Establishing a Payment Plan as an Authorized User

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  1. Once your student has authorized you as a user on his/her TouchNet payment account you will receive an email with the login credentials to be able to access the account. Enter your email address and established password.

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  1. The Student Account menu displays your current account balance, any anticipated aid and the remaining amount that can be enrolled in a payment plan. The Payment Plans menu displays any payment plans that you are or were enrolled in. To see the details of a payment plan simply select the Payment Plan name (e.g. UM FALL 2018 5 Pmt – Balance). To enroll in a payment plan, select the Enroll in Payment Plan button.

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  1. Select your account under the Select Account window. Select the appropriate term under the Select Term window for your payment plan then select the Select button to the right of the Term window. Under the Action column, select the Select button next to the type of payment plan that you want to enroll in; Estimated or Calculated.

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  • If selecting an Estimated plan, use the worksheet shown to enter your charge and anticipated aid amounts.

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  • If selecting a Calculated plan, your charges and anticipated aid amounts will automatically populate for you.

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  • The scheduled installment amounts can be seen under the Payment Schedule menu on the right-hand side of your screen.

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  1. You will notice that you have a $30.00 set-up fee charge and then 5 equal installment payment amounts; the first being your initial down payment that will be required upon completion of the enrollment process. At the bottom of your screen select whether you would like to set-up automatic scheduled payments or not and then select the Continue button to proceed.

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  1. Select which payment method you would like to use to pay your $30.00 set-up fee and initial down payment. Choices are: Electronic Check/ACH or Credit Card. 

*Keep in mind that credit card transactions will incur a 2.95% convenience fee*

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  • Select Electronic Check as your Method. Enter your payment method details then select Continue button.

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  • Agree to the terms and conditions then select Continue button.

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  • For Credit Card, under Method, select Credit Card via PayPath. 

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  • Agree to the terms and conditions then select Continue button.

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  1. You will then be prompted through the PayPath Payment service to initiate a credit card payment.

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  1. You will be prompted again to agree to the terms and conditions of the Payment Agreement, then select the Continue button.
  2. You will receive a Payment Confirmation/Receipt that you can print for your records.



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Article ID: 139415
Fri 9/1/23 5:15 PM
Thu 9/28/23 9:21 AM
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