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Disbursement/Tuition Dates


Fall 2016 Class of 2020 Class of 2019 Class of  2018 Class of 2017
*Funds Available on FSU Card   08/17/2016   08/17/2016    09/14/2016 08/17/2016
Deadline for Payments or Deferments   09/09/2016   09/09/2016    10/14/2016 09/09/2016
Financial Aid Deferments Expire  10/14/2016    10/14/2016  10/14/2016 10/14/2016

* Students please be advised that it is possible for your financial aid to take up to 2 weeks for disbursement from the first day of classes. The dates above are target dates only; therefore, please have at least 2 weeks of finances available.



Garnet EMAIL Notice:  It is important that all students check their garnet email accounts at least three times a week. This email account is the official method by which the University will communicate with students concerning financial obligations.

Account Refund Setup:  In order for Student Financial Services to apply a student's financial aid to his or her tuition, a student must fill out an Account Refund Setup form. This form is available online at:

Disbursement by Mail and EFT:  Students receiving their disbursement by mail must update their address by the fourth day of the semester.  Please allow at least four business days for delivery.  Students receiving their disbursement by EFT (direct deposit) must open a SunTrust account by the fourth day of the semester.

Tuition Payment:  Tuition is due upon registration.  If payment is not made by the date indicated above, students will incur a $100 late payment fee.  Payments may be made in person at  A1500 University Center, Student Financial Services from 8:30am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday.  Cashiers may accept FSUCards, cash, personal checks, money orders and cashiers checks.  Payments may also be made online at  A 2% service fee will be added to all online credit card payments.