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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

You must have a minimum balance of $100 to budget through the automatic payment plan.

Cost to Participate

  • $17 nonrefundable enrollment fee per quarter
  •  No enrollment fee for an immediate full payment
  • $30 nonrefundable returned payment fee if a payment is returned

Payments are processed automatically on the 5th of the month.

Simple Steps to Enroll

  • Visit ctcLink and login with your ctcLink ID (EMPLID) and password.
  • If you have not activated your ctcLink ID (EMPLID) or need assistance recovering it, please click here for support.


  • For step-by-step instructions visit the ctcLink Resources page, scroll down to the “Navigating ctcLink (Desktop/Browser)” section and select “Enroll in Nelnet Payment Plan.”


Any refunds for amounts paid via the Nelnet Payment Plan will be issued to the student in the form of a check mailed to the address on file.  Seattle Central College does not have access to any card or account information used to set up the payment plan, and cannot refund directly to the card or account used to make payments.

Tuition and fees are due within 7 business days of your first registration or the first day of the quarter, which ever date comes first. Once the quarter begins, tuition is due at the time of registration unless you enroll in the payment plan.

Target Dates To Enroll By

Winter 2023

Payment plan is available October 31, 2022.
Full payments may be made through January 9, 2023.

Last Day to Enroll OnlineRequired Down PaymentNumber of PaymentsMonths of Payments
Nov 2320%4Dec-March
Dec 2325%3Jan-March
Jan 940%2Feb & March

Spring 2023

Payment plan is available February 6, 2023.
Full payments may be made through April 7, 2023.

Last Day to Enroll OnlineRequired Down PaymentNumber of PaymentsMonths of Payments
Feb 2220%4March-June
March 2425%3April-June
April 740%2May & June

All down payments, full payments, and enrollment fees are processed immediately!

Payment Plan Availability

Availability of the payment plan is determined by Seattle Central College’s registration calendar.  Please be aware the college may elect not to have the payment plan available during specific times and dates during registration.