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Student Accounts


All students are automatically enrolled for e-bills. You may access the e-bill from your YES (Your Enrollment System) landing page. Click on the SM Billing Portal link.

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The Office of Student Accounts is the centralized billing and collection point for student accounts.

The primary function of the Student Accounts office is to issue bills, receive payments and provide information to help understand the aspects of a Vanderbilt account. Student Accounts posts miscellaneous charges and credits by the department from which they originate.

Direct Deposit of Student Refunds

We are pleased to announce that Vanderbilt University now offers a distribution method other than paper check to refund credit balances from your student account!   If you would like to take advantage of this new feature, simply log into YES and click the Direct Deposit icon to securely enter your account information. Click here for step by step instructions. Click here for frequently asked questions regarding student refunds

 Also, please understand that due to bank pre-noting requirements your banking information needs to be entered at least one week (7 days) prior to any expected refund distribution. Be sure to enter your information as soon as possible to avoid any potential delays.

 Important Dates and News

  •  Invoices are created at the bginning of each month.
  • As a reminder, the Higher One online payment system is down for maintenance at 6 p.m. CDT the last day of each month and will then reopen at 6 a.m.the next business day.
  • The 2014 1098-Ts will be mailed no later than January 31, 2015. The 1098-T may also be found on the Student Accounts link from the student's YES landing page. For instructions how to download your 1098-T click here.  Form 1098-T reports amounts billed in 2014 for qualified tuition, scholarship and grants processed in 2014 to students enrolled in courses at Vanderbilt University for which they receive academic credit.

Vanderbilt does not issue a 1098-T form if scholarships or grants equal or exceed 1098-T qualified tuition charges or if the student is enrolled in not-for-credit courses.

For frequently asked 1098T questions click here.