Payment Plan

Finance Your Degree

Shawnee State University’s payment plan helps you conveniently manage your education costs.

At Shawnee State University Online Campus, we want to make it easy for you to pay for your online education. Our zero-interest payment plan splits tuition costs into manageable payments. Depending on the option, you will have up to four payments throughout the semester.

Payment Plan Options

The number of payments for the payment plan depends on when you enroll in the plan.

Payment Plan OptionNumber of Payments

How to Enroll

Enrolling in the payment plan is simple.

  • Log in to your MySSU account
  • Click on the Student tab, then Billing Information
  • Under My Account Info, click on Go to CASHNet
  • Click on Installment Payment Plans and follow the steps

There is a $35 enrollment fee when you sign up for the payment plan.

Signup Deadlines and Due Dates

Payment Plan OptionSignup DeadlineDue Dates
Semester – SpringJan. 2Jan. 2, Feb. 6, March 6, April 3
Semester – FallAug. 1Aug. 1, Sept. 5, Oct. 3, Nov. 7
MidtermTBDThe last two due dates of the respective semester plan

Payment Methods

Shawnee State University accepts the following methods of payment:

  • eCheck
  • Credit card (Visa, American Express, Discover, Mastercard, or Diner’s Club)
  • Personal check
  • Cashier’s check
  • Money order

A 2.75 percent convenience fee is assessed for credit card payments.

Late Payments

If payments are not received by the first due date for the fall semester, a $180 late fee will be assessed; for the spring semester, there is a $45 late fee. Late fees for the remaining payments are $35. If the last payment due is late, your account will be placed on a bursar hold.

Returned Checks

If a check is returned, a $50 fee will be assessed to your account. Any ACH payments that are returned will result in a $25 fee.

Errors and Disputes

If you notice an error on your account, contact the Office of the Bursar to file a dispute.


If your account has a credit due to overpayment, you will receive a refund no later than 14 days after:

  • The first day of class during a payment period if the credit occurs on or before the first day of class during that payment period; or
  • The balance occurs after the first day of class during a payment period.