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Payment Options

Georgia Southwestern offers a variety of ways to pay for your tuition and fees to make funding your future easy and accessible. Payments can be made online, in person, and by mail. There is also an option for a Payment Plan offered by Nelnet to provide more flexibility during the payment process.

Georgia Southwestern State University is no longer participating in the Federal Perkins Loan Program.

Summer 2022 Payment Deadline for already registered students is the 1st day of your 1st class.


Choose your Method of Payment
Online: In Office: By Mail:

Webcheck (no service fee)
Credit/Debit Card (2.85% service fee applies)

Money Order
Money Order
Please include your GSW ID

Pay Online Using Touchnet

Pay Online Using Western Union (International Students)

Office of Student Accounts

Canes Central

Mail to:

Georgia Southwestern State University
Attention: Student Accounts
800 Georgia Southwestern State University Drive
Americus, GA 31709

*Payments via telephone will not be accepted.

**For each paper or electronic (webcheck) check that is returned will be assessed a Returned Check Fine of $15.00 OR 5% of the face amount of the check, whichever is greater.

Touchnet Payment Portal

Department Contact

Office of Student Accounts

800 GSW State University Dr.
Americus, GA 31709

229-931-2013 phone
229-931-2768 fax

Monday - Friday: 8:30am - 4:30pm


How to Pay


Access RAIN to View Invoice

Log into your RAIN account > select Student Services > select Registration > select Registration Fee Assessment > select a term - Summer 2022 > and click submit. Authorized financial aid will reduce your payment due. 


If Needed, Register for a Nelnet Payment Plan

GSW's Spring 2022 tuition and fee payment deadline is the 1st day of your 1st class. You must be signed up with Nelnet by the fee payment deadline for your student account to be considered paid by guarantee with your Nelnet Payment Plan. Nelnet Payment Plans are open starting April 4, 2022.


Check Your Student Email and RAIN for Updates

Please remember that any changes to your schedule, housing, or meal plan can impact your invoice. Please review your updated invoice 24 - 48 hours after making any adjustments.

1098T Tuition Statement

Each year GSW will provide a 1098T Statement by the IRS Deadline of January 31. The 1098T Statement will be available on your RAIN Account and the Touchnet Payment Portal. Your 1098-T form will not be mailed.

Access from your RAIN account:

  • Log into your RAIN Account
  • Select "Student Services"
  • Select "Student Account"
  • Select "Tax Notification"
  • Select the desired tax year and click the submit button

Access from your Touchnet Portal (Effective 2021):

  • Log into Touchnet
  • Select “Statements” under My Account
  • Select “1098-T Tax Statements”
  • Select “View” for the desired Tax Year to display a printer friendly PDF 1098T statement

Touchnet Authorized User Access (Effective 2021):

(Student has to give access to the statement before an Authorized User can view it.)

  • Go to the Authorized User Login on Touchnet
  • Select “Statements” under My Account
  • Select “1098-T Tax Statements”
  • Select “View” for the desired Tax Year to display a printer friendly PDF 1098T statement

For Questions, Contact Office of Student Accounts at or 229-931-2013.