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
Fall Semester 2016 Course Information:
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.
Spring Semester 2017 Course Information:
December 15, 2016: Thursday, Minimum Payment Due
January 9, 2017: Monday, On Campus Classes Begin
January 12, 2017: Thursday, Must have parking permit displayed or may be ticketed
January 13, 2017: 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.
January 13, 2017: Friday, must meet minimum payment criteria
January 17, 2017: Tuesday, Registration Cancellation for Non-Payment, if minimum payment criteria in not met by January 13th, classes will be dropped.
January 18, 2017: Wednesday, Financial Aid Applied to bill
January 20, 2017: Friday, Financial Aid overages will begin being deposited into bank accounts for those who have set up direct deposit. If no direct deposit, paper checks will be mailed to the student's local address. Checks will not be availlable to pick up.
February 14, 2017: Tuesday, DUE DATE FOR SPRING 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. If on a SMSU Payment Plan, a fee of $30 will be charged after this date and 1/2 of total account balance must be paid.
March 14, 2017: Tuesday, Final Payment Due Date for SMSU Payment Plan. 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.