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Tuition Installment Plan (TIP)

What is TIP?

TIP is beneficial to any student who is paying out of pocket or waiting for third-party funding and wants an alternative to student loans. 

Upon registering for classes, our Tuition Installment Plan Specialist will personally set up your contracts, payments, and walk you through your plan.

If you set up your plan during early registration, your total tuition and fees will be divided into thirds. Later registration dates may lead to fewer payments (higher amounts). There is a one-time, non-refundable enrollment fee of $25. Late payments are assessed a one-time, non-refundable late fee of $30 per late payment.

Important Dates:

  Winter 2019 Spring 2019 Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Winter 2020 Spring 2020
Registration Nov 5th Feb 4th May 6th May 6th Nov 4th Feb 3rd
Start Setting Up Plans Nov 5th Feb 4th May 6th Aug 5th Nov 4th Feb 3rd
Ideal 1st Payment Nov 30th Feb 28th May 31st Aug 30th Nov 29th Feb 28th
Tuition Due Date Dec 14th Mar 15th Jun 14th Sept 6th Dec 13th Mar 13th
Last Day to Set Up a 3 Payment Plan Dec 17th Mar 18th Jun 17th Sept 16th Dec 16th Mar 16th
Second Payment Due Date Dec 30th Mar 29th Jun 28th Sept 30th Dec 31st Mar 31st
Last Day to Set Up a Plan Jan 14th Apr 15th Jul 15th Oct 14th Jan 13th Apr 13th
Final Payment Due Date Jan 31st Apr 30th Jul 31st Oct 31st Jan 31st Apr 30th

Frequently Asked Questions

Anyone with an out of pocket expense for classes may enroll

There is a $25 enrollment fee for the TIP program. This is a one-time fee and it is non-refundable.

Yes, all students on the payment plan are held from getting dropped while payments are being made.

There is a one-time $30 late fee for every late payment.

The CPTC refund policy for dropped classes still applies and payments will be adjusted accordingly. You must notify the TIP specialist when you drop or add a class.

If you set up your plan during early registration, your total tuition and fees will be divided into thirds. Later registration dates may lead to fewer payments (higher amounts).

You are responsible for payments if funding doesn’t come in, and you cannot register for future classes or receive transcripts until account is paid in full.

Your first payment will be due when you first enroll in the TIP Program. Your second payment will be due on the last day of the month of the tuition due date. Your third payment will be due the month after your second payment, on the last day of the month.

TIP Location

Building 17, Room 141
Lakewood Campus

Hours

Mon-Fri: 7:30am - 11:30am and 1:30pm - 4:30pm

Contact Us 

253-589-5651
TIP@cptc.edu

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