March 15, 2007
NEED FINANCIAL HELP FOR COLLEGE?
CLARK CAN HELP YOU TAKE THE NEXT "STEPP"
Clark College introduces a new tuition payment plan
to help students meet their educational expenses
VANCOUVER, Wash. – In order to help students take "The Next Step," Clark College has introduced a new and optional Student Tuition Easy Payment Plan (STEPP), available to all students effective for spring quarter classes in 2007. Spring quarter classes at Clark College start April 2, 2007.
“We know that budgeting for college expenses has become more challenging as costs and fees have continued to rise,” said Robert K. Knight, Clark College Interim President. “Clark College created STEPP to help students who want to continue their education but may not be able to pay the full tuition at the start of the quarter.”
Under STEPP, students can make three smaller interest-free payments during the quarter. Students can choose to make their payments by personal check, cash or credit card. Because STEPP is not a loan, most students should qualify. The fee to enroll in the plan is $15 per quarter to establish a student STEPP account.
STEPP covers only tuition and class fees for the specified quarter that a student enrolls in the plan. Expenses for books, parking fees, certain administrative costs and fees charged by the college or fines are not covered in the plan.
More information about the Student Tuition Easy Payment Plan is available on the Clark College website at www.clark.edu/STEPP. The Clark College Cashier’s Office can be contacted during regular business hours by calling 360-992-2177.