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PAYMENT OPTIONS

PAY TUITION BY THE DUE DATE OR YOUR CLASSES MAY BE DROPPED


  • Use the 24/7 online service that allows students to:
    • Receive online billing with automatic email alerts.
      Paper bills will no longer be sent.
    • Make payments online including payment plans with credit/debit cards, and ACH (bank account).
  • Pay in full, using cash, check or charge/debit card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express).
  • Telephone in your payment with a credit card by calling the Bursar’s Office at 978-556-3900.
  • Use the NECC 4-month installment plan. Pay 1/4 (25%) of your bill plus a $35 non-refundable fee before the due date of your bill. See more information about this plan below.
    NOTE: This plan is NOT available for the Summer Sessions.
  • Apply for financial aid. Complete your financial aid application in a timely manner in order to clear your bill by the due date. If your financial aid award does not cover your bill, you must pay any balance owed, by the due date, using any of the payment options available.
  • Financial aid questions? Email financial aid at aid@necc.mass.edu
  • Submit a third party document or purchase order from an employer, etc., which allows the College to bill that party directly with no restrictions.

Students must make an acceptable payment arrangement by the billing due date or their course schedule is subject to deletion at any time. Students who register after the billing due date must pay in full or enroll for 4-monthly installment plan (Fall/Spring only) at the time of registration or their schedule is subject to deletion at any time.

Financial Aid

Applying for financial aid and submitting all paperwork EARLY ensures that Financial Aid can evaluate your eligibility prior to your Tuition Bill Due Date. Students who submit documentation late may need to start a payment plan to avoid being dropped from their classes.

A financial aid application includes completing the online Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at http://www.fafsa.ed.gov as well as submitting any paperwork that is needed to complete your application.
Questions? Email financial aid: aid@necc.mass.edu                                        

Spring 2017

Your bill will be available by the second week in November 2016. You will receive a notice to your student email. Pay your bill by the due date, so you do not get dropped from your classes.

NOTE: A Late Registration Penalty is charged to returning students who do not register for the following term by a specific date. Returning students must register before January 3, 2017 to avoid this Penalty.

IMPORTANT NOTICE

NECC DOES NOT SEND PAPER BILLS!

YOU NEED TO CHECK YOUR STUDENT EMAIL FOR NOTICES ABOUT VIEWING YOUR eBILL!

MAKE SURE THAT NECC HAS A VALID TELEPHONE NUMBER WHERE YOU MAY BE REACHED FOR IMPORTANT NOTICES ABOUT YOUR BILL

PAY YOUR TUITION BY THE DUE DATE OR CLASSES WILL BE DROPPED

Paper bills will no longer be sent.

Use the  24/7 online service to obtain online invoices with automatic email alerts; make credit card or ACH (bank account) online payments. Go to the NECC website and click on Pay Your Bill Online.  Summer terms are not eligible for a payment plan.

Pay in person: Use cash, check or charge card (MasterCard, Visa, Discover, American Express). Pay in full or enroll in a 4-month payment plan, for a $35 non-refundable processing fee, payable with your deposit of 1/4 of your tuition.

Telephone in your payment: Use a credit card (MasterCard, Visa, Discover, American Express) by calling the Bursar’s Office at 978-556-3900. You may pay in full or enroll in the 4-month payment plan, see below.

Use the NECC 4-month installment plan (Fall and Spring only):
Pay 1/4 (25%) of your bill plus a $35 non-refundable fee before the due date of your bill. 



Financial Aid:
Applying for financial aid and submitting all paperwork EARLY ensures that Financial Aid can evaluate your eligibility prior to your Tuition Bill Due Date. Students who submit documentation late may need to start a payment plan to avoid being dropped from their classes.

A financial aid application includes completing the online Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at http://www.fafsa.ed.gov as well as submitting any paperwork that is needed to complete your application.

Questions? Email financial aid: aid@necc.mass.edu

Submit a third party document or purchase order from an employer, etc., which allows the College to bill that party directly with no restrictions.

 


NON-PAYMENT/BAD DEBT POLICY

If you are dropped for non-payment, in order to re-register for classes, you will have to pay upon registration. NECC cannot guarantee that the same classes will be available.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Accounts that have been deemed delinquent for failure to pay may be referred for intercept of State and/or Federal Payments (for example, tax refunds) under MGL C.62D AND C.7A as well as assigned to a collection agency under MGL C.7A AND 815 CMR 9.00, where a 20% collection fee will be added. You will not be able to register for future terms nor receive an official transcript until your account is paid in full.


Important Delinquent Account Note:

Changed your mind about attending?

Call 978-556-3700 to drop your classes if you are NOT planning to attend; otherwise you may owe a bill, regardless of whether or not you attend.  Be sure to keep a record of the course drop confirmation number, for future reference.  Delinquent accounts are not only sent to a collection agency and charged an additional 20% in collection fees, but are also referred to the Intercept Program of the Commonwealth which intercepts state income tax refunds.

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