ESL Welcome Students

Congratulations! You are admitted to our Intensive English as a Second Language program.

What to Do Next

Ask Questions

Please email us at with your questions.

Pay Your Tuition Deposit

To pay your $200 nonrefundable tuition deposit and hold your place in the program, you may pay online or by check or money order. Please follow these steps:

Accept Your Offer

  • Visit and log into your application.

  • Click on View Your Decision.

  • Click on Accept Offer.

  • Select Pay Online or Pay By Mail and follow the appropriate instructions below

Pay Online (Credit Card or E-Check)

  • Select Pay Online and enter your name as your electronic signature.

  • Click Confirm.

  • Click Pay Now and follow the on-screen instructions to submit your payment

Note: a 2.75 percent convenience fee will be applied if paying by Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover

Pay By Mail (Check or Money Order)

  • Select Pay By Mail and enter your name as your electronic signature.

  • Click Confirm.

  • Please make checks payable to Middlebury Institute of International Studies and send to the mailing address below:

    Middlebury Institute of International Studies 

    ATTN: Bursar

    460 Pierce Street 

    Monterey, CA 93940

Pay Your Tuition

You can make a tuition payment by check, credit card, or wire transfer. Please note that tuition is due in full by the first day of class each semester.

Accessing Your Bill

The Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey uses Nelnet Campus Commerce to provide electronic billing and payment services. Students access their bill and account information online; no paper billing statements are mailed. You can make an online payment by electronic check or credit card. Please note that a 2.75 percent service fee will be applied if paying by Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover.

What to Expect

Students will receive an email notification to their Middlebury email from the Student Financial Services office when their electronic bill is ready to view at Nelnet. Use the ‘make a payment’ link in the email notification to access your account and log in with your Middlebury credentials. Fall bills are first sent to students by email in late-August and Spring bills are first sent to students by email in late-January.

New students will not receive an electronic bill or see tuition charges on their Nelnet account until they have registered for classes.

Helpful tip: Set up your parents, guardians, or a third party as an authorized party (if needed) during initial login, so they can create their own account and have access to view the bill and make payments on your behalf.

Pay by Check

Please make checks payable to Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey.

Mailing address:

Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey 

ATTN: Bursar

460 Pierce Street 

Monterey, CA 93940

Note: Please write your Banner ID number (if you have one) on your check.

Pay by Wire Transfer

If you have a US bank account: 

EFT transfers can be made, free of charge, by clicking here to access Nelnet Campus Commerce.

If you have a foreign bank account: 

Middlebury has contracted with Western Union Business Solutions to provide international students an alternative method for paying student bills. This payment option allows you to pay your student account balance in the currency of your choice and provides a simple and reliable way of initiating payments electronically.

Visit to make a payment.

Advantages of using Middlebury’s Western Union Business Solutions:

  • A foreign currency quote is easily obtained by accessing the payment method through the Western Union Business Solutions site.
  • Tuition and fees are paid in the currency of your choice which is converted to U.S. Dollars.
  • There are NO additional transaction charges from Western Union Business Solutions or Middlebury College, though you may be charged a transaction fee by your bank.
  • The exchange rate is valid for 72 hours after the transaction is initiated, taking the uncertainty out of the total payment amount.
  • The exchange rate is competitive when compared to most banks’ retail rates.
  • Payments received will include your reference information, which ensures that your payment reaches your student account quickly.
  • Payments will be electronically transmitted to Middlebury ensuring timely posting. Payments will be posted 2 to 5 business days from the time payment is initiated.

For payment support please contact:

Western Union Business Solutions

100 Summit Avenue Montvale, NJ 07645 Toll Free: 1.877.218.8829

Telephone: 1.402.884.3041


Contact Us

If you have any questions, please contact Student Financial Services:

Please note: your deposit is non-refundable. If you choose not to attend, you may apply your deposit to another term within one year.

Apply for Your Visa

After you pay your deposit, you can apply for your visa. Our International Student and Scholar Services team will help you with your visa application process. Note: you must pay your deposit before you can apply for your visa.


Fall and Spring Housing

If you are attending our program in the fall or spring, you will not have on-campus student housing. Instead, we will help you find an apartment or a homestay. We can also help you find a roommate.

Summer Housing

If you are attending our program in the summer, you may want to stay in our on-campus housing. You can learn more when we open our summer application.

Confirm Your Health Insurance

We require all students to have health insurance. If you have health insurance, please bring proof of insurance to campus. If you need to buy health insurance, please visit our health insurance guide.

Arrive in Monterey

For information on how to get to Monterey, please visit our travel guide.

Pay Your Tuition

Your tuition balance is due by the first day of classes. You must pay your tuition by then or you will not be able to attend classes.

For information on paying tuition, please visit the paying tuition guide. You may also review our tuition refund policy.