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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 (service fee 2.85%)
• Regularly scheduled payments will process on the last business day of the month

Cost to Participate

• $40 nonrefundable enrollment fee per agreement
• $30 nonrefundable returned payment fee if a payment is returned

Simple Steps to Enroll

  • Students log in to Sewanee Banner Self Service
  • Select Student Services
  • Select Student Account
  • Select Nelnet Payment Center

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

• First follow the steps above
• On the Nelnet home page select ‘Add Authorized Party’
• Click on the check box to allow your party to view details. If an Authorized Party has not been granted access to view account details in the set they will not have access to specific information.

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.
• 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.

Target Dates To Enroll By

Spring 2024

Payment plans available on December 1, 2023

Last day to enroll onlineRequired down paymentNumber of paymentsMonths of payments
Dec 28none4Dec-March
Jan 27none3Jan-March

Fall 2024

Payment plans available on July 1, 2024

Last day to enroll onlineRequired down paymentNumber of paymentsMonths of payments
July 27none4July-Oct
Aug 29none3Aug-Oct

NOTE: All down payments and enrollment fees are processed immediately.

For additional information, call us at 800.609.8056. Customer service representatives are available Monday-Friday 7:00 AM to 9:00 PM CST and Saturday 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM CST.