Office of Business Services - IL 139
Office Hours: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm, Monday - Friday
Cashier's Window - IL 132 & 133
Cashier's Hours: 9:00 am - 3:30 pm, Monday - Friday
Summer Semester 2016 Course Information:
Many summer courses are not-guaranteed. Register early and then be sure to meet the minimum payment criteria to hold your registration in the courses. Early registration will help ensure that courses meet the minimum enrollment limits.
May 23, 2016: Monday, First Day of Summer Session
May 27, 2016: Friday, Deadline for signing up for direct deposit in E-Services under Financial Aid if you would like your financial aid overage by direct deposit (rather than by mail by check).
May 27, 2016: Friday, Payment Due Date for summer courses. Minimum payment criteria must be met to hold your course registrations for all Summer courses regardless of the start date of the course. Check your student e-services account online to determine if you have met the minimum payment criteria. A green "GO" symbol means requirements have been met, a red "STOP" symbol means your registration is at risk of cancellations for non-payment.
May 31, 2016: Tuesday, Registration Cancellation for Non-Payment processed, if you have not met minimum payment criteria, your courses will be cancelled.
June 1, 2016: Wednesday, Financial Aid applied.
June 3, 2016: Friday, Financial Aid Overage Checks will be available in your bank accounts if signed up for Direct Deposit by May 27. If receiving a check, the checks will be mailed to your local address on file as of May 31.
June 8, 2016: Wednesday, Due Date for Summer account balances. If accounts are not paid in full, a $30 internal payment plan fee will be charged. ½ of the balance is due.
July 8, 2016: Friday, Final Payment due date if on an internal payment plan. Student accounts must be at a zero balance today. A $50 late fee will be applied to any student account with a remaining balance.
August 1, 2016: Monday, Minimum Payment due for fall courses. Minimum payment criteria must be met to hold your course registrations for all fall courses. Check your student e-services account online to determine if you have met the minimum payment criteria. A green "GO" symbol means requirements have been met, a red "STOP" symbol means your registration is at risk of cancellations for non-payment.
August 22: Monday, Fall Semester Classes begin
August 26: Friday, Deadline to drop a class with a refund. You will be charged tuition and fees for any course in which you are enrolled after this date.
September 2: Friday, Financial Aid overages. If you are not signed up for direct deposit, all checks will be mailed out from Business Services. Checks will NOT be available to pick up.
September 26: Monday, DUE DATE for paying the balance of all university charges not covered by financial aid, third party authorization, or a Nelnet payment plan. Please see your bills online in E-Services. A payment plan fee of $30 will be charged after this date.
October 26: Wednesday, a $50 late fee will be charged for any outstanding balance.
The Business Services office provides a variety of functions for the SMSU campus community:
- Tuition, Fees and Payments (Payments, tuition rates, Important dates, room & meal rates, parking information, holds, IDs, withdrawals, and more)
- Travel (reimbursement rates, expense forms, Enterprise rentals, and more)
- Purchasing Cards (application, procedures, reconciliations)
- Purchasing and Contracting (purchase orders, bid requirements, contracts, cell phone requests)
- Graduate Assistants (procedures and forms)
- Student Payroll (procedures and forms)
- Transcript Requests (this link will connect you with Records and Transcript Services)
SMSU Financial Statement
Southwest Minnesota State University is a member of the Minnesota State College and University (MnSCU) System. As a member of MnSCU, Southwest Minnesota State's financial statements are a part of the MnSCU financial statement. SMSU is also individually audited by an independent auditing firm. SMSU's and MnSCU's financial statements are available online at www.financialreporting.mnscu.edu. A copy of SMSU's audit has been placed on reserve at the library.