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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 bank payments (ACH)
  • Credit card/debit card (An additional fee may be assessed)

Payments are processed on the 5th of each month

Cost to Participate

  • Your only cost is a small enrollment fee:
    • $50 for 4 or more monthly payments
    • $60 for 3 monthly payments
    • $70 for 1 or 2 monthly payments
  • $30 returned payment fee, should a payment be returned

Sign up early to maximize the benefit of spreading your payments over the maximum amount of months for the lowest enrollment fee.

Steps for students to log in


  • Go to
  • Log in with Unify/PAWS email address and password
  • Select PAWS icon
  • Select “Student Services” from main menu
  • Select “Registration”
  • Select on “GCSU Term Balance”
  • Select Term that you wish to enroll in Payment Plan
  • At bottom of page, select “Payment Plan”
  • Complete the Nelnet agreement
  • Be sure to click on submit

Steps for authorized payers to log in

Authorized Payers:

  • If you are paying on behalf of the student, the student must set up their account first and then add you as an Authorized Payer.
  • Log in here after your student sets you up as an Authorized Payer.

Maximum Amount to Budget

The maximum amount you may budget is $4500, any amount over this will be added to your down payment.

Need some help setting up a payment plan?

*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 available on May 16, 2022

Last Day to Enroll OnlineRequired Down PaymentNumber of PaymentsMonths of PaymentsEnrollment Fee
June 2none5June-Oct$50
June 30none4July-Oct$50
July 2725%3Aug-Oct$60
Aug 1050%2Sept & Oct$70

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