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Authorized User Access Instructions

Students may give others (parents, spouse, etc.) the ability to access certain account information. In compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA), student financial records may not be shared with a third party without their written consent. By adding you as a payer user, your student has given written consent for you to:

  • View their account information related to payments and charges due.
  • Make payments on their behalf.

Note: a payer user does NOT have access to a student’s academic records or other personal information. This access is also not a Release of Information; if you wish to discuss your student’s account with a staff member, either by phone or in person, your student must have a Release of Information on file granting you this access.

  1. Your student will set up an account for you from their own login. You will receive an email from that provides your login information.
  2. To log in, visit myBoiseState and click the Future Students/Guests option.Screenshot of myBoiseState login page with Future Students/Guests link emphasized in a black rectangle
  3. On the menu on the left, click Pay Fees to sign in.
    myBoiseState guest view menu with Pay Fees link emphasized in black rectangle
  4. Use the Payer user email address and password (from your email).
    myboisestate payer login screenshot
  5. The first time you log in, you will need to create your password. You can also set up emails for student payment plans if desired.
    myboisestate create password screenshot
  6. Once your profile has been set up, click on Make a Payment.make a payment webpage screenshot
  7. The next page will display the student’s account balance. Here you have the option to show amounts “Pay by term” or Pay by detail.”
    payments options screenshot on myboisestate
  8. Select your payment option by checking the boxes on the left, and, if desired, typing a different amount into the text boxes on the right.  Then click Checkout.pick payments screenshot in myboisestate
  9. Follow the system prompts to select method of payment and complete the payment process.

How to Set Up Auto-Pay on Payment Plans

If the student is enrolled in a payment plan you as the Payer have the option to set up autopay.

  1. On the Overview page scroll down until you see payment plans, then click Set up auto pay.
    how to setup auto pay in myboisestate
  2. Read Auto pay terms and conditions. In order to accept, click on the box and click Continue.
    auto pay terms selection in myboisestate
  3. Enter the method of payment and click continue. This will take you to the Service Charge payment schedule. Note: service charges vary based on payment type. In order to accept, click on the box and click Continue.
    method of payment screenshot
  4. The last step is making sure the information entered is correct. If everything looks correct click on Complete.confirmation screenshot
  5. You will receive a success page if all of your information was entered correctly.payment plan success screenshot
  6. If you need to view or update your auto-pay, click on the green auto-pay button.Auto pay button screenshot
  7. Click on view or edit details here.
    view or edit payment plans screenshot
  8. Here you can change payment methods or cancel auto-pay.
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Activity Details

If your student has granted you access to “View Account Activity,” you can access a summary of account information, a list of charges due and payment history from a specific term.

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My Account Information

Under My Account, Payers have the ability to Add payment methods and sign up for Payment Plan notifications. Note: Your student will not have access to your saved payment methods. 

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1098-T Tax Information

Please contact your student for access to 1098-T forms.

Need Assistance?

For more information, contact the Help Desk at (208) 426-4357,, chat, or Help Desk Self Service.