Financial Services

Payment Deadlines

Fall 2021 Semester:  Due Monday, August 2, 2021

All tuition and fees are due at time of registration following their respective deadlines.  Upon the deadline and thereafter, please be prepared to pay in full, sign up for the payment plan, or have approved and accepted financial aid in place, to avoid being dropped from classes.

For your convenience, East Central College accepts cash, checks, MasterCard, Visa, American Express and Discover. Payments can be made at the cashier’s office, over the phone, in full through your eCentral portal, via mail, or be dropped in the drop box after hours in the Lobby at Buescher Hall.

Payment Plan                    

ECC’s tuition payment plan allows you to break down your tuition balance into affordable monthly payments and is now available for the upcoming Fall term. More information is available here. For instruction on setting up payment plan click here.

To enroll in the payment plan go to your eCentral account or contact our cashier’s office at 636-584-6739.

Important Dates and Deadlines:

Term Date Description
21/FA August 2, 2021 Fall Fees Due
21/FA September 12, 2021 Deadline to sign up for direct deposit for fall disbursements
21/FA September 24, 2021 Financial Aid and 1st  Student Loan Disbursements
21/FA October 22, 2021 2nd Student Loan Disbursement

Paycheck Disbursements

All employees are paid on a bi-weekly payroll. Paychecks for all full time, part time and adjunct employees are directly deposited. Temporary and student workers may elect direct deposit but are not mandatory. Temporary and work-study students who do not elect direct deposit may pick up their checks at the Cashier’s window.

Lost & Found

You lost it, we may have it.  The lost and found is located with the Cashiers located in the lobby of Buescher Hall.  Stop by during normal business hours.

Financial Aid Check Request Form


Phone: (636) 584-6739
Fax:     (636) 584-0513

Office Hours

Monday–Thursday: 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM