Frequently Asked Questions about Nelnet, the Automatic Tuition Payment Plan

  1. What is Nelnet?
  2. How much will it cost me to use Nelnet?
  3. How will I make my payments?
  4. How do I sign up for Nelnet?
  5. How will my payments be spread out?
  6. Who should I contact if I have more questions about Nelnet?
  1. What is Nelnet?

    Nelnet is an interest-free monthly tuition payment plan that you can sign up for online.

  2. How much will it cost me to use Nelnet ?

    There is a $25 a semester non refundable enrollment fee.

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  3. How will I make my payments?

    Choose one of the following options:

    1. Automatic Bank Payment (ACH)
      • Authorize the automatic payment plan to withdraw your payment each month from your bank account.
      • Choose to have your payment withdrawn from your savings or checking account.
      • Payments are withdrawn on the fifth of each month and will continue until the balance is paid in full.
    2. Credit Card Option
      • Your monthly payment will be automatically charged to the credit card you choose.
      • Payments will be charged on the fifth of each month until the balance is paid in full.
  4. How do I sign up for Nelnet?

    For your convenience, you can enroll in Nelnet payment plan online once you have registered for classes. See the instructions for signing up with Nelnet.

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  5. How will my payments be spread out?

    The earlier you enroll in Nelnet the more flexibility you have to spread out your payments. Review more information about payment scheduling.

  6. Whom should I contact if I have more questions about Nelnet?

    Contact the bursar’s office at (815) 455-8910 or (815) 479-7549.

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It is the responsibility of the student to be aware of McHenry County College withdrawal and refund policies.