• Log on to www.hokiespa.vt.edu
  • Choose ‘University Account Information’ Menu
  • Choose ‘View and Pay e-Bill’
  • Choose 'Authorize Payers'
  • Choose 'Add New'
  • Enter New Authorized Payer Information
  • Note:  Inform the new authorized individual of their temporary password
  • Log on to www.hokiespa.vt.edu
  • Choose ‘University Account Information’ Menu
  • Choose ‘View and Pay e-Bill’
  • Choose ‘View Accounts’
  • Choose ‘ Statement’
  • Log on to www.hokiespa.vt.edu
  • Choose ‘University Account Information’ Menu
  • Choose ‘View and Pay e-Bill’
  • Choose ‘Make Payment’
  • Choose your payment method and click "Continue"
  • Continue as instructed

STUDENTS:

  1. Login to your Student Hokie SPA with your eBill in hand
  2. Select the University Account Information menu
  3. Select Budget Tuition Plan
  4. Choose your plan (Fixed or Variable)
  5. Follow the instructions
  6. Complete the semester application and pay it's fee along with any missed debit -if applicable

Authorizing a Parent Application

  1. Login to your Student Hokie SPA
  2. Select the University Account Information menu
  3. Select Budget Tuition Plan
  4. Choose Add New under the Parent PINs menu item
  5. Complete parent information as required
  6. Once complete, a welcome email will be sent to the email address entered. This notification will contain their login ID, temporary password and access site link. The newly created Parent PIN will have 48 hours to login and update their permanent password. If not, the student must delete the current Parent PIN and begin the process over.

PARENTS:

  1. Once authorized by your student, login to your BTP Parent PIN
  2. Choose your plan (Fixed or Variable)
  3. Follow the instructions
  4. Apply and pay the application fee along with any missed semester debits -if applicable.

NOTE:

  • The semester application fee is non-refundable.
  • Enrollment opens July 15th for Fall, and December 15th for Spring.
  • Please complete your enrollment by each semester's payment deadline date to avoid University penalties.
  • Access to the BTP application must be granted by your student through their Student Hokie SPA. If you do not have access, please contact your student.
  • Log on to www.hokiespa.vt.edu
  • Choose ‘University Account Information’ Menu
  • Choose ‘View and Pay e-Bill’
  • Choose ‘View Accounts’
  • Choose ‘Account Status’
  • Log on to www.hokiespa.vt.edu
  • Choose ‘University Account Information’ Menu
  • Choose ‘Family Educational Rights to Privacy Act’ (FERPA)
  • Enter individual’s information and assign passcode
  • Note: Inform the new authorized individual of their passcode 
  • Log on to www.hokiespa.vt.edu
  • Choose ‘University Account Information’ Menu
  • Enroll in Direct Deposit (All Other VT Payments (Student Refunds, Travel Reimbursements, etc.)
  • Enter Bank Information, select “Submit”
  • Review Account Information, if correct select “Add This Bank”
  • Select “Exit”
  • Log on to www.hokiespa.vt.edu
  • Choose ‘University Account Information’ Menu
  • Choose ‘Tax Notification’
  • Enter a Tax Year
  • Log on to www.hokiespa.vt.edu
  • Choose ‘University Account Information’ Menu
  • Select “Enroll in 1098-T Tax Form”
  • Select “Electronic consent to view via Hokie SPA/University Account Information/Tax Notification”
  • Click “I accept the above choice”
  • Log on to www.hokiespa.vt.edu
  • Select the' University Account Information' menu
  • Select 'View and Pay e-Bill'
  • Select 'View Accounts'
  • Select 'Statement History'
  • Select Magnifying Glass Icon next to billing date.
  • An Official University printable statement is available 
  • Log on to Hokie SPA
  • Choose “Hokie Plus” Tab
  • Choose “Confidentiality Options”
  • Unselect “Student Confidentiality”
  • Submit Changes.

Students and the participant(s) granted permission by student to enroll (Parent PIN) can make the account adjustment to their separately enrolled plans. 

Students login: www.hokiespa.vt.edu

  1. Choose the “University Account Information” menu
  2. Choose “Apply for the Budget Tuition Plan"


Parents login: https://commerce.cashnet.com/vtpay

  1. Select “Edit” under the Budget Tuition Auto Payments Menu
  2. Select “Continue editing”
  3. Select “Continue”
  4. Choose the payment method you want to use
  5. Select “Continue”
  6. Enter the payment method information
  7. Select “Continue”
  8. Select “Submit Changes”

Students may grant parents or other third parties access to set up a Budget Tuition Plan on the student’s behalf. 

To authorize a Parent PIN:

  1. Students login to www.hokiespa.vt.edu
  2. Choose the “University Account Information” menu
  3. Choose “Budget Tuition Plan”
  4. Select “Add New” under the Parent PINs Menu
  5. Enter relevant information
  6. Select disclosures
  7. Select OK

A system generated email will be sent to the third party with a temporary password. The newly created Parent PIN will have 48 hours to login and update their permanent password. If not, the student must delete the current Parent PIN and begin the process over.

Delete or Edit a Parent PIN:

  1. Students login to www.hokiespa.vt.edu
  2. Choose the “University Account Information” menu
  3. Choose “Budget Tuition Plan”
  4. Select “Edit” or “Delete” under the Parent PINs Menu and follow the instructions.

Reset the Parent PIN Password:

  1. Students login to www.hokiespa.vt.edu
  2. Choose the “University Account Information” menu
  3. Choose “Budget Tuition Plan”
  4. Select “Edit”
  5. Select “Reset Password”

A system generated email will be sent to the third party with a temporary password. The newly created Parent PIN will have 48 hours to login and update their permanent password. If not, the student must delete the current Parent PIN and begin the process over.

NOTE TO PARENTS: University access and disclosure authorizations are granted and maintained by the student. If you no longer have access to the budget plan system or have forgotten your PIN, please contact your student.