Q. How do I make a payment for a self-directed assessment (SDA)?


Make a payment for your self-directed assessment through the Student Portal: http://portal.rasmussen.edu.

  • After the SDA request has been received, log into the Student Portal to access the Account Center.

Student Portal - Account Center

  • Within the Account Center, click on the Message Center alert icon in the upper right corner. Locate and select the alert that corresponds to your self-directed assessment, and click to acknowledge the alert.

Message Center Acknowledge Alert Icon                  

  • Click on the Pay Online icon in the Student Portal to launch our secure, single sign-on site (CashNet) to pay the non-refundable fee.

  • Select Make a Payment from the menu on the left. Select from the list of available items to make a payment. Complete all required fields and confirm all information prior to clicking to process the payment.  

CashNet - Make a Payment - Self-Directed Assessment Attempt

  • Self-directed assessments will become available within two business days of payment and can be accessed through the Student Portal.


Visit the Knowledge Credit ™ Self-Directed Assessment Guide or contact your advisor for additional information.

  • Last Updated Nov 11, 2021
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  • Answered By Cassandra Feidt

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