How To Pay - Garrett College

Garrett College McHenry campus offices are open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

As of Monday, August 23rd, all individuals must wear a masks indoors regardless of vaccination status. Individuals are also required to complete the daily health self-assessment before coming to campus.

Note: the Daily Health Self-Assessment form is located here.

Employees and students are not required to be vaccinated at this time but are strongly encouraged to do so.

Garrett College is preparing for a comprehensive return to campus for the fall semester beginning September 8th, 2021, with the majority of academic classes being offered in-person.

The most up-to-date information on Garrett College's response to COVID-19, can be found online at novel coronavirus/COVID-19 resource page.

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Paying for Education

Payment Plans

All tuition and fees are assessed at the time of registration for classes and payment is due by the published due date. A student may enroll in an automatic payment plan for a fee. A student using a payment plan is required to make all payments on time. A student who does not keep current with payments may not be eligible to register for a subsequent semester.

Garrett College has contracted with the Nelnet (NBS) Tuition Plan, which allows students to make payments with multiple installments. To set up a payment plan, students need to complete the online Garrett College/NBS application and pay the along with the $25 nonrefundable enrollment fee. The remaining balance of tuition and fees will be payable in the set number of installments as established by the payment agreement.

Availability of the payment plan is determined by Garrett College. Please be aware the college may elect not to have the payment plan available during specific times and dates during registration. More information about the payment plan is below:

Advantage to the Payment Plan

  • Easy Online Enrollment
  • Monthly Payment Plan
  • No Interest

Payment Methods

  • Automatic Bank Payment (ACH)
  • Credit/Debit Card

Cost to Participate

  • $25 enrollment fee per semester
  • $30 returned payment fee if a payment is returned

Target Dates to Enroll By:

Fall 2021 Payment Plans available beginning April 5, 2021

Last Day to Enroll Online Required Down Payment Number of Payments Months of Payments
June 28none5July-Nov
July 2620%4Aug-Nov
Aug 2230%3Sept-Nov
Sept 1040%2Oct-Nov

Spring 2022 Payment plans available beginning November 1, 2021

Last Day to Enroll Online Required Down Payment Number of Payments Months of Payments
Dec 2none5Dec-Apr
Dec 2020%4Jan-Apr
Jan 1030%3Feb-Apr
Jan 2840%2Mar-Apr

Note: All down and full payments are processed immediately!

Balance Adjustments

Please do not assume your balance will automatically be adjusted if financial aid is received or a class is dropped or added. You should review your agreement balance or contact the Garrett College Business Office at 301-387-3063 to confirm the change.

Note: In determining the amount to be budgeted, financial aid awarded or disbursed by the College must be deducted from each semester's costs. The College reserves the right to adjust the budgeted amount if financial aid has not been fully considered in the calculations.

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Payments by Phone (Credit / Debit Card)

Please call 301-387-3063, Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm

Garrett College
Attn: Business Office
687 Mosser Road
McHenry, MD 21541

Questions or Concerns?

Business Office Contacts

Carrie Hackett, Student Accounts Receivable 301-387-3061

Susan Rexroad, Accounting Clerk 301-387-3089