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  • Pay fees
  • Check financial aid status
  • Set-up payment plan

Payment Options

MCC offers a variety of payment options. After enrolling in classes you are required to select a payment option to officially hold your classes. Unless you select one of the available options your classes are held only until the weekly drop, which occurs on Sunday night each week. The first weekly drop for spring and summer classes is the Sunday after enrollment opens.  The first weekly drop for fall classes is June 15.  The drop schedule changes the week before the term begins, when the process runs daily and classes are held only until midnight of the same day.

How To Pay

1. Pay in Full

Pay by check, debit card or credit card online through myMCCKC or at any campus business office. The business offices also accept cash.

When you provide a check as payment, you authorize MCC to either use information from your check to make a one-time electronic fund transfer from your account, or to process the payment as a check transaction.

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To pay tuition and fees in full online you will need to supply account information:

  • Credit card or debit card account number (VISA, MasterCard or Discover), or
  • Bank routing number and account number (savings or checking)
Important: If your online payment fails, your classes will be dropped.

2. Sign Up for Payment Plan

Sign up for the MCC Payment Plan by paying a small non-refundable fee. The plan divides your balance into equal installments and schedules automatic payments. If you sign up after the first installment due date, you will pay the sign-up fee plus the first installment.  Each time you sign up for a new plan, including switching between available plans within a term, you will be charged a sign-up fee.  [learn more]

To sign up for the Payment Plan, you will need to supply account information:

  • Credit card or debit card account number (VISA, MasterCard or Discover), or 
  • Bank routing number and account number (savings or checking)

Each plan's monthly automatic payments are processed according to the following schedules:        

Spring Term: Two plans available, three or four installments

    • 3-Pay Plan - Payments on Dec. 15, Feb. 15 and March 15
    • 4-Pay Plan - Payments on Dec. 15, Jan. 15, Feb. 15 and March 15

Summer Term: One plan available, two installments

    • 2-Pay Plan - Payments on May 15 and June 15

Fall Term: Two plans available, three or four installments

    • 3-Pay Plan - Payments on July 15, Sep. 15 and Oct. 15
    • 4-Pay Plan - Payments on July 15, Aug. 15, Sep. 15 and Oct. 15 

3. Apply Financial Aid that has already been Awarded

If you have already finished all items on your financial aid "To Do" list and have been awarded one or more types of financial aid, that amount will be subtracted from what you owe on your student account. If there is still a balance due, you must either sign up for the payment plan or pay the remaining balance in full.

4. Other Payment Types

If you plan to use one of the following options for payment, special circumstances apply.

MCC Fee Waiver (employees and their dependents)

To use this option when you enroll, you will need to supply the employee's ID number and MCC email address. You will also need to submit a completed Request for Tuition Waiver form to your campus business office within seven days of class enrollment.

U.S. Veterans Benefits (Chapter 31 or 33)

To use this option you will need to contact your campus Financial Aid Office veterans coordinator within seven days of class enrollment.

Third Party Payer (company or agency)

If the company or agency sponsoring you has a signed third party agreement on file with MCC, you may use this option. When you enroll, your classes will be held for seven days and you will need to contact your campus business office and submit your approved authorization letter.

A+ Benefits 

If you have successfully completed the A+ requirements at your high school and have submitted your current Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to MCC, you may use this option when you enroll. If you are a new MCC student you will have until the following dates to have your school send an official A+ certified high school transcript to MCC's Student Data Center:

    • Fall semester—June 30
    • Spring semester—Jan. 7
    • Summer semester—May 30
- A+ does not pay for lab fees; you are responsible for paying these charges.  
- There is a cap on the amount per credit hour that A+ can pay; you are responsible for paying the difference, if there is one.  
- A+ benefits are always contingent upon Missouri's funding for the program.

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Tuition Payment Plan

MCC offers a plan to help make it easier for you to budget and pay for tuition.


  • A down payment of 1/3 of tuition & fees plus a non refundable per semester enrollment fee is expected at sign up of the plan. Books are not eligible for the payment plan. The plan is run semester-by-semester with the non refundable enrollment fee being required each semester.
  • Two monthly installments of the remaining balance will automatically be withdrawn per the following term schedules:
    • Fall Semester - Sept. 15 and Oct. 15
    • Spring Semester - Feb. 15 and March 15
    • Summer Semester - June 15 and July 15
  • Budget your tuition and fees in the following ways:
    • Automatic Bank Payment (ACH) -ACH payments are those payments you have authorized MCC to process directly with your financial institution. It is simply a bank-to-bank transfer of funds that you have pre-approved for your expenses at Metropolitan Community College. Payments may be made from either your checking or savings account. Credit card promotional checks are not accepted.
    • Automatic Credit Card Option -Paying with your Mastercard, Visa or Discover card gives you the option of taking advantage of any bonus programs that may be offered by your credit card company. Your monthly payment will be automatically charged to the credit card you designate.
  • If a monthly payment is denied by your bank, a $20 late fee will be assessed immediately and will continue until the balance in full is paid. Also, an additional $25 return charge will be assessed after the second attempt to run a payment is denied by your bank.
  • Two references with addresses and phone that would know how to reach you are required.
  • If you add a class or your financial aid is disbursed, the plan will adjust any unpaid balance.
You must officially drop or withdraw from classes. The published MCC refund schedule will apply only to officially dropped classes. If you stop attending classes but fail to officially drop or withdraw, you are responsible for paying all charges for these classes.

If you default on your payment plan, you will not be able to participate for one year from the time you pay off your plan. Defaults will prevent you from enrolling in classes and receiving official transcripts/diplomas. It will also result in immediate collection efforts, which may involve placing your account with a collection agency and the State of Missouri income tax intercept program. You are responsible for any collection costs incurred.

How to enroll on the payment plan:

  1. Go to
  2. Sign into your myMCCKC account
  3. Click on Student Center Home
  4. Click on the "Pay Plan Sign Up" button
  5. Enter and submit your personal contact information
  6. Enter and submit contact information for two references
  7. Click on the "Payment Plans" tab
  8. Click on "Sign up for a new payment plan"
  9. Follow the directed steps on the screen to complete the sign up process.
Contact your campus Business office if you have any questions:

MCC-Blue River: 816.604.1000
MCC-Business & Technology: 816.604.5285
MCC-Longview: 816.604.1000
MCC-Maple Woods: 816.604.1000
MCC-Penn Valley: 816.604.1000

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Get Your Refund Faster: Use Direct Deposit

Find out more about setting up direct deposits by going to our Refund page.


MCC uses an electronic billing system to send monthly eBills to students who have unpaid charges on their accounts. After eBills are posted, emails are sent to notify students that they have a new eBill. To view your eBill or see the balance you currently owe, go to the Finances section of your Student Center account at myMCCKC.

Authorize Someone Else To Pay

You may authorize another person (parent, relative, company contact, etc.) to access your account to make a payment, set up a payment plan or view your eBill. In fact, you can set up multiple people as authorized users and each will receive access information at the e-mail address you specify for them. Each authorized user's payment information is protected because payment details can only be viewed by the person who entered them.

If you set up a company as an authorized user, please be aware MCC will not accept a corporate check through online payment.
  1. Go to myMCCKC and sign in to your account.
  2. Select "Student Center Home."
  3. Scroll down to the "Finances" section.
  4. Click on the "Authorize Payer" link.
  5. When the payment center opens on the "Authorized Users" tab, enter the email address of your authorized user; select the appropriate Yes/No buttons to give that person the access you want; click on "Continue."
  6. Click the "I Agree" checkbox to sign the Agreement to Add Authorized User.  Print Agreement if desired; then click on "Continue."
  7. Emails will be sent to the authorized user with userID, password, and instructions for signing in to your MCC payment center.

Third Party Payer

Documentation is required if an agency, organization or company (like Vocational Rehabilitation, Full Employment Council, DESE, FORD, GM, etc.) will pay your tuition. You must bring official authorization to your campus business office or contact them within seven days of class enrollment or your classes will be dropped. 

You are ultimately responsible for payment of all charges on your account if payment is not received from the third party payer.

Third Party Agreement

MCC allows payment by a third party for tuition and related educational supplies and services. MCC requires all third party payers to sign and submit an official Third Party Payment Agreement. Inquiries or completed agreements should be submitted to the MCC business office on the campus where the student(s) will be attending class. (See MCC campus business office for contact information). MCC will return a signed copy of the agreement to you as notification that the process is complete.

Third Party Billing Requirements

  • Employer or agency must agree to pay regardless of student success in a course, student completion of a course, or continued employment or eligibility of a student.
  • An Authorization Letter must be received each semester within seven days of enrollment or before the first day of classes, whichever is sooner, or the student could be dropped from their classes. Authorizations should be on official third party letterhead and can be submitted to any campus business office via fax, mail, or in person.
  • MCC will not bill individuals as a Third Party. Students have the ability to designate Authorized Payers for their student accounts via myMCCKC.
MCC reserves the right not to accept Authorization Letters from any company or organization that does not have a signed Third Party Agreement on file.

Important Dates 

  Spring 2015 Summer 2015 Fall 2015
Enrollment Begins Nov. 3 April 13 April 13
Third Party Book Vouchers Available at Bookstores Dec. 17 May 13 July 30
Third Party Book Vouchers Expire Jan. 17 June 5 Aug. 22

See our Academic Calendar for dates of additional enrollment related activities.

Last Modified: 7/6/15