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Bill + Payment Information

University of Puget Sound utilizes an online billing system called TouchNet Bill + Payment. On Bill + Payment, students and authorized users can view monthly bills, account activity, and make online payments via e-check.

PARENT/AUTHORIZED USER link to Bill + Payment:  Can also be found by selecting PARENTS then the Bill + Payment link within the black banner at the top of this page.

Text Messaging (Opt-in Today!) -

Students and Authorized Users can now sign up to receive text alerts when a new bill is issued, a payment plan payment is coming due or an automatic payment is soon to be withdrawn.  In addition, you will also receive confirmation texts for payments received by us on your behalf.  But you have to sign up to receive these helpful reminder messages!

Students can sign up by Opting In to Text Messages at Bill + Payment via myPugetSound.  Authorized users must also register for Text Messages and can do so using their log in to Bill + Payment.

Opt-in today!!

BROWSER FUNCTIONALITY NOTE:  The Bill + Payment system works well with all major browsers (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome and Safari).  TouchNet supports the latest version as well as 1 previous version of the web browsers mentioned.  It is always recommended to use the most up-to-date version of a web browser to ensure compatibility with the latest updates to web security.

How to use Bill + Payment

  1. How do I get set up on Bill + Payment?
  2. How do I get my Parent set up as an Authorized User in Bill + Payment?
  3. How do I or my Authorized User sign up to receive Text Messages?
  4. How do I see the balance owing from a previous semester?
  5. How do I set up a Payment Plan in Bill + Payment?
  6. How do I view my current account balance on Bill + Payment?
  7. How do I make a payment through Bill + Payment?
  8. How do I Schedule a Payment Plan Payment? (PDF)
  9. How do I set up an eRefund profile to receive refunds via Direct Deposit into my bank account?
  10. How to understand your monthly eStatement.

How do I get set up on Bill + Payment?

Students - Nothing is required by the student to get set up on Bill + Payment, University of Puget Sound's new online billing and payment system. Students access Bill + Payment by logging into myPugetSound.  Students use their Puget Sound user name and password to log into Bill + Payment.  

Parents – Students MUST set up parents as Authorized Users in Bill + Payment to allow parents and guardians to access the Bill + Payment system. 

Students must set up Parents/Guardians as Authorized Users in Bill + Payment

  1. To access Bill + Payment, log into myPugetSound, select Bill + Payment.  This will take you to a web page where you will enter your Puget Sound user name and password then press log in.  This takes you to TouchNet Bill + Payment.
  2. Select “My Account” Then, click on "Add Authorized User"
  3. Enter e-mail address where parent/guardian would prefer to receive communications from Bill + Payment.
  4. Select "yes" or "no" to allow access, or not, to your billing statements and your payment history.  Then, select "Continue".
  5. Accept "Agreement to Add Authorized User" Then click on “Continue”
  6. Your parent or guardian will receive two e-mails from Bill + Payment.  One e-mail will include the URL link to Bill + Payment and their user name (e-mail address).  The 2nd e-mail will include the temporary password for Bill + Payment.  Parents/Guardians will need to input their name and establish a permanent password after logging in to Bill + Payment for the first time.

How do I authorize Text Messaging?

  1. After Logging in to Bill + Payment click on Personal Profile
  2. Once in your Profile Settings select Communication
  3. Opt in to receiving Text Messages, input your mobile phone number and choose your wireless carrier from the drop down menu
  4. Remember to Save your updates

 How do I view my current balance on Bill + Payment?

  1. When you first log into Bill + Payment you will see the “My Account” box to the right
  2. Under “Current Account Status” You will see:
    • Your student account balance,
    • Any estimated financial aid (not yet posted in account activity) and
    • Your student account balance including estimated aid. 

How do I set up an eRefund profile to receive refunds via Direct Deposit into my bank account?

  1. Select eRefunds tab in Bill + Payment
  2. View the Direct Deposit Bank Account box, detailing whether an account is set up or not.
  3. Select Set Up Account
  4. Indicate Account Type from drop down box
  5. Enter Routing Number of your banking institution
  6. Enter Bank Account number
  7. Confirm account number
  8. Enter Name on Account
  9. Save payment method if desired, select Continue.