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  • Payment Options

Business Services

  • Payment Options

    • Make eCheck or Credit Card payments online with Visa, MasterCard or Discover here. Login and select Bills and Payment, or call Business Services by February 17th, 20114 at 218.477.2242 with your credit card information.
    • Check or money order payable to Minnesota State University Moorhead (MSUM). Write the student ID number on the memo portion of your check to assure credit to your account. Mail to: Minnesota State University Moorhead, Business Services, 1104 7th Avenue South, Moorhead, MN 56563. Your canceled check will be your receipt.
    • Payment Hours at Business Services:
      • Regular Hours: 8:00 - 4:00 -- Monday through Friday
    • If your aid does not cover your total bill, complete payment of the balance due no later than February 17, 2014 to avoid an $80.00 late fee.
    • Contracting with Nelnet Business Solutions (NBS), formerly FACTS, allows you to pay your term bill in monthly installments. Contracting with NBS will prevent late fees. Aid will still be applied directly to your bill. You do not have the option of receiving your aid in cash and using this method to pay your bill. Go here, login and select Bills and Payment. Simple Steps to Enroll in the Payment Plan


    Student Health Insurance
    During your registration process, you have the option to opt in or out of student health insurance. If unsure whether you have opted in or out for the student health insurance, contact Betty Kucera @ 218.477.2228 or email (include your student ID# in email).

    Reciprocity Students
    North Dakota and Wisconsin students attending Minnesota State University may apply for reciprocity online or by printing the form and following the directions found at the respective web sites.
    North Dakota students:
    Wisconsin students:
    South Dakota students: South Dakota students receive reciprocity automatically if you indicated on your application that you are a South Dakota resident. Verification of graduation from a South Dakota high school and/or permanent residency status may be requested if you did not graduate from a South Dakota high school within the last year.

    Federal Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
    If you wish your parent(s), guardian(s) or others to have access to information concerning the amount of your term bill you must annually complete the Student Consent to Release of Educational Record Form. Without this completed form, Business Services personnel cannot release billing or financial information to anyone other than the student. This form is on the web here or available at the Business Services in Owens Hall.

    Post Secondary (PSEO) students are responsible for resident hall charges. Tuition, activity, health/services, wellness, technology and MSUSA fees are paid by the State/School District.

    Process an official withdrawal from all classes by contacting the Academic Support Center (Flora Frick, Room 154), Phone 218.477.4318. You may qualify for reduced tuition and fee charges or a refund. You may also process your withdrawal online, but refunds will be delayed. If you leave the university without processing a withdrawal you will be given all F grades and may be required to repay a portion of financial aid. The last day to withdraw from classes is April 2, 2014.

    Students who totally withdraw from the University will be granted a State Refund or charge reduction of tuition and fees based on the following schedule:

    January 13-January 17 100% (Free Drop Days)
    January 21-January 27 75%
    January 28-February 3 50%
    February 4-February 10 25%
    After February 10 0%

    Title IV aid recipients (Pell, SEOG Grants, Subsidized, Unsubsidized, Perkins or Plus Loans) who withdraw before 60% of the term is complete will have refund dollars repaid to their aid sources. Some students may owe a personal repayment for the unearned portion of the Title IV aid they received as determined by a Federal refund calculation. Students can contact the Business Services before withdrawing to determine the effect on their aid.

    • Advantages

      • Easy online enrollment
      • Monthly payment plan
      • Flexible payment options
      • No interest

      Payment Methods

      • Automatic bank payment (ACH)
      • Credit card/debit card

      Payments are processed on the 5th of each month and will continue until the balance is paid in full.

      Cost to Participate

      • $25 enrollment fee per semester (ACH & credit card)
      • $30 returned payment fee if a payment is returned

      Simple Steps to Enroll in the Payment Plan

      Target Dates To Enroll By

      Summer 2014
      Payment plan available on March 19, 2014.
      Full payments may be made through June 13, 2014.

      Last day to
      enroll online
      Required down
      Number of
      Months of
      May 27 15% or $300 2 June & July
      June 13 15% or $300 1 July only

      Fall 2014
      Payment plan available on March 26, 2014.
      Full payments may be made through September 29, 2014.

      Last day to
      enroll online
      Required down
      Number of
      Months of
      July 2 none 5 July-Nov
      Aug 1 none 4 Aug-Nov
      Aug 15 15% or $300 3 Sept-Nov
      Aug 26 25% 3 Sept-Nov
      Sept 25


      2 Oct & Nov

      Spring 2015
      Payment plan available on October 22, 2014.
      Full payments may be made through February 16, 2015.

      Last day to
      enroll online
      Required down
      Number of
      Months of
      Dec 3 none 5 Dec-Apr
      Dec 31 none 4 Jan-Apr
      Jan 15 15% or $300 3 Feb-Apr
      Jan 27 25% 3 Feb-Apr
      Feb 16 33% 2 Feb & Mar
      NOTE:  All down and full payments are processed immediately!

      Payment Plan Availability
      Availability of the payment plan is determined by Minnesota State University Moorhead. Please be aware the university may elect not to have the payment plan available during specific times and dates during registration.