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From paying rent to budgeting for groceries, living independently as a student can be difficult. We offer different ways to make it quick and easy for you to send money the student in your life. With these services, you can transfer money fast and conveniently online, in-person or through Stage & Pay – where you simply start your transaction online and then complete the payment at your nearest Money Services location.

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Send money your way with

  • Money Services allows you to send money your way:

  • Send money: Online – no need to visit in-store

  • Send money: Stage & Pay – start online, pay in-store

  • Send money: In-person – in-store

  • Make fast and easy transfers of up to $5,000

Send money to students

Students sometimes need a little help from their loved ones and Money Services make sending and picking up money simple.

Send money across the world or within the US, quickly

Send money to a location of your choice in minutes†.

Convenient pick up locations

Students can pick up money at their local Money Services or one of the 500,000 Western Union agent locations around the world.

Earn rewards with the My WU® rewards program

My WU® members can earn rewards every time they send a qualifying money transfer and take advantage of our quick and convenient service.


How to send

Money Services has made sending money to students quick and easy. Visit us to send money virtually anywhere around the world or within the US.

Send money quickly and easily with these simple steps:

  • Find your local Money Services with our helpful store locator.

  • Stop by and give the store associate the receiver’s name, their location, and the amount you want to send so the associate can set up the transfer.

  • Choose ‘Cash Pick-up’.

  • Select your transfer option.

  • Give the fee* and amount to be sent to the store associate either as cash or using a bank-issued debit card from the US.

  • Tell the receiver the 10-digit Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN) and remind them to bring their photo ID so they can collect the cash.

Kroger engages in the money transmission business as an authorized delegate of Western Union Financial Services, Inc. under Chapter 151 of the Texas Finance Code.  If you have a complaint, please contact Western Union Customer Service first at 1-800-325-6000.  After contacting Western Union Financial Services, Inc. and if you still have an unresolved complaint regarding the company’s money transmission services, please contact the Texas Department of Banking at 2601 North Lamar Boulevard, Austin, TX 78705 – telephone number 1-877-276-5554 (toll free) or visit www.dob.texas.gov for more information.

*Western Union also makes money from currency exchange. When choosing a money transmitter, carefully compare both transfer fees and exchange rates. Fees, foreign exchange rates and taxes may vary by brand, channel, and location based on a number of factors. Fees and rates are subject to change without notice.

†Date available will be displayed on receipt for international transfers over $15. Service and funds availability depends on certain factors including the Service selected, the selection of delayed delivery options, special terms applicable to each Service, amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory issues, consumer protection issues, identification requirements, delivery restrictions, agent location hours, and differences in time zones (collectively, “Restrictions”).

**Fee reductions apply only to the Western Union transfer fee for a single Western Union Money Transfer or Quick Collect transaction. Excludes all other services, including without limitation, online bill payments, and money transfers via social/chat applications. Points used will not be reversible and if amount of transfer fee is less than redeemed discount, no cash, credit or refund will be provided. Western Union reserves the right to offer promotional discounts that cannot be combined with My WU fee reductions.

Services may be provided by Western Union Financial Services, Inc. NMLS# 906983 and/or Western Union International Services, LLC NMLS# 906985, which are licensed as Money Transmitters by the New York State Department of Financial Services.  See terms and conditions for details.

The Western Union name, logo and related trademarks and service marks, owned by Western Union Holdings, Inc., are used with permission.

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