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
• May 13th for the Summer semester.

Payment Plan: Columbia College Chicago offers low-cost, automated payment plans to assist students and their families in financing 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.