Make Payments

Southern Virginia University offers an interest-free tuition payment plan that distributes the cost of tuition into monthly installments throughout the year.

Payment Options

Students may arrange to pay for tuition and room and board by completing one or any combination of the following options:

  1. Pay in full by cash, check, or credit card
  2. Obtain certified grants and/or loans*
  3. Provide acceptable proof of any third-party scholarships or grants
  4. Enroll in a tuition installment plan

*The Director of Financial Aid must certify that a grant or loan will be disbursed subject to the student attending the university full-time.

View Southern Virginia’s Payment Policies

Financial Arrangements

Fall SemesterAugust 1
Spring SemesterDecember 1
Summer Term 1April 1
Summer Term 2June 1
Late Financial Arrangements

Students who fail to make financial arrangements by the appropriate deadline may incur a $150 late payment fee, and may be deregistered or required to register during a late registration period.

Contact Financial Services to make financial arrangements.

Make a Payment

Knight’s Choice Tuition Installment Plan

The Knight’s Choice Tuition Installment Plan is designed to help students and families pay educational costs to the Southern Virginia. The plan enables families to spread educational expenses over equal monthly installments.

No Interest Charges

Knight’s Choice provides all of the benefits of a monthly payment plan without charging interest. By making affordable monthly payments out of “current income,” Knight’s Choice will help avoid additional borrowing. A minimal processing fee applies.

Payment Plans

The student may budget semester expenses, such as tuition and residence fees, in 3, 4 or 5 payments

  • The 3 and 4 payment plans will begin on August 1st and December 1st
  • The 5 payment plan will begin on July 1st and December 1st

The fee to participate in a payment plan is charged each semester, those fees are:

  • $30 for 3 payments
  • $45 for 4 payments
  • $60 for 5 payments

Payment Methods

  • Direct Debit: Payments are automatically deducted from your checking account, savings account, or debit/credit card
  • Debit/Credit Card: Visa, MasterCard, or Discover, AMEX
  • Cash / Check


To set up a payment plan between June and August*, students must complete the following:

  1. Log in to “MySVU” and click on the “My Finances” tab
  2. Click “Financial Arrangements
  3. Beginning at step 0, follow the instructions to finalize your payment plan

*This option is only available before the beginning of each semester. To establish a payment plan at other times of the year, please contact Student Financial Services directly at 540-261-8405.

View Southern Virginia’s Payment Policies


Contact Student Financial Services at 540-261-8405 or