Tuition Payment Plan

An important step in attending college is having a solid plan for covering the cost of attendance. If you don't have money to pay your tuition all at once, review the following information on setting up a payment plan through Nelnet.

Signing up is easy using your ctcLink account and selecting the Nelnet Payment Plan. Nelnet Campus Commerce partners with the College as an approved third-party vendor.

Start budgeting for your education today. Your payments will be lower the sooner you start!

Please Note: All down and full payments are processed immediately!

Fall 2022

Online payment plan enrollment opens May 23, 2022

A payment plan must be in place by your tuition due date.

Last day to set up
payment plan
Required
down payment
Months and percentage
of payments*
Enrollment Fee
Sept 27 None Oct 5th - 33%
Nov 5th - 33%
Dec 5th - 34%
$30
Oct 27 33% Nov 5th - 33%
Dec 5th - 34%
$30
Nov 18 50% Dec 5th - 50% $30

*If your payment date falls on a weekend or a banking holiday observed by the Federal Reserve, the payment will be attempted on the next business day.

Winter 2023

Online payment plan enrollment opens November 9, 2022

A payment plan must be in place by your tuition due date.

Last day to set up
payment plan
Required
down payment
Months and percentage
of payments*
Enrollment Fee
Dec 9 None Jan 5th - 33%
Feb 5th - 33%
Mar 5th - 34%
$30
Dec 23 33% Jan 5th - 33%
Feb 5th - 34%
$30
Jan 18 50% Feb 5th - 50% $30

*If your payment date falls on a weekend or a banking holiday observed by the Federal Reserve, the payment will be attempted on the next business day.

Payment Methods

  • Automatic bank payment (ACH - checking/savings account)
  • Credit or debit card payment

Advantages

  • Easy online enrollment through Nelnet within ctcLink
  • Monthly payments
  • Flexible payment options
  • No interest

Payments are processed on the 5th of each month.

Cost to Participate

  • $30 non-refundable enrollment fee per quarter (ACH & credit card)
  • $2 non-refundable enrollment fee for an immediate full payment (ACH)
  • $30 non-refundable returned payment fee if a payment is returned

Conditions of Payment Plan

The ability to create a new payment plan is available according to Shoreline Community College's registration calendar.

Please do not assume your balance will automatically be adjusted if financial aid is received or a class is dropped or added. Students are responsible to inform the college if there are any changes to their quarterly schedule after a payment plan is inititated. You can review your agreement balance online through ctcLink. You can email payplan@shoreline.edu to request your payment plan be updated if needed.

Steps to Start a Plan

Log into ctcLink and follow these steps to create a payment plan:

Enroll in a payment plan [7 steps]

In this tutorial, we will walk through how to enroll in a payment plan. This process can only be done on a desktop or a laptop, and cannot be done on a mobile device.

You can hover or click on the included screenshots in the Desktop tutorial for a zoomed-in view
 

Step 1

Log into the full version of ctcLink (also called PeopleSoft) using this link: https://gateway.ctclink.us/. This will take you to an alternate view of ctcLink. If this version looks different from the ctcLink screens you are used to, don't worry, its supposed to. 

 

 
If you attend multiple colleges, when prompted, select Shoreline Community College from the list.

Step 2

If you attend multiple colleges, when prompted, select Shoreline Community College from the list.

 

 
Select the 'Student Homepage' button

Step 3

In the left-side menu, select the 'Student Homepage' button.

 

 
On the Student Homepage, select the 'Financial Account' tile

Step 4

On the Student Homepage, select the 'Financial Account' tile.

 

 
On the left side menu, select 'Payment Plans'

Step 5

On the left side menu, select 'Payment Plans'.

 

 
From the drop-down, select 'Nelnet Payment Plan', then click the 'Nelnet' button

Step 6

From the drop-down, select 'Nelnet Payment Plan', then click the 'Nelnet' button.

 

 
This will take you to the Nelnet account creation form. Follow the instructions to set up your Nelnet Payment Plan.

Step 7

This will take you to the Nelnet account creation form. Follow the prompts to set up your Nelnet Payment Plan.

 

 

Additional Resources

If you had any trouble completing this tutorial, or have additional questions please check out our additional resources here.

 

Login to ctcLink

Click here to login to ctcLink

ctcLink for Students

The ctcLink for Students page has resources on troubleshooting, help sessions and more

Shoreline Support Center

In the Shoreline Support Center you can view self help articles, chat with an agent and submit support request tickets

Nelnet agreement

To access your MyFACTS account, follow your FACTS confirmation notification. If you need to talk to a Nelnet representative, please call (800) 609-8056.

To access your MyFACTS account, follow your FACTS confirmation notification.

Account Balance

For inquiries about your balance contact payplan@shoreline.edu.

Please include your:

  • full name
  • ctcLink ID number
  • specific question or concern

If You Miss a Payment

Should an automatic bank payment or credit card payment be returned, a $30 returned payment fee will be automatically assessed to your account. You will be notified by Nelnet of the returned payment via mail or e-mail.

Update Your Payment Plan Contact Info

To make changes to your address, telephone or bank information, customer service representatives are available:

Monday-Thursday | 7:30 am to 7 pm (CST)

Friday | 7:30 am to 5 pm (CST)

Call Nelnet at (800) 609-8056

Business Office

Contact the Business Office at (206) 546-7850