Tuition Payment

Fall 2019

Fall 2019 payment plan enrollment begins July 22, 2019.  If you do not enroll in a payment plan, payment in full is due by August 14, 2019 at 5 p.m. to avoid cancellation of your Fall courses.

Important Payment Dates

Your class schedule will be subject to cancellation if your tuition and fees have not been paid by the due date. Please review your account in Self Service Carolina to ensure tuition and fees are paid. 

  • Bills Available Online - July 18, 2019
  • Tuition Due - August 14, 2019
  • Payment Plan Enrollment - July 22, 2019

Payment Options

  1. Online through Self Service Carolina (SSC) by e-check. An e-check is an electronic check. Use this option to input your account number and bank routing number directly into SSC. There is no charge for using an e-check. It is the fastest and safest way to pay tuition.
  2. Online through SSC by credit card. There is a 2.5% convenience fee for this service.
  3. In the Student Account Services Office at the cashier’s windows, by check, cash or money order only. Please review our Check Acceptance Policy. We cannot accept credit card payments in Student Account Services, at the cashiers’ windows or over the phone.
  4. Set up a Tuition Payment Plan

Tuition Payment Plan

USC Upstate offers students the option of enrolling in a payment plan to make monthly payments on their semester balance. The payment plan is available to all USC Upstate students who are in good financial standing with no past due charges. 

The tuition payment plan requires a down payment of 25% of the student’s account balance, plus a non-refundable administrative fee of $75 when the payment plan is established. This down payment is required at the time of enrollment.

Fall payment plans may be set up beginning July 22, 2019.  

  • Down payment of 25% of the balance + $75 administration fee   
  • First installment of 25% is due on Sept. 10, 2019
  • Second installment of 25% is due on Oct. 10, 2019
  • Third installment of 25% is due on Nov.11, 2019

Payments received after the due date are subject to $100 late fee per late payment. Unpaid late payments will result in a hold on your student account and may result in cancellation of classes.

Please note that we cannot accept credit card payments in our office. You may pay online at with a credit card. Please also note that there is a 2.5 percent convenience fee assessed for credit card payments made online. You may pay with an electronic (e-check) online with your checking account information (account and routing number) at no charge. 

Contact Student Account Services with questions at 864-503-5326 or send us an email.