A service fee will be charged for all credit/debit card payments of student bills beginning on March 4, 2020.
立博体育登录 provides students a variety of options for paying educational expenses. Those choosing to pay tuition and fees by credit or debit card will begin paying a 2.85%的服务费，自2020年3月4日起生效. All credit/debit card payments will need to be paid on-line through our service provider, Nelnet校园商务 — 立博体育登录 Community College will no longer accept credit/debit card payments on site at the Enrollment Centers.
为什么我要付2.85% service fee to pay with a credit card and how is it determined?
到目前为止, accepting credit cards to pay for classes incurred a cost to the College that ultimately added to the cost of operations. In an effort to contain the cost of operating the College — and to encourage more students to use payment methods that do not carry extra fees — 立博体育登录 will use Nelnet校园商务, its payment plan partner, to process credit card payments.
Nelnet provides third-party transaction processing services, operating under an agreement with 立博体育登录 Community College to process credit/debit card payments on students’ behalf. 学生 who opt to pay by credit/debit card will be charged a 2.85%的服务费用于处理付款. The service fee amount is calculated based on the total payment amount.
2.85% service fee will be added to your payment and it will appear as a separate item on your credit card statement. 它不会出现在你的医保账单上. 服务费不予退还, even if the payment to which it relates is cancelled, 退还, 贷记或扣款. By using this payment method, you agree to pay the service fee.
为什么 is the fee being assessed for credit and debit card payments?
立博体育登录 is committed to providing students a range of options for paying educational expenses. 然而, providing complimentary credit/debit card payment services has become prohibitively expensive because of the processing fees assessed by the credit card companies and financial institutions. The College has been absorbing this expense; however, this reduces funds available for other student needs. 立博体育登录 will continue to absorb the fees associated with e-检查 transactions.
Is there any way I can avoid paying a service fee?
是的, select e-检查 when paying 在线 to pay from your 检查ing account. You can also avoid paying a service fee by paying with cash, 检查, money order or bank 检查 in the Enrollment Center or by mailing such payments to the Student Accounts Office (do not mail cash).
Do other colleges charge a fee for credit card transactions?
是的. Nelnet charges this fee to cover the cost of transaction fees assessed by credit card companies. Other colleges across the country (including other Massachusetts colleges) enlist third party processing companies that charge service fees for credit card transactions.
不，是2.85% service fee is nonrefundable even if the payment to which it relates is cancelled, 退还, 贷记或扣款. Service fees must be disputed directly with your credit card company.
The service fee does not appear on my student account. 为什么?
我们的支付处理程序, Nelnet评估服务, which is why it does not appear on your student account. The service fee will appear as a separate charge on your credit card statement.
The fee will be applied to all payments made via credit/debit card to satisfy your student account balance. This includes tuition and fees, health insurance and any other fees posted to your student account.