INTERNATIONAL PAYMENTS TO
COLORADO SCHOOL OF MINES
JUST GOT EASIER!
The most effi cient means for an international student to pay
• The exchange rate is competitive when compared to your
their student account balance is through Western Union’s
fi nancial institution’s retail rates and bank service fees may
bank-to-bank transfer. This option allows you to lock in an
be reduced since the transaction is initiated as a local
exchange rate quote in your currency of choice and provides
bank
transfer
a simple and secure way of initiating a payment electronically.
• There are NO transaction charges from Colorado School
You have a lot to think about when applying to a university
of Mines or Western Union, though you may be charged a
abroad, including using international markets to make
transaction fee by your bank
payments to your student account. International wire
• The exchange rate is valid for 72 hours (3 calendar days)
transfers can be initiated online through Trailhead and here
after the transaction is initiated
are some of the benefi ts to you:
• Payments include your reference information to ensure
• You can easily lock in an exchange rate quote by going
your payment reaches your student account quickly,
online
through
Trailhead and selecting “International wire
typically 2-5 business days after you have made the

transfer” as your payment option
payment at your bank

MAKING PAYMENTS VIA
BANK-TO-BANK TRANSFER:
UNIVERSITY
COLORADO
STUDENT
STUDENT
BANK
SCHOOL OF
BANK
MINES
Wire or Direct
Wire or Direct
Credit to Bank
Credit to Bank
Western Union
Western Union
NOSTRO BANK
NOSTRO BANK
STEPS TO MAKE A PAYMENT
Step 1: Access Student Account Through Trailhead
For payment support please contact:
• Enter login information (CSM Username, Password)
Western Union Business Solutions
• Select: self service, student, student records, my account page
100 Summit Avenue, Montvale, NJ 07645
• Select “Make a Payment”
Toll Free: 1.877.218.8829
Step 2: Get Quote
Email: studentinquiries@westernunion.com
• Select “International Wire Transfer” as your payment method
Web: business.westernunion.com
• Determine how much you are going to pay on your student account
• Enter foreign currency information (country and currency) and an
exchange rate quote will automatically be generated
• The exchange rate quote will be valid for 72 hours (3 calendar days)
• Temporarily enable pop-ups in your computer’s browser
© 2012 Western Union Holdings Inc. All rights reserved.
• PRINT OUT Western Union payment instructions
Western Union Business Solutions is a division of The Western Union Company.
Western Union acquired Travelex Global Business Payments, Inc. in 2011. Services
in the US are provided by Custom House (USA) Limited and Travelex Global
Step 3: Bank Transfer
Business Payments, Inc. (collectively referred to as “WUBS” or “Western Union
• Within 72 hours (3 calendar days), take the Western Union payment
Business Solutions”).
instructions to your local bank to authorize a bank-to-bank transfer
“Travelex” is a registered trademark of Travellers Exchange Corporation Limited
and is used by Travelex Global Business Payments Limited and its affi liates
or make a payment online
(including Travelex Global Business Payments Inc.) under license.
• Your local bank will transfer the funds to Western Union’s local bank
This brochure has been prepared solely for informational purposes and does
• Western Union will transfer U.S. Dollars to Colorado School of Mines
not in any way create any binding obligations on either party. Relations between
you and WUBS shall be governed by the applicable terms and conditions. No
bank
representations, warranties or conditions of any kind, express or implied, are made
in this brochure.
Step 4: Payment Finalized
* If your local currency is not available, please select an alternative currency or U.S.
• Colorado School of Mines will post the U.S. Dollar equivalent to
Dollar option. You will receive all of the benefi ts listed above including no banking
charges from Colorado School of Mines or Western Union Business Solutions,
your student account once our bank receives the funds, typically 2-5
quicker posting of payment to student account, and fully referenced payments.
business days after you have made the payment at your bank