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This option allows you to pay your educational expenses in smaller, more manageable monthly installments.

To help you better manage your educational expenses, UVM has partnered with Nelnet Campus Commerce to offer a payment plan allowing you to spread your educational expenses over smaller monthly installments, paid over the course of the school semester. Your only cost is a $60 enrollment fee.

For quick plan activation and to manage your Nelnet Campus Commerce account, visit

Benefits of the plan include:

  • 24/7 secure account access.
  • Set up and modify payment plan budgets.
  • Make online payments for your monthly payment plan.

Plans can be set up to cover tuition, fees, university-charged housing, and meals over a maximum of five monthly payments.

  • July 1 to November 1 for fall charges
  • December 1 to April 1 for spring charges

Once enrolled, you will be billed monthly. Automatic monthly deductions from your checking or savings accounts are available at no additional cost.

Please contact Nelnet Campus Commerce at 800-722-4867 with any questions or to receive no-cost affordability counseling.

Managing Your Nelnet Campus Commerce and UVM Bill

Please review the following information regarding Nelnet Campus Commerce plans and how they relate to your UVM bill.

  • Nelnet Campus Commerce does not have access to a student's bill. Your Nelnet Campus Commerce plan is set up for the payment plan amount you authorize. It is the student's responsibility to ensure that the remaining balance owed after accounting for the Nelnet Campus Commerce plan is paid to UVM.
  • The full semester payment plan amount will be shown on the UVM student account once it is set up. Thus, it is important to review any remaining balance due or credit balance shown on the UVM account.
    • The Nelnet Campus Commerce plan may be adjusted. If you need to make an adjustment to either increase/decrease the plan for the semester, go online or contact Nelnet Campus Commerce at 800-722-4867 to request the adjustment.
  • Monthly payments to Nelnet Campus Commerce are due at Nelnet Campus Commerce on the first of the month.
    • Late payments are subject to a $40 late fee (paid to Nelnet Campus Commerce).
    • You are encouraged to contact Nelnet Campus Commerce to discuss automatic payment options to ensure your payments will always arrive on-time.
    • Past due payments to Nelnet Campus Commerce will result in a hold on the student's UVM account, blocking access to registration, grades, and transcripts. Once Nelnet Campus Commerce notifies UVM that the plan is current, the hold will be removed.
  • A parent or other person who sets up a monthly payment plan should request that the student set them up with Proxy Access through their myUVM account. Proxies who have been granted account and billing access will be able to view online the UVM student account, including bills, and will receive billing related communications.