Office of Business Services - IL 139

Office Hours: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm, Monday - Friday
Summer Hours: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm, Monday - Friday
Telephone: 507-537-6219
Fax: 507-537-7173

Cashier's Window - IL 132 & 133

Cashier's Hours: 9:00 am - 3:30 pm, Monday - Friday
Summer Hours: 9:00 am - 2:30 pm, Monday - Friday
Telephone: 507-537-7117
Fax: 507-537-7173

Important Dates

Spring Semester 2017 Course Information:

January 9, 2017 (Monday): Spring Semester 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 & fees for any course in which you are enrolled after this date.

January 13, 2017 (Friday): Minimum Payment Criteria must be met to avoid class registrations being cancelled for non-payment.  Click here for a link to the minimum payment criteria.

If minimum payment is not met on January 13th, classes will be dropped the following business day.

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:

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 A copy of SMSU's audit has been placed on reserve at the library.



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