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Sponsors (Third Party Billing)

Also referred to as Third Party, a sponsor is an outside organization or entity that has agreed to pay all or part of a student’s tuition and fees. Third Parties who wish to cover some or all of the charges on a student's account are invoiced by the University for those charges on the student's behalf. Click below to learn about our new online invoicing platform.

New Online Invoicing Platform

Third Party Sponsor Billing Process

Once a third party sponsor informs the University of its intent to pay, a conditional credit is placed on the student account in the amount of the charges authorized by the third party sponsor.

This conditional credit does not indicate that the third party sponsor has made payment and does not release the student from financial responsibility for those charges.

If the third party sponsor fails to remit payment as agreed, the conditional credit is removed from the student account and the student will be responsible for remitting payment.

The Third Party Sponsor Billing is not a tuition reimbursement. Tuition reimbursement is an agreement between the student and a third party sponsor (usually an employer) in which the third party sponsor reimburses the student after the student has remitted payment for tuition and fees.

The Third Party Sponsor Billing process is outlined below. If you have additional questions after reading this information, please contact Student Business Services at ssb@tamu.edu.

Deadlines and Invoicing Dates

Texas A&M University requires a letter from the third-party sponsor acknowledging intent to pay and provide the information necessary for invoicing. Third-party sponsors can send a letter or email that indicates the following:

• UIN(s) for student(s) - please include the Texas A&M University UIN for each student
• Types of Charges- please list all charges you are willing to pay
• Term(s) - the term(s) you wish to cover
• Type of funding (domestic, international, government, etc.)
• Point of contact and contact information
• Must be on official letterhead

Documents must be submitted at least one week prior to the due date of the semester to avoid late fees and prevent classes from being dropped.

• Third Party Sponsors will be invoiced after the 20th class day.
• Sponsors will receive the invoices by email via the Texas A&M INVOICING platform (powered by Flywire)
• Payments are due 30 days from the invoice date.

Payment Instructions

  • Third-party sponsors will receive the invoices by email via the Texas A&M INVOICING platform (powered by Flywire).
  • Make your payment directly from the invoice by clicking the “Pay now” button and pay securely with ease. You have the option to edit your payment amount for each line item presented on the invoice.
    • Please add a comment or explanation if you are paying less than the invoiced amount.
  • You will be provided with payment options available in your country and location. Payment options include:
    • For U.S.-based sponsors: ACH (e-check) and credit card via secure checkout is provided. 
    • For non-U.S. sponsors: International payment gateway is provided (also for payments by wire transfer):
      • Select your country (including U.S. for wires) and choose from the payment options displayed. Options can include local bank transfers, wire transfers in USD, credit cards, and more.
      • Follow the instructions and remit your payment as instructed.
      • Contact International Customer Support for assistance.
  • Create your login credentials to the INVOICING platform to manage your invoices and maintain all your invoice and payment records.
Payments by Check - mail check along with a copy of the invoice to:
Payment Mailing Address
Texas A&M University
Student Business Services
6001 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-6001


Priority/Overnight Mailing Address
Texas A&M University
Student Business Services - Payment Processing Office
750 Agronomy Rd. Suite 2801
College Station, TX 77843-6001



Types of Charges

Eligible Student Charges  
Eligible Student Charges Ineligible Student Charges
· Tuition and Required Fees · General Deposit
· On-campus Student Housing · Off-campus Student Housing
· Meal Plan Charges · Application Fee
· Health Insurance for International Students · Admissions Deposit
· Orientation Fees · Housing Deposit
· Sports Passes · Parking Fees
· Student Health Services Fees · Health Insurance for non-international students
· Late Payment/Registration Fees
· Diploma/Graduation Fees
· English Language Proficiency Exam Fee
Student Bookstore Charges  

Students attending the College Station Campus are not eligible to be covered by the third-party sponsored billing process for books and supplies. The charges are done through the TAMU Barnes and Nobles bookstore.

Students attending the Galveston Campus or the Fort Worth/Law School campus may be eligible to be included in the third party sponsor billing process for books and supplies if the third party sponsor chooses to pay the charges.

Student Health Insurance Fees  

All international students entering the U.S. on an F-1 or J-1 student visa are required to be covered under the Texas A&M University System Student Health Insurance Plan (SSHIP) or have equivalent insurance coverage. Charges assessed to the student account for health insurance are eligible to be covered in the third party billing process. For additional information regarding health insurance for international students, please visit International Student Services.


Sponsor Billing Contact Information

Mailing Address

Texas A&M University
Attn:  3rd Party Billing
6001 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-6001

For Priority or Overnight Mail

Texas A&M University
Student Business Services - PPS
750 Agronomy Road, Suite 2801
College Station, TX 77843-6001
Fax: (979) 845-9406


Flywire Support

Dedicated Customer Support for International Sponsors
(powered by Flywire)
Email address: support@flywire.com
International phone numbers: https://www.flywire.com/company/call-us

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