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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

Choose Your Payment Method

  • Automatic payment from checking or savings account (ACH)
  • Automatic payment from credit card/debit card (An additional fee will be assessed for using a debit/credit card)

Scheduled payments are processed on the 16th of each month

Cost to Participate

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

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.
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.

  • Go to
  • Log on to MYACCOUNTS and click on SIS (Student Information System)
  • Click on Self-Service, then Student Center
  • Under Finances, click on Apply for a Payment Plan


  • If you have used Nelnet before, simply Sign In to manage your account.
  • If you are new to Nelnet, click on the link from your email invite to create an online account.

Note: All down payments and enrollment fees are processed immediately! If the down payment and/or enrollment fee payment fails the plan will be terminated.

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

Summer 2023

Plans open for enrollment starting April 3, 2023

Enrollment PeriodRequired Down PaymentNumber of PaymentsMonths of Payments
April 3-May 550%2May & June
May 6-June 760%1June only

Fall 2023

Plans open for enrollment starting July 1, 2023

Enrollment PeriodRequired Down PaymentNumber of PaymentsMonths of Payments
July 1-July 620%4July-Oct
July 7-Aug 740%3Aug-Oct
Aug 8-Sept 750%2Sept & Oct

Spring 2024

Plans open for enrollment starting November 8, 2023

Enrollment PeriodRequired Down PaymentNumber of PaymentsMonths of Payments
Nov 8-Dec 720%5Dec-April
Dec 8-Jan 420%4Jan-April
Jan 5-Feb 740%3Feb-April