Nelnet Business Solutions is Parkland College's authorized payment system that provides you with a low cost option for budgeting tuition and other educational expenses. It is not a loan program. There are no interest or finance charges assessed, and no credit check.

Customer service representatives are available
24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Call 800/609-8056 or email


Parkland College Tuition Payment Plan

Make College Easier to Pay for with a Tuition Payment Plan

Make college more affordable by paying for tuition and fees over time. Tuition payment plans break down your tuition balance into affordable monthly payments. There's no interest, payment options are flexible, setup fees are affordable, and it's easy to enroll! Click to view the enrollment deadlines.

Payment Methods

  • Automatic bank payment (ACH)
  • Credit/debit card
    Please note: An additional 2.7% service fee will be charged on credit/debit card payments. This fee will be added to your payment amount.

Cost to Participate

  • $25 nonrefundable enrollment fee per semester
  • $2 nonrefundable enrollment fee for an immediate full payment
  • $30 returned payment fee if a payment is returned

>> Start the enrollment process by completing the following:
Please note: Nelnet Business Solutions (NBS) is Parkland College's authorized payment system.
Be sure to have your account information available before beginning. (click for details)
Set your web browser to allow popup windows. (view payment plan video for details)

Enter seven (7)-digit Student ID or account number

Enter student's birth date using MM/DD/YY (02/15/1997) format

Select the appropriate term and click the Calculate tuition button.

Complete the enrollment process through the Nelnet system:

  1. Verify your account information and Click the OK button.
  2. Follow the steps on the menu bar by using the Proceed button to complete your enrollment in the Nelnet payment plan.
    You should receive a confirmation email from Nelnet shortly after completing the enrollment process.
    Contact the Parkland College Business Office at 217/351-2233 if you do not see the option to sign up for the payment plan.


Enrollment Deadlines
  • NOTE: All payments and enrollment fees are processed immediately.
  • If you use Nelnet to pay your tuition in full, that does NOT put you on the payment plan. 
  • If you add classes later in the semester, you will need to pay in full for the classes when they are added.

Spring 2017

Payment plan available on November 3, 2016.
Full payment available through May 1, 2017.

For classes that begin the week of: Tuition is due by:
Nov 14 Dec - Apr
Dec 13 Jan - Apr
Jan 10 Feb - Apr
Jan 31 Mar - Apr
March-start classes

Mar 7


Last Day to Enroll Online
Required Down Payment
Number of Payments
Months of Payment
Nov 14
Dec 13
Jan 10
Jan 31
Mar 7
Apr Only








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