Carnegie Mellon University

Payment Options

Carnegie Mellon University is pleased to offer a wide variety of payment options to students and their families.

For most payments, students will need their Andrew ID. If the student's Andrew email is, then the Andrew ID is andrewcarnegie.

Other Authorized Payers

My Plaid Student (MPS)

If invited by a student, parents, family members, bill payers or other individuals can view student account invoices and activity, as well as make payments to the student's account.

Invoice Authorization

Students may authorize parents, family members or other bill payers to receive an email with a PDF attachment of their monthly student account invoice for immediate access. 

Sponsor Billing

For students whose educational expenses are paid for by a sponsor (entity, government or third-party). View information regarding authorization forms, deadlines and billing. 

Departmental/Payroll Graduate Students

Payroll deductions for departmentally supported graduate students are established by departments and may cover tuition and other associated fees or costs.