Parent/Authorized Party Access
Students can grant parents, or other trusted third parties, access to their student accounts as Authorized Parties in the new Nelnet Student Account Portal. Authorized Party Access allows parents, or other trusted third parties, to view e-bills, see balance details, make payments and enroll in monthly payment plans. Anyone a student wants to have access must be added as a new Authorized Party.
Authorized Party access lets whomever a student registers to have direct access to their Nelnet Student Account Portal, where they can contract for a monthly payment plan, pay directly by credit card or direct withdrawal from a checking or savings account. Nelnet accepts MasterCard, Visa, Discover and American Express. A user fee of applies to all credit card transactions. There is no user fee for withdrawal from a checking or savings account.
Students may add or delete an Authorized Party through the Nelnet Student Account Portal link in Workday Student, Student Account Worklet (download instructions [odf]). Once on the Nelnet site, select the "My Profile" tab and Manage Payers. Added Authorized Parties will receive an email invitation with instructions for setting up a password to access the Nelnet Student Account Portal using their own login credentials. They should not use the student's login credentials.
Participant access to the student account is controlled by the student. You may add or delete people as you wish. Brandeis University assumes that we may speak to anyone to whom you have granted access to your student account.