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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 4th billing due date (or second billing due date for May/Summer term), your registration for future terms will 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 will be unable to make bookstore charges to your student account.
  • 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.

Guest student late payment policy

If you are a guest student, you are required to pay your student account balance in full each billing cycle. If you do not meet this requirement, your registration for the current term may be canceled. If your enrollment is canceled, you must contact One Stop Student Services to re-register. Be advised that you have no guarantee that the same class(es) will be available.

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 late payment fee of $40.00 each billing cycle. 

Past due accounts may be subject to additional charges, including collection fees and collection agency commissions, which can be as high as 40%. 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

Tue, Dec 17, 2019 Fall payment due in full (for new charges and/or past due balances)
Sat, Dec 28, 2019 Fifth billing statement for fall available (new charges and past-due balances only, due date: 1/10/20)
Fri, Jan 10, 2020 Fall payment due in full (for new charges and/or past due balances)