Payment Plan - Coastal Carolina University
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Payment Plan

Coastal Carolina University offers a Payment Plan alternative to eligible students. The Payment Plan allows for a term balance (total tuition, room and board, net of financial aid) to be paid over four (4) monthly installments.  To enroll in the plan a nonrefundable $100 administrative fee is required. For Payment Plans established by July 31 for Fall and December 15 for Spring, the administrative fee will be waived. Payment plans will require the setup of auto-draft payments on the following dates:

Fall Semester

  1. August 1, 2022
  2. September 1, 2022
  3. October 1, 2022
  4. November 1, 2022

 Spring Semester

  1. December 16, 2022
  2. February 1, 2023
  3. March 1, 2023
  4. April 1, 2023

 

INSTALLMENT AMOUNTS MAY CHANGE over time to account for any new charges, payments, or financial aid adjustments.

A $25 late charge will automatically be applied to any auto draft payments that fail to transact on the due date.

Payment plan enrollment and installments must be made online within the Student Account Center via e-check, credit or debit card. Automatic drafted payments made with Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express will be charged a service fee of 2.85%. Cash, checks, money orders, outside scholarships, or wire payments made in the office or mailed will not be applied towards a single payment plan installment. Any payments made outside of the online Student Account Center will be applied to the overall balance and any remaining balance will be recalculated and equally drafted on scheduled installment due dates.

Students and Authorized Users can set up a payment plan in the Student Account Center. More information about how to set up a payment plan can be found at How to set up Payment Plan.

Questions about the Payment Plan may be emailed to studentaccounts@coastal.edu or you may call one of our representatives at 843-349-2159.

All agreement forms and initial payments must be completed by 5 p.m. on the due date (see Student Accounts Calendar) to ensure processing and avoid class cancellation.

FAQ

Changing your Payment Method

Only the Payment Plan owner has the ability to change the payment method. To do so, the owner should:

  1. Once logged in, select the Payment Plans tab
  2. Click on the Manage autopay button, then change or update the payment method for upcoming installments
  3. Any changes or updates to the Payment Method must be completed no later than one calendar day before the date of the scheduled automatic installment.

For example, if a payment is scheduled for March 5th and the Payment Plan owner would like to change the bank account the automatic installment payment will be drawn from, he or she must do so by midnight, Eastern Time, on March 4th. Otherwise, the installment payment will be drawn from the old bank account instead of the new one.

Eligibility

  • All students who owe more than $100 for the current term qualify.
  • Authorized Users can enroll in a payment plan on behalf of their student.
  • Students and Authorized Users must be willing to allow automatic withdrawals from a personal U.S. checking/savings account or scheduled charges to debit or credit card.
  • The student account must be in good standing. If the student has past due balances, he or she must first pay off their outstanding balance.

Payment Plan Ownership

Students or one of the student's Authorized Users can enroll in a Payment Plan.  If the student enrolls, the student is owner of the plan; if an Authorized User enrolls, that individual is the owner of the plan.  This is important because only the owner of the plan can change the payment method.  Both the student and ALL of the student’s Authorized Users will receive Payment Plan notifications by email.