Payment Options

Bills for the Fall 2020 session will be available July 17th on Self Service Carolina for registered students.


  • Log onto
  • Select the Account Information tab.
  • Select Payment Gateway, and pay by:

    Credit card* (American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa)
    (* Please note, there is a 2.5% convenience fee for the use of a credit or debit card)
    Electronic check (There are no additional fees for paying online with the electronic check option)


Please print and sign a copy of your tuition bill. Attach a check and mail to the address below. Mailed payments must be received 5 working days BEFORE the fee payment deadline. Please only mail personal checks, money orders, or cashier’s checks.

Mailing Address:
USC Beaufort
Attn: Bursar’s Office
1 University Blvd
Bluffton, SC 29909


If you have a balance due, you may pay by cash, personal check, or money order in the Bursar/ Cashier's Office at either campus. Please note that credit card payments are not accepted in the office.

Payment Plan Option

In order to sign up for the University's payment plan, the following guidelines must be met:

  1. No past-due balance owed to the University.
  2. No returned checks with the University.
  3. Balance owed must be greater than $500 (after financial aid, scholarships, loans, etc. have been applied to the bill).
  4. Have not previously defaulted on a payment plan.

Fall 2020 Payment Plan - 5 installments (not available after July) 

First Payment - 15% of the balance + $75 set-up fee Due in July
Second Payment - 22% of the balance Due August 12th
Third Payment - 21% of the balance Due September 10th
Fourth Payment - 21% of the balance Due October 10th
Fifth Payment - 21% of the balance Due November 10th


Fall 2020 Payment Plan - 4 installments

First Payment - 25% of the balance + $75 set-up fee Due August 12th
Second Payment - 25% of the balance Due September 10th
Third Payment - 25% of the balance Due October 10th
Fourth Payment - 25% of the balance Due November 10th

To sign up for a payment plan, log onto Self Service Carolina ( under Account Information, Payment Gateway, and select the Payment Plans tab at the top of the page. Be sure to pay attention to the check box, asking if you would like to set up automatic payments to be drafted on the day of the payment deadline.

If you don’t see the payment plan as an option through Self Service Carolina, please call the Cashier’s Office at (843) 208-8008 or (843) 521-3106, or you may email us at