Payment Options | Spalding University Catalog

Payment Options

Accepting Spalding University’s offer of admission and enrolling in classes, each student accepts responsibility for paying all debts to the University, including tuition and fees, for which he or she is liable. An individual’s registration as a Spalding student constitutes his or her agreement to make a timely payment of all amounts due.

Students must pay the tuition and fees balance (less any pending financial aid) or enroll in a payment plan by the start of each semester (Fall, Spring and Summer). For students registering after the start of a semester, payment in full or enrolling in a payment plan is required immediately. Payment plans are administered by Official Payments.  Students may access the payment plan system on the Spalding Portal ( Failure to make payment or enroll in a payment plan prior to the start of the semester will result in a $50 late fee.

Spalding University accepts cash, money order, check, or credit card (VISA/MasterCard/Discover/American Express). All payments must be in U.S. currency. Credit and debit card payments are subject to a 2.5% service fee. Electronic bank transfers are not subject to a fee. Students/parents/guardians may pay online through the Spalding Portal using credit/debit cards or a checking account.

Payment Plans
Spalding University offers a 6 installment payment plan.  The fee to enroll in a payment plan is $35 per semester.  Each term, fall and spring, will require a new payment plan. Payments are due on the 1st or 15th of each month. For the fall the plans run from August to January and spring from February to July. A late or missed payment plan payment is subject to a $20 late fee. Payment plan payments are subject to the same service fee as regular payments. Credit and debit card transactions require a 2.5% service fee. Electronic bank transfers are not subject to a fee.

Late Fees
If your account is delinquent and satisfactory payment arrangements have not been made, the University may take steps necessary to collect the balance due including, but not limited to:
• Late fee ($50 for failure to pay prior to semester or enroll in payment plan; $20 for missed payment plan payment)
• Preventing a student from registering for classes
• Dropping a student from future classes
• Withholding transcripts and diploma
• Placing your account with a collection agency and adding collection costs to the balance placed
• Taking legal action to collect the balance due

Payments may be made online through the Spalding portal, in person in the Bursar’s office, or by mail (check or money order only)

Third Party Payment Contract
Third parties may be billed directly if the party has an agreement with Spalding University to pay the University directly. Several employers and other third party payers participate in the direct third party billing arrangement. For more information, consult with the third party and/or the university bursar.

Employer Reimbursement
Students with employer reimbursement must complete Spalding’s Employer Reimbursement Deferment form for each term.  Students may access the employer reimbursement deferment form on the Spalding Portal (

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