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July 31 is the Deadline to Pay Fees for Fall Classes

Wed, 9 July, 2014 at 10:16 am

Fees for all Fall classes due by midnight on July 31, 2014.

Please remember that the San Mateo County Community College District policy requires students to pay all fees at the time of registration – students will be dropped for non-payment of fees. Make sure you stay enrolled in your classes!

Visit the Fees and Cashier’s Office website for additional information on how you can pay for your Fall classes. Keep reading below for answers to a few Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: When must I pay my fees?

All fees are due at the time of registration. You may either pay by credit card, check or cash.
Students are assessed enrollment, health, student body, student representation, student union
(Skyline) and in some cases, instructional materials fees. You are responsible for paying all your
fees in order to prevent being dropped from classes for non-payment.

Q: What if I can’t afford to pay my fees?

You should apply for financial aid, by filling out the FAFSA (, apply for a Board
of Governor’s Fee Waiver, or sign up for a payment plan to spread your payments out during the semester.
Skyline College’s “Plan Ahead, Pay Ahead” payment plan, administered through Nelnet, can help students pay their fees over time. Find out more about the available payment options at the Plan Ahead, Pay Ahead website

Q: What happens if all my fees aren’t paid by the established dates that the drops for non- payment occur and I didn’t apply for a payment plan, apply for financial aid, or indicate that my fees are paid for by a third party?

On July 31, 2014, you will be dropped from ALL your fall classes for non-payment of fees at midnight.

On August 01, 2014, students will be dropped for non-payment at midnight on the day following their registration. You will only be dropped from those courses for which payment has not been made. These daily drops will begin on August 01 for the Fall 2014 term.

Q: What happens if I only owe $1.00 at the time of the deadline for paying fees? Will I still be dropped from my classes?

Yes. Students must have paid all their fees in full, applied for financial aid, enrolled in a payment plan, or indicated that their fees are paid for by a third party in order not to be dropped by the established deadlines.

Q: How do I enroll in a payment plan?

After you register for your classes in WebSMART, follow the link to “Payment Plan.” You’ll then be provided additional information about how to complete your enrollment. If you only use cash, you will not be able to participate in the payment plan.

Q: How do I make payments?

You can make payment plan payments via electronic debit from your checking or savings account, and credit cards. You will make all payments directly to Nelnet, not to the Cashiers offices. If you only use cash or check, you will not be able to participate in the payment plan.

Q: Is there any minimum amount I need to owe in order to sign up for a payment plan?

Yes, you must owe at least $50 in order to sign up for a payment plan.

Additional FAQ’s can be found here