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Automatic Payment Plan/Nelnet

image of rolled coinsTCC offers a convenient automatic payment plan through Nelnet to pay your tuition and class fees on time each quarter.

Advantages of Automatic Payment/Nelnet

  • Easy online enrollment
  • Monthly payment plan
  • Flexible payment options
  • No interest

Accepted Payment Methods

  • Automatic bank payment (ACH)
  • VISA, MasterCard, Discover, American Express only
  • Payments are processed on the 5th or 20th of each month and will continue until the balance is paid in full. If a credit/debit card is used, a convenience fee in addition to the enrollment fee will be assessed.

Requirements & Fees

  • Financial Aid Students: Please DO NOT sign up for the automatic payment plan if you have financial aid or coverage by a third party. Your classes will not be dropped.
  • Minimum Balance: You must owe a minimum amount of $200 tuition and fees in order to use this automatic payment plan.
  • Fees to Participate in Automatic Payment:
    - $15 enrollment fee per quarter (ACH & credit card)
    - $2 enrollment fee for an immediate full payment (ACH only)
    - $30 returned payment fee if a payment is returned

Target Dates for Enrollment in Automatic Payment

Target Dates to Enroll By: 
Winter 2018 
Payment plans available on November 6th through December 14, 2017.  Full Payments may be made through December 14, 2017 
Last day toRequired downNumber ofMonths 
enroll onlinepaymentpaymentsof payments 
 Payments on the 5th of the month 
Nov 2325%3Dec-Jan-Feb 
Dec 1450%2Jan & Feb 
 Payments on the 20th of the month 
Dec 925%3Dec-Jan-Feb 
Dec 1450%2Jan & Feb 
Tuition Due Date for Winter 2018 is December 14, 2017 
Spring 2018 
Payment plans available on February 12th through March 15, 2017.   Full payments may be madethrough March 15, 2018 
Last day toRequired downNumber ofMonths 
enroll onlinepaymentpaymentsof payments 
 Payments on the 5th of the month 
Mar 225%3Apr-May-June 
Mar 1550%2Apr-May 
 Payments on the 20th of the month 
Mar 925%3Apr-May-June 
Mar 1550%2Apr & May 
•Tuition Due Date for Spring 2018 is March 15, 2018 
*You must have a minimum balance of $200 to budget through the payment plan 


e-Cashier Availability

  • Availability of e-Cashier is determined by TCC. Please be aware the college may elect not to have e-Cashier available during specific times and dates during registration.
  • You may also confirm your account balance online at For additional help, you may also call Nelnet Business Solutions at 800.609.8056.
  • Customer service representatives are available Monday-Thursday, 5:30 a.m.-5 p.m., and Friday, 5:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
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