Payment plan

Your most affordable college option is now even more affordable

Pay your tuition and fees in up to four monthly installments with TCC’s payment plan, administered by Tuition Management Systems (TMS). Paying as-you-go is the best way to pay your education expenses. Why make a large payment each semester, when you can spread out your expenses over smaller monthly payments?

A payment plan that fits your needs

  • No credit check
  • Interest-free
  • Low enrollment fee
  • Flexible payment methods
  • Simple to use
  • Can be established from a minimum of $100 to a maximum of 15 credits at the out-of-state rate

How the payment plan works


  1. Register for your classes
     
  2. When the payment plan becomes available for your semester, enroll using these steps:
     
  • Go to www.tcc.edu
  • Log on to myTCC and click on VCCS SIS Student Information System
  • From Self-Service menu, click on Student Center
  • Under Finances, click on Apply for TMS Payment Plan
     

Payments are automatically debited from your bank account or charged to your credit card* (Discover, Mastercard, VISA or American Express).

*2.5 percent service fee is assessed on each credit card transaction

The enrollment fee and down payment are processed immediately when you sign up for the plan. After that, payments are processed on the 16th of the month until your balance is paid in full.

3. Manage your monthly payments at tcc.afford.com. IMPORTANT: If you add or drop courses, make sure you update information on your account page. 


Getting started

Summer 2019 Payment Plan Dates

Payment plans for the Summer 2019 term are available from March 18 to May 17. 

Plan Terms: Deposit + 4 Payments
Enrollment Fee: $35
Deposit: 20%
Months of payment: April, May, June, July
Last day to enroll: April 10, 2019

Plan Terms: Deposit + 3 Payments
Enrollment Fee: $35
Deposit: 40%
Months of payment: May, June, July
Last day to enroll: May 10, 2019

Plan Terms: Deposit + 2 Payments
Enrollment Fee: $40
Deposit: 50%
Months of payment: June, July
Last day to enroll: May 17, 2019

Fall 2019 Payment Plan Dates

Payment plans for the Fall 2019 term are available from July 5 to August 22. 

Plan Terms: Deposit + 4 Payments
Enrollment Fee: $35
Deposit: 20%
Payment Due Dates:  July 16, August 16, September 16, October 16
Last day to enroll: July 10

Plan Terms: Deposit + 3 Payments
Enrollment Fee: $35
Deposit: 40%
Months of payment: August 16, September 16, October 16
Last day to enroll: August 9

Plan Terms: Deposit + 2 Payments
Enrollment Fee: $40
Deposit: 50%
Months of payment: September 16, October 16
Last day to enroll: August 22

 

Spring 2020  Payment Plan Dates

Payment plans for the Spring 2020 term are available from October 28, 2019 to January 10, 2020. 

Plan Terms: Deposit + 4 Payments
Enrollment Fee: $35
Deposit: 20%
Payment Due Dates:  November 16, 2019, December 16, 2019,  January 16, 2020, February 16, 2020
Last day to enroll: November 8, 2019

Plan Terms: Deposit + 3 Payments
Enrollment Fee: $35
Deposit: 40%
Months of payment: December 16, 2019,  January 16, 2020  February 16, 2020
Last day to enroll: December 10, 2019

Plan Terms: Deposit + 2 Payments
Enrollment Fee: $40
Deposit: 50%
Months of payment: January 16, 2020  February 16, 2020
Last day to enroll: January 10, 2020

Before you sign up, read this

If your enrollment status changes for any reason, you must log in to the TMS payment portal and adjust your payment plan contract amount. 

TMS will notify TCC of your adjustment and will approve or deny the adjustment based on your enrollment as shown in SIS.

Adjustments must be completed before the adjustment deadline as indicated on the payment plan calendar above.

After the last day to increase payment plan contract amounts, the student is responsible for paying the college directly for any additional classes or those classes will be dropped.

As with any financial transaction, make sure you read and fully understand the Terms and Conditions for the tuition payment plan. Download the plan's Terms and Conditions (PDF).

Questions? Call 800-337-0291.

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