Center for International Studies and Programs





checking account's

A checking account allows you to write personal checks either to buy goods or pay bills. 

You may pay of your monthly bills (rent and utilities) through your checking account. That way, if there is ever a question about your having paid, or not, you will have proof you paid. Most baking institutions also offer online bill pay or a debit/ credit card which maybe used like a check.

*Never give out your checking account number to anyone except the bank representatives. If you give out your number, an individual could use it to withdraw money from your account—even without a signature from you!

savings account

A savings account is for extra money. You should put money which you will not need for daily or monthly living expenses into this account. You can save money for tuition, books and insurance in this account.

Automatic Teller Machines

Automatic Teller Machine's or ATM's are where you can withdrawl or deposite funds into your checking or savings accounts. You will use a PIN number to access your account.  Most ATM's are located near the entrance of banks,large grocery stres and shopping centers. There is  typically a nominal fee ($2 or $3 dollars) associated with withdrwals from the ATM's.

Memorize your PIN number- Never carry it with you.

wire transfers

Students interested in paying tuition and fees via wire transfer should use the following information to complete the transaction:

peerTransfer is a simple, secure way to pay the University of Toledo from your home country, typically in your home currency. peerTransfer is the only way to send an international wire transfer to the University. In additional wire transfers, peerTransfer supports a growing list of online options. These vary by country and will be displayed when you arrive at the UT peerTransfer payment portal.

 To get started:

  • Log-in to MyUT
  • Under “Payment Information,” click the “peerTransfer International Payments” link (NOTE: You will now be redirected to UT’s peerTransfer portal)
  • Select your country, currency, and the payment method that is best for you
  • Log-in to your existing peerTransfer account or create one
  • Fill in any additional required detail in the simple to navigate form
  • Follow the instructions to complete the payment from your selected country

Important: payment instructions are one time use only. You will need to visit MyUT each time you need to pay the University.

peerTransfer offers 24/7 support, including live chat within the payment experience. You can visit or email for any assistance.















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Last Updated: 7/24/15