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Financial Aid and Loan Information

Loan Processing and Application Instructions for First-time Borrowers

Nelnet Campus Commerce Payment Plan
(formerly Tuition Management Systems, or TMS)

To help you finance your education expenses, Florida Southern College is pleased to make the services of Nelnet Campus Commerce available to you and your family. This interest-free monthly payment option allows you to spread your education expenses over monthly installments for only a small enrollment fee. There is no interest and no pre-qualification or credit check for this service. This is a popular option with many of our families because it reduces the need to borrow and it gives families more control over their savings.

For more information on your specific payment options, or to enroll in the Nelnet Campus Commerce Interest-Free Monthly Payment Plan, visit

Federal Direct Subsidized and Unsubsidized Student Loans

To process your Federal Direct Student Loans, visit To sign in, you will need your FSA ID. If you do not already have an FSA ID, you will need to create one. Once you have successfully logged into your Direct Loans account, you will need to complete the Entrance Counseling and electronically sign your Master Promissory Note (MPN).

Federal Direct Parent PLUS Loans

Parents of dependent students may apply for the Parent PLUS loan in order to secure additional funding to cover their student’s account balance. PLUS loans may be requested for the balance owed to the college (difference between awards and costs of educational expenses), as well as to assist in covering personal expenses, books and supplies, and other education related costs. Please note that PLUS loans are credit based and the credit application must be completed each year.

Please contact the Financial Aid Office to determine your borrowing limits.

Parents, to apply for your Federal Direct PLUS Loan, visit . To sign in, you will need to provide your FSA ID. If you do not have an FSA ID, you will need to create one. Once you have successfully logged into your Direct Loans account, please select Request a PLUS Loan and then Complete Parent PLUS Application (electronic signature required). If approved, you will need to electronically sign the Master Promissory Note (MPN).

Florida Prepaid College Plan

If you are the purchaser or beneficiary of a Florida Prepaid College Plan, please complete and return the required Transfer Form to Florida Prepaid and allow up to four weeks for processing. This form is available through Florida Prepaid and is also located on the Florida Southern website for your convenience.

Your choice of the restricted payment option or the unrestricted payment option will determine the anticipated amount that will be deducted from your term bill. Any balance not covered by Florida Prepaid or other approved sources must be paid by the due date on your bill.

If you have any questions specific to your Florida Prepaid account, you may access your account at or contact Florida Prepaid at 1-800-552-GRAD.

If you have any questions relating to FSC’s billing of your Florida Prepaid account, please contact Kimberlee Williams or call 863.680.3933.


Students who are supported financially by the Veterans Administration, Department of Veterans Benefits, are subject to Academic Performance Requirements.

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