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Help out your student friend or family member by sending them money at your nearest Money Services. Choosing our easy and dependable service means that money arrives quickly. You might be helping with rent, books, tuition, covering grocery costs, or financing a well-deserved treat for graduation – whatever the reason, our friendly store associates are on-hand to help you through the process.

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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.

  • Drop by and fill in the ‘Send Money’ section on the Western Union® form.

  • Choose ‘Cash Pick-up’.

  • Select your transfer option.

  • Give your form and a US bank-issued debit card or the cash to the store associate.

  • 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.

† 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”).

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