Payment Options

Option 1

Pay the term balance by the due date. Most major credit cards are honored. Registered students can make payments online with a credit card or e-check Students can also bring cash, check or card to the Business Office in Hendren Hall. Students can view their accounts and make payments with ease. Log in to The College Of Idaho webpage and click on the gold box "+Yote Links", then click the "Make Payment" or the "Self Service" link.

Option 2

Interest-Free Monthly Payment Option. This payment option is offered in partnership with Nelnet Campus Commerce as an alternative to large, annual, or semester payments and helps limit borrowing. This plan offers the option of making 12, 10, or 8 monthly payments with the last payment being due in May. Early start-up allows students to spread payments over a longer period of time. The cost of this plan is $80 per year or $55 per term. You may call Nelnet for information and application at 1-800-722-4867 or go to All monthly payment plans are managed through Nelnet; no other monthly payment plans are available. The Business Office reserves the right to discontinue or to refuse the Nelnet option to those students who have shown a poor credit history with the College.

Option 3

Obtain additional loan funds through the Parent Plus Loan or a private Alternative Student loan.

Interest Charges

The College of Idaho reserves the right to charge interest at 1% per month on all unpaid balances (does not include accounts on monthly payment plan option) over 30 days. Interest will be added to student accounts on the 10th of each month.

Student Privacy Act

Federal law prohibits release of academic or financial records, even to parents, without the student's consent.

Institutional Refund Policy

The following policy is designed to create a concise and clear roadmap for amounts that will be refunded to students if they are to either withdraw from school or drop classes at any point in the semester.  It addresses tuition as well as other costs including housing, meal plans, and insurance.  This policy addresses institutional refunds only.