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.


Payment Plans

Enrollment Dates for Payment Plans

Annual Plan Fall 2020 – Spring 2021
Annual Plan cost = $75.00
Dates of Enrollment Down Payment required Number of Payments Months of Payments
July 15 - July 31 none 10 Aug 1 - May 1
Aug 1 - Aug 17 20% 9 Sept 1 - May 1
Aug 18 - Sept 7 40% 8 Oct 1 - May 1
Fall 2020
Fall Plan cost = $50.00
Dates of Enrollment Down Payment Number of Payments Months of Payments
July 15 - July 31 0% 4 Aug 1 - Nov 1
Aug 1 - Aug 17 25% 3 Sept 1 - Nov 1
Aug 18 - Sept 7 50% 2 Oct 1 & Nov 1

Refund Information

Fall 2020 Financial Aid Disbursement & Refund Schedule

  • The aid disbursement process will begin on August 10th.
  • Refunds will begin processing August 11th.

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
Email:
studentaccounts@msstate.edu
refunds@msstate.edu