Establishing a Payment Plan as a Student

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  1. Log into your Maine Street portal and click on the Classic Student Center tile from within your Student Homepage

Classis Student Center Tile

  1. Within the Finances section, click on the Pay My Bill link

Pay My Bill Link in Classic Student Center

  1. Click on View Bill/Payment Options 

View Bill Payment Options button

  1. Click on Access TouchNet Bill+Payment link. This will open a new window. 

Access Touchnet Bill Pay Button

  1. In the menu at the top of the page, click on the Payment Plans option

Payment Plans selection in Touchnet Menu

  1. The Student Account page displays your current account balance, any anticipated aid and the remaining amount that you can enroll in a payment plan. The page will also show any previous payment plans you were and/or are enrolled in. To enroll in a new payment plan, click on Enroll in Payment Plan

Enroll in Payment Plan link

  1. On the Payment Plan Enrollment page, select the correct Account and Term from the drop-down menus. 

Select Term in Payment Plan Enrollment

  1. In the Action column, click select on the appropriate row for either an Estimated or Calculated plan type. (A description of each of the plan types is listed below)

Select Action in Payment Plan Enrollment

  • Estimated Plan - Use the worksheet to enter your charge and anticipated aid amounts.

Estimated Plan Page


  • Calculated Plan - Your charges and anticipated aid will auto populate. The installment amounts and dates will appear on the right side of the page. Note there is a $30 set-up fee and then equal payments, based on the plan.

Calculated Plan Page

  1. At the bottom of the page, select the Yes or No radio button if you want to continue setting up your payment plan. Choose one and click on Continue.

Continue to Set Up Automatic Payment Plans

  1. Select the payment method. Choices are Electronic Check/ACH or Credit Card. (Please be aware that there is a 2.95% convenience fee for credit card transactions)

Select Payment Method Page

  • Electronic Check/ACH – 
  • Enter Payment Method, Enter account information, then click Continue

Select Payment Method Page


  • Agree to the Terms and Conditions, then click Continue (When completed, go to Step 11)

Terms and Conditions Page

  • Credit Card -
    • Enter Payment Method, select Credit Card Via PayPath. Click Continue

Credit Card Payment Method selection

  • Agree to Terms and Conditions, then click Continue

Terms and Conditions Page

  • You will now be prompted through the PayPath payment service to initiate a credit card payment (When completed, Go to Step 11)


     11. You will be prompted, again, to agree to Terms and Conditions of the Payment Agreement. Check the I agree to the above terms and conditions box and then click Continue

Payment Agreement Final Step

12. You will receive a Payment Confirmation/Receipt that you can print for your records



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Article ID: 139406
Tue 8/29/23 11:00 AM
Thu 9/28/23 9:19 AM
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