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Payment Options

How to Pay

In Person at the Business Office

  • Cash
  • Check
  • Credit/Debit Card

Online using Nelnet

  • Electronic Checks
  • Credit/Debit Card

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!

Ready To Get Started?

Payment Methods

  • Automatic bank payment (ACH)
  • Credit card/debit card (An additional fee may be assessed)

Payments are processed on the 15th of each month and will continue to process until the balance has been paid in full.

Cost to Participate

  • $25 Nonrefundable Enrollment Fee per Semester
  • $30 Nonrefundable Return Payment Fee if a Payment is Returned

To Enroll

Enroll Today

Follow the link above or click on the "Student Payment Portal - Nelnet" link in SOAR.
Screenshot of Student Payment Portal link on Student Services page in SOAR

Payment Plan Benefits:

  • Easy online enrollment
  • Flexible payment options
  • No interest

Target Dates To Enroll By

Summer 2022: Payment plan available on April 4, 2022

Enrollment DatesRequired Down PaymentNumber of PaymentsMonths of Payments
April 4 - April 12None4April - July
April 13 - May 520%3May - July
May 6 - June 340%2June & July
June 4 - July 160%1July Only

Fall 2022: Payment plan available on April 4, 2022

Enrollment DatesRequired Down PaymentNumber of PaymentsMonths of Payments
April 4 - May 12None6May - Oct
May 13 - June 9None5June - Oct
June 10 - July 620%4July - Oct
July 7 - Aug 440%3Aug - Oct
Aug 5 - Sept 160%2Sept & Oct

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

Balance Adjustments

Please do not assume your balance will automatically be adjusted if financial aid is received or a class is dropped or added. Adds, drops, and other account activity will change the amount of the scheduled payment. You should review your agreement balance online or call the Sauk Valley Community College Business Office at 815-835-6295 to confirm the change.

Payment Plan Availability

Availability of the payment plan is determined by Sauk Valley Community College. Please be aware the college may elect not to have the payment plan available during specific times and dates during registration.