MHC Payment Plan FAQs

Is there a cost to enroll in the payment plan?

Yes. The cost for enrolling in the payment plan is $35.00 for each term.

When can I sign up for the payment plan?

You will be able to sign up for the plan when semester charges have been put on the student account. Charges are assessed in early July for fall semester and early December for spring semester charges.  You will be required to pay the enrollment fee and the first installment at that time.

Can I enroll after the first installment date?

Yes. You can enroll prior to the due date of the second installment. You must pay the first two installments by the due date of the second installment.

What if my student account balance changes?

The payment plan will automatically adjust the amount owed for the remaining payments. This will either increase or decrease your amount owed for each of the remaining months depending on whether the adjustment on the account was a charge or a credit.

What if I pay more than my stated payment amount?

If you pay more than is required, then the excess will reduce the remaining payments equally.

What if I pay less than my stated payment amount?

If you pay less than the required amount, a late fee of $25 may be assessed for the first month.  If the payment is insufficient for two payments, the payment plan will be canceled and all late fees will be applied for the semester.

Can a parent or guardian make a payment?

Yes. The student must first add an authorized user and the authorized user must create a password and security questions. Then the authorized user can log in to TouchNet themselves and make payments toward the payment plan.

Can I enroll for the entire academic year?

No. Tuition and fees are applied by semester. The payment plan must be setup each semester.

When will my payments be due?

With the exception of the down payment (paid at the time of enrollment) all installments are due at the end of the month.  The fall semester down payment is due July 31 and the spring semester down payment is due December 31.

How many payments will I have to make?

Each payment plan is for five months. If you sign up in the second month of the plan, you must make the equivalent of two months worth of payments to catch up.

Can I include last semester’s balance?

No. The previous semester’s balance must be paid in full or you will not be able to sign up for the next semester’s plan.

Can I also make separate payments to my account?

Yes, you may. But be sure to make the appropriate payments to your payment plan to avoid late fees or plan termination. 

Can I use a credit card to make plan payments?

Yes. When you use TouchNet you can choose credit card as a form of payment.  Note: There is an additional fee for using a credit card.  The fee amount will be shown at the time of payment.

Can I pay using a non-U.S. based bank account?

No. Payments can only be made using a U.S. based bank account.

Can I use a debit card to make payments?

Yes. You can use the checking or savings account attached to the debit card for payment.  You will have to know your account number and routing number to make the payment (you cannot use the number on the debit card).  If you don't have a paper check with this information, you can call your bank for the routing number.

Can I set up an automatic deduction for payments?

No. You must be an Authorized User to setup or pay on an installment plan. You cannot set up recurring deductions from within TouchNet.

Can I cancel my payment plan?

Yes. You must contact Student Financial Services and they will help you cancel your plan. You will be responsible for any balance due after canceling the plan.