Student Billing Services

Deferred Payment Plan (DPP)

The Deferred Payment Plan (DPP) allows for eligible registration fees to be paid in five monthly installments (20% each). For current registration fee amounts, visit the Registrar's web site.

Once enrolled in DPP, a non-refundable participation fee of $40.00* per semester will be assessed to your CARS account. Please do not pay the participation fee until it is billed.

*Fee subject to change

 Fees and Programs eligible for the Deferred Payment Plan include:

 Fees and Programs not eligible for the Deferred Payment Plan:

 Deadline to Enroll** in DPP:

**Payment of the first and second installments will be required for those enrolling in DPP after the first installment due date but by applicable DPP deadlines.

Due dates for the installment payments:

Installments Fall Term Spring Term

First installment
Payment in Full

August 15 January 15
Second installment
Deadline to Enroll in DPP
September 15 February 15
Third installment October 15 March 15
Fourth installment November 15 April 15
Fifth installment December 15 May 15

DPP enrollment is established on a per semester basis, not an academic year.

DPP Calculation:
The DPP installment amount is calculated for eligible students and is displayed in the Message Section of the July, August, December and January CARS billing statements. The installment amount will vary among students as it is calculated based on other charges that may exist at the time the monthly E-Bill is created (i.e., past due charges and charges currently due).

How to Enroll in DPP:
To self-enroll in DPP, you must submit an e-Check payment by the applicable deadline. Follow these steps:

  1. Log into the Bear Facts web site.
  2. Select the CARS tab.
  3. Click on the Monthly E-Bill link.
  4. Click the "I Agree" button located at the bottom of the page.
  5. A new window will open to the Statement Summary page.
  6. Click the Pay Now button.
  7. Select the “Deferred Payment” amount (this amount cannot be edited).
  8. Proceed with making payment.

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Payments made through other methods (i.e., mail, wire transfer, etc.) will not activate the Deferred Payment Plan.

Your CARS account will not be on the plan until the first payment is received. Subsequent installment amounts will be included in the "Minimum Amount Due" figure listed on the monthly E-Bill.

If you receive any type of financial awards or loans, the funds will be used to pay registration fees even if the account is on the installment plan.

If installment payments are not credited to the account by the due date, the following may occur: