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About Blackbaud Tuition Management

We are pleased to partner with Blackbaud Tuition Management (formerly Smart Tuition) to streamline the processing and collection of tuition and fees for FA families. Blackbaud Tuition Management makes it easy for families to:

1. Select a payment method that works best for you.

  • Choose to receive a monthly invoice, or
  • Set up recurring automatic payments from your bank account or credit card.
  • Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express are accepted.

2. Access your account online.

  • Call the Blackbaud Parent Contact Center at 888-868-8828 or go to the parent portal online: Blackbaud Parent Portal.
  • Review account history, transaction details, and print monthly invoices.
  • Edit your contact information, password, and payment method
  • Make a payment or set up recurring payments.

3. Receive payment and follow up reminders.

  • For recurring payments, a reminder is emailed 7-10 days before the due date.
  • For missed payments and outstanding balances, you will receive an email and text message.
  • Please note: Blackbaud charges a monthly late payment fee of $40 for missed payments.

4. Speak with a customer service representative.

  • Families can access their accounts to check balances and make a payment 24/7.
  • Spanish-speaking representatives are available.
  • Call toll free to make payments at (888) 868-8828.

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