Payment Options

How to Pay

In Person at the Business Office in room 1H02

  • 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 payment from checking or savings account (ACH)
  • Automatic payment from credit card or debit card
  • Regularly scheduled payments will process on the the 15th of the month

Cost to Participate

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

How to Enroll

Payment Plan Benefits:

  • Easy online enrollment
  • Flexible payment options
  • No interest

Target Dates to Enroll By

Spring 2023: Payment plan available on November 7, 2022

Last Day to Enroll OnlineRequired Down PaymentNumber of PaymentsMonths of PaymentsPayment Dates
November 21None5Dec - April15th
December 520%4Jan - April15th
January 940%3Feb - April15th
February 660%2Mar - April15th

Past Due Spring 2023: Payment plan available on March 30, 2023

Last Day to Enroll OnlineRequired Down PaymentNumber of PaymentsMonths of PaymentsPayment Dates
April 2023 - Sept 202410%6April - Sept15th

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

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.

Balance Adjustments

Please do not assume your balance will automatically be adjusted if financial aid is received or a class is dropped or added. You should review your agreement balance online.


Students: If someone is paying on your behalf, you MUST first set them up as an Authorized Payer.

Authorized Payers: If you are paying on behalf of the student, the student must access or set up their account first and then add you as an Authorized Payer.