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Consequences of non-payment

  • If you are an admitted student and the amount due is not received by the billing due date, you will be charged a late fee.
  • A hold will be placed on your student record any time you miss a payment.
  • Your payment in full must be received by the third billing due date (or first billing due date for May/summer term) or your past-due account will be referred to collections. 
  • If payment in full is not received by the last payment due date, your registration for future terms may be canceled.
  • Seriously delinquent accounts may be referred to the Minnesota Department of Revenue, or a collection agency. Any charges incurred from this action will be assessed to you.

Billing Holds

If you do not pay the amount due on the billing statement by the due date, the following consequences are possible:

  • Your current registration may be canceled including classes you are already attending.
  • A hold will be placed on your academic records, which prevents you from registering in the future, obtaining your transcript, and being issued your diploma.
  • You may become ineligible for current or future financial aid.

In addition, if a past due account is paid with a personal check or e-payment, there could be a 15 business day waiting period, before transcripts or diplomas will be released or further registration will be allowed.

Cancellation policy

According to University policy, you must pay in full all past due balances or your current and/or future registration will be canceled. Your payment must be received, not postmarked, before the current due date to avoid cancellation of classes.

If your registration is canceled for nonpayment, you will not be allowed to register again until payment in full has been posted to your student account. Be advised that you have no guarantee that the same class(es) will be available.

Non-degree guest student late payment policy

Non-degree students are required to pay all tuition and fees by the University’s first payment date for the current term. If you are a non-degree student who does not pay, your registration for the current term may be canceled. If you are canceled from a class(es) for nonpayment, you must contact the Registrar’s Office to re-register. 

Collection Procedures and Fees

You are responsible for any and all fees necessary for the collection of any amount not paid when due. If you fail to pay your account, you will be subject to a monthly late payment fee of $40.00. Delinquent accounts will be assessed this charge while the account is in a monthly billing status.

Past due accounts may be subject to additional charges, including collection fees and collection agency commissions. Collection can include court action and referral to outside collection agencies. You are responsible for any and all fees necessary for the collection of any amount not paid to the University or contracted Collection Agency.

Any check or e-payment returned by the bank as unpaid will be assessed a $20.00 returned check charge and could result in your current and/or future registration being canceled.

Important Dates

Billing & Payment

Mon, Mar 27, 2017 Spring payment due in full (or third payment if enrolled in payment plan)
Mon, May 8, 2017 100% refund deadline (May session)
Wed, Jun 7, 2017 100% refund deadline (summer session)