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USC Payment Plan

The USC Payment Plan offers students an option to extend payment of university billed expenses on the student account over a five-month period (Aug-Dec) & (Jan-May) for fall and spring terms.  Trimester plans (Aug-Nov)(Dec-Mar)(Apr-Jul) are available for Dentistry, MBA-PM and Law students ONLY. 

The USC Payment Plan application and payment processing are completely online. When you submit an application for a term, you will create a payment profile and submit online payment for the application fee ($50) and the first monthly payment.  Payment plans require the use of a U.S. bank checking or savings account for automatic monthly payments.

Enrollment is done online using the system.



Enrollment for the USC Payment Plan requires the following:

  • Student account must be in good standing:
    If your student account is not current please contact the University Collections office at (213)740-9087 or .
  • An application fee of $50.00 must be paid at time of enrollment
  • An initial down payment must be paid at the time of enrollment.
    If you sign up after the 2nd monthly installment date a monthly installment payment will also be due.
  • A valid payment profile drawn on a U.S. checking or savings bank account for automatic monthly payments.


Changes to a Payment Plan

Budget changes or cancellation of the Payment Plan can only be made by using the online Payment Plan Budget change request form , by contacting Student Financial Services at (213)740-4077, or by sending an email to .  The first two budget changes are free.

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