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Detailed Instructions: How to Sign up for a Payment Plan

Updated: 02/16/2015

If you would like to enroll in a payment plan, follow the instructions listed below.

Please Note: All payment plans must be set up online through your Online Student Center.

    1. Go to and log into your Online Student Center using your MEID and password.

    2. From the Online Student Center, scroll down to Finances, and click on Payment Options.

    3. Select Pay by Monthly Payment Plan.

    4. Select Payment Plan next to the semester for which you would like to set up a payment plan.

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    1. Click the menu on the browser toolbar.

    2. Select Settings.

    3. Click Show advanced settings.

    4. In the Privacy section, click Content settings.

    5. In the Pop-ups section, select Allow all sites to show pop-ups. You can customize permissions for specific websites by clicking on Manage exceptions.

    6. A new window will open with NBS eCashier Automatic Payment Program. Thoroughly read the information on this page so that you are well informed.

    7. Click Proceed.

    5. Fill out the following information:

    • Personal email address

    • Name, address and email address of the person responsible for making the monthly payments

      6. Create an access code.

      7. Click Proceed.

      8. Choose a payment plan.

      9. Review the scheduled monthly payments.

      10. Click Proceed.

      11. Choose your Payment Method:

      • Bank Account Withdrawal or Payment from Credit Card

      12. Enter Payment information:

      • Banking information for ACH payments (withdrawal from checking/savings account) – bank name, address, telephone  number,  bank routing number, and checking or savings account number

      • Credit card information for credit card payments – credit card number and expiration date

      Before you click the Submit button, carefully read through eCashier’s Final Review and the Terms and Conditions. An email will be sent to you confirming enrollment through eCashier if you provide your email address. 

      Please Note: If a payment fails during initial set up of the plan, the agreement is terminated and notification is sent to the person listed as responsible for payment.


      Customer service representatives from Nelnet Business Solutions are available by phone at (800) 609-8056 (Monday through Thursday 7:30 am to 7:00 pm Central Time, and Friday 7:30 am to 5:00 pm Central Time) or by email (

      Filed under: Finances v.4

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