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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 payment (ACH)
  • Credit card/debit card (Additional service fee of 2.85% will be assessed.)

Cost to Participate

  • $50, $60, or $70 nonrefundable enrollment fee
  • $30 nonrefundable returned payment fee should a payment be returned


Payments are processed automatically on the 5th of each month and will continue until the balance is paid in full.

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

– Visit the Grizzly Den Student Self-Service
– Log in to your account
– Click on “Nelnet Payment Plan Enrollment”

Steps for authorized payers to log in

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.

  • If you have used Nelnet before, simply Sign In to manage your account, here.
  • If you are new to Nelnet, click on the “Create a username & password” button to create an online account from the email you receive from your student.

Maximum Budget Amount

The maximum amount a student may budget is $4,500, any amount over this will be added to the down payment.

Special Notes

Registration and financial aid adjustments may result in balance changes. Plan changes will automatically be updated as long as it is within 2 business days prior to an upcoming payment and as long as it is within allowable maximum limits and deadlines only.


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:

Summer 2022

Payment plan available on March 30, 2022

Last Day to Enroll OnlineRequired Down Payment (Immediate)Number of PaymentsMonths of PaymentsEnrollment Fee (Immediate)
The May 25th enrollment deadline is for students attending late orientation and registration.
April 2625%2May & June$70
May 2550%1June only$70

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