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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/debit card (An additional fee will be assessed)

Regularly 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 mySVCC and click on SIS (Student Information System)
  • Select “My Student Information” tile
  • Confirm Southside VA Community College is listed as your college or click “Select College” to update
  • Under Finances, click on “Apply for a Payment Plan”

Authorized Payers

  • 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

Payment plans are available starting March 13, 2023

Enrollment PeriodRequired Down PaymentNumber of PaymentsMonths of Payments
March 13-April 620%4April-July
April 7-May 540%3May-July
May 6-June 750%2June & July
June 8-July 650%1July only

Fall 2023

Payment plans are available starting May 30, 2023

Enrollment PeriodRequired Down PaymentNumber of PaymentsMonths of Payments
May 30-June 710%6June-Nov
June 8-July 615%5July-Nov
July 7-Aug 720%4Aug-Nov
Aug 8-Sept 740%3Sep-Nov
Sept 8-Oct 450%2Oct & Nov
Oct 5-Nov 750%1November only

Spring 2024

Payment plans are available starting October 16, 2023

Enrollment PeriodRequired Down PaymentNumber of PaymentsMonths of Payments
Oct 16-Nov 710%6Nov-April
Nov 8-Dec 715%5Dec-April
Dec 8-Jan 420%4Jan-April
Jan 5-Feb 740%3Feb-April
Feb 8-March 750%2March & April
March 8-April 550%1April only