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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 or debit card (2.85% service fee)

Regularly scheduled payments will process on the 9th of each month
Credit and debit cards will have a fully disclosed processing fee

Cost to Participate

  • $45 nonrefundable enrollment fee per semester
  • Up to $30 nonrefundable returned payment fee per returned payment

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.

  • Go to the Application Portal
  • Click on the Nelnet Campus Commerce button
  • Once your profile is set up, you can make a payment, 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.

Once the student invites you, you will receive an email invitation with a link.

  • Click on the included link
  • Answer the security question
  • If you have used Nelnet before, simply Sign In to manage your account
  • If you are new to Nelnet, click on the “Create a username & password” button to create an online account

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.

Important Plan Dates:

Fall 2024

Plans available beginning June 1, 2024

Monthly PaymentsEnrollment OpensLast Date to EnrollFirst Payment DateDown Payment Required
5June 1July 5July 9none
4July 6July 31August 910%
3August 1August 28September 925%

Spring 2024

Plans available beginning November 1, 2024

Monthly PaymentsEnrollment OpensLast Date to EnrollFirst Payment DateDown Payment Required
5November 1December 5December 9none
4December 6December 30January 910%
3December 31January 30February 925%