Payments by Parents

Instructions for Parents or Other Authorized Bill Payers

See also instructions for students.

  • Note: Only individuals listed on the authorized subscribers line of a student’s Tuition Payment Agreement (PDF) will have access to the eCheck service.
  • To use eCheck, your checking/saving account must be with a U.S. bank. International payers without U.S. bank accounts should instead contact student_accounts@hmc.edu for electronic fund transfer (EFT) information.
  • Payments processed via eCheck will post to your student account within a few minutes. Please be aware that a fee of $30 will be assessed for any transactions denied due to insufficient funds.
  1. Go to the portal home page.
  2. Once you are at the portal home page, click on the “Login” button on the upper right hand side of the webpage.
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  3. You will be asked to enter your User ID and your password before continuing (if you do not see the screen below, or get an error message please enable cookies on your browser).
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  4. Once you are logged in, you will be directed to the Parent Portal home page.
  5. From the home page, click on the “Student Account Info” tab located on the upper left hand side of the page.
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  6. Your student’s name will appear in the drop down window under “My Account Info”. If you have more than one student, click on the arrow key to the right of the students name displayed and select the appropriate student. Click on the “Go” button once you have the student whose account you wish to view.
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  7. From the “My Account Info – My Account Balances” page, you will be able to view all transactions for any semester, including recent payments for the current semester. In order to view all of the transactions for the semester you are interested in, click on that semester’s link. To make a payment, click on the “Make a Payment” button.
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  8. Once you click on the “Make a Payment” button, enter the “Amount To Pay” in the box, then click on the “Continue” button. The amount must be entered excluding the dollar sign and the comma or you will get an error message.
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  9. Click the “Continue” button on the E-check screen.
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  10. Enter checking account information, billing information, and an email address then click the “Continue” button.
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  11. Verify payment information. If the information you provided is correct, click on the “Submit” button at the bottom of the page. If changes need to be made, click on the “Edit Info” button.
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  12. If your transaction has been submitted successfully, a receipt will be emailed to you immediately.
  13. Questions? Please contact student_accounts@hmc.edu.