PAYMENT AND REGISTRATION GUIDE

– Fall 2018 –

PAYMENT PROCESS

Course Cancellation | Payment for tuition and fees is due before classes begin. Please login to your student account to check balances and make payments.

August 14 by 5 p.m. › Payment must be received or a payment plan must be authorized, or you will be purged from classes. You will no longer be enrolled in your classes.

August 28 › If payment has not been resolved, courses will be removed from Canvas, meal plans will be suspended, and you will be removed from housing.

Full Time

$ 3,538.00

Per Semester– Undergraduate (12–19 hours) | $3,538.00*
– Graduate (9–13 hours) | $3,538.00*
DeltaStateUniversity

Part Time

$ 295.00 to 393.00

Per Credit Hour– Undergraduate | $295.00*
– Graduate | $393.00*
– iMBA | $457.00*

*Special course fees may apply in addition to the rate referenced above.

NEW CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT FEE
Full Time Student $60, Part Time Undergraduate $5.00 Per Hour, and Part Time Graduate $6.67 Per Hour.

STUDENT ACTIVITY FEE
Full Time Student $25, Part Time Undergraduate $2.08 Per Hour, and Part Time Graduate $2.78 Per Hour.

IMPORTANT DATES

APRIL

2 – Pre-registration period begins
6 – Deadline to apply for May 2018 graduation
13 – WARNING Fall preferred deadline in Financial Aid

MAY

1 – Entering transfer student scholarship deadline (fall semester)
5 – Residence halls close at 5 pm

AUGUST

1 – Preferred admissions deadline
12-18 – New Student Week
14 – Payment for early registration due at 5 pm. Payment must be received or you will be purged from classes. You will no longer be enrolled in your classes.
15 – Begin issuing refund checks
19 – Fall residence halls open at 1pm. Dining hall opens at 4pm.
20 – Classes begin. 100% tuition refund for withdrawal period begins.
21 – Late registration begins ($25 late fee applied to registration on or after this date)
28 – Payment for late registration due at 5 pm. If payment has not been resolved, courses will be removed from Canvas, meal plans will be suspended, and you will be removed from housing. Registration closes. (students may still drop courses on DSU Online Services)

SEPTEMBER

3 – Room visitation for residence halls begins at 3pm
4 – Grades go into effect (W or F) when dropping courses. Students must use drop form on or after this date. 100% tuition refund for withdrawal period ends.
5 – No shows reported by faculty. No-show courses will be dropped from student schedule and a $50 fee will be charged for each.
15 – State scholarship deadline for 2018-2019 school year.

OCTOBER

16 – Midterm Grades Reported by faculty, 12pm

NOVEMBER

5 – Pre-registration for Spring classes begins. Current term balances must be cleared before registration.
9 – Deadline to apply for December 2018 graduation
16 – Thanksgiving Break. Residence halls close at 5pm.
25 – Residence halls open at 1pm.
30 – Last day to withdraw from a course

DECEMBER

7 – Residence halls close at 5pm. Commencement.
10 – Final grades posted by 12pm.

JANUARY
6 – Spring Residence halls open at 1pm. Dining hall opens at 4pm.

NEED TO KNOW

STUDENT BUSINESS SERVICES
Registration Assurance
Payment in full or successful enrollment in the University’s deferred payment plan is REQUIRED to reserve your class selections. It is your responsibility to ensure financial aid or third party payments that are expected to cover all charges and fees are properly noted and paid to your student account before payment due dates for the term. Failure to pay all outstanding tuition and fees by payment due dates will result in your classes being cancelled.
Aid Funds Paid to Student Accounts
Grants, scholarships and loans will pay to student accounts beginning three days prior to the start of the semester. All financial aid requirements must be completed before funds will pay.
Direct Deposit/Refund Checks
If the amount of the financial aid paid to your student account exceeds your total charges, a refund will be issued through direct deposit or a refund check. Refund checks will be produced and mailed starting August 15, 2018. Students are encouraged to sign up for direct deposit to expedite the delivery of their refund. Account balance and refund information can be viewed through myDSU Online Services. Questions about refunds should be referred to Student Business Services.
FINANCIAL AID
Application Process
You must complete the 2018–2019 FAFSA at www.fafsa.ed.gov. Mississippi students should also apply for state financial aid at www.riseupms.com/state-aid. Notifications regarding documentation needed in the Financial Aid office will be sent as soon as a FAFSA form is received. Forms can be found online at http://www.deltastate.edu/student-life/financial-aid/financial-aid-forms/. Return all completed forms to the Financial Aid office in Kent Wyatt Hall, Room 144 by July 13 to not be included in the August 15 class cancellation (purge).
HOUSING
Application Process
Complete the application at www.deltastate.edu/housingapp, and pay a deposit of $75.
Refund of Living Expenses
A resident student withdrawing from the residence hall will receive a refund of room and board charges as follows:
• 1st day of class through 10th day: 75%
• 11th day of class through 20th day: 50%
• 21st day of class through 25th day: 25%
• After 25th day of class: 0%

CAMPUS RESOURCES

All official university communication will be sent to your OkraMail email account. Please check it often for updates and announcements.