All students must meet minimum financial requirements to remain enrolled each semester.

Student accounts are reviewed in advance of the published Registration Guarantee Dates; accounts that do not meet the requirements are subject to registration cancellation for nonpayment.
Note that some actions taken to meet the minimum financial requirements may not be immediately reflected on student accounts; students can verify updated Registration Cancellation for Nonpayment status on the Bills and Payment page. A green checkmark next to the message means requirements have been met; a red X next to the message means your registration is still at risk of cancellation for nonpayment.
Students at risk of registration cancellation for nonpayment are alerted by email prior to the Registration Guarantee Date to provide the opportunity to resolve their status. Those impacted by registration cancellation are notified by email as well. Guidance for potential re-enrollment is provided at that time.

Minimum payment requirements

  • FAFSA - data transmission to school takes 3-5 business days; send email confirmation information to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Payment of $300 or 15% of tuition and fees charges, whichever is less, applied directly to tuition or fees.
  • Make a payment on eServices to apply your payment directly to your tuition and fees charges.
  • Scholarships, third party payments, or tuition waivers reflected on the student’s account that meets the 15% or $300 minimum
  • Enrollment in an automatic monthly payment plan through Nelnet/FACTS (credit card or ACH bank draft)

For more information, please visit our payment options page.

It is recommended that students exercise the following options:

  • File the appropriate FAFSA online as soon as possible; or
  • Enroll in the Nelnet Payment Plan; and
  • Monitor account/financial aid information accessed by logging in with StarID through eServices.
  • Check your South Central College e-mail messages regularly for important announcements. Messages may also be sent to students' personal e-mail accounts if an e-mail address is provided.

Tuition and fee statements will not be mailed. Students are required to view account balances online.

Certain payment criteria may have been met that prevented their classes from being cancelled. They will then be responsible for dropping the courses they are registered for. Individuals will be held financially obligated for those classes that are not dropped by the fifth day of the term. Summer Session classes have a shorter drop period.  Please refer to the Student Policies as well as the following MinnState System policies and Procedures for more information:

South Central College complies with Minnesota Statute 197.775 which exceeds all criteria of Title 38 United States Code Section 3679(e).  More information can be found on SCC's Military Bill of Rights page.