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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)
  • Mastercard, Discover, and Visa (*An additional service fee of 2.85% will be assessed.)

Payments are processed automatically on the 5th of each month. *If a credit/debit card is used, a service fee in addition to the enrollment fee will be assessed.

Cost to Participate

  • $35 nonrefundable  enrollment fee per semester
  • $3 nonrefundable enrollment fee for an immediate full payment
  • Up to $30 nonrefundable returned payment fee if a payment is returned

Simple Steps to Enroll

  • Go to; Log in
  • Select “Service Center”
  • Click on the “Financial Information” icon on the left side of the screen
  • Click on “Click here to set up a Payment Plan”
  • Click on “Proceed to Processor”
  • Click the link on the steps to enroll

It is the policy of SC4 that the Responsible Party be at least 18 years of age. By enrolling with Nelnet Campus Commerce, the Responsible Party agrees to pay all tuition and fees even if the initial deposit does not go through.

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 access or set up their account first and then add you as an Authorized Payer.

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

Fall 2024

Payment plan available on April 15, 2024

Pending Aid plans available on July 15, 2024

Full payments available through August 30, 2024

Last Day to Enroll OnlineRequired Down PaymentNumber of PaymentsMonths of PaymentsPayment Date
June 3none5June-Oct5th
June 2510%4July-Oct5th
July 2535%3Aug-Oct5th
Aug 250%2Sept & Oct5th
Aug 3060%1October only5th
Pending AidAvailable July 15   
Aug 30none3Oct-Dec5th

Winter 2025

Payment plan available on November 4, 2024

Pending Aid available on December 9, 2024

Full payments available through January 24, 2025

Last Day to Enroll OnlineRequired Down PaymentNumber of PaymentsMonths of PaymentsPayment Date
Nov 2520%4Dec-March5th
Dec 2450%3Jan-March5th
Jan 2460%2Feb & March5th
Pending AidAvailable Dec 9   
Jan 24none3Feb-April20th

Summer 2025

Payment plan available on February 24, 2025

Full payments available through May 27, 2025

Last Day to Enroll OnlineRequired Down PaymentNumber of PaymentsMonths of PaymentsPayment Date
March 2720%3April-June5th
April 2450%2May & June5th
May 2760%1June only5th

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

Students delinquent on payments to Nelnet Campus Commerce on the final semester drop date will be removed from their classes.

PAYMENT PLAN AVAILABILITY Availability of the payment plan is determined by St Clair Community College. Please be aware the College may elect not to have the payment plan available during specific times and dates during registration.

BALANCE ADJUSTMENTS Please do not assume your balance will automatically adjust if financial aid is received or a class is dropped or added. You should review your agreement balance online.