Accepting Payments

Ways to accept or receive payments at UW–Madison.

Including depositing cash and checks, accepting wire, ACH’s, credit cards, managing gifts and posting student payments or deposits.

Types of Receivables

Deposits, Revenue, Receivables

How to deposit cash, checks, incoming wires, ACH, and accept credit cards transactions.

A computer with a credit card highlighting making secure purchases.


Manage gifts donated to UW Foundation or directly to UW-Madison, including monetary gifts, or gifts in kind.

The chancellor of UW-Madison meets with a local alum to receive a gift art in her office

Posting Student Payments or Deposits

UW-Madison departments sometimes need to post charges (such as credit by exam charges), enrollment deposits or payments to student accounts in the Student Information System (SIS). This is often referred to as “Posting to SIS.”

Posting to the Student Information System (SIS)


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Accounting Services
21 N. Park Street
Madison, WI 53715

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(608) 262-5748