Payment Methods

Payment Methods

Paying Online

All credit students can pay current tuition online with a credit card, unless you have certain blocks on your record.

Paying In Person

Richland's cashier windows are located in Thunderduck Hall (T140A) and are open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Thursday; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday; and 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Saturday.

  • Paying by check: Make check payable to Richland College and provide the valid driverís license number, date of birth, and daytime telephone number of the person signing the check. You must also include the studentís name and student ID number. WE DO NOT ACCEPT TEMPORARY CHECKS. Anyone who stops payment on a check will be charged $25 and will still be responsible for the unpaid tuition or purchases. This same policy applies to returned checks. Additionally, any student with a returned check or stop payment may be dropped from their classes any time prior to the issuance of the final class role or grading. Students wanting to pay for returned checks must submit payment to the cashiers in the form of cash or money order.
  • Paying by money order: Make money order payable to Richland College; include the studentís name and student ID number, along with a daytime telephone number.
  • Credit & Debit cards with the MasterCard, Visa, American Express, or Discover logo can be accepted for payment. Cards without these logos, international cards, & gift cards may be declined.
  • Third-party billings require a voucher or letter from the business or agency paying the tuition and must be presented to Accounts Receivable located in the Business office (T140) before your tuition payment due date.
  • Waivers must be taken to Admissions or Financial Aid.

Paying by Mail

Mail payments to: Richland College, ATTN: Cashier, 12800 Abrams Road, Dallas, TX 75243-2199. A copy of your student Registration Summary should be included. NOTE: If mailing your tuition payment, the postmark date cannot be considered, and your payment may be returned to you. It is the studentís responsibility to withdraw from classes. Down payments for TIP cannot be mailed.

  • Paying by check: Refer to the "Paying In Person" section above.
  • Paying by money order: Make money order payable to Richland College; include the studentís name and student ID number, along with a daytime telephone number.
  • Do not mail cash or credit card information. Please refer to the options above.

Tuition Installment Plan (TIP)

NOTE: TIP is available for the Fall and Spring semesters ONLY.
Richland offers a Tuition Installment Plan which is available to most credit students, as long as the student registers and begins payment by the due date printed on their registration summary or prior to January 24, 2015, whichever comes first.

Hereís how to participate:

  1. After registering for classes,students must make arrangements for installment payments online or in person at the cashier windows located in Thunderduck Hall (T140A). The student will be required to sign a Promissory Note if setting up the TIP at the cashier windows.
  2. Upon setting up the plan, students must pay 50% of all tuition placed on the TIP, plus a $15 nonrefundable one-time set up charge per semester.
  3. The next installment of 25% is due on or before February 18, 2015.
  4. The final installment of 25% is due on or before April 2, 2015.
  5. There is a $10 charge for late payments with a maximum of $20 in late charges, per semester.
  6. When adding classes to your TIP,you must pay 50% of the additional tuition or the class may be dropped for non-payment. You must make changes to your TIP on the day you make class changes. Your new class is not automatically added to your TIP.
  7. Dropping, adding and/or withdrawing from class(es) does not cancel your installment plan. You will still be responsible for any balance that remains.
  8. Stopping payment on your check does not cancel your installment plan. You will still be responsible for any balance that remains and may also be subject to returned check charges and your account being blocked.

Classes added on or after January 24, 2015 may not be eligible for the installment plan.

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