Payment Plan

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The University at Buffalo partners with Nelnet Campus Commerce to administer payment plans. Depending on when you enroll in the payment plan, you may have up to five installments.

Plan Highlights

The payment plan is available for both the fall and spring terms (not summer or winter sessions). If you would like to enroll for either spring or fall, you must enroll at the beginning of each term. Please note that you will not be automatically enrolled for the following semester. The payment plan is not a loan program and the service is provided interest-free.

Highlights:

  • Students who enroll in the payment plan will be flagged in HUB as a plan participant.
  • If you are a payment plan participant, you will NOT receive an eBilling statement notification or an eBill from the university.
  • Your payment due dates, as determined by QuikPay/Nelnet, will be the 15th of the month (or the next business day if the 15th falls on a weekend).
  • If the 15th falls on a federal holiday, payment processing will still occur. Please refer to your contract for your specific payment schedule.
  • Your payment plan monthly installment will be automatically deducted from the account that you designated at the time of enrollment. You DO NOT need to log in to make a payment on your account.
  • If your payment plan installment fails on the 15th, we will reattempt to take your payment within 10 days.  You will be notified when this happens.

Payment Plan Enrollment

Completing the Budget Worksheet

Enrollment Dates

Fall 2022 Enrollment Dates
Installment Payment Plan First Day to Enroll Last Day to Enroll Payment Plan Due Dates
Five (5) installments July 14
August 14

8/15

9/15

10/17

11/15

12/15

Four (4) installments August 15  September 14

9/15

10/17

11/15

12/15

Three (3) installments September 15 September 29

10/17

11/15

12/15

Terms and Conditions

  • The $45.00 enrollment fee per term is non-refundable and is charged at time of enrollment.
  • Returned Payment Fee: If a payment is returned, you will be notified and a returned payment fee will be automatically processed from the account provided. If the fee is returned, it may be reattempted up to two more times. Fees are subject to change.
Enroll Before the Due Date

If you have received an eBill and enroll in a payment plan AFTER the due date of the eBill, you are subject to a late fee.

Payment Plan Rebalancing Dates

Be sure to check your account frequently to see if your payment plan requires rebalancing. Rebalancing is needed if your original payment plan balance changes for any reason, such as additional financial aid or additional charges. You, as the plan owner, will be able to initiate the rebalancing by visiting the payment plan option in QuikPay.

Fall 2022 Payment Plan Rebalancing Dates
Date Rebalancing Action
October 5, 2022 Any student who is enrolled in a payment plan will have their payment plan balance adjusted on this date. Your balance may increase or decrease, depending on what your actual balance is in HUB.
October 14, 2022 Any student whose actual balance in HUB has decreased since October 5th will have their Payment Plan adjusted on this date.
October 24, 2022 Any student whose actual balance in HUB has increased or decreased since October 14th will have their Payment Plan adjusted on this date.
November 4, 2022 Any student whose actual balance in HUB has increased or decreased since October 24th will have their Payment Plan adjusted on this date.
November 14, 2022 Any student whose actual balance in HUB has decreased since November 4th will have their Payment Plan adjusted on this date.
November 23, 2022 Any student whose actual balance in HUB has increased or decreased since November 14th will have their Payment Plan adjusted on this date.
December 5, 2022 Any student whose actual balance in HUB has increased or decreased since November 23rd will have their Payment Plan adjusted on this date.
December 14, 2022 Any student whose actual balance in HUB has decreased since December 5th will have their Payment Plan adjusted on this date.
December 23, 2022 For reattempt on final installment only- Any student whose actual balance in HUB has decreased since December 14th will have their Payment Plan adjusted on this date.   

You will receive an email when this adjustment has been made. Please log in to view your payment plan and the amount of your upcoming payments, as they may have changed.

Rebalancing Options

Change Payment Profile

Once you've enrolled in a payment plan, you may need to update an existing payment profile that is currently associated with your payment plan or add a new payment profile .

Permission for Authorized Payers to Manage Payment Plans

If the student is the payment plan owner, they will have the ability to add one or more authorized payers to receive notifications and/or details about their payment plan.  A student must grant the authorized payer permission to manage the payment plan.