College Expenses Paid in Manageable Installments

Student Accounts

A Payment Plan to Fit your Budget

Payment Plan Benefits

Once you are registered for the term, you can sign up for a payment plan which provides:

  • Easy online plan enrollment
  • College expenses paid overtime
  • Electronically processed payments on the due dates
  • No interest
  • Students’ ability to assign users (like parents or family members) to make payments
  • Multiple payments versus one lump sum
  • Students’ ability to meet payment due dates
  • Avoiding a late fee

Before You Enroll in a Payment Plan

  1. Ensure that all financial aid is in place and requirements for disbursement are met.
    • Requirements may include submission of State Aid Application for undergraduate students who are Florida residents, acceptance of a loan award, completion of a Master Promissory Note or entrance counseling for loans or other requirements.
  2. Contact Office of Student Accounts if you anticipate receiving funds from a third party such Florida Prepaid or other government and private entities.
  3. Carefully review your Barry student account to ensure all charges are correct and in place. Charges such as room, meals and health insurance are added or adjusted at different times after you register.
  4. Read and review the payment plan information outlined below.
  5. Sign up for payment plan.

Payment Plan Frequently Asked Questions

How is my payment plan calculated?
  • At the time of plan enrollment, all approved or pending financial aid is subtracted from the actual term balance to determine the student's out of pocket amount to be paid in installments

Am I eligible to enroll in a payment plan?

  • A minimum balance of $500.00 is needed to sign up for a payment plan.
What is the cost to enroll?
  • Yes, there is a $25 non-refundable enrollment fee and 10% of calculated balance required to enroll in a payment plan. Other fees could be incurred for late or returned payments.
  • $25 non-refundable enrollment fee
  • 10% of calculated balance at time of enrollment, this is posted in the student account
  • $20 returned payment fee
  • $20 late installment payment fee

What if my balance changes while I am enrolled in a payment plan?

  • If your charges or aid change after you are enrolled in a payment plan, future payment plan installment amounts will be recalculated. Notifications about adjustments in your payment plan will be sent to you via email.
Are the payments automatically withdrawn from my account?

Yes, the payment plan is set up as automatic payments. Payments are processed on the first of each month.

  • Credit or Debit card (2.25% service fee is added to each charged amount)
    OR
  • ACH Payment from your designated checking or savings account (no additional fee)

When can I enroll for a Spring 2023 payment plan?

Registration begins November 2 and payment plan enrollment begins on November 2 as well with four payment dates (12/1, 1/1, 2/1, 3/1). Last enrollment date is January 20 for two payment dates (2/1, 3/1). Enroll as early as possible to ensure the lowest monthly payment.

  • When signing up, only click "Tuition & Fees" from the drop-down menu.
  • Up to four payment dates available.
  • Enrollment begins on November 2nd for four payment dates (12/1, 1/1, 2/1, 3/1).
  • Last enrollment date is January 20th for two payment dates (2/1, 3/1).
  • All payments for the term are due on March 1 if enrolled in the payment plan.

I still have a Fall 2022 balance. Can I enroll in a payment plan?

Yes, you can enroll in a “prior term balance” plan for the Fall 2022 term only.

  • When signing up, only click "Prior Term Balance" from the drop-down menu.
  • Up to five payment dates available (11/1, 12/1, 1/1, 2/1, 3/1).
  • Last enrollment date is January 20th for two payment dates (2/1, 3/1).
  • All payments for the plan are due on March 1, 2023.
  • Having an account balance greater than $1,000.00 and enrolled in this Fall 2022 payment plan does not prevent the non-reversible late fee and still prevents you from registering for Spring 2023.

Do I need to enroll in a payment plan each semester?

Yes, re-enrollment in the payment plan is required each semester.

NOTE: PLEASE UNDERSTAND THAT YOU ARE FULLY RESPONSIBLE FOR PAYMENT OF ALL TUITION, FEES AND OTHER CHARGES. Consequently, no student will receive a diploma or transcript of credits until all of his/her financial obligations, including any collection and/or attorney fees, to the University are paid in full. Any and all payment plans need to be paid in full prior to release of transcript or diploma. Cash or credit card payments are the fastest ways to clear your account and thereby ensure the rapid release of the above items. Payments made by local checks or E-checks (ACH bank transactions) require 10 business days and out-of-state checks require 15 business days to clear the bank before your transcript/diploma will be released.

NOTE: PLEASE UNDERSTAND THAT YOU ARE FULLY RESPONSIBLE FOR PAYMENT OF ALL TUITION, FEES AND OTHER CHARGES. Consequently, no student will receive a diploma or transcript of credits until all of his/her financial obligations, including any collection and/or attorney fees, to the University are paid in full. Any and all payment plans need to be paid in full prior to release of transcript or diploma. Cash or credit card payments are the fastest ways to clear your account and thereby ensure the rapid release of the above items. Payments made by local checks or E-checks (ACH bank transactions) require 10 business days and out-of-state checks require 15 business days to clear the bank before your transcript/diploma will be released.

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