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NOTE TO STUDENTS: By completing registration for any semester, you agree to the financial responsibility for all charges on your student account. You promise to pay Metropolitan State University the full amount of the obligation by the due date. Furthermore, you agree to pay any and all costs, including collection, attorney, and litigation costs incurred by Metropolitan State University in efforts to collect, should you default on your account charges.


If you do not pay the balance due within 120 days, we will refer your debt to the Minnesota Department of Revenue’s Collection Division.  By law (MN Statute section 16D.11), the Department of Revenue can assess up to 25 percent in collection costs to cover the costs of collecting your debt.  You may request cancellation of the collection cost, under certain conditions, as provided by MN Statute section 16D.11, subdivision 3.
Interest will be charged pursuant to MN Statute 16D.13.

CDMDR is authorized by Minnesota law to take the following actions to collect your debt:

  • Obtain a judgment against you
  • Garnish your wages
  • Levy your bank account
  • Issue subpoenas
  • Seize your property
  • Offset your state tax refund, lottery winnings, or vendor payment
  • Revoke or deny renewal of a professional license you may have
  • Report you to a credit bureau
  • Access non-public government data about you to collect this debt

To avoid these consequences and penalties, make prompt, full payments to Financial Management at Metropolitan State University by the payment deadline.

Your account will also be turned over to the Minnesota Department of Revenue for collection under the Revenue Recapture Act, Minnesota Statutes Chapter 270A. According to this statute, if you have a tax refund due to you, the amount of our claim will be deducted from your refund and paid to the university. In addition, the State of Minnesota will claim a $15 fee from your refund. You have the right to contest the validity of our claim. To contest the validity of our claim, you must submit a written request to the address below within 30 days from the date of a final notice. If you repay the amount due, we will stop the collection proceedings. Please make checks payable to Metropolitan State University and remit to the address listed below. If you have any questions about your debt you should email us at: Financial.Management@metrostate.edu, write us at the address shown below, or call us at 651 -793-1881.

Metropolitan State University
Cashier's Office
700 East 7th Street, FH 329
Saint Paul, MN 55106-5000

For more information on tuition and payments, please contact Financial Management by phone 651-793-1880 or email Financial.Management@metrostate.edu.



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