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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!

Enroll in a Payment Plan

Scroll down for details and steps to enroll.

Make a One-Time Payment

One-Time payments are not associated with, or applied to, existing payment plans.

Payment Plan Information

Payment Methods

  • Bank Account (U.S. checking or savings account)
  • Credit card/debit card (additional 2.85% fee will apply)

Note: Payments are processed automatically on the 1st or the 15th of each month, depending on which date you select.

Cost to Participate

  • $35 non-refundable enrollment fee per semester
  • Up to $30 non-refundable fee if a payment is returned
  • All enrollment fees are processed immediately

Note: Availability of the payment plan is determined by Trine University. Please be aware the College may elect not to have the payment plan available during specific times and dates during registration.

Simple Steps to Enroll

Students

  • Log in to myPortal
  • Click on the Student tab (top of page)
  • Click on Student Account Center (left-hand side)
  • Click on “View or Pay My Bill”
  • Click on “Set up a Payment Plan” to start the enrollment process
  • Note: if someone is paying on your behalf, you MUST first add them as an Authorized Party
    • On the homepage of your account, click on “Add an Authorized Party”.
  • Note: Payment plan balances do not automatically adjust if there are changes to your student account (financial aid is added/removed, classes are added/dropped, etc.). You must log into your Nelnet account and adjust your balance accordingly.

Authorized Party

  • Note: if you are paying on behalf  of the student, the student MUST first add you as an Authorized Party.
    • Once a student added you, you will receive an email prompting you to “create Account”.
  • Once you have created your account as an Authorized Party, click below to Sign In and “Set Up a Payment Plan” or manage your account.

Authorized Party

Target Dates To Enroll By

Summer 2024 payment plans

Available April 16th, 2024

Number of paymentsMonths of paymentsPayment dateLast day to enroll
2May & June1stApril 29
2May & June15thMay 13

Fall 2024 payment plans

Available June 16, 2024

Number of paymentsMonths of paymentsPayment dateLast day to enroll
5July-November1stJune 27
5July-November15thJuly 11
4August-November1stJuly 30
4August-November15thAugust 13
3September-November1stAugust 29
3September-November15thSeptember 12

Spring 2025 payment plans

Available November 16th, 2024

Number of paymentsMonths of paymentsPayment dateLast day to enroll
5December-April1stNovember 27
5December-April15thDecember 12
4January-April1stDecember 30
4January-April15th January 13
3February-April1stJanuary 30
3February-April15thFebruary 13

Summer 2025 payment plans

Available April 16th, 2025

Number of paymentsMonths of paymentsPayment dateLast day to enroll
2May & June1stApril 29
2May & June15thMay 13