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Accounts Receivable has reopened in a new physical location at 7029 Freret Street. We are operating fully; however given the current situation with COVID-19, we have limited staff available for in-person customer service. The remaining staff are accessible and working remotely weekdays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Please know that while we are diligently working on processing refunds to those who are eligible and responding to emails, we ask for your patience as we are experiencing delays.

Instead of mailing checks, you are encouraged to make electronic payments online at Students Accounts. Please view our Payment Options webpage for more information. 

For COVID-19 related billing questions, view our COVID-19 FAQ’S.

Tulane Installment Prepayment Plan

Tulane is now accepting enrollments in our in-house Tulane Installment Prepayment Plan (TIPP).  TIPP is designed to cover the major educational expenses of tuition, fees, room, meal plans and health insurance.  An installment plan is great in helping families with financial planning.  This plan may eliminate or reduce the need of finding additional financing such as loans.  A small non-refundable enrollment fee of $30 per semester is the only added cost.

Fall semester plans are no longer available, but you may take advantage of Spring semester plans (see schedule below). Length of plans are based on the date of enrollment. 

Signing up for an Installment Prepayment Plan will have no impact on the amount of financial aid awarded, nor will it speed up (or slow down) the time required to process financial aid.  Financial aid should be deducted from total major expenses.  Please click here see instructions for enrolling in the plan.

For your convenience, we have provided the worksheets linked below to assist you in determining a plan budget:

All students, even those who opt for this prepayment plan, will receive monthly billing statements by e-mail.  Charges applied to the account that are not included in your payment plan should be paid monthly by the due date. Failure to pay balances due on the Accounts Receivable statements by the due date will result in FINANCE CHARGES.

Students may authorize others (parents, guardians, employers, etc.) to view their billing information and/or make payments on account. Click here to learn how to invite an Authorized User.

Students may enroll in TIPP through the View Online Account link on https://gibson.tulane.edu/ .  Authorized Users may also enroll their student in TIPP at: https://studentaccounts.tulane.edu/

Fall 2020 Schedule

5 Month Plan
Payment Due Dates

May 15, 2020
June 15. 2020
July 15, 2020
August 14, 2020
September 15, 2020

4 Month Plan
Payment Due Dates

June 15. 2020
July 15, 2020
August 14, 2020
September 15, 2020

3 Month Plan
Payment Due Date

July 15, 2020
August 14, 2020
September 15, 2020

 

Spring 2021 Schedule

5 Month Plan
Payment Due Dates

October 15, 2020
November 13, 2020
December 15, 2020
January 15, 2021
February 15, 2021

4 Month Plan
Payment Due Dates

November 13, 2020
December 15, 2020
January 15, 2021
February 15, 2021

3 Month Plan
Payment Due Date

December 15, 2020
January 15, 2021
February 15, 2021

2 Month Plan
Payment Due Date

January 15, 2021
February 15, 2021

 

Fees

A $30 non-refundable fee per semester is due at time of enrollment. A late fee of $15 will be billed to the student account if any portion of the monthly installment amount due is not paid by the due date. Plans will terminate after two unpaid installments. 

Many Tulane families have taken advantage of TIPP; however, it is optional. You may set up automatic monthly deductions from your checking or savings account at no additional cost. All major credit cards are also accepted. A non-refundable service charge of 2.85% (minimum $3.00) will be added to credit card payments.  It is not recommended that 529 Plan payers participate in TIPP.  

Make Changes or Cancel a Plan

To make changes or cancel a payment plan, please contact the Accounts Receivable Office.  You are responsible for any balance due after the plan has been canceled.

Please monitor your account regularly to ensure that any additional charges not included in your payment plan are paid when due, as presented on your monthly billing statement.

Need Help?

Review TIPP Frequently Asked Questions here, or contact us and we will assist you with establishing a budget and payment schedules.

Contact Us

Should you have questions regarding your TIPP or other Accounts Receivable charges, please contact us at acctrec@tulane.edu or call (504) 865-5368, 800-798-7633 toll free.