Monthly Payment Plan Options | Bursar's Office | Kent State University

Monthly Payment Plan Options

Education expenses are easier to pay when spread over predictable monthly payments. Our Monthly Payment Plan, administered by Tuition Management Systems, is an alternative to large annual or term payments and helps limit borrowing. It is available for a $55 per semester enrollment fee for fall and spring term and includes:

  • Convenient 3, 4, or 5 monthly payments, see schedule below
  • 24-hour account access through ¬†
  • Toll-free automated account information
  • Toll-free personal service Monday-Friday at 800-722-4867
  • For calls outside of the U.S. and Canada, please call 401-921-3999

In addition, free Education Payment Advice @ 1-888-216-4269 or via can help you make informed choices about limiting your loan debt by combining this payment option with any educational loan of your choice. If you must borrow, borrow only what you need. Keep your monthly payments within your budget and reduce debt burden after graduation.

Expecting loans, grants or possible financial aid? No need to wait. Enroll in the Monthly Payment Plan and your monthly payment can be adjusted at any time during the year, so visit for costs and schedules, toll-free phone numbers, or to enroll today at

Monthly Payment Plan Options for Fall Semester

Plan Start Date End Date
5 Pay July 1 November 1
4 Pay August 1 November 1
3 Pay* September 1 November 1

Monthly Payment Plan Options for Spring Semester

Plan Start Date End Date
5 Pay December 1 April 1
4 Pay January 1 April 1
3 Pay* February 1 April 1

* The 3 Pay plan will be available beginning Aug. 9 for fall and Jan. 9 for spring.