Create a Payment Plan

​​​​​​​Create a Payment Plan

A payment plan allows students to make a down payment on their tuition and pay the remainder in installments. This option is only available for Spring and Fall terms.

Follow the steps below to set up a payment plan:

Step 1:

In the address bar of a web browser (e.g., Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge or Mozilla Firefox), enter econnect.dcccd.edu.

Screenshot of the address bar of a web browser with econnect.dcccd.edu entered. 
 

Step 2:

On eConnect, choose Current Credit Students Menu.

Screenshot of the eConnect home page with arrow pointed at Current Credit Student Menu. 
 

Step 3:

Under the Payment & Disbursements section, choose Touchnet Payment Center

Screenshot of the eConnect Current Credit Student Menu with arrow pointed at Touchnet Payment Center. 
 

Step 4:

Enter your Username and click Next.

Username Format: letter "e" + your 7-digit student ID number + “@student.dcccd.edu”

Username Example: e1234567@student.dcccd.edu

If you do not know your ID number, see Find Your Student ID Number on eConnect.

Screenshot of Dallas College Sign in page. Enter email field and Next button are highlighted. The Enter email field has the following example: e1234567@student.dcccd.edu. 

Step 5:

Enter your Dallas College password and click Sign in.

See What is my Dallas College Password? if you do not know your password.
Screenshot of Dallas College organizational account Login page. The password entry field and Sign in button are highlighted. 

Step 6:

Click Payment Plans from the Student Account menu.

Screenshot of Student Account with arrow pointed at Payment Plans. 

Step 7:

Select the term to create a payment plan.

Screenshot of Payment Plan Enrollment with Select Term highlighted. 

Step 8:

The screen will display details of the payment plan. Click Select to continue.

Screenshot of Payment Plan Enrollment with Select button highlighted. 

Step 9:

On the Monthly Pay Plan Option page:

1. Optional: Typing an amount into the Additional down payment text box requires immediate payment of that amount but will lower monthly installments.

2. You can set up payments to be made automatically (click Yes) or come back and manually make payment before the due date (click No).

3. Click Continue.

Screenshot of Monthly Pay Plan Option : 1) Additional down payment, 2) Click Yes or No for automatic payments and 3) Click Continue. 

Step 10:

Depending on whether you set up an automatic payment or not, you will see one of the following screens:

Automatic Payments

The Automatic Payments screen will remind you that installments are paid automatically on due dates. Also, you are responsible for making sure the payment method remains valid during the payment plan.

To set up the automatic payments:

1. Click the arrow on the Method dropdown box and select the method of payment.

2. Click Continue.

Screenshot of automatic payments plan process order: 1) Select method of payment and 2) Click Continue. 

Manual Payments

The Manual Payments screen will remind you of making payments on time either through the system, in person or via mail.

To set up manual payments:

1. Click the arrow on the Method dropdown box and select the method of payment.

2. Click Continue.

Screenshot of manual payments plan process order: 1) Select method of payment and 2) Click Continue. 

Step 11:

When processing is complete, you will receive a confirmation of the agreement.​