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.

Payment Due Dates

  • Fall – July 15
  • Spring – December 15
  • Summer – April 15

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 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).

Term 2 Only | Payment Due Dates

  • Fall Term 2 – September 15
  • Spring Term 2 – February 15
  • Summer Term 2 – June 1

Term 2 due dates are for students who have only enrolled in Term 2 classes. Students also in 14-week or Term 1 classes must follow the primary semester due dates. Student account balances that are not covered by the due date will be subject to the same penalties as the primary due dates.

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 required paperwork and electronic signatures by the payment due date.

Strategic Partner Program | Course Discounts

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

Pay Online

Students should view their ledger to see their balance. If applicable, communicate this with family who is assisting with payments.  The Rivier ID will also be needed for payments. A00000XXXXX. Do not login to make a one-time payment.

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

View a tutorial for making a one-time payment.

Pay with an International Bank

International students paying from an international bank outside the USA please make your payment through Flywire.

Pay With a Payment Plan

We offer several different payment plans each semester.

Students setting up a payment plan for the first time will need to Enroll in a Payment Plan before they have a login. Payment plans are not active until the first payment has been made.

  • Undergraduate Day or Doctoral students, visit rivier.afford.com
  • Professional Studies, Online, or Graduate students, visit rivierpro.afford.com
  • For assistance with online payments please call 800-722-4867

Auto Payments

Students can set up auto payments to help meet deadlines. Students who miss payment plan deadlines will be assessed a late fee. You can pay by using a checking/savings account (e-check) or by credit/debit card. For credit card payments a convenience fee will be added by our credit card processor at the time of payment. You can avoid paying this fee by paying online via e-check.

Pay by Mail

Make checks payable to Rivier University and mail to:

Rivier University
Attn: Student Financial Services 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 or to pay by phone please call (800) 722-4867.

Office of Student Financial Services