Macalester College


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Simple steps to enroll: 

Contact Macalester College to receive an invitation to set up a payment plan. 


      Subject line: Send payment plan invite

As a student, you may share the billing responsibility with others but must set up your account first.  You then have two options to set up others to make payments on your behalf.

          Authorized Payer: Set up parents or others as an Authorized Payer which only allows them to              see the balance amount.  They would not receive reminders or see the payment schedule. 

Steps to add an Authorized Payer:

1. Please click on the "Want to designate another payer?" link in the top right corner of the page to designate the Authorized Payer.
2. Once you have completed the required information, an email will be sent to the Authorized Payer with a link to log into the payment system.
3. When the Authorized Payer has accessed the payment system, the Authorized Payer can complete a payment plan or make a payment on the student's behalf. The Payer would not receive payment reminders or see the payment schedule

Plan Owner:  Once parents or others are set up as an Authorized Payer, it is possible to set them up as a Plan Owner to enable them to see all of the payment plan information.

Steps to change the Plan Owner:

1. Please select “Request a New Plan Owner” from the Payment Plan Actions menu.
2. Make Authorized Party selection. Only Authorized Payers can take over the payment plan. Choose from the existing Authorized Payers list and click Save. If a new Authorized Payer is needed, the student can click on Add Authorized Party.

3. Within minutes of saving, the Authorized Payer should receive an email inviting them to take over as the Payer (become the Plan Owner).

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