Students and families have the option of paying their semester balance in its entirety each semester through IC's Payment Portal at ic.afford.com.
Account balances for the fall semester are due by August 5th and by January 5th for the spring semester.Additionally, students and families can pay for any incidental charges (parking pass, misplaced ID cards, etc) that may occur during the semester through the Payment Portal. The instructions below will show you how to make one time payments through the Payment Portal both by logging into the Portal and without logging into the Portal.
Making a one-time payment without logging into the Payment Portal
Anyone is able to make a one-time payment on a student's account without the student granting authorization to their account.
The payer must have the student's Illinois College student ID number to complete the payment process. To make a one-time payment without logging in, visit the Payment Portal at ic.afford.com.
Under "Make a Payment" select "Make a One-Time Payment."
Fill in the student information and enter the amount you wish to pay. Make sure you click the green "+Add" button.
Choose your payment method. As a reminder, a 2.99% convenience fee will be charged for credit and debit cards. You can avoid this fee by paying with an E-check or electronic bank transfer.
Enter your payment information and then select process payment.
Making a one-time payment after logging into the Payment Portal
Select the term, enter the amount you wish to pay, and click "Make One Time Payment"
Choose your payment method. Please remember there is a 2.99% convenience fee charged for credit and debit cards. It will display the amount of the fee. To avoid this fee, you may pay through an electronic bank transfer or echeck.
Enter your payment information and finish by clicking "process payment."