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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.

Paying for the rising costs of a college education is a concern for nearly every student and family.  To help you meet your educational expenses, Savannah State University is pleased to offer Nelnet Business Solutions (NBS) as a convenient budget plan.  This is not a loan program.  You have no debt, there are no interest or finance charges, and there is no credit check.  Enrollment is this plan is easy and available online.

Payment Plan Information

Payment Methods

  • Automatic bank payments (ACH)
  • Credit card/ debit card (An additional service fee of 2.85% will be assessed)

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

Cost to Participate

  • Your only cost is a small enrollment fee:
    • $60 for 4 monthly payment plans
    • $70 for 3 monthly payment plans
    • $75 for 2 monthly payment plans
  • Up to $30 nonrefundable returned payment fee if a payment is returned

Sign up early to maximize the benefit of spreading your payments over the maximum amount of months for the lowest enrollment fee.

NOTE: All down payments must be paid to Nelnet Campus Commerce and NOT Savannah State University.

Simple Steps to Enroll

Enroll Today

  • Go to www.savannahstate.edu
  • Log in to the PAWS portal
  • On the Home page, select “Nelnet Payment Plan”
  • Select the appropriate term
  • Click on “Pay by Nelnet Payment Plan”

 

Authorized Payers

  • If you are paying on behalf of the student, the student must access or set up their account first and then add you as an Authorized Payer.
  • Log in here after your student sets you up as an Authorized Payer.

Before you click the Authorize button, please read carefully through the Terms and Conditions.  An immediate e-mail will be sent confirming enrollment in the payment plan.

Need some help setting up a payment plan?

*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 2024

Payment plan available on March 1, 2024

Last Day to Enroll OnlineRequired Down PaymentNumber of PaymentsMonths of PaymentsEnrollment Fee
April 3none4April-July$60
April 2525%3May-July$70
May 2150%2June & July$75
*The last day to request a balance decrease or terminate your payment plan: June 24, 2024

Fall 2024

Payment plan available on May 20, 2024

Last Day to Enroll OnlineRequired Down PaymentNumber of PaymentsMonths of PaymentsEnrollment Fee
June 27none4July-Oct$60
July 2525%3Aug-Oct$70
Aug 2350%2Sept & Oct$75
*The last day to request a balance decrease or terminate your payment plan: September 24, 2024

Spring 2025

Payment plan available on October 16, 2024

Last Day to Enroll OnlineRequired Down PaymentNumber of PaymentsMonths of PaymentsEnrollment Fee
Dec 1none4Dec-March$60
Dec 2425%3Jan-March$70
Jan 1750%2Feb & March$75
*The last day to request a balance decrease or terminate your payment plan: February 18, 2025

Summer 2025

Payment plan available on March 1, 2025

Last Day to Enroll OnlineRequired Down PaymentNumber of PaymentsMonths of PaymentsEnrollment Fee
April 3none4April-July$60
April 2425%3May-July$70
May 2050%2June & July$75
*The last day to request a balance decrease or terminate your payment plan: June 23, 2025

NOTE: All down payments must be paid to Nelnet Campus Commerce and NOT Savannah State University.

Maximum Amount to Budget

The maximum amount you may budget is $5500, any amount over this will be added to your down payment.

Balance Adjustments

Your balance will be automatically adjusted if financial aid is received or a class is dropped or added. To adjust the amount of your Payment Plan Agreement, you must complete the Request to Adjust Nelnet Agreement form and submit it to the Cashier’s Office on your campus.

Students

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