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Billing & Payment

Clarks Summit University contracts with Nelnet Campus Commerce to offer a safe, secure and convenient way to make online payments on your student account, whether directly from a savings or checking account, by credit card, international transfer or payment plan.

Find helpful information below on how to get started and who to contact if you’re having trouble. For more information on billing, payment and refund policies, read on.

Initial Set-Up of Your Account

  1. When your bill is ready you will receive an email from “Nelnet Campus Commerce” with the subject: CLARKS SUMMIT UNIVERSITY STATEMENT AVAILABLE.
  2. Click “View Your Statement” at the bottom of the email.
  3. Click the link “Need a new Nelnet account?
  4. Complete the “Contact Info,” then click “Next” at the bottom of the page.
  5. Create a Username and Password and set up the Phone Authentication, then click “Submit” at the bottom of the page.

Set Up Authorized Parties on your Account  (such as a parent or spouse)

You may want to let another person view your account and make payments. Doing so authorizes Clarks Summit University and Nelnet to discuss your financial information with the other party.

When logged in, simply click the “Add an Authorized Party” link from the Home tab.

View Your Statement

After setting up your account the first time
  • You will be automatically directed to your statement.
  • Review your statement. Notice the Important Information Message on the right with links that help you interpret your statements, such as course schedule, tuition and fees, and refund policy. Be sure to read the refund and late fees policies.
Once you already have a Nelnet account 

Simply log in at Nelnet Campus Commerce, and click  “View Current Statement.”

You can also …

  • View your past statements.
  • Make a payment.
  • Manage your account such as adding text services or authorized party and updating your profile.
  • Enroll in or manage your payment plan.

Clarks Summit University issues monthly account statements. Bills are only available online; no paper bills are issued. You will be able to print your bill if you wish to have a paper copy.

Even if you paid your first bill in full, please review your statement each month for any changes to your account. If you have a payment plan, please make sure that your plan payment covers your statement balance each month in case of updates to your account such as course and tuition changes. Payment plans do not update automatically. Failure to update your plan can lead to over-payments or late fees.

Payment Due Date

Monthly statements are available on the 15th of every month, and payment is due by the 1st of each month. You must pay the bill in full or set up a monthly payment plan and make your first payment by this due date. If you wish to obtain a loan to help with your balance, please email or call 570.585.9212.

Add a Phone Number to Receive Text Services

  • To receive text reminders about a bill or payment plan payment, register by clicking the link on the Home tab.

Payment Options

One-time Payment (Payment in full for the semester)
  • Click “Make a Payment” on your account statement or from the Home tab. Payment options include:
    • Bank Transfer
    • Credit/Debit Card (2.85% fee applies)
    • International Transfer
    • Mail-in Payment (click the link on your statement)
Enroll in a Monthly Payment Plan
  • $50 enrollment fee due immediately.
  • Click “set up a Payment Plan” from the Home tab.
  • Payment optons include:
    • Bank Transfer
    • Credit/Debit Card (2.85% fee applies)
  • Payment plans are for three, four or five months, with final payment in November (for fall semester) or April (for spring semester).
Third-Party Payer
Payment Notes
  • If you register for courses later in the semester, your only payment option will be to pay in full if the payment plan period is over.
  • There is no payment plan option for summer courses.

Need Help?

Questions about your statement? Email or call 570.585.9211.

Questions on Nelnet website? Call 800.6098056





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