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Payment Plan

Binghamton University has partnered with Nelnet Business Solutions to offers an affordable, web-based payment plan. The payment plan provides you with the opportunity to divide your student account payments into equal installments for a specified number of months. The payment plan option is offered to you interest-free, and depending on when you enroll, will allow you to spread your payments over a period of up to four months (Fall: Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov; Spring: Feb, Mar, Apr, May). A non-refundable enrollment fee of $40 per term is required to activate the payment plan. You MUST sign up on-line, payment plans cannot be processed in the Student Accounts Office.

You will have the option of using a credit card (Discover, MasterCard, Visa or American Express) or a U.S. bank account (checking or savings) to participate. The down payment and the $40 enrollment fee will be debited from your account when you enroll. The remaining payments will be AUTOMATICALLY debited from the account you choose on the 20th of the applicable month/s. You will receive an email reminder several days before your account is debited.

To enroll in QuikPAY Payment Plan as a student:

  1. Go to www.bubrain.binghamton.edu
  2. Sign into BU Brain with your Username & Password
  3. Select the Student Tools tab to find the Student Accounts Menu
  4. Select Student Accounts Menu
  5. Select Student and Staff QuikPAY Web Payment
  6. Log into QuikPAY with your Banner ID and password
  7. Select the Payment Plan option on the left side of the menu
  8. Follow the instructions provided.

To enroll in QuikPAY Payment Plan as an Authorized Payer:

  1. Go to https://quikpayasp.com/binghamton/studentaccounts/authorized.do
  2. Sign into QuikPAY with the Username and Password set up by your student
  3. Select the Payment Plan option on the left side of the menu
  4. Follow the instructions provided.

Re-balancing a Payment Plan

The payment plan also allows you to re-balance your remaining installments as you add or remove charges from your student account.  Using the Balance Management tool ensures your bank account or credit card will be debited for an installment amount based on your actual current charges.  This can be especially valuable as you make adjustments during the semester, including meal plan, schedule, or newly awarded financial aid.  The Balance Management tool gives you the ability to account for new charges while planning for your monthly installment amount well in advance of your payment due date!

To re-balance your QuikPAY Payment Plan:

  1. Go to www.bubrain.binghamton.edu
  2. Sign into BU Brain with your Username & Password
  3. Select the "Student Tab" to find the Student Accounts menu
  4. Select the Student Accounts Menu
  5. Select on the Student and Staff QuikPAY Web Payment
  6. Log into the Binghamton University QuikPAY with your Username and Password
  7. Select Payment Plan on the left side menu
  8. Select the Agreement ID# – View Details link located above the Red Action Required box
  9. Select the Balance Management link located on the right side of the Payment Plan Installments box
  10. Select the Re-balance payment Evenly radio button and then Re-balance Payments option
  11. Review your new payment plan details, including the installment amounts and due dates

For payment plan assistance please call Nelnet Business Solutions at (888) 470-6014. Customer service representatives are available Monday through Thursday 7:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Friday 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Central Standard Time).

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Last Updated: 9/30/13