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Payment Plan Benefits

Easy online enrollment

Flexible payment options

No interest

Make College Easier to Pay For with a Tuition Payment Plan.

Make college more affordable by paying for tuition and fees over time. Tuition payment plans break down your tuition balance into affordable monthly payments. There’s no interest, payment options are flexible, setup fees are affordable, and it’s easy to enroll!

Payment Plan Information

Payment Methods

  • Automatic payment from checking or savings account (ACH)
  • Automatic payment from credit/debit card (An additional service fee of 2.85% will be assessed)

 

Payments are processed automatically on the 5th or 20th of each month.

Cost to Participate

  • $25 nonrefundable enrollment fee per agreement
  • $30 nonrefundable returned payment fee if a payment is returned

Simple Steps to Enroll

Students: If someone is paying on your behalf, you MUST first set them up as an Authorized Payer.

Authorized Payers: If you are paying on behalf of the student, the student MUST access or set up their account first and then add you as an Authorized Payer.

  • Go to www.gaston.edu
  • Log in to Self-Service
  • Under “Financial Information” click on “Nelnet Payment Plan”

Please Note: Making a partial payment using the Self-Service link is not signing up for the payment plan.

Need some help setting up a payment plan?

Watch this short how-to video.

*Note: This video tutorial is for demonstration purposes only. Your educational institution may offer options other than those shown in the video.

Target Dates To Enroll By:

Fall 2022

Payment plans will be available on July 1, 2022.

Automatic payments will process on the 5th or 20th of the month.

 

 

 

Last Day to Enroll OnlineRequired Down PaymentNumber of PaymentsMonths of Payments
July 1-July 18 (12PM EST)10%3Aug-Oct
July 18 (2PM EST)-Aug 4 (12PM EST)25%2Sept & Oct
Aug 4 (2PM EST)-Aug 18 (12PM EST)33%2Sept & Oct

Spring 2023

Payment plans available on October 11, 2022.

Automatic payments will process on the 5th or 20th of the month.

Last Day to Enroll OnlineRequired Down PaymentNumber of PaymentsMonths of Payments
Oct 11- Nov 3 (12PM EST)10%4Dec-March
Nov 3 (2PM EST)-Dec 8 (12PM EST)25%3Jan-March
Dec 8 (2PM EST)-Jan 5 (12PM EST)33%2Feb & March

Summer 2023

Payment plans available on April 18, 2023.

Automatic payments will process on the 5th or 20th of the month.

Last Day to Enroll OnlineRequired Down PaymentNumber of PaymentsMonths of Payments
April 18-May 18 (12PM EST)50%1June only

NOTE: All down payments, full payments, and enrollment fees are processed immediately!

PAYMENT PLAN AVAILABILITY: Availability of the payment plan is determined by Gaston College.  Please be aware the payment plans are available during specific times and dates during registration.

BALANCE ADJUSTMENTS Please do not assume your balance will automatically adjust if financial aid is received or a class is dropped or added.  You should review your agreement balance online or call the Gaston College Business Office at 704.922.6414 to confirm the change.