Managing Your Account and Securing Your Financial Plan

The Office of Student Financial Services believes that paying your student account bill is a process that involves active planning and requires you to fully secure your financial plan early. You should either secure enough financial aid and/or third-party funding, pay your outstanding balance in full or establish a formal payment plan for any remaining costs, by the following deadlines:

Secure Your Plan Deadlines

  • August 1st for the Fall semester,

  • December 28th for the Spring semester, and

  • May 13th for the Summer semester.

Payment Plan: Columbia College Chicago offers low-cost, automated payment plans to assist students and their families in financial their college costs. Learn more about these plans at colum.edu/paymentplan.

For more information on how to successfully manage your account go to colum.edu/ manageyouraccount.