Payment, Tuition, and Fees


After the initial payment due date, anyone registering must pay by the Wednesday following registration. Wednesday registrations would be due that day.

Summer 2024 payment is due no later than 7:00pm on June 26, 2024.
Fall 2024 payment is due no later than 7:00pm on July 31, 2024.

Financial Aid Alert

Students grants, loans, scholarships, waivers, etc… MUST contact the cashier department to have their tuition deferred. Failure to do so will result in classes being dropped for non-payment.

If you have questions, please contact the Financial Aid Department at (815) 224-0438.

Payment Options

  • Pay Online: via IVCC Self-Service and select the Make A Payment through the Student Finance section.
    • Payment in full may be made online via IVCC Self-Service. NOTE: This is a not a payment plan. 
    • Payment plans are available through TouchNet via IVCC Self-Service.
      • If you received financial aid, make course changes, your payment plan automatically update.
      • For more  information on payment plans click here.
    • International Payments: We have partnered with TransferMate to provide seamless international payments. Log into your student account, select Make A Payment, choose TransferMate from the drop down menu and follow the prompts. 
  • Pay in Person using cash, check, money order, or credit/debit card. Ottawa campus with check or money order.  
  • Pay by mail (check only) to:
    Illinois Valley Community College
    Attn: Cashier
    815 North Orlando Smith Rd.
    Oglesby, IL 61348

Tuition and Fees

Registration fee: $5 per semester, non-refundable

Tuition for in-district residents: $128.60 per credit hour
Standard fee: $11.40 per credit hour
Out-of-district residents: ** $507.97 per credit hour
Out-of-state residents: ** $546.16 per credit hour

Additional Fees may vary by course and include one or both of the following types:

  • Laboratory Fees
  • Inclusive Access E-books

Information on additional fees may be found on IVCC Self-Service by selecting the course section.

Tuition and fees are subject to change by District 513 Board of Trustees action.

Tuition for Senior Citizens:

Students age 65 and over who are district residents may attend credit classes tuition free. All other fees will be assessed at a full rate. 

** Online Courses:

Courses taught 100% online will be charged at the in-district tuition rate for all students regardless of their residency.

Special Circumstances for Residency:

Attended In-District High School: Student resides out-of-district but attended a high school within IVCC district.

  • Student are required to provide an official high school transcript.
  • Out-of-district waived for 9 consecutive terms (includes summer).

Property Taxes: Student resides out of district, but pays property taxes on a non-business land within the district.

  • Property tax statement must be provided

Employment in the District: Student employed by a business within District #513 for at least 35 hours per week may have out-of-district charges waived. 

  • Letter from the employer:
    • On a company letterhead, with business name, address, email, phone number,
    • Include student name, address, and IVCC student ID number
    • Include a statement indicating student’s start date and that the student works a minimum of 35 hours per week.
    • Letter must be signed by supervisor, owner, or HR representative
  • Recent paystub.

Proof of In-District Residence:

 ** An item from category must be provided and show the student’s name, address, and dates.

Paystub Property Closing Statement
Bill (utility or medical) Rental Contract or Lease Financial
Statement (Bank or Credit) Shelter Residency Documentation

Submit Documentation:

  • Cashier office located in CTC-101
  • By email:
    • Email subject: Proof of In-District
  • Mail your residency documentation to:
    • IVCC - Attn: Cashier
       815 N. Orlando Smith Rd.
       Oglesby, IL 61348

Can't Take the Class?

If you are currently registered and no longer plan to attend, please go to IVCC Self-Service, call the registration office at 815-224-0447, or stop by the Registration office to drop your classes and clear your account today.

Drop for Refund/Withdrawal

drop within the refund period can be done in person at the Records Office or by using IVCC Self-Service.  Drop and refund dates vary and are determine by the length of the course. The refund date is listed on the student's registration/billing statement.  To receive a refund the course must be dropped by the date indicated.

withdrawal can be done on line using IVCC Self-Service, in-person at the registration office, or by contacting your instructor. There is no refund when withdrawing from a class. 


1098T Student Information (PDF)

Cashier Hours

  • Monday, Thursday, and Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Tuesday and Wednesday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm

Cashier Staff

The cashiers are part of IVCC's Business Services and Finance Office.

  • Miguel Hermosillo, Bursar (815) 224-0353
  • Andrea, Lead Cashier (815) 224-0215
  • Kim, Accounts Receivables Specialist/Cashier (815) 224-0213