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Payment Options

For your convenience, we offer the following payment options:

Payments by personal check, 529 plan check, or money order

Payable to Vassar College. Please make sure the student ID number and name are on the check and mail to:

Vassar College
Cashier's Office, Box 612
124 Raymond Avenue
Poughkeepsie, NY 12604

Payments from outside scholarships

Payable to Vassar College. Please make sure the student ID number and name are on the check and mail to:

Vassar College
Student Financial Services, Box 8
124 Raymond Avenue
Poughkeepsie, NY 12604

Electronically

You can pay electronically from your bank account via Nelnet QuikPay, Vassar's provider for electronic billing, payments, and refunds. Students and authorized payers can log in through the links below and click "view and pay accounts."

Students click here

Authorized Payers click here

Wire Transfers via Flywire

Flywire makes payments easy and convenient for international students. It offers competitive foreign exchange rates and allows you to pay in your home currency (in most cases). You can track your payment throughout the process and will receive an email confirmation once your payment is received by Vassar. 

Log into Nelnet Quikpay, click view and pay accounts, make a payment. For payment method, chose Flywire. Or go to Flywire and follow these instructions.

Authorized Payers 

If a parent, guardian, or other third party is responsible for paying the bill, the student will need to set them up as an "Authorized Payer" in Nelnet. Authorized Payers are able to view current statements, check account activity, and make one-time payments online via their bank account. 

Setup Instructions: The student must initiate the process to set up an Authorized Payer in Nelnet Quikpay.

  • To access Nelnet, go to Banner Online   

  • Enter your Vassar email (without the @vassar.edu) and password and click login

  • Select "Student and Financial Aid" > “Nelnet E-Bill and E-Payments” > “Nelnet Quikpay”

  • Select “Authorize Payers” and follow the prompts.  

  • An email will be sent to the Authorized Payer with further instructions. 

Authorized Payer (Parents, guardians, third-parties): Once the student has established you as an authorized payer, click this link to sign into Nelnet Quikpay

Monthly Payment Plan

Vassar College's payment plan is through Nelnet Enterprise Payment Plan Portal.

Payment plans are per semester only.  You will have to sign up again in December for the Spring 2021 term.

Payments for the plan are due on the 5th of each month, and they will be deducted electronically from your checking or savings account.

Please sign up for the payment plan prior to August 10, 2020  to avoid a late fee.

Vassar will offer a 5 and 4 month payment plan per semester, but there is deadline for when you can sign up:

Last Day to Enroll   Number of Payments 
Months of Payments
August 1, 2020 5 August - December
September 3, 2020 4 September - December

NEW Instructions to Enroll: 

The student must initiate the payment plan setup.  If a parent, guardian, or third-party will be paying, the student must set them up as an Authorized Party in the Nelnet Enterprise Payment Plan Portal. (Note: this is separate from the authorized payer setup process for Nelnet Quikpay)    

  • To access Nelnet, go to Banner Online   

  • Enter your Vassar email (without the @vassar.edu) and password and click login

  • Select "Student and Financial Aid" > “Nelnet Enterprise Payment Plan Portal”

  • Since this is a new payment plan system, the student will be required to register (one time only)

  • Students enrolling in their own payment plan, select “Set up a Payment Plan” and follow the prompts 

  • To allow a parent/guardian/third-party to set up a payment plan, 

    • click “Add an Authorized Party” in the top right box. 

    • Follow the prompts. 

    • An email will be sent to the Authorized Party to complete the payment plan setup

Authorized Party (Parents, guardians, third-parties): Once the student has established you as an authorized party, click this link to sign into Nelnet Enterprise Payment Plan Portal.

If you need help setting up your account, or wish to change your plan, contact Nelnet at: 1-800-609-8056