link Payments and Refunds

Costs, Fees, Refunds, Holds

Students are required to pay for their classes at the time of enrollment, but there are options.


Where to Pay Fees

Where do I pay for my fees?
Fees may be paid in the following ways:

Modes of Payment

We accept multiple modes of payment:

  • Cash
  • Check - made payable to Mission College. Please note Student ID number.
  • Credit Cards - MasterCard & Visa
  • Debit Cards - debit cards with MasterCard or Visa capability.
  • Via My Mission Portal
  • In person in SEC-118.
California College Promise Grant

Help with Paying for College

The California College Promise Grant waives enrollment fees and a portion of the parking permit charged to eligible California residents.  

Financial Aid

Financial Aid is available in different forms.

  • Grants: free money 
  • Work study: money earned through employment on campus.
  • Loans: money that has to be paid back with interest
  • Scholarships: money received after being selected as a qualified applicant
Nelnet Payment Plan

NelNet Payment Plan is a payment plan option for each semester. To set up a payment plan visit the My Mission Portal under student accounts.

More information about the Nelnet Campus Commerce (PDF) 

Additional Help

Contact Nitha in Admissions: or call (408)855-5028

Registration Fees
Fee Types California Resident Non-Resident/F-1
Registration Fee $46 per unit
(same for all community colleges)

$307+$46 = $353 per unit

Health Services Fee
Campus Center Fee ($5 max) $1/unit $1/unit
ASG ID Fee $7/semester $7/semester
Student Representation Fee $2/term $2/term
Web Processing Fee
$3/semester $3/semester
VTA SmartPass Full-time (12 units) $12/semester $12/semester

Up to 11.5 units

$10.50/semester $10.50/semester

Summer (New and Returning Students Only)

$10.50/semester $10.50/semester

Audit Fee


Parking Permit**

Fee Waived Fee Waived
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**  Parking Permit

Parking Permit fee waived for Summer and Fall 2021

As a temporary COVID-19 relief measure, student semester-length parking permits will be provided at no cost to registered students during the Summer and Fall 2021 terms.

To receive a permit at no cost, students must log in to My Mission Portal and order the permit from the permit sales link. More info about parking is provided on their webpage.

Fees for Services Table
Item Cost
Copy of Class Schedule $ 2 per request
Standard Official Transcripts $ 6 each (first 2 transcripts are free)
Rush Transcripts $ 20 each. $ 5 for each additional transcript ordered with initial rush order
Unofficial Transcripts $ 2 per request
Duplicate Diploma $ 10 per request
Nelnet payment play enrollment fee $ 20 per semester (ACH & credit card)
Returned check fee* $ 15 plus $ 10 for any returned payment
Web processing fee $ 3 per semester
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*Returned Checks

If a check is returned by the bank, a hold will be placed on the student’s record in addition to a $15 fee, and students are expected to pay the fees within 10 business days.  If the fees are not paid an additional $10 fee will be charged to the student record.  The only acceptable forms of payment for these fees are cash, money order, or cashier’s check.


To be eligible for a refund of enrollment fees, students must drop classes by the published deadline.

Dropping a class after the published deadline will result in loss of enrollment fees. Refund requests for ASB cards and Parking Permits must be made at the Admissions & Records by the "last day to drop with a refund" deadline. A parking permit refund requires the return of the parking permit.

Refunds for Credit Card payments will be returned to the student's credit card used to pay the fees. Check and cash payments will be refunded by check and mailed to the student's current home address on record. It is important that we have a current address on file. 

Refunds for eligible students are processed after census for full term courses, unless otherwise requested by the student. Refunds for complete withdrawals from short term courses are processed within 7 to 10 business days.

Enrollment fees for short-term classes will be refunded if students drop before 10% of the scheduled class meetings have elapsed. For short-term classes that meet five days or less, students must drop before the first class meeting, in order to receive a refund. 


This exemption applies to the following:

  • Iraqi citizens or nationals (and their spouses and children) who were employed by or on behalf of the United States Government in Iraq (Pub.L. No. 110-181, § 1244)
  • Afghan and Iraqi translators (and their spouses and children) who worked directly with the United States Armed Forces (Pub.L. No. 109-163, § 1059)
  • Afghanistan nationals who were employed by or on behalf of the U.S. government or in the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan (Pub.L. No. 111-8, § 602)
  • Refugee students admitted to the United States under Section 1157 of Title 8 of the United States Code