Payment Options

Students are responsible for payment to Springfield College of all charges incurred on their student account as a result of their registration and other activity on campus.

  • Pay the balance, net of estimated financial aid, at the beginning of each semester.
    • Fall Term - Aug. 1
    • Intersession Term - Jan. 1
    • Spring Term - Jan. 1
    • Summer Term - May 1
  • Enroll in Payment Plan.
  • Apply for loans to cover the total net cost for the year. Loans should be approved prior to the start of the semester.
  • Any combination of the above is acceptable.

Enroll in Payment Plan (PrideNET, Student Portal)

Single Semester Payment Plan ($100 minimum plan)

  • Available to all matriculated students.
  • Up to four monthly installments, net of estimated financial aid, per semester beginning August through November for the fall semester and Jan 1 through April for the spring semester.
  • Enrollment fee of $50 per semester and $25 for School of Professional and Continuing Studies (Enrollment fee is nonrefundable)

Academic Year Payment Plan ($100 minimum plan)

  • Available to traditional full-time undergraduate students
  • Up to nine monthly installments net of estimated financial aid beginning in August through April for the academic year
  • Enrollment fee of $80 for the year (Enrollment fee is nonrefundable)
  • Addition of estimated spring semester charges and anticipated payment plan payments to the eBill for students enrolled in the Academic Year Payment Plan

If financial aid is not reflected in the eBill, the full amount is due for the semester and a payment will be required until financial aid is awarded and accepted by the student. Student should refer to “My Financial Aid” in PrideNET to view Financial Aid Documents and Requirements link.

Accepted Payment Methods

CashNET (PrideNET portal)

  • Electronic check (requires banking and account number)
  • Credit cards (Each credit card transaction is assessed a 2.75 percent convenience fee. We do not accept credit cards in the office or by phone.)

InPerson

  • Cash, checks or money orders. Please include your student ID number on the check or money order.

Mail

  • Check or money orders made payable to Springfield College and mailed to Springfield College, Business Office 263 Alden Street Springfield, MA 01109. Please include your student ID number on the check or money order.
  • Please do not send cash through the mail.

Where Can I Do My Banking?

There is an automated teller machine located in the lower lobby of the Flynn Campus Union, next to the Bistro Cafe. Banking representatives visit the campus each semester to assist students in setting up accounts.

Students Payment Information

You can view your eBill at anytime in our student portal, PrideNET. This will show the most recent activity, as well provide you access to payment plan information and account balance. To view your bill in PrideNET simply log on, click on "My Profile," then click on "eBill/Payment Plan.”

Also, you will be notified electronically on the 15th of every month via your Springfield College email that your bill is now ready to be viewed in CASHNet. The CASHNet statement is a snapshot of transactions and account balance for a specific billing period. Your Springfield College email address is the only email address to which your email notification will be sent, unless you have added authorized users

The CASHNet statement and PrideNET eBill may vary at times as the eBill includes the following information which is not reflected in the CASHNet statement:

  • Pending Financial Aid
  • Planned Payments
  • Real-time Account Transactions
  • View balance, pending financial aid, and net balance due

Below is a list of services CASHNet and PrideNET provides:

PrideNET: eBill/Payment Plan (Student Portal)

  • Access to payment plan
  • Access to CASHNet to set up parents or make online payments
  • eBill provides real time activity (most current information you will have)
  • View balance, pending financial aid, and net balance due

CASHNet: Online Payments, Auto Payments, eRefunds

  • Notified monthly by email when statement is ready to be viewed
  • Ability to make payments via electronic checks or credits cards
  • Ability to view recent payments made in CASHNet
  • Enroll in eRefund, so any future refunds can be direct deposited into your bank account
  • Convenient access for parents and other authorized user/payers to view student billing
  • Option to set up automatic monthly payments after enrolling in the payment plan
  • Ability to print statement at any time via the Internet
  • Payment methods can be saved to ease future transactions
  • Ability to view and print Form 1098-T at any time

*Signing up for auto payments is not the monthly payment plan. It is an option available to allow automatic payments to be made after the payment plan is submitted in PrideNET.

You will have the ability to add multiple authorized users (this could include adding an additional email address for yourself) to electronically receive your CASHNet statement with the option to make electronic payments. You will need to follow the instructions under “Parent Pin” in CASHNet. Should the need occur, you are responsible for disabling any authorized user’s access.

Visit CASHNet.

Family Payment Information

Due to the protection of students’ rights under Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) your student is responsible for authorizing you to receive CASHNet statements which provides student account information with the ability to make a payment. Once you have been authorized, you will receive an email confirmation. You will then be able to access the CASHNet statement and reset your password.

The CASHNet statement is a snapshot of transactions and account balance for a specific billing period. Authorized users will be notified electronically around the 15th of every month when statements are available for viewing in CASHNet. Your student's Springfield College email address is the only email address to which your email notification will be sent, unless they have added other authorized users.

CASHNet provides several options for payment, including one-time payments and/or recurring payments. Please know that your banking information is confidential and your student will not have access to this information.

Also, students may view their eBill at anytime in PrideNET. This will show the most recent activity, access to payment plan and account balance. To view eBill in PrideNET students can log on, click on "My Profile," then click on "eBill/Payment Plan."

The CASHNet statement and PrideNET eBill may vary at times as the eBill includes the following which are not reflected in the CASHNet statement:

  • Pending Financial Aid
  • Planned Payments
  • Real-time Account Transactions

Below is a list of services CASHNet and PrideNET provides:

CASHNet: Online Payments, Auto Payments, eRefunds

  • Notified monthly by email when statement is ready to be viewed
  • Ability to make payments via electronic checks or credits cards
  • Ability to view recent payments made in CASHNet
  • Enroll in eRefund, so any future refunds can be direct deposited into your bank account
  • Convenient access for parents and other authorized user/payers to view student billing
  • Option to set up automatic monthly payments after enrolling in payment plan
  • Ability to print statement at any time via the Internet
  • Payment methods can be saved to ease future transactions
  • Ability to view and print Form 1098-T at any time

*Signing up for auto payments is not the monthly payment plan. It is an option available to allow automatic payments to be made after the payment plan is submitted in PrideNET.

PrideNET: eBill / Payment Plan (Student Portal)

  • Access to payment plan
  • Access to CASHNet to set up parents or make online payments
  • eBill provides real time account transactions (most current information you will have)
  • View balance, pending financial aid and net balance due

Student will have the ability to add multiple authorized users to receive electronic notification for when the bill is ready to be viewed with the option to make electronic payments. Student will have to follow the instructions under “Parent Pin.” Should the need occur student is responsible for disabling any authorized user’s access.

Visit CASHNet.