Tuition and Payments

The Alexandria College Business Office provides services to students, employees, and vendors, and manages all payments for tuition and other items.


Important Dates: 2021-2022 Academic Year

  • Fall Semester Scholarship Applications open January 1 to April
  • August 1-30: Book charging available for fall semester
  • August 23: Fall semester begins
  • August 27: Course add deadline/drop deadline for 100% tuition refund
  • August 27: Fall registration cancellation for non-payment
  • September 1: Fall financial aid applied to student account
  • September 2: Excess financial aid funds deposited
  • September 3: Fall 75% tuition refund date for total withdrawal
  • September 6: Labor Day (no school)
  • September 13: Fall 50% tuition refund date for total withdrawal
  • September 20: Fall 25% tuition refund date for total withdrawal
  • September 27: Fall bills are due in full or $50 late fee will be applied to student account
  • December 20: Fall semester ends
  • Spring Semester Scholarship Applications open Mid-September to November 1
  • December 1-January 18: Book charging available for spring semester
  • December 16: Spring registration cancellation for non-payment
  • January 10: Spring semester begins
  • January 14: Course add deadline/drop deadline for 100% refund
  • January 20: Spring financial aid applied to student account
  • January 21: Excess financial aid funds deposited
  • January 24: Spring 75% tuition refund date for total withdrawal
  • January 31: Spring 50% tuition refund date for total withdrawal
  • February 7: Spring 25% tuition refund date for total withdrawal
  • February 14: Spring bills are due in full or $50 late fee will be applied to student account
  • May 11: Spring semester ends
  • May 11: Graduation
  • April 1-May 23: Book charging available for summer semester
  • April 25: Summer registration cancellation for non-payment
  • May 16: Summer semester begins
  • May 20: Course add deadline/drop deadline for 100% refund
  • May 25: Summer financial aid applied to student account
  • May 26: Excess financial aid funds deposited
  • May 27: Summer 50% tuition refund date for total withdrawal
  • July 8: Summer bills are due in full or $50 late fee will be applied to student account
  • August 12: Summer semester ends

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) opens annually on October 1. Completing the FAFSA is the first step in the Financial Aid process. Submit your FAFSA as soon as possible to avoid delays in your financial aid disbursement. studentaid.gov »

Drop/Add Period is until the fifth day of the semester at 11:59 pm. You can drop/add courses and make schedule changes as needed through eServices on a space-available basis. Your tuition statement will adjust accordingly.

  • If a class begins after the first five days of the semester, you must drop it by the second calendar day after class begins to receive a full refund.
  • Dropping or adding courses may affect your financial aid.

Student Account Information

Alexandria Technical & Community College (ATCC) does not mail statements for tuition and fees. Students are responsible for accessing and monitoring their statements by logging into eServices and doing the following:

  1. Select "Bills and Payments" from the left menu
  2. Select Full Account Detail
  3. Print out your individual statement

When changes are made to your schedule, whether you drop or add classes, those changes are reflected on your statement. You should check your statement before you make a final payment. Prior term charges and payments are also reflected on your statement.

If you are also enrolled at another Minnesota State college, you are responsible for paying tuition and fees to that institution. Your ATCC account may or may not reflect what you owe to another Minnesota State college.

Notification will be sent with supporting documentation on these occasions:

  • After aid is applied
  • Warning notice of a late fee
  • When the late fee is applied
  • Collection letter notice

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Tuition Payments

Tuition Statements are not mailed prior to the semester start. Only students with remaining balances after financial aid is applied are mailed statements. View your account or make payments online 24/7 in eServices.

Fall Payment Deadline: August 2, 2021
Spring Payment Deadline: December 16, 2021
Summer Payment Deadline: April 25, 2022

Payment Deadline: To keep your registration from being cancelled you must complete one of the following by the payment deadline for each semester:

  • Pay in full
  • Submit a down payment of 15% or $300, whichever is less
  • Enroll in Nelnet payment plan
  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) - your FAFSA must be completed and submitted at least one week prior to the registration cancellation deadline to allow for processing
  • Provide a third-party payment authorization to the Business Office (employer, CEP, Veterans, etc.)

Make a Payment

Online: View your account or make payments online 24/7 in eServices.

Mail: When paying by mail, please include a printed copy of your statement. Send your statement and payment to:

Attn: Cashier
Alexandria Technical & Community College
1601 Jefferson Street
Alexandria, MN 56308

Phone: To pay by phone, please call (888) 234-1222 x4530 or (320) 762-4530. Alexandria College accepts Visa, MasterCard and Discover.

In Person: Payments are accepted at the Business Office walk-up window (room 106) Monday through Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

IMPORTANT: Students who have their registration cancelled due to non-payment may not be able to get in if classes become full. If you are not enrolled in a payment plan, tuition must be paid in full by September 27, 2021 for fall semester, February 24, 2022 for spring semester, and the last day of class for fall semester. A $50 late fee may be applied after the deadline dates for any unpaid balance.

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Tax Information

W9 and 1098-T tax forms are mailed to students from the state, usually by the end of January. On demand 1098-T forms are available during normal business office hours beginning in February. The 1098-T document can also be accessed in eServices under the Bills and Payment section.

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Consortium Costs

If you are taking a course from a college other then ATCC, the cost of that course may differ from ATCC course costs. Please check the cost with whichever college or university offers it. You may get a bill from the other college even if the course is listed on your ATCC bill.

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External Scholarship Notifications

External scholarship checks and/or documents can be mailed or brought to the Business office at Alexandria College. Checks will be applied to the student's account and any excess funds will be disbursed on Day 7 of the semester. See the Important Dates section for details.

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Additional Information

  • Parking Permits
  • Tuition: The charge for instruction/per credit.
  • Student Health Service Fee: All students registered for credits will be assessed a health service fee. (There are NO exceptions) This fee provides benefits for accidental bodily injury incurred by the student while attending classes and also while coming to and from school.
  • MN State College Student Association Fee: This is a statewide student association fee collected at every state college and university.
  • Student Senate/Activity Fee: The Student Senate uses these funds to sponsor special student events.
  • Technology Fee: This fee is used to fund a group of services such as: Internet access, help desk, electronic mailbox, local electronic bulletin board, hall monitors, docking stations, etc.
  • Course Fees: A course fee may be charged and assigned to those courses in which items or materials become the property of the student.
  • Laptop

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Contact the Business Office

Phone: 888-234-1222 ext. 4530 or 320-762-4530 Monday through Friday, 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

In Person: Room 106 (main building) Monday through Friday, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Email: Business Officebusinessoffice@alextech.edu

Mail: When paying by mail, please include a printed copy of your statement. Send statement and payment to:

Attn: Cashier
Alexandria Technical & Community College
1601 Jefferson Street
Alexandria, MN 56308