Tuition Payment/Installment Plan Options

The following interest-free monthly tuition payment plan is offered:

Nelnet Campus Commerce

For the Fall 2022 semester, you may enroll in the interest-free monthly payment plan now through August 3, 2022.  The fall semester payment plan enrollment period deadline dates are:  five month payment plan enrollment period deadline is June 5, 2022, the enrollment period deadline date for the four month payment plan is July 1, 2022 and the enrollment period deadline date for the three month payment plan is August 3, 2022.  Please access Nelnet Campus Commerce to enroll now, as the last date to enroll in Fall semester payment plan is August 3, 2022. 

For the Spring 2023 semester monthly payment plan, you may enroll in the five month payment plan as early as now through the deadline date of November 3, 2022, with the first payment on November 5, 2022.  Please access Nelnet Campus Commerce to view the other deadline dates for the four and three month payment plans for the Spring 2023 semester.

The Nelnet Campus Commerce payment plan allows you to spread out your fall semester balance over five months (June to October) and spread out your spring semester balance over five months (November to March) for a fee of $35 per semester enrollment. For more information, or to enroll in the plan, please access Nelnet Campus Commerce.

If you need to speak with a Nelnet Campus Commerce representative, please dial 1-800-609-8056, Monday through Friday 7 am - 9 pm CST and Saturday 8 am - 2 pm CST.


The following college savings/529/tuition pre-payment options are also offered:

CollegeWell I Private College 529 Plan - College Savings Plan Options

Dickinson College participates in the CollegeWell I Private College 529 Plan. This plan allows you to prepay for tuition today and use it later for Dickinson tuition. How it works: You purchase plan tuition certificates, which are guaranteed. This means that a semester of tuition at Dickinson, purchased today, will be worth a semester of tuition at Dickinson for up to 30 years; no matter how much tuition rises or what happens in the financial markets. For more information or to enroll, please visit:

Other 529/Tuition Pre-payment Plans

The college accepts all 529 plans and any nationally recognized tuition pre-payment plan.  For these pre-payment plans,  the following information is required for the payment to be posted to the correct student's account:  Student Full Name, Student ID Number.  The specific requirements for withdrawing from these tuition pre-payment accounts will vary by state; please check with your plan administrator to determine the process for making a withdrawal.  Please email Student Accounts with additional tuition pre-payment plan questions.