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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 2.75%)
• Regularly scheduled payments will process on the 1st 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

  • Click Enroll Today
  • 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 2022

Payment plans available on December 1, 2021

Last day to enroll onlineRequired down paymentNumber of paymentsMonths of payments
Dec 1-Dec 30none5Jan-May
Dec 31-Jan 2125%4Feb-May

Fall 2022

Payment plans available on June 1, 2022

Last day to enroll onlineRequired down paymentNumber of paymentsMonths of payments
June 1-June 22none5July-Nov
June 23-July 2125%4Aug-Nov

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.