Cashier's Office

Payment Plan Options

Full-Time & Part-Time Students Payment Plan Options Fall and spring semester:

Nelnet Business Solutions Online Payment Plan

The Western Connecticut State University realizes that managing the cost of education is a challenge for many families. To help you meet your educational expenses, WestConn has partnered with Nelnet Business Solutions to offer you a low cost payment option. The cost to enroll in the Nelnet payment plan is $35 per semester and there are no interest or finance charges. It is easy to enroll in the Nelnet e-Cashier payment plan online. Once you set up your plan, payments are made automatically. You must enroll in the payment plan for every semester that you want to use the payment plan to pay your bill.


  • Login to your Banner Web account at
  • Click the “Secure login” button
  • Enter your WCSU Windows username and password and click the “Login” button.
  • Select “CONNect Cash and EZpay”
    1. To view your current statement (which reflects financial aid info) select “View Accounts” from the left hand menu options and then select “Current Statement” from the Select Action drop down box.
    2. To enroll in payment plan select “View Accounts” from the left hand menu options and then select “Current Account Activity” from the select Action drop down box.
  • Click on the Fall Semester or Spring Semester icon located at the bottom of the page below the e-Cashier symbol.
  • Welcome to e-Cashier for Western CT State University” web page will appear. Please read the information and click Next Step.
  • Complete the Student Information section and click Next Step.
  • The Amount Due/Plan Options page will be displayed. Your current semester charges will be displayed under the Expenses section next to the heading Total Current Semester Charges. Enter the amount of your financial aid for the semester under the Credits section next to the heading Authorized Financial Aid. Please do not enter your financial aid amount for the entire year.
  • Click Calculate and click in the checkbox next to the payment plan option. The total amount of the payment plan, down payment and monthly payments will be displayed. Click Next Step to select your payment method. You may select payment method from your bank account (checking or savings) or payment from your credit/debit card (American Express, MasterCard or Discover). Select Next Step which will bring you to the Account Information section. Review this information and select Next Step to continue.
  • Enter payment and all information as requested and select Next Step to complete your enrollment into the payment plan.

Payment plan options:

Last Day to Enroll Online Required Down Payment Number of Payments Months of Payments
Fall 2017 Semester – e-Cashier available on June 9, 2017
June 30 none 5 July – Nov
July 27 20% 4 Aug – Nov
Aug 24 25% 3 Sept – Nov
Sept 15 33% 2 Oct & Nov
Spring 2018 semester – e-Cashier available on November 10, 2017
Dec 1 none 5 Dec-Apr
Dec 23 20% 4 Jan-Apr
Jan 25 25% 3 Feb-Apr
Feb 15 33% 2 Mar & April

Payments are processed on the 5th of each month and will continue until the balance is paid in full. If a credit/debit card is used, a convenience fee of 2.75% in addition to the enrollment fee will be assessed.

Please do not assume your balance will  automatically be adjusted if financial aid is received or a class is dropped or added. Please notify the Cashier’s Office at  of any changes that will affect your payment plan balance.

Payment Methods:
Automatic bank payment using your checking or savings account
Credit/debit card  (MasterCard, Discover, American Express, VISA is not accepted)

A $30 fee is charged for all returned payments.

Please note: You must go through the enrollment process for each semester that you want to use the payment plan to pay your bill.

The cost to enroll in a payment plan is $35 and the enrollment fee is non-refundable.

Total Current Semester Charges does not include past due balances for prior terms.

Payment Plan Options Summer Session:

Payment for the summer session is due upon registration.

Students must contact the Cashier’s Office at to enroll in a payment plan for the summer session. A completed payment plan enrollment form, down payment and $35 enrollment fee is required at the time of enrollment into the summer payment plan.

Summer 2017 summer session dates
Session Start date End Date
Summer session one May 22, 2017 June 23, 2017
Summer session two June 26, 2017 July 28, 2017
Summer session three July 31, 2017 August 18, 2017
Summer  payment plan
Enroll Date Number of payments Due dates April 15th May 15th June 15th July 15th August 15th
Feb 13- March 31st                 3 1/3 Upon Enrollment 1/3 1/3
April 1st – April 30th                 3 1/3 Upon Enrollment 1/3 1/3
May 1st – May 31st                 3 1/3 Upon Enrollment 1/3 1/3
June 1st – June 30th                 3 1/3 Upon Enrollment 1/3 1/3
July 1st – July  31st                 2 1/2 Upon Enrollment 1/2

The cost to enroll in the payment plan is $35 and the enrollment fee is non-refundable even in cases where students decide to withdraw from class.