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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 card/debit card (additional service fee)

Payments automatically process through Nelnet Campus Commerce on the 5th of the month

Cost to Participate

  • $25 nonrefundable enrollment fee per monthly agreement (processed immediately)
  • $0 enrollment fee per full payment agreement
  • $30 nonrefundablereturned payment fee if a payment is returned

Simple Steps to Enroll

Before proceeding, please read the following:

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

  • Have your JJC username and password
  • Go to
  • Click on MyJJC > sign in > Pay Bill & View Financial Aid > Enroll/Manage Payment Plan

You must owe a minimum balance of $100 to Joliet Junior College in order to budget through the automatic payment plan.

Once your profile is set up, you can enroll in a payment plan or setup an authorized payer who can create a plan for your balance.

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.

  • 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 invite you received.

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:

Students planning on applying for Financial Aid must have files complete and be awarded aid prior to their tuition due date to avoid the risk of being dropped from their classes for non-payment. Students that are awarded financial aid less than their tuition and fee balance must pay in full or set up a payment plan for the gap balance by their tuition due date.

Summer 2023

Payment plans available on March 17, 2023 through May 24, 2023

Full payments available March 17, 2023 through July 15, 2023

Financial Aid Priority Date: April 24, 2023 for Summer 2023

*$25 nonrefundable enrollment fee per semester


If You Enroll By...Required Down paymentInstallmentsPayment MonthsPayment Date
April 3none + $253April-June5th
April 2630% + $252May & June5th
April 27-May 2450% + $251June only5th

Fall 2023

Payment plans available on April 15, 2023 through September 26, 2023

Full payments available April 15, 2023 through November 15, 2023

Financial Aid Priority Date: July 17, 2023 for Fall 2023

*$25 nonrefundable enrollment fee per semester

If You Enroll by...Required Down PaymentInstallmentsPayment MonthsPayment Date
June 30none + $254July-Oct5th
July 2710% + $253Aug-Oct5th
Aug 2130% + $252Sept & Oct5th
Aug 22-Sept 2650% + $251October only5th

Spring 2024

Payment plans available on October 7, 2023 through February 23, 2024

Full payments available October 7, 2023 through April 15, 2024

Financial Aid Priority Date: November 20, 2023 for Spring 2024

*$25 nonrefundable enrollment fee per semester

If You Enroll By...Required Down PaymentInstallmentsPayment MonthsPayment Date
Dec 1none + $254Dec-March5th
Dec 2610% + $253Jan-March5th
Jan 1530% + $252Feb & March5th
Jan 16-Feb 2350% + $251March only5th


  • Must have a $100 balance to sign up for payment plan
  • All down payments and enrollment fees are processed immediately
  • Payment plans unavailable during drop for non-payment process on tuition due dates
  • Must enroll each semester
  • Full payments may also be made online
  • You must be enrolled in a payment plan or paid in full by your tuition due date*
  • *Please be aware your tuition due date may differ from the payment plan enrollment dates

For more information, please contact Joliet Junior College at 815.280.6688 or