The Deferred Payment Plan is an installment Promissory Note available for qualified students who are unable to make full payment of current semester tuition and fees by the payment due date. This plan is available to all students, with these exceptions: students whose financial aid is ready at payment due date and is equal to or greater than fees charged and students who have a history of delinquent payment at Flathead Valley Community College.

General Instructions

  • A minimum payment based on the total charges for the semester is due by the payment due dates below. Please note: For early registered students, the first payment due date is listed in the Academic Calendar (Refer to Tuition Due, Early Registered Students). For those registering during general registration, the first payment is due at the time of registration.
  • All financial aid credited to your account will reduce your financial obligation.
  • Scheduled payments and any other outstanding charges due Flathead Valley Community College are to be paid at the Business Office, 777 Grandview Drive, Kalispell, MT 59901, either via the Student Portal, postal mail, phone, fax or in person. Any payments that are mailed must be RECEIVED by the Business Office on or before the scheduled due date. In case of default or delinquency in the repayment of all or any part of a scheduled installment, a late charge of $25 shall be assessed.

Minimum Payment Due Dates:

Overall total divided by 4See #1 AboveSee #1 AboveN/A
Overall total divided by 3September 30February 28See # 1 above
Overall total divided by 2October 31March 31June 30
Overall total in fullNovember 30April 30July 31


Interim, Short, and Specifically Designated Courses: half of the total tuition is required prior to the start of the class and the remainder is to be paid before the end of the course.

Flathead Valley Community College reserves the right to decline the issuance of a deferred payment loan, to require payment in full at time of registration, and/ or to require a guarantor on any deferred installment loan made. If you are under 18 at the time of registration, you must provide a guarantor.