Student Accounts

Student Accounts

⚠ ALL SUMMER SEMESTER PAYMENTS ARE DUE ON MAY 15, 2024.

We're here to help

Welcome to Student Accounts Office.   It is our mission to provide professional and efficient service to our students, families and colleagues.  All business operations are balanced by two principles: to provide excellent customer service, and to maintain fiscal responsibility to the college.

Our Services

  • Provide students with accurate and timely financial information
  • Offer flexible and market-driven college financing programs, options and payment methods
  • Provide convenient services
  • Treat all customers with respect and dignity

Full Payments

If you are not interested in a payment plan but prefer to pay in full, please select the option that works for you.

Domestic Payment

If your financial account is domestic (based in the U.S.), please select the button below:

International Payment

If your financial account is international (outside the U.S.), please select the button below:

Pay by Check

We accept check payments.  In order for your payment to be processed correctly, please make the check out to Trinity Christian College and mail it to:

Trinity Christian College
ATTN: Student Accounts
6601 W. College Drive
Palos Heights, IL 60463

Payment Plan Options

Transact Payment Plans

Enroll in a payment plan and tackle tuition in manageable monthly installments.

Trinity offers a four-payment plan which allows students to make four tuition payments throughout each semester for a small $60.00 fee.

Student Payment Portal

Enroll and make convenient electronic payments.  You get 24/7 access to your online account.

FOUR PAYMENT PLAN DUE DATES

Fall Semester

  • 1st payment is due August 15
  • 2nd payment is due September 15
  • 3rd payment is due October 15
  • 4th payment is due November 15

Spring Semester

  • 1st payment is due January 15
  • 2nd payment is due February 15
  • 3rd payment is due March 15
  • 4th payment is due April 15

Summer Semester

  • 1st payment is due May 15
  • 2nd payment is due June 15
  • 3rd payment is due July 15

If the payment due date falls on a weekend, your payment will be due and processed on the next business day.

FERPA

Student confidentiality rights transfer to the student when he or she reaches the age of 18 or attends college.

By completing the FERPA, you are allowing Trinity Christian College to provide access to private information regarding grades, financial statement, etc. to the designated parties of college students to receive information about students.

Once you complete this form, please return it to the Registrar office.

SFRA

As part of the Admissions process, the student will complete the Student Financial Responsbility Agreement (SFRA) and signing the form.

This form entails students agreeing to register for classes at Trinity Christian College or receiving any service from the College. Acceptance to full responsibility of tuition, fees and other associated costs assessed as a result of registration.

View the instructions on signing the SFRA form.

1098T

The 1098-T Tuition Statement is an IRS tax form that lists the amount of qualified tuition and related expenses that you paid or were billed during the previous year.

You may be able to deduct some or this entire amount from the income you report on your federal tax return, which may reduce your income tax.

You can access your 1098-T tuition statements by signing into your account on heartland.ecsi.net.

In It Together

The Trinity In It Together Fund is an emergency fund created to support Trinity students and families in the midst of  emergencies or unanticipated financial hardships.

If you need financial assistance you can request aid by completing this application form. The application and review processes were developed to gather appropriate information and to honor your unique circumstances as a student.

Complete the application.

Withdrawal and Refunds

Any student who is suspended or dismissed by college authorities shall not be entitled to any refund of tuition or room charges.

Any student who desires to withdraw from one or more classes must obtain written approval from the Registrar’s Office. The date on which such written approval is received from the Registrar’s Office determines the amount of refund, and failure by the student to obtain such approval makes the student ineligible for any refund.

Any student who desires to withdraw for personal reasons during the semester shall receive a refund of the unused charges less $120.00 provided he or she has obtained written approval from the Dean of Student Life. Such withdrawals shall be dated as of the end of the calendar week in which the student moves out of the room.

Any student who desires to withdraw for personal reasons during the semester shall receive a refund of the unused charges provided he or she has obtained written approval from the Dean of Student Life. Such withdrawals shall be dated as of the end of the calendar week in which the student moves off campus.

Refunds for approved withdrawals shall be based on the following schedule:

All tuition, housing and board refunds will be reflected as a credit on the student account.

Week of Withdrawal Tuition Refund Room Refund Board Refund
1st ENDING 9/1 100% 93% 93%
2nd ENDING 9/8 100% 87% 87%
3rd ENDING 9/15 80% 80% 80%
4th ENDING 9/22 60% 73% 73%
5th ENDING 9/29 40% 67% 67%
6th ENDING 10/6 20% 60% 60%
7th ENDING  10/13 0% 53% 53%
8th ENDING 10/20 0% 47% 47%
9th ENDING 10/27 0% 40% 40%
10th ENDING  11/3 0% 33% 33%
11th ENDING 11/10 0% 27% 27%
12th ENDING 11/17 0% 20% 20%
13th ENDING 11/24 0% 13% 13%
14th ENDING 12/1 0% 7% 7%
15th ENDING 12/8 0% 0% 0%

Any student who reduces his or her credit hours to less than twelve with written approval of the Registrar’s Office shall receive a refund for the difference in total tuition charges according to the below schedule

Refunds for approved withdrawals shall be based on the following schedule:

All tuition, housing and board refunds will be reflected as a credit on the student account.

Week of Withdrawal Tuition Refund Room Refund Board Refund
1st ENDING 1/12 100% 93% 93%
2nd ENDING 1/19 100% 87% 87%
3rd ENDING 1/26 80% 80% 80%
4th ENDING 2/2 60% 73% 73%
5th ENDING 2/9 40% 67% 67%
6th ENDING 2/16 20% 60% 60%
7th ENDING  2/23 0% 53% 53%
8th ENDING 3/1 0% 47% 47%
9th ENDING 3/8 0% 40% 40%
10th ENDING  3/15 0% 33% 33%
11th ENDING 3/22 0% 27% 27%
12th ENDING 3/29 0% 20% 20%
13th ENDING 4/5 0% 13% 13%
14th ENDING 4/12 0% 7% 7%
15th ENDING 4/19 0% 0% 0%

Any student who reduces his or her credit hours to less than twelve with written approval of the Registrar’s Office shall receive a refund for the difference in total tuition charges according to the below schedule

Refunds for approved withdrawals shall be based on the following schedule:

(Entire Summer Semester)
Week of Withdrawal

Tuition Refund
1st ENDING 5/10 100%
2nd ENDING 5/17 100%
3rd ENDING 5/24 80%
4th ENDING 5/31 60%
5th ENDING 6/7 40%
6th ENDING 6/14 20%
7th ENDING  6/21 0%
8th ENDING 6/28 0%
9th ENDING 7/5 0%
10th ENDING  7/12 0%
11th ENDING 7/19 0%
12th ENDING 7/26 0%
13th ENDING 8/2 0%
14th ENDING 8/9 0%
15th ENDING 8/16 0%
(First  8 Weeks – *May 6– Jun 30, 2024)
Week of Withdrawal

Tuition Refund
1st ENDING 5/11 100%
2nd ENDING 5/17 50%
3rd ENDING 5/24 0%
4th ENDING 5/31 0%
(Second  8 Weeks – *Jul 1– Aug 23, 2024)
Week of Withdrawal

Tuition Refund
1st ENDING 7/5 100%
2nd ENDING 7/12 50%
3rd ENDING 7/19 0%
4th ENDING 7/26 0%

*For Online/Hybrid courses, Field Experience/Internship, and Independent Study
Day of Second Class begins 12:00 a.m. on the eighth day of the scheduled time period of the class.

HAVE QUESTIONS? GET IN TOUCH.

The Student Accounts Office is  available for help you with your questions through student.accounts@trnty.edu and through phone calls at 708.239.4717.  If you leave a voicemail, we will get back to you by the end of business day.  We encourage you to make payments online through the portal.  All refund requests should go to refunds@trnty.edu

If you have a urgent question, please email Cheryl.Katalinic@trnty.edu or call 708.239.4719 and leave a voicemail and she will get back to you within a few hours.

Questions regarding financial aid should be directed to financial.aid@trnty.edu
Questions regarding housing & meal plans should be directed to studentlife@trnty.edu