FAQ: Payment Options

Frequently requested information about direct payments, invoices, third-party payers, refunds, and discounts:

Contact our financial manager via sumprog@icpsr.umich.edu to request an invoice.


Your personal check should be payable to the ICPSR Summer Program with the title of your workshop noted on the memo line of the check.

If the check is from a third party, include the name of the participant and the title of his or her workshop on a separate piece of paper. Use the postal address below.

Attn: Fillippo Stargell
ICPSR Summer Program
P.O. Box 1248
Ann Arbor, MI 48106-1248


Session I and/or Session II

Applicants may completely withdraw from a four-week session and receive a full refund if done before 8:00 a.m. on the first day of the session (June 22, 2020 for the First Session and July 20, 2020 for the Second Session). Cancellation after 8:00 a.m. on the first day of a session is subject to a late withdrawal fee of $500. There will be no refunds for withdrawal after 6:00 p.m. on the second day of each session (Tuesday, June 23, 2020 for the First Session and Tuesday, July 21, 2020 for the Second Session).


Short Workshops

Applicants may withdraw from a three- to five-day workshop and receive a full refund if done 30 days or more prior to the first day of the workshop. Cancellations made less than 30 days prior to the first day of the workshop will be subject to a late withdrawal fee of $250. There will be no refunds for withdrawing after 8:00 a.m. on the first day of the workshop. Additionally, participants who drop a short workshop after receiving the multiple short workshop discount will be charged the full fee for the remaining workshop.


First contact sumprog@icpsr.umich.edu with Attn: Financial Manager to let us know that you will be using this method of payment. Then visit your local bank to request a wire transfer of funds to the ICPSR Summer Program at the University of Michigan.

The following information is required by the University of Michigan financial operations in order to process a wire transfer:

Bank Name: Bank of America
Bank Address: 2600 Big Beaver Rd., Troy, MI 48084

ABA/Routing Number: 026-009-593
SWIFT Bank Identifier Code: BOFAUS3N
Account number: 54011-25777
Account name: The Regents of the University of Michigan EFT Depository

  • You must identify "ICPSR" as the "Beneficiary" on the wire transfer form.
  • You must include the participant's full name on the wire/bank transfer.
  • The wire transfer fee is the responsibility of the sender: If you fail to pay the transfer fee that same amount is deducted from the funds sent; your payment will be incomplete.
  • To avoid delay in reconciling your wire transfer, email sumprog@icpsr.umich.edu, Attn: Financial Manager with the total amount of your transfer, the bank name and the date sent.

Yes, you can make payments in increments. It's helpful if you let us know ahead of time, so please send a note to sumprog@icpsr.umich.edu.

  • Payment by installment for Session I and/or Session II must be completed by/or on the day of "Orientation check-in".
  • Payment by installment for a short workshop should be completed two weeks in advance of the start date of the workshop.


Our discounts are described on the registration page, below the table of the Fee Schedule.


No. Payments made on May 1 do not receive the early payment discount. Please see the Fee Schedule on our registration page for a list of registration fees paid before May 1 and beginning May 1.


Yes. Have your academic department administrator, or the administrative contact for your professional organization, request an invoice at sumprog@icpsr.umich.edu before May 1 with Attn: Financial Manager. We will honor the early payment discount for invoices requested and received prior to May 1.


Our policy is to provide official registration confirmation only after the workshop fee has been received. However, we can provide confirmation that you have signed up for a workshop in order to facilitate your funding request. Contact us at sumprog@icpsr.umich.edu to receive an official letter noting that payment is due for your workshop selection(s).


Contact us at sumprog@icpsr.umich.edu or (734) 763-7400 for all issues regarding institutional payments and invoices.



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