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Bursar’s Office: Nelnet Automated Payment Plans

Nelnet Business Solutions (Nelnet) the convenient budget plan, is not a loan program. You have no debt, there are no interest and/or finance charges, and there is no credit check. Enrollment in this plan is easy and available through your PORT.  All agreements are made between you and Nelnet, then Nelnet pays the full agreement amount in two payments towards your student account.

Nelnet Prepayment Plans are available for enrollment via the PORT. The enrollment process will be securely connected to your student account, so your plan will be for the exact amount due--no guessing or estimating! Start the enrollment process by logging in and clicking on the Payment Plan link in the Student Services box on the Home tab.

Enrollment is closed for Fall 2016 payment plans. Plan your Spring 2017 payments starting November 1st.

Important Notes:

Last Day to Enroll Online Required Down Payment Number of Payments Months of Payments
Academic Year 2016-2017 Payment Plan*
Fall 2016- July 27 (enrollment fee: $60) 25% 3 Aug.- Oct.
Fall 2016- Aug. 19 (enrollment fee: $70) 50% 2 Sept.- Oct.
Spring 2017- Nov. 23 (enrollment fee: $50) 0% 4 Dec.- Mar.
Spring 2017- Dec. 21 (enrollment fee: $60) 25% 3 Jan.- Mar.
Spring 2017- Jan. 13 (enrollment fee: $70) 50% 2 Feb.- Mar.

Payment Methods

If you elect to use a credit or debit card, your monthly payment, along with a convenience fee, will be automatically charged to the credit card you designate. The convenience fee is in addition to the enrollment fee. Payment methods can only be changed under certain circumstances, so choose your method wisely.

Scheduled payments are processed on the 5th of the month and will continue until the balance is paid in full. Down payments and the enrollment fee are deducted immediately.

Steps to Enroll

Tips for Payment Plan Success

For additional help, please call Nelnet Business Solutions at 800.609.8056. Nelnet customer service representatives are available Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. (CST).

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