Payment Options

There are many payment options: online, by mail, or by phone. Your account must be paid in full or have an acceptable payment plan in place by the due date for that semester. If the payment due date for the semester has passed, payment is due upon registration.

Upcoming Payment Due Dates

  • Fall – August 15, 2023
  • Spring – January 5, 2024
  • Summer – May 5, 2024

Please see the options below to cover your student account balance. Student accounts must be paid in full or have an acceptable payment plan in place by the due date for that semester.  If the payment due date for the semester has passed, payment is due upon registration. Students with unpaid accounts may be dropped from class(es). If payment or a payment plan is not in place by the due date, the account will be assessed a late fee ($250 for day students; $100 for all other populations).

Using Financial Aid or a Third-Party

To use financial aid or a third-party payer as an acceptable payment plan, the student must have completed all requirements and submitted the required paperwork and electronic signatures by the payment due date.  If your Employer offers Tuition Reimbursement, please complete the form here and return it before the Payment Due Date of the term.

Strategic Partner Program | Course Discounts

As a member of Rivier’s Strategic Partners Program, partner employees receive a tuition discount. 

GradGuard’s Tuition Insurance Plan can protect your investment in higher education.

Rivier University is proud to partner with GradGuard to offer plans at special rates not available to the general public.

The Tuition Insurance Plan can provide reimbursement for a complete medical withdrawal at any point in the covered term due to a covered illness, injury, or other covered reason, including mental health conditions.

Learn more at or by calling 877-794-6603.

Terms, conditions, and exclusions (including for pre-existing conditions) apply. Plans only available to U.S. residents and may not be available in all jurisdictions. Recommended and provided by GradGuard, a service of Next Generation Insurance Group, LLC (NGI), the licensed agent for all insurance programs. Insurance plans include insurance benefits and assistance services. Pricing may vary by state. Insurance benefits are underwritten by Jefferson Insurance Company (NY, Administrative Office 9950 Mayland Drive, Richmond, VA 23233) rated “A+” (Superior) by A.M. Best Co. A+ (Superior) is the 2nd highest of A.M. Best’s 13 Financial Strength Ratings. Non-insurance benefits/services are provided by AGA Service Company. Claims are administered by Allianz Global Assistance (AGA). AGA and Allianz Tuition Insurance are marks of AGA Service Company or its affiliates. AGA Service Company is an affiliate of Jefferson Insurance Company. Plans include insurance benefits and assistance services. Except as expressly provided for under the plan, consumer is responsible for charges incurred from outside vendors. Contact AGA Service Company at 888-427-5045 or 9950 Mayland Dr., Richmond, VA 23233 or

Pay Online

Students should view their ledger to see their balance. To make a one-time, click on the NelNet Payment Portal button on your ledger screen. You will automatically be signed in to your NelNet Payment Portal where you can make payments, sign up for payment plans, and add authorized users to your account.

Due to the high volume of calls, we encourage you to pay online.

Pay with an International Bank

International students paying from an international bank outside the USA please make your payment through Flywire or via the Nelnet/Convera International Student Payment Plan.

Pay With a Payment Plan

To sign up for a payment plan, log into your MyRiv account, and navigate to your ledger screen. There, you can click on the NelNet Payment Portal button to be taken to your payment portal website. If payment plans are still an option for the semester in which you are trying to pay down your balance, you can set up a payment plan online through this portal.

If someone other than you makes payments towards a payment plan, you can add them as an authorized user allowing them to create their own account and make payments.

Pay by Mail

Make checks payable to Rivier University and mail to:

Rivier University
Attn: Student Accounts Office
420 South Main Street
Nashua, NH 03060

Please include student name and Rivier ID in the memo line.

Pay by Phone

For assistance with online payments, please call (603) 897-8488.

Office of Student Accounts