University of Colorado system partners with Nelnet to offer tuition payment plans

Posted on October 1, 2014

University of Colorado system partners with Nelnet to offer tuition payment plans

Lincoln, NE – OCTOBER 1, 2014 – In Spring 2015, the University of Colorado System will add tuition payment plans from Nelnet to increase access and affordability for students, improve convenience for payers, and streamline business office functions.

The University System already simplifies campus commerce for its students with other integrated services from Nelnet, including its popular electronic billing and payment product. Now, students and staff will see the benefits of integration with the service provider’s payment plans – creating synergy for students and making the most of business office efforts.

“The University of Colorado was looking for a way to help students spread the cost of attendance over more months than the two-payment system offered by our student system. We wanted to offer semester and annual plans that were easy for the students to use and easy for us to maintain. We chose Nelnet’s payment plans because we knew we could rely on them to deliver a user-friendly and reliable payment plan solution for all of the campuses,” said Kelly Fox, senior vice chancellor and chief financial officer for the University of Colorado Boulder.

Nelnet’s actively managed payment plans give institutions full control to determine payment due dates and payment types accepted, and are backed by Nelnet’s best-in-class customer service for both students and staff.

“We’re proud to be a comprehensive campus commerce provider for over 700 higher education institutions. Tuition payment plans help higher education become a reality for more students every day – and that’s a mission everyone at Nelnet takes very seriously,” said DeeAnn Wenger, Nelnet Business Solutions president.

About Nelnet Business Solutions
Nelnet Business Solutions (NBS) is committed to delivering superior technology and innovative business tools that improve service and reduce costs for higher education. This goal is accomplished by providing a suite of campus commerce solutions including eBilling and ePayment, actively managed tuition payment plans, cashiering, campus-wide commerce management, student choice refunds, and more. NBS works with over 700 educational institutions and two million students and families each year, helping them achieve their goals. For more information, visit

About University of Colorado
The University of Colorado is a premier public research university with four campuses: the University of Colorado Boulder, the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, the University of Colorado Denver and the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. More than 58,000 students are pursuing academic degrees at CU. Academic prestige is marked by the university’s five Nobel laureates, nine MacArthur “genius” Fellows, 20 astronauts and 19 Rhodes Scholars. For more information about the entire CU system, and to access campus resources, go to

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