Payment Dates

Remember, bills are NOT mailed. You can view, print and pay your bill online through eServices under the Bills and Payment tab. Payment options are available. If you have any questions contact Business Services.

MSUM's financial commitment date by which students need to begin to take payment action to maintain course registration is 15 business days before the start of the semester.

Summer Semester 2024

Excess Financial Aid funds deposited, beginning June 12, 2024, into your checking or savings account. If you did not complete the Direct Deposit setup, an aid overage check will be mailed to your local address.

Date Event
April 1, 2024 Payment plan through Nelnet Business Solutions
May 17, 2024 Payment plan through Nelnet Business Solutions
  • Last day for online enrollment in "two monthly installments" payment plan option through Nelnet.
May 21, 2024 Make your registration changes: Courses you do not plan on attending should be dropped to avoid financial obligation. The University does not process registration cancellation summer semester. Some courses may be allowed additional free drop days depending on the length of the course and its start date (check your course registration on eServices).
June 10, 2024 Complete your Direct Deposit setup in eServices under the Financial Aid tab. This will allow excess Financial Aid funds to be deposited into your checking or savings account.
June 12, 2024 Financial Aid is applied to your bill.
June 12, 2024 Payment plan through Nelnet Business Solutions
  • Last day for online enrollment in "one month installment" payment plan option through Nelnet.
June 14, 2024 Payment-in-full Due
Full payment of all remaining charges are due unless the student has obtained an approved payment plan. A late fee of $50.00 will be assessed on all accounts not paid in full by the established payment deadline. Registration for any further semesters will be placed on hold.
June 15, 2024 A Business Services hold will be placed on a student's account when they have missed the Universities payment deadline for the current term. The University is authorized to withhold the issuance of diplomas and official transcripts and deny further registration. Holds will remain on a student's account until their account balance is paid in full.
July 26, 2024 Accounts with past due balances are subject to referral for collection to MN Department of Revenue

Spring Semester 2024

Date Event
October 16, 2023 Payment plan through Nelnet Business Solutions
November 15, 2023 Winter session bills available for viewing in eServices.
November 30, 2023 Payment plan through Nelnet Business Solutions
  • Last day for online enrollment in "zero-down, five monthly installments" payment plan option through Nelnet.
December 14, 2023 The financial commitment date by which students need to begin to take payment action to maintain course registration. The financial commitment date is 15 business days before the start of the semester.
  • Make a minimum payment of $300 down toward tuition and fees.
    OR
  • Returning International Students make a minimum payment of $1901.00.
    OR
  • Release financial information by filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and select MSU Moorhead from the drop-down menu.
    OR
  • Contract an approved payment plan with Nelnet Business Solutions (NBS) to pay your bill in monthly installments.
    OR
  • Provide a Third Party authorization to MSU Moorhead Business Services (DVR, Military Assistance, Employer Assistance, Employee Tuition Waiver, etc.).
December 18, 2023 Payment plan through Nelnet Business Solutions
  • Last day for online enrollment in "zero-down, four monthly installments" payment plan option through Nelnet.
January 11, 2024 Registration Cancellation For Nonpayment will be processed at 8:00 am. Student accounts that do not meet minimum payment requirements will have all courses administratively dropped.
January 8 - 12, 2024 Make your registration changes: The free drop/add period is for 5 days.
January 12, 2024 Payment plan through Nelnet Business Solutions
  • Last day for online enrollment in "15% down or $300 down, three monthly installments" payment plan option through Nelnet.
January 15, 2024 Complete your Direct Deposit setup in eServices under the Financial Aid tab. This will allow excess Financial Aid funds to be deposited into your checking or savings account.
January 17, 2024 Financial Aid is applied to your bill.
January 19, 2024 Excess Financial Aid funds are deposited, beginning January 19, 2024, into your checking or savings account. If you did not complete the Direct Deposit setup, an aid overage check will be mailed to your local address.
January 22, 2024 Payment plan through Nelnet Business Solutions
  • Last day for online enrollment in "30% down, three monthly installments" payment plan option through Nelnet.
January 16 - 22, 2024 Complete withdrawal with 75% refund/credit of tuition/fee charges.
January 23 - 29, 2024 Complete withdrawal with 50% refund/credit of tuition/fee charges.
January 30 - February 5, 2024 Complete withdrawal with 25% refund/credit of tuition/fee charges.
February 12, 2024 Payment plan through Nelnet Business Solutions
  • Last day for online enrollment in "30% down, two monthly installments" payment plan option through Nelnet.
February 12, 2024 Payment-in-full Due
The payment-in-full date is 25 business days after the start of the semester. Full payment of all remaining charges are due unless the student has obtained an approved payment plan. A late fee of $50.00 will be assessed on all accounts not paid in full by the established payment deadline. Registration for any further semesters will be placed on hold.
February 13, 2024 A Business Services hold will be placed on a student's account when they have missed the Universities payment deadline for the current term. The University is authorized to withhold the issuance of diplomas and official transcripts and deny further registration. Holds will remain on a student's account until their account balance is paid in full.
May 17, 2024 Accounts with past due balances are subject to referral for collection to MN Department of Revenue

Winter Term 2023-2024

Date Event
October 16, 2023 Payment plan through Nelnet Business Solutions
November 15, 2023 Winter session bills available for viewing in eServices.
November 30, 2023 Payment plan through Nelnet Business Solutions
  • Last day for online enrollment in "zero-down, five monthly installments" payment plan option through Nelnet.
December 14, 2023 The financial commitment date by which students need to begin to take payment action to maintain course registration. The financial commitment date is 15 business days before the start of the semester.
  • Make a minimum payment of $300 down toward tuition and fees.
    OR
  • Returning International Students make a minimum payment of $1783.00.
    OR
  • Release financial information by filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and select MSU Moorhead from the drop-down menu.
    OR
  • Contract an approved payment plan with Nelnet Business Solutions (NBS) to pay your bill in monthly installments.
    OR
  • Provide a Third Party authorization to MSU Moorhead Business Services (DVR, Military Assistance, Employer Assistance, Employee Tuition Waiver, etc.).
December 18, 2023 Payment plan through Nelnet Business Solutions
  • Last day for online enrollment in "zero-down, four monthly installments" payment plan option through Nelnet.
January 8 - 12, 2024 Make your registration changes: The free drop/add period is for 5 days.
January 12, 2024 Payment plan through Nelnet Business Solutions
  • Last day for online enrollment in "15% down or $300 down, three monthly installments" payment plan option through Nelnet.
January 15, 2024 Complete your Direct Deposit setup in eServices under the Financial Aid tab. This will allow excess Financial Aid funds to be deposited into your checking or savings account.
January 17, 2024 Financial Aid is applied to your bill.
January 19, 2024 Excess Financial Aid funds are deposited, beginning January 19, 2024, into your checking or savings account. If you did not complete the Direct Deposit setup, an aid overage check will be mailed to your local address.
January 22, 2024 Payment plan through Nelnet Business Solutions
  • Last day for online enrollment in "30% down, three monthly installments" payment plan option through Nelnet.
February 12, 2024 Payment plan through Nelnet Business Solutions
  • Last day for online enrollment in "30% down, two monthly installments" payment plan option through Nelnet.
February 12, 2024 Payment-in-full Due
The payment-in-full date is 25 business days after the start of the semester. Full payment of all remaining charges are due unless the student has obtained an approved payment plan. A late fee of $50.00 will be assessed on all accounts not paid in full by the established payment deadline. Registration for any further semesters will be placed on hold.
February 13, 2024 A Business Services hold will be placed on a student's account when they have missed the Universities payment deadline for the current term. The University is authorized to withhold the issuance of diplomas and official transcripts and deny further registration. Holds will remain on a student's account until their account balance is paid in full.
May 17, 2024 Accounts with past due balances are subject to referral for collection to MN Department of Revenue

Fall Semester 2023

Date Event
April 7, 2023 Payment plan through Nelnet Business Solutions
June 29, 2023 Payment plan through Nelnet Business Solutions
  • Last day for online enrollment in "zero-down, five monthly installments" payment plan option through Nelnet.
July 31, 2023 Payment plan through Nelnet Business Solutions
  • Last day for online enrollment in "zero-down, four monthly installments" payment plan option through Nelnet.
July 31, 2023 The financial commitment date that students should begin to take payment action to maintain course registration is 15 business days before the start of the semester.
  • Make a minimum payment of $300 down toward tuition and fees.
    OR
  • Returning International Students make a minimum payment of $1414.00.
    OR
  • Release financial information by filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and select MSU Moorhead from the drop-down menu.
    OR
  • Contract an approved payment plan with Nelnet Business Solutions (NBS) to pay your bill in monthly installments.
    OR
  • Provide a Third Party authorization to MSU Moorhead Business Services (DVR, Military Assistance, Employer Assistance, Employee Tuition Waiver, etc.).
August 14, 2023 Payment plan through Nelnet Business Solutions
  • Last day for online enrollment in "15% down or $300 down, three monthly installments" payment plan option through Nelnet.
August 21, 2023 Payment plan through Nelnet Business Solutions
  • Last day for online enrollment in "30% down, three monthly installments" payment plan option through Nelnet.
August 21-25, 2023 Make your registration changes: The free drop/add period is for 5 days.
August 24, 2023 Initial Registration Cancellation For Nonpayment will be processed at 8am. Student accounts that do not meet minimum payment requirements will have all courses administratively dropped.
August 27, 2023 Complete your Direct Deposit setup in eServices under the Financial Aid tab. This will allow excess Financial Aid funds to be deposited into your checking or savings account.
August 28-September 1, 2023 Complete withdrawal with 75% refund/credit of tuition/fee charges.
August 29, 2023 Financial Aid is applied to your bill.
August 31, 2023 Excess Financial Aid funds are deposited, beginning August 31, 2023, into your checking or savings account. If you did not complete the Direct Deposit setup, an aid overage check will be mailed to your local address.
September 5-11, 2023 Complete withdrawal with 50% refund/credit of tuition/fee charges.
September 12-18, 2023 Complete withdrawal with 25% refund/credit of tuition/fee charges.
September 22, 2023 Payment plan through Nelnet Business Solutions
  • Last day for online enrollment in "30% down, two monthly installments" payment plan option through Nelnet.
September 25, 2023 Payment-in-full Due
The payment-in-full date is 25 business days after the start of the semester. Full payment of all remaining charges are due unless the student has obtained an approved payment plan. A late fee of $50.00 will be assessed on all accounts not paid in full by the established payment deadline. Registration for any further semesters will be placed on hold.
September 26, 2023 A Business Services hold will be placed on a student's account when they have missed the Universities payment deadline for the current term. The University is authorized to withhold the issuance of diplomas and official transcripts and deny further registration. Holds will remain on a student's account until their account balance is paid in full.
December 15, 2023 Past Due Accounts
Accounts with past due balances are subject to referral for collection to MN Department of Revenue

Summer Semester 2023

Excess Financial Aid funds deposited, beginning June 15, 2023, into your checking or savings account. If you did not complete the Direct Deposit setup, an aid overage check will be mailed to your local address.

Date Event
April 3, 2023 Payment plan through Nelnet Business Solutions
May 19, 2023 Payment plan through Nelnet Business Solutions
  • Last day for online enrollment in "two monthly installments" payment plan option through Nelnet.
May 23, 2023 Make your registration changes: Courses you do not plan on attending should be dropped to avoid financial obligation. The University does not process registration cancellation summer semester. Some courses may be allowed additional free drop days depending on the length of the course and its start date (check your course registration on eServices).
June 12, 2023 Complete your Direct Deposit setup in eServices under the Financial Aid tab. This will allow excess Financial Aid funds to be deposited into your checking or savings account.
June 14, 2023 Financial Aid is applied to your bill.
June 14, 2023 Payment plan through Nelnet Business Solutions
  • Last day for online enrollment in "one month installment" payment plan option through Nelnet.
June 16, 2023 Payment-in-full Due
Full payment of all remaining charges are due unless the student has obtained an approved payment plan. A late fee of $50.00 will be assessed on all accounts not paid in full by the established payment deadline. Registration for any further semesters will be placed on hold.
June 17, 2023 A Business Services hold will be placed on a student's account when they have missed the Universities payment deadline for the current term. The University is authorized to withhold the issuance of diplomas and official transcripts and deny further registration. Holds will remain on a student's account until their account balance is paid in full.
July 28, 2023 Accounts with past due balances are subject to referral for collection to MN Department of Revenue

Spring Semester 2023

Date Event
October 17, 2022 Payment plan through Nelnet Business Solutions
December 1, 2022 Payment plan through Nelnet Business Solutions
  • Last day for online enrollment in "zero-down, five monthly installments" payment plan option through Nelnet.
December 15, 2022 The financial commitment date by which students need to begin to take payment action to maintain course registration. The financial commitment date is 15 business days before the start of the semester.
  • Make a minimum payment of $300 down toward tuition and fees.
    OR
  • Returning International Students make a minimum payment of $1783.00.
    OR
  • Release financial information by filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and select MSU Moorhead from the drop-down menu.
    OR
  • Contract an approved payment plan with Nelnet Business Solutions (NBS) to pay your bill in monthly installments.
    OR
  • Provide a Third Party authorization to MSU Moorhead Business Services (DVR, Military Assistance, Employer Assistance, Employee Tuition Waiver, etc.).
December 19, 2022 Payment plan through Nelnet Business Solutions
  • Last day for online enrollment in "zero-down, four monthly installments" payment plan option through Nelnet.
November 15, 2022 Winter session bills available for viewing in eServices.
January 12, 2023 Registration Cancellation For Nonpayment will be processed at 8:00 am. Student accounts that do not meet minimum payment requirements will have all courses administratively dropped.
January 9 - 13, 2023 Make your registration changes: The free drop/add period is for 5 days.
January 13, 2023 Payment plan through Nelnet Business Solutions
  • Last day for online enrollment in "15% down or $300 down, three monthly installments" payment plan option through Nelnet.
January 16, 2023 Complete your Direct Deposit setup in eServices under the Financial Aid tab. This will allow excess Financial Aid funds to be deposited into your checking or savings account.
January 18, 2023 Financial Aid is applied to your bill.
January 20, 2023 Excess Financial Aid funds deposited, beginning January 21, 2022, into your checking or savings account. If you did not complete the Direct Deposit setup, an aid overage check will be mailed to your local address.
January 23, 2023 Payment plan through Nelnet Business Solutions
  • Last day for online enrollment in "30% down, three monthly installments" payment plan option through Nelnet.
January 17 - 23, 2023 Complete withdrawal with 75% refund/credit of tuition/fee charges.
January 24 - 30, 2023 Complete withdrawal with 50% refund/credit of tuition/fee charges.
January 31 - February 7, 2023 Complete withdrawal with 25% refund/credit of tuition/fee charges.
February 13, 2022 Payment plan through Nelnet Business Solutions
  • Last day for online enrollment in "30% down, two monthly installments" payment plan option through Nelnet.
February 13, 2023 Payment-in-full Due
The payment-in-full date is 25 business days after the start of the semester. Full payment of all remaining charges are due unless the student has obtained an approved payment plan. A late fee of $50.00 will be assessed on all accounts not paid in full by the established payment deadline. Registration for any further semesters will be placed on hold.
February 14, 2023 A Business Services hold will be placed on a student's account when they have missed the Universities payment deadline for the current term. The University is authorized to withhold the issuance of diplomas and official transcripts and deny further registration. Holds will remain on a student's account until their account balance is paid in full.
May 15, 2023 Accounts with past due balances are subject to referral for collection to MN Department of Revenue

Fall Semester 2022

Date Event
April 4, 2022 Payment plan through Nelnet Business Solutions
June 30, 2022 Payment plan through Nelnet Business Solutions
  • Last day for online enrollment in "zero-down, five monthly installments" payment plan option through Nelnet.
August 1, 2022 Payment plan through Nelnet Business Solutions
  • Last day for online enrollment in "zero-down, four monthly installments" payment plan option through Nelnet.
August 1, 2022 The financial commitment date that students should begin to take payment action to maintain course registration is 15 business days before the start of the semester.
  • Make a minimum payment of $300 down toward tuition and fees.
    OR
  • Returning International Students make a minimum payment of $1336.00.
    OR
  • Release financial information by filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and select MSU Moorhead from the drop-down menu.
    OR
  • Contract an approved payment plan with Nelnet Business Solutions (NBS) to pay your bill in monthly installments.
    OR
  • Provide a Third Party authorization to MSU Moorhead Business Services (DVR, Military Assistance, Employer Assistance, Employee Tuition Waiver, etc.).
August 15, 2022 Payment plan through Nelnet Business Solutions
  • Last day for online enrollment in "15% down or $300 down, three monthly installments" payment plan option through Nelnet.
August 22, 2022 Payment plan through Nelnet Business Solutions
  • Last day for online enrollment in "30% down, three monthly installments" payment plan option through Nelnet.
August 22-26, 2022 Make your registration changes: The free drop/add period is for 5 days.
August 25, 2022 Initial Registration Cancellation For Nonpayment will be processed at 8am. Student accounts that do not meet minimum payment requirements will have all courses administratively dropped.
August 28, 2022 Complete your Direct Deposit setup in eServices under the Financial Aid tab. This will allow excess Financial Aid funds to be deposited into your checking or savings account.
August 29-September 2, 2022 Complete withdrawal with 75% refund/credit of tuition/fee charges.
August 30, 2022 Financial Aid is applied to your bill.
September 3, 2022 Excess Financial Aid funds deposited, beginning September 3, 2021, into your checking or savings account. If you did not complete the Direct Deposit setup, an aid overage check will be mailed to your local address.
September 6-12, 2022 Complete withdrawal with 50% refund/credit of tuition/fee charges.
September 13-19, 2022 Complete withdrawal with 25% refund/credit of tuition/fee charges.
September 23, 2022 Payment plan through Nelnet Business Solutions
  • Last day for online enrollment in "30% down, two monthly installments" payment plan option through Nelnet.
September 26, 2022 Payment-in-full Due
The payment-in-full date is 25 business days after the start of the semester. Full payment of all remaining charges are due unless the student has obtained an approved payment plan. A late fee of $50.00 will be assessed on all accounts not paid in full by the established payment deadline. Registration for any further semesters will be placed on hold.
September 27, 2022 A Business Services hold will be placed on a student's account when they have missed the Universities payment deadline for the current term. The University is authorized to withhold the issuance of diplomas and official transcripts and deny further registration. Holds will remain on a student's account until their account balance is paid in full.
December 16, 2022 Past Due Accounts
Accounts with past due balances are subject to referral for collection to MN Department of Revenue