Semester Payment Plan

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Educational Payment Plan (formerly known as the 4PP) 

Enrollment in the educational payment plan is optional.  Only complete the payment plan enrollment if you want to break your semester billing into four equal payments.  


Plan Description

Lehigh University's Educational Payment Plan is designed to allow undergraduate students (and authorized users) to pay all or part of Lehigh's semester tuition, fees, room and board in four equal payments, rather than paying one lump sum at the beginning of the Fall or Spring semester. 

Starting with Fall 2023, Educational Payment Plan enrollment is completed in the eBill suite. From the top menu, select “Payment Plans”. All charges and credits on your account will be accounted for in your plan. NOTE: your first payment (plan down payment) is due at time of plan enrollment. Additonally, when enrolling in the payment plan you MUST schedule all your plan installment payments when enrolling in the plan.

Payment Plan Enrollment will be available in the eBill Suite after the semester bills have been generated (see our Payment Calendar for dates.)  This plan is for current semester charges only. Students with past due balances are ineligible to participate. There is a non-refundable plan setup fee of $50 for each semester you participate.   Enrollment in the plan should be completed prior to the published semester due date.   If enrolling after the semester due date, the payment plan setup fee will be $200.

Lehigh reserves the right to prohibit students from using this option in cases where there has been a history of delinquent payments. 

Schedule of Payments

One fourth of the total payment plan amount plus the plan enrollment fee must be paid as part of the plan enrollment process.

Plan dates
Payment Due Fall Semester Spring Semester
Downpayment July, after semester bills are generated December, after semester bills are generated
Installment 1 August 1 January 2
Installment 2 September 1 February 1
Installment 3 October 1 March 1

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Late Payment Fee

Any installment not paid by the stated due date will be charged a $25 per month, per installment late payment fee.

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Returned Check Fee

A $35.00 fee will be charged for any check that is returned unpaid to Lehigh.  The University reserves the right to require guaranteed funds from individuals who have previously remitted a check that was returned to our bank.   If a returned payment was intended to serve as a downpayment for a payment plan, your enrollment in the payment plan will be cancelled.  If a returned payment was used for a payment plan installment, the installment will be marked as unpaid and installment late payment fees may apply. 

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If an installment is not received by the end of a calendar month in which it is due, the payment plan may be canceled. The total remaining unpaid balance, including any late payment fees, will be due immediately. This may result in the assessment of additional late payment fees by the University.

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Additional Information

Check our our FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) regarding payment plans.

For a step by step tutorial on how to complete plan enrollment, please watch the following enrollment tutorial.