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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

Ways to Pay Your Account at SMSU

To make a payment to SMSU, you have a few options:

  • In E-Services, in the Bills and Payments tab, click on Make a Payment and pay with a bank account or debit/credit card. You can also choose the option to “Give Someone Access to Pay My Bill”
  • Call our cashier at 507-537-7117 to pay with a debit/credit card
  • Stop in to pay at the Cashier’s window with debit/credit card, cash or check
  • Mail a check to SMSU Business Services, 1501 State Street, Marshall, MN  56258

 To sign up for a payment plan, click here

Important Dates

SPRING SEMESTER 2020 IMPORTANT DATES

March 18, 2020:  Final Payment due date if on SMSU Payment Plan.  ($50 late fee will be applied if there is an account balance after this date)

April 14, 2020:  Last Day to Drop with a "W"

May 1, 2020:  Last Day of Classes

May 4-7, 2020:  Final Exams

May 9, 2020:  Commencement

 

SUMMER SEMESTER 2020 IMPORTANT DATES

February 19, 2020:  First day to register for summer courses

May 11 to June 1, 2020:  Bookstore charging available

May 26, 2020:  Tuesday, First Day of Summer Session

Last Day to Drop a summer course with a refund: See date for each individual course in E-Services or the Registration & Class Schedule on the SMSU website under Quick Links.

June 1, 2020: Monday, Deadline for signing up for direct deposit if you would like your financial aid overage by direct deposit (rather than by mail by check).

June 1, 2020: Monday, 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).

June 2, 2020: Tuesday, Registration Cancellation for Non-Payment processed.  If you have not met the minimum payment criteria, your courses will be dropped.

June 3, 2020: Wednesday, Financial Aid applied.  A hold will be placed on all students who receive financial aid.  Holds will remain until June 25, 2020.

June 5, 2020: Friday, Financial Aid Overages will begin to be deposited into bank accounts for those who have set up direct deposit.  If no direct deposit is set up, checks will be mailed to the student's local address on file as of June 1, 2020.

June 11, 2020: Thursday, Due Date for Summer account balances.  If accounts are not paid in full, a $30 internal payment plan fee will be charged.  The internal payment plan, 1/2 of your remaining student account balance is due.

July 13, 2020: Monday, Final Payment due date if on SMSU Payment Plan. A $50 late fee will be applied if there is an account balance after this date.

 

FALL SEMESTER 2020 IMPORTANT DATES

August 10 to August 28, 2020:  Bookstore charging available

August 20, 2020: Freshman Move in Day

August 24, 2020: First Day of Fall Semester

August 28, 2020: Last Day to Add Classes or Drop Classes with a Refund

August 28, 2020: minimum payment criteria must be met

August 31, 2020:Registration Cancellation for Non-Payment, if minimum payment criteria is not met by August 28, classes will be dropped

September 2, 2020: Financial Aid applied to student accounts if courses have already begun.  If in graduate courses that start later, financial aid won't apply to accounts until 10 days before the class starts.

September 4, 2020: Financial Aid Overages will begin being deposited into bank accounts for those who have set up direct deposit.  If no direct deposit is set up, checks will be mailed to the student's local address on file as of September 1, 2020.

September 11, 2020: Must have parking permit displayed or may be ticketed

September 28, 2020: DUE DATE FOR FALL.  If on a SMSU Payment Plan ($30 charge will apply), 1/2 of total account balance must be paid.

October 28, 2020: Final Payment Due Date for SMSU Payment Plan ($50 late fee will be applied after this date)

October 29, 2020: Spring Registration begins

November 11, 2020: Veteran's Day - No Classes

November 24, 2020: Last Day to Drop with a "W"

November 25 - 27, 2020: Thanksgiving Break, No Classes

December 11, 2020: Last Day of Classes

December 14 - 17, 2020: Final Exams

 

 

 

 

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 www.minnstate.edu/system/finance/accounting/financialstatements/yearendstatements/index.html. A copy of SMSU's audit has been placed on reserve at the library.
 

Last Modified: 3/27/20 11:51 AM