The Catholic University of America

Cardinal Pay

Cardinal Pay is the university's online website for student account activity.  Students and their Authorized Payers can utilize Cardinal Pay for the following:

  • Viewing account statements.
  • Submitting online payments via e-check, credit or debit card. 
  • Enrolling in direct deposit of student account refunds.

All students automatically have access to Cardinal Pay via their Cardinal Students account; the hyperlink to Cardinal Pay can be found in the Finances section of the Cardinal Students Student Center. 

Students who wish to grant other individuals access to their account information (including notification of bills) must establish those individuals as Authorized Payers in Cardinal Pay.  Authorized Payers will have with their own login name and password for the Cardinal Pay website and will access it at  Instructions for setting up Authorized Payers can be found at

Individuals who have not been established as Authorized Payers on a student's account may use Cardinal Pay to make payments but will be unable to view student statements or account activity.  Guest payers can access Cardinal Pay here.

Detailed instructions for Cardinal Pay are included below.

CardinalPAY Instructions:


Authorized Payers

Guest Payers

 Cardinal Pay Frequently Asked Questions

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