Credit Card Payment Information

The CDC’s Touchnet site is currently set up to process payments for monthly tuition, late payments, lost key, late pick-up and delinquent account balances. Options for CDC events and registration fees may be added.

There are three available tuition payment options:

  1. Miscellaneous Tuition Payments
  2. Non-Subsidized Monthly Tuition Payments
  3. Subsidized Monthly Tuition Payments

There are three available fee type payment options:

  1. Late Tuition
  2. Late Pick-up
  3. Lost Key Card

The Center accepts HSA/FSA, Visa, Discover, Mastercard. We do not accept payment over the phone.


Miscellaneous Tuition Payments

This option is mostly used to process payments for delinquent account balances. This category is password protected. The Child Development Center will notify you if this category is appropriate & provide the password.

Miscellaneous Payment Submission Tips

Payment information is submitted for one child or at a time.

Entered Payment Amount - Total delinquent amount paying for one child

Paying for Multiple Children

  • Each child will be a separate item in your cart
  • Click on “Continue Shopping” in your cart to add payment for another child
  • Total listed in your cart reflects the amount that will be charged to your credit card
  • Click “Checkout” in your cart after payments for all your children are entered

Month(s) and Year(s) Paying For - Include all months and years that payment is being submitted. This will provide the information to apply your payment correctly.


Non-Subsidized Monthly Tuition Payments

This option is used by families that do not receive child care subsidy from the Department of Social Services. This category processes payments for current invoices and pre-paid child care services.

Non-Subsidized Payment Submission Tips

Payment information is submitted for one child or at a time.

Payment Amount - Select applicable monthly tuition rate from available drop down in the appropriate classroom for the child you are submitting payment.

Quantity - The number of tuition months being paid for one child at the selected rate in the specific classroom. Examples when the quantity may be greater than one - if a family wants to prepay future child care services or pay an open balance for previous unpaid months.

Paying for Multiple Children

  • Each child will be a separate item in your cart
  • Click on “Continue Shopping” in your cart to add payment for another child
  • Total listed in your cart reflects the amount that will be charged to your credit card
  • Click “Checkout” in your cart after payments for all your children are entered

Month(s) and Year(s) Paying For - Include all months and years that payment is being submitted. This will provide the information to apply your payment correctly.


Subsidized Monthly Tuition Payments

This option is used by families that receive child care subsidy from the Department of Social Services. This category processes payments for current invoices and pre-paid child care services (parent fees and/or subsidy shortages).

Subsidized Payment Submission Tips

Payment information is submitted for one child or at a time.

Entered Payment Amount - Total amount paying for one child

Paying for Multiple Children

  • Each child will be a separate item in your cart
  • Click on “Continue Shopping” in your cart to add payment for another child
  • Total listed in your cart reflects the amount that will be charged to your credit card
  • Click “Checkout” in your cart after payments for all your children are entered

Month(s) and Year(s) Paying For - Include all months and years that payment is being submitted. This will provide the information to apply your payment correctly.


Late Tuition Fee

This option is used for processing payments for invoices related to tuition payments that were received after the established deadline.

Late Tuition Payment Submission Tips

Payment information can be submitted for more than one child at a time.

Quantity - The number of children that payment was not received by the deadline for tuition per invoice for late payment fees. Examples: Quantity is two if you have two children that received a late payment invoice.

Paying for Multiple Children - Submit information for all kids at the same time


Late Pickup Fee

This option is for processing payments for invoices sent to families if an App State Staff member is required to be in the building after closing.

Late Pickup Payment Tips

Payment information can be submitted for more than one child at a time for one late pickup date.

Paying for Multiple Children - Submit information for all kids at the same time for the same late pickup date

Number of Times Late - Select number times you were invoiced for late pickups in the current contract period.

Quantity - The number of children that were picked up late on a certain date. Examples: Quantity is two if you have two children that you received an invoice for related to late pickup.


Lost Key Card Fee

This option is for processing payments related to replacing misplaced/lost key cards for the Center.

Lost Key Card Payment Tips

Quantity - The number of key(s) being replaced.

Email earlycarebilling@appstate.edu or call Abigail Swanger at (828) 262-2183 for assistance.