Account Services

Everything you need to know about costs, understanding your bill, making payments and getting refunds is right here.

Payment Due Dates by Semester

  • Fall = August 1
  • Spring = January 1
  • Summer = July 1
    Note :
    Due to the unprecedented impact associated with COVID-19, MSU will be extending the summer payment deadline from June 1st to July 1st.

Important Note: Before classes begin, you must pay the full balance on your account (net of aid) or be enrolled in a payment plan. Otherwise, your schedule will be subject to cancellation, and if you are living in campus housing, you will not be permitted to move into your residence hall.

Winter Session

Winter Session tuition will be billed with Spring charges in December and is due on January 1st. Winter Session courses are charged at a per credit hour rate in addition to the regular Spring tuition.

Information regarding your financial aid and the Winter Session can be found here.

Payment Plans

Enrollment Dates for Payment Plans

Spring 2021
Spring Plan cost = $50.00
Dates of Enrollment Down Payment required Number of Payments Months of Payments
Dec 11 - Dec 31 none 4 Jan 1 - April 1
Jan 1 - Jan 22 25% 3 Feb 1 - April 1
Jan 23 - Feb 14 50% 2 March 1 - April 1

Sign-up for electronic delivery of your 1098-T for faster access to your tax information

Refund Information

Spring 2021 Financial Aid Disbursement & Refund Schedule

  • The aid disbursement process will begin on January 4, 2021.
  • Refunds will begin processing January 5, 2021.

Don’t forget to sign up for Direct Deposit!!
It’s fast, secure, & convenient.

New Student Checklist

FAQ Sheet with details regarding Student Account changes

Contact Information

Mississippi State University
PO Box 5328
158 Garner Hall
88 Garner Circle, Barr Avenue
Mississippi State, MS 39762

Mailstop: 9701
Phone: 662-325-2071
Fax: 662-325-8236