How to Enroll in the Payment Plan
Complete all three sections of your application.
- Under Contact Information provide student and bill payer information
- Under Determine Your Payment Plan - calculate your monthly payment and select your payment plan option
- Under Signature Information – sign your application.
Please submit your signed (student and bill payer signature required) payment plan application by one of the following methods:
American University – Student Accounts
Attn: American Payment Plan (APP)
4400 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC 20016-8073
Email to: SA@american.edu
- Print your completed PDF-application
- Sign your application (student and bill payer signature required)
- Scan a copy of your signed application
- Submit the scanned copy of your application, as an attachment, by email (Subject line should read APP Completed Application with the student name and ID number. For example: "APP Completed Application, Clawed Eagle, 9876543).
Fax application: (202) 885-1139.
Please note that applications must be signed by both the Student and Bill Payer.
Submit your first payment by the due date listed. Please see the Make A Payment section for payment options.
Once enrolled, monthly payment reminders will be sent electronically to the student’s AU email address. Statements will not be mailed, but can be viewed 24/7 through Student Portal by accessing Eagle Finance.
For answers to frequently asked questions, please visit our FAQ page.