards from card issuers that carry such programs.
- The comfort of knowing your payment has been made through a trusted and secure service provider that is authorized by the IRS.
Q. How safe is TouchNet's system?
TouchNet is PCI (Payment Card Industry), Red Flag, NACHA, FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act) and GLB (Gramm-Leach Bliley Act) compliant. Our systems pass an annual 1,000-point check that is conducted by the IRS. The information TouchNet gathers is private and will not be forwarded to anyone.
Q. Will I receive a confirmation of my payment?
Yes. You will be provided a confirmation page at the end of the transaction. The confirmation page and your credit card or bank statement will provide confirmation of your payment.
Q. Who do I call if my payment doesn’t appear on my credit card or bank statement?
You may call Delaware Valley University at 215.489.2376.