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Student Responsibilities

Students are responsible for full tuition and fee payments on their payment due date. Due dates are shown on page 5 of the quarterly class schedule , or view Important Dates online.

You may qualify to participate in our Tuition Installment Payment Plan. TIPP allows students to pay for their college education in three installments, interest free. The plan covers tuition and class fees.

Students are responsible to officially withdraw from classes they are not attending by completing the necessary paperwork required by the Admissions/Registration office.

The college has the authority to withdraw students from classes for non-payment.

Application for financial aid does not constitute payment. If a financial aid or agency funding has been granted AND has been generated into the cashiering system, it will be automatically applied approximately two weeks prior to the tuition due date. However, if the entire amount is not paid, the student is responsible for knowing the remaining amount due and making payment by the published due date.

How Charges Are Assessed

  • Tuition and fees are charged per quarter at Community Colleges of Spokane.
  • Textbooks and supplies are in addition to fees.
  • The fee to audit a class is the same as registering for credit.
  • Tuition and fees may be paid by cash, personal check, cashier's check, money order, 
    MasterCard or VISA. Bank cards are also accepted for bookstore purchases.
  • For the most up-to-date tuition information, refer to the Community Colleges of Spokane Quarterly Combined Class Schedule.
  • Complete financial aid information is available at the Spokane Falls Community College Financial Aid office. 

Tuition Rates

Our tuition rates can be found at our Tuition and Fees website.

Student Fees

All fees can be found on our Tuition and Fees website.

Technology Plan

Every year Spokane Falls develops a Technology Plan. This plan begins with input from students and department faculty identifying their needs. The departments then prioritize these needs and incorporate them into their Division plan. The combined total of all requests totals nearly 2 million dollars.

Once identified and prioritized, the college faces the daunting challenge of funding the Technology Plan. The primary source of funding has been the Technology Fee, which typically covers about 25% of the Technology Plan. The Technology Fee funding has provided the college with state-of-the-art technology resources meeting a significant number of the instructional and student needs identified in past Technology Plans.

Additional Costs

  • Health or accident insurance may be purchased at the cashier’s office.
  • Books will be available approximately two weeks before the quarter begins.
  • View a Cost of Education worksheet in the Financial Aid web site.

Tuition Installment Payment Plan

Full time students may qualify to participate in our Tuition Installment Payment Plan. TIPP allows students to pay for their college education in three installments, interest free. The plan covers tuition and class fees only.

Credit Cards

Self-paying students will find it convenient to pay by MasterCard or VISA credit cards. You can pay by one of the following:

  1. Pay by Credit Card Online. Use our secured transaction server to download your outstanding charges and pay them directly by completing a simple form.
    NOTE: Tuition installment payments cannot be made online.
  2. Pay over the phone by contacting the SFCC Cashier (509) 533-3569.
  3. Will someone OTHER THAN YOU be paying your tuition and fees? Please complete an Authorization to Release Financial Information form and return it to the cashiers office. This authorizes the release of necessary information to the person paying your outstanding balance.

Personal Checks/Money Orders

We do not recommend that you send a check, because there is no guarantee that it will arrive on time. However, you may mail your check or money order to:
   Spokane Falls Community College
   Attn: Cashiers Office MS 3171
   3410 W. Fort George Wright Dr.
   Spokane, WA 99224

If you have any question regarding the registration process, call 533-3500 during business hours.

Payment Drop Box

After the cashier's regular business hours or during busy payment due dates, you can use the payment drop box, which is located between the south side exit doors of Building 17 that lead to buildings 16 & 19.

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