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Questions about the Plan

The Citadel Tuition Payment Plan (CTPP) allows all students and families to finance the cost of Tuition, Auxiliary Fees (Housing/Room/Board), and OneCard. The plan is offered as a service to the student, allowing the student to finance education and related costs over the period of a semester. To calculate the amount to include in the plan, students should subtract financial aid and any scholarships from their balance- and only place their uncovered expenses in the payment pan. There is a $35 enrollment fee per term. The plan is for 4 equal payments. Enrollment deadlines can be found on the Treasurer’s web page at\treasurer. Failure to pay any outstanding balance by the end of the semester will result in a registration hold being placed on their account until the balance is paid off.

Is there a tuition payment plan available for the summer term?

No. Payment plans are only available for the major semesers, Fall and Spring.

Who may enroll?
Students at The Citadel whose academic and other fees total $300.00 or greater.

What if my financial aid changes after signing up?

Your plan will automatically adjust your installment amounts based on your student account balance. If the installment amounts increase, you will be prompted to agree to the updated payment amounts. 

What costs can I finance with the plan?
All Citadel current term fees can be included in the payment plan.

 What is the cost of the plan?

The plan is interest free. The college does assess a one-time administrative charge of $35.00 each semester to offset the additional cost of record keeping and billing.


What if I am receiving financial aid?
The payment plan should not be for more than the balance remaining after the application of financial aid funds.


How do I enroll in the plan?

Enrollment will be available once your bill is posted for the term. To get started, go to the Student page of Lesesne Gateway

  1. Click “Click to pay your tuition and review billing information.” 
  2. Choose “Payment Plans” in the menu on the left
  3. Select “view payment plan options”
  4. Follow prompts to complete enrollment.


What if I become delinquent?
The Citadel will assess a $35 late fee for payments not received by the 5th of the month.  If two consecutive payments are missed,  the plan will be removed from the student account  and all normal late fees will apply at the rate of $150 per month.

Further, the college reserves the right to assign your delinquent account to a collection agency and you will be responsible for all collection costs, any additional attorney fees and court costs.

Returned payments will result in removal from the plan and a return payment fee of $35 will apply.

 How can I make my payments?

Payments can be made by e-Check or Credit Card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express) on Lesesne Gateway. 

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