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Important Changes for 2023-2024

Stay up-to-date on important financial process changes for the 2023-2024 academic year. Learn More

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2023-2024 Academic Year

Tuition and mandatory fees have been set regardless of the mode of instruction and cover a variety of short- and long-term expenses which continue regardless of the instructional mode or access to campus facilities. The mode of instruction may be adjusted. Tuition and fees will not be refunded in the event instruction occurs remotely or the mode of instruction changes for any part of the 2023-24 academic year. Illinois State University will continue to follow published withdrawal and refund policies concerning tuition and fees.

View billing information concerning Illinois State University tuition and fees for the 2023-24 academic year


  • Credit Card Convenience Fee Increase as of May 01, 2023

    Effective May 1, 2023, the convenience fee for paying with a credit card is increasing from 2.85% to 2.95%.

    If you are enrolled in a payment plan at the time of the rate change, this rate will not increase for the life of that plan.

    Any payment plans enrolled on or after May 01, 2023 will be at the new rate.

  • Fall 2023 Payment Plans - New Options!

    New for Fall 2023 - choose and enroll in a payment plan option that works for you! *  

    • Plan options : 5-month, 4-month, or 3-month payment plan.  
    • Covers only Fall 2023 charges. Any new Fall 2023 semester changes to your charges will affect your future payment plan amounts.   
    • $ 35.00 Payment Plan convenience fee – charged to student account at time of set up.  
    • Late Fees - the fee is $20 per late installment for everyone participating in one of the payment plan options. Late payments and delinquent accounts will still be subject to holds that prevent future registration.   
    • For more details - view our Payment Options site.  
    • To sign up for a payment plan - view our “ How To Enroll In A Payment Plan ”.  

    * Don’t want to be in a payment plan?   To avoid a payment plan, pay-in-full by September 15 th for the Fall semester . If you have a balance after September 15th, you will be enrolled in a 4-month administrative Payment Plan and will be charged a $50.00 convenience fee for that semester.  

    ** Please Note: Study Abroad charges are billed and due by the due date stated on the bill and are not eligible for the payment plan each semester.  

    *** Prior semesters past due amounts - are not included in a current semester payment plan.

  • Fall 2023 Refunds  

    * New for Fall 2023 - paper refund checks – the earliest pickup time available will be on the Tuesday after refunds are run. Students with eRefunds will still get their refund the Friday that refunds are run.  

    Sign up for eRefunds (direct deposit) today! It is the quickest and easiest way to receive your future refunds! View our Set up an e Refund Account (direct deposit) for Student for step by step instructions.   

    Here is how the refund process works:  

    • The first refund process for each semester starts the Wednesday before classes start. This is an internal process and refund is not yet available.  
    • eRefund (direct deposit) will be available that following Friday. You will receive an email notification at your email address that a refund in the form of an eRefund has been generated.  
    • *Paper refund checks - the earliest pickup time available will be on the Tuesday after refunds are generated. You will receive an email notification at your email address the following Monday after the refund has been generated that the check should be available on Tuesday.   
    • For Parent PLUS loan refunds please refer to the Refund page for more details.  
    • Refunds are generated weekly throughout the semester. Any aid not yet processed will be issued in the next refund run when it is available.  
  • 2022 1098-T Forms

    2022 1098-T's are now available in the Student Portal, click here for How to View 1098-T Online. Paper copies have been mailed to the same address as billing statements for those who opted into the paper version. Students have access to a copy of their current and prior year 1098-T forms online through their Student Service Center.

    Under the Student Center tab, on the lower right-hand side of the page, click on View 1098-T in the Student Finances box.  From there, additional details can be viewed by clicking on the Box Amounts tab.  Visit our Tax Credit page for more information.  


Check your "To Do" List

Please review your financial aid online at to see if you have any "to do" items in your Student Service Center.