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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

A convenient and flexible way to make payments.

Enroll in a Payment Plan

Make a One-Time Payment

One-time payments are payments not associated with, or applied to, an existing payment plan account.

Payment Plan Information

Payment Methods

  • Automatic bank payment (ACH)
  • Credit card/debit card a service fee may be assessed

*Transaction fees apply with card payment 

Payments are automatically processed on the 15th of each month

Cost to Participate

  • $48 nonrefundable enrollment fee per semester
  • $30 nonrefundable returned payment fee if a payment is returned

Simple Steps to Enroll for Students

  • Log on to Pilots UP:
  • Self-Service Banner
  • Student Accounts Tab
  • Select Account Summary
  • Pay Now button


Need to Make a One-time Payment on your Tuition?

If someone other than the student will be making the payments, the student will need to designate them as an Authorized Payer before they can access the system. 

Student Instructions to add an Authorized Payer:

Once the student is in the Nelnet Enterprise system go to:
• My Profile
• Click Add or Edit in the Manager Payers Section
• Authorized Party Information
• Add Authorized Party
• Authorized Party Access
• Authorized Party Authentications
• Web Access
• Terms & Conditions
• Save

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 2023

Payment plans available June 1st, 2023

Last day to enrollNumber of paymentsMonths of payments
July 135July 15-November 15
August 114August 15-November 15
September 133September 15-November 15

Spring 2024

Payment plans available October 1st, 2023

Last day to enrollNumber of paymentsMonths of payments
December 135December 15-April 15
January 114January 15-April 15
February 133February 15-April 15

Summer 2024

Payment plan available April 1st, 2024

Last day to enrollNumber of paymentsMonths of payments
May 133May 15-July 15