Business Services

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



December 14, 2017 Minimum Payment Due

December 26, 2017 Bookstore charging begins

January 8, 2018  On Campus Classes Begin - Official First Day of Semester

January 11, 2018 Must have parking permit displayed or may be ticketed

January 12, 2018  Last Day to Add Classes or Drop Classes with a Refund

January 12, 2018  Last Day to charge books at bookstore

January 12, 2018  must meet minimum payment criteria

January 15, 2018  Martin Luther King Day, No Classes

January 16, 2018  Registration Cancellation for Non-Payment, if minimum payment criteria is not met by January 12th, classes will be dropped

January 17, 2018  Financial Aid Applied to bill

January 19, 2018  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 on file as of January 16, 2018.

February 13, 2018  DUE DATE FOR SPRING.  If on a SMSU Payment Plan, a $30 charge will apply and 1/2 of total account balance must be paid.

February 19, 2018  President's Day, No Classes

March 5-9, 2018  Spring Break, No Classes

March 13, 2018  Final Payment Due Date for SMSU Payment Plan.  A $50 late fee will be applied if there is an account balance after this date.

April 10, 2018  Last Day to Drop with a "W"

April 27, 2018  Last Day of Classes

April 30-May 3, 2018  Final Exams

May 5, 2018  Commencement


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 (Minnesota State) System. As a member of Minnesota State, Southwest Minnesota State's financial statements are a part of the Minnesota State financial statement. SMSU is also individually audited by an independent auditing firm. SMSU's and Minnesota State's financial statements are available online at A copy of SMSU's audit has been placed on reserve at the library.

Last Modified: 12/20/17 12:26 PM