Tuition Payment Plan

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!

Nelnet Business Solutions is Parkland College's authorized payment system that provides you with a low cost option for budgeting tuition and other educational expenses. It is not a loan program. There are no interest or finance charges assessed, and no credit check . Customer service representatives are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call 800/609-8056.

Payment Methods

  • Automatic bank payment (ACH)
  • Credit/debit card
    Please note: An additional 2.7% service fee will be charged on credit/debit card payments. This fee will be added to your payment amount. This fee will increase to 2.8% the week of May 30, 2022.

Cost to Participate

  • $25 nonrefundable enrollment fee per semester
  • $2 nonrefundable enrollment fee for an immediate full payment
  • $30 returned payment fee if a payment is returned

To Sign Up for a Payment Plan follow these steps:

Please note: Nelnet Business Solutions (NBS) is Parkland College's authorized payment system.

1. Go to my.parkland.edu.
2. Click on Go to Self-Service and select Student Finance.
Self-ServiceStudent Finance
3. At the top of the page, click on Financial Information, and then Signup for a Payment Plan to open the single sign on pass through menu, or click here.
Payment Plan
4. You will be directed to the NBS site where you can create an account and sign up for a payment plan.

Note: Once you have created your payment plan account, you can use the links above for single sign on through my.parkland.edu to access your payment plan, check balances, make plan payments, set up an authorized third party, etc.

Contact the Parkland College Business Office at 217/351-2233 if you do not see the option to sign up for the payment plan.


Tuition Due Dates

SPRING 2022 SESSION

  • Tuition due dates are as follows:
    For classes that begin the week of January 10
    Tuition is due: December 13
    For classes that begin the week of January 31
    Tuition is due: January 10
    For classes that begin the week of March 7
    Tuition is due: February 14

SUMMER 2022 SESSION

  • Tuition due dates are as follows:
    For classes that begin the week of May 16
    Tuition is due: April 25
    For classes that begin the week of June 6
    Tuition is due: May 16
    For classes that begin the week of July 5
    Tuition is due: June 13

FALL 2022 SESSION

  • Tuition due dates are as follows:
    For classes that begin the week of August 22
    Tuition is due: August 1.
    For classes that begin the week of September 12
    Tuition is due: August 22.
    For classes that begin the week of October 17
    Tuition is due: September 26

 

Enrollment Deadlines

  • NOTE: All payments and enrollment fees are processed immediately.
  • If you use Nelnet to pay your tuition in full, that does NOT put you on the payment plan.


Spring 2022 - Payment plan available 10/24/2021

Last Day to Enroll Online Required Down Payment Number of Payments Months of Payment
November 21 none 5 December-April
December 14 20% 4 January-April
January 4 25% 3 February-April
February 18 30% 2 March and April
March 8 50% 1 April Only


Summer 2022 - Payment plan available on 03/20/2022

Last Day to Enroll Online Required Down Payment Number of Payments Months of Payment
April 25 none 3 May-July
May 16 20% 2 June-July
June 13 30% 2 July-Aug
June 27 50% 1 Aug only


Fall 2022 - Payment plan available on 03/27/2022

Last Day to Enroll Online Required Down Payment Number of Payments Months of Payment
July 21 none 4 Aug-Nov
August 22 20% 3 Sept-Nov
September 26 30% 2 Oct-Nov
October 10 50% 1 Nov only