Payment Plan Instructions

Getting Started

  1. Please start by reviewing the Seminary Registration Payment Deadlines/Policies.
  2. After review, please select the "Manage Your Payment Plan" button. You will be directed to the Official Payments website.

Manage Your Plan

Setting up a Payment Plan

On the Select Entity page:

  1. Select the:
    • State = Texas
    • Payment Entity = Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
    • Plan Group= Tuition and Fees
  2. Click the Continue button to continue with the plan enrollment process. You will be directed to the Select Plan page.

On the Select Plan page:

  1. Enter your Student ID #.
  2. Click the Search button. If a record is found in the validation file, the First Name, Middle Name, and Last Name will be populated automatically.
  3. The Plan List will display the plans that meet the user’s plan eligibility.
  4. Select a plan.
  5. Note: If you have just registered for classes you need to allow 24 hrs for the system to update.  An error message saying that the student cannot be found will display if you have changed your registration within the last 24 hours.
  6. Click the Continue button to continue to the Amount page.
  7. Note: If you need to return to the Select Entity page, click the Back button.

Identifying User

If you are not logged in, you are directed to the Identify User page. You must be logged in before moving to the Plan Acceptance page to continue the plan enrollment. If you do not have My Account, you will need to sign-up for an account.

Only after you are signed up/logged in, will you be directed to the Plan Acceptance page.

 To create My Account, click the Sign Up button.

Sign Up for My Account

Before you are able to finalize your plan enrollment, you must sign up for My Account. Click the Sign Up link on the My Account panel at any time.



 Use the following steps to complete the Sign Up page:

  1. Enter the:
    • E-mail Address
    • Password
    • Password Hint
    • Challenge Question
    • Challenge Answer
    • Name
    • Address
    • Phone
  2. Read and sign the "Electronic Delivery Disclosure and Consent" by selecting the "I Agree to Electronic Disclosures checkbox."
  3. Read and sign the "Online Services Agreement" by selecting the "I Agree to the Terms of this Services Agreement" checkbox.
  4. Click the Save button.
  5. Note: Your account will be authenticated. The My Account panel and buttons will display. You will be sent a Welcome e-mail acknowledging your new My Account.

Plan Acceptance

On the Plan Acceptance page, you are presented with your plan details and the Retail Installment Contract and Truth in Lending Disclosure, which you must electronically sign to continue the plan enrollment.

 On the Plan Acceptance page, you must:

  1. Review the Retail Installment Contract and Truth in Lending Disclosure.
  2. Note: You can click the Save/Print PDF link to open the contract in PDF format. You can then print or save it.
  3. Accept the Retail Installment Contract and Truth in Lending Disclosure by selecting the I accept check box at the bottom of the contract.

Make Payment

On the Make Payment page:

  1. Click on the add button that will allow to select your payment method.
  2. Review the plan information. This includes:
    • Plan description
    • User information
    • Today’s amount due and future installments information
  3. Select whether you wish to pay with a Stored Account or another account (Other Account).
  4. Click the Make Payment button to complete the plan enrollment and payment process.
    • Note: Your plan status will be set to Pending, and you will be directed to the payment application to pay for the item(s) in Today’s Payment.
    • Note: Click the Back button to return to the Plan Acceptance page.
    • Note: If you wish to cancel the plan enrollment, click the Cancel button. You will be redirected to the Select Entity page.

Select Payment Method

On the Select Payment Method page:

  1. Select Electronic Check or Debit Card/Credit Card.
  2. Click the Continue button.

Configuration

The following payment methods are configurable:

  • E-check
  • Debit Card
  • Credit Card
  • Combination of the Above

Note: The desired payment card types (MasterCard, Visa, Discover, American Express) are configurable as well.

Select Payment Method

On the Select Payment Method page:

  1. Select Electronic Check or Debit Card/Credit Card.
  2. Click the Continue button.

Enter Payment Information

You can access the Payment page from either the enrollment process or the My Plans page.

On the Enter Payment Information page:

  1. Enter the following information:
    • Card Type
    • Card Number
    • Expiration Date
    • Card Identification Number
    • Note: The Card Holder’s Name, Address, Phone Number, and E-Mail Address are populated from the My Account profile.
  2. Click the Save Card Information to My Wallet checkbox if you wish to save this information to your E-Wallet.
  3. Click the Continue button.

Once you have updated your e-wallet…

  1. Review the plan information. This includes:
    • Plan description
    • User information
    • Today’s amount due  and future installments information
  2. Select whether you wish to pay with a Stored Account or another account (Other Account).
  3. Click the Make Payment button to complete the plan enrollment and payment process.
    • Note: Your plan status will be set to Pending, and you will be directed to the payment application to pay for the item(s) in Today’s Payment.
    • Note: Click the Back button to return to the Plan Acceptance page.
    • Note: If you wish to cancel the plan enrollment, click the Cancel button. You will be redirected to the Select Entity page.

Verify Payment Information

On the Verify Payment Information page:

  1. Verify the items and amounts to be included in the payment.
  2. Click the Make Payment button.
  3. Review the Confirmation of Payment.
  4. Click the Continue button.
  5. You will return to the Home page, where you will have access to manage your plans and account.

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