Payment Options

Payment Options 

Students must have a payment option in place by the due date outlined for each term.
Payment Options include: being awarded financial aid, a 3rd party sponsorship on file, paid in full, or enrolled on the MATC Payment Plan.

Payments can be made with any of the following payment methods online at selfservice.matc.edu with:

  • Discover Card
  • MasterCard
  • Visa

Students can also come into any one of the centers to make a payment via cash check or credit card.

  • Starter checks are not accepted.
  • Students with an NSF check in the past 5 years, are not eligible to
    write a check.


Contact Us

E-mail at saccounts@matc.edu
Call at 414-297- 6797
Office hours are 7:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

MATC Student Payment Plan

MATC offers a Student Payment Plan option for students with at least $100 in tuition charges to pay for tuition and fees. Subject to the terms listed below and additional information can be found at selfservice.matc.edu.

If you elect to enroll in the payment plan option:

  • You must be registered for three or more credits
  • A 5% down payment, which goes towards your account balance, is required
  • Complete the Payment Plan online
  • Go to selfservice.matc.edu— login with your MATC email and password to access your account

Summer 2020 Payment Plan

  • All students must be on a formal payment plan and pay the 5% to remain in classes.
  • To be on the MATC Payment Plan, students must enroll on the Payment Plan by July 14, 2020

Summer                  Date
1st Day to Enroll     4/20/2020
Last Day to Enroll   7/14/2020

Fall 2020 Payment Plan

  • All students must be on a formal payment plan and pay the 5% to remain in classes.
  • To be on the MATC Payment Plan, students must enroll on the Payment Plans by October 19, 2020

Summer                   Date
1st Day to Enroll       7/15/2020
Last Day to Enroll    10/19/2020

MATC Payment Plan Term Conditions

Milwaukee Area Technical College Payment Plan Terms and Conditions

Milwaukee Area Technical College offers a payment plan as an alternative to paying your tuition bill (class charges) in full at the start of each semester. The payment plan is available to all students taking college-level courses with a balance of at least $100 in tuition charges (excluding books, childcare charges, supplies, parking, and other non-tuition related charges). The payment plan will not be available if your total tuition charges for the term are less than $100.00.

In order for classes to be held, students will need to pay a down payment of 5% of their total balance for that semester. After the 5% payment is paid, there are either 4, 3 or 2 additional installment payments.

Depending on when you enroll on the Payment Plan. Payments can be made online through Self Service with a credit card or in person at the cashier's office at any one of our four campus locations: Downtown Milwaukee, Oak Creek, West Allis, or Mequon. We accept cash, checks, cashier's checks, money orders, Visa, MasterCard or Discover.

Checks should be made out to:
Milwaukee Area Technical College

Payment Plan Due Date Information:

Please check your Payment Plan in Self Service for your Payment Plan due dates according to your signed payment plan schedule.

5% down payment - due at the time the student signs up and must be paid by the payment option deadline to remain in your classes.

Students may make payments prior to the first payment due date, but must pay at least 5% of the total balance due for that semester to be enrolled on the payment plan and their courses held.

Classes that are officially dropped within the refund period MAY reduce the payment plan outstanding balance due, in accordance with the refund policy set below. Adjustments will be reflected on the student's account.

Statements are available online through SelfService.matc.edu. It is the student's responsibility to pay by the due date specified Payment is due even in the event that a statement is not received.

Students with financial aid are responsible for any installment payments due until financial aid is paid. Any remaining balance after financial aid is paid is student's responsibility. If financial aid has not yet been awarded, the required payment plan amount must be made to avoid late fees.

If funding or payment is being arranged through a 3rd Party, company or agency (ex: VA, TEACH, DVR/DWD), students are responsible for any Payment Plan payments due until the authorization form has been received and processed on the student account. Any balance remaining after the sponsor has paid is student's responsibility.

Students who have not made payments by the due date or have other past due balances owed to Milwaukee Area Technical College will have ahold placed on their records. MATC will not release transcripts or diplomas with debt. Students will not be able to register for classes until the balance is paid off. A late fee will be added and the account will be turned over to a collection agency. Debt owed under these payment plan terms and conditions will not be discharged via bankruptcy and may be subject to Wisconsin's tax intercept and collection program (section 71.93, Wisconsin Statutes).

In order to receive a full tuition refund, classes MUST be dropped the day before the course starts.

For Spring and Fall (15 and 16-week courses):

  • 100% refund- if a course is dropped prior to the first start date of class
    • Example if the class start 9/11, you must drop the class by 9/10
    • Online courses must be dropped before the Sunday of the course start date

  • 80% refund-if a course is dropped from calendar day 1 through 12
  • 60% refund- if a class is dropped from calendar day 13-25
  • 0% refund after calendar day 25, there will be no refunds and student will be charged full price

For Summer and all other courses (less than 15 weeks)

  • 100% refund- if a course is dropped prior to the first start date of clas
    • Example if the class start 9/11, you must drop the class by 9/10
    • Online courses must be dropped before the Sunday of the course start date
  • 80% refund-if a course is dropped before 11% of the scheduled class is completed, students will receive 80% refund
  • 60% refund-if a course is dropped between 11%-20%
    • If a course is dropped after the 2nd Sunday, the 60% refund applies.
  • 0% refund-no refunds will be given after 20% of the scheduled class is completed
    • The refund schedule is based on counting the first Sunday of the course start week/date.
    • If at any point, the student is dropped by the instructor, no refund will be given.

MATC's primary method of communication is through the student's MATC email and it is the student's responsibility to check their account in Self Service for the most up-to-date information.

Please email Student Accounts at saccounts@matc.edu with payment plan questions.