Payment Options

We know that lives get busier and time is even more fleeting in the beginning of the semester. That's why we offer different options for paying your tuition bill.

Payment Policy at Saint Michael's

Our payment policy calls for all charges to be paid in full at the start of the semester. Exceptions to our policy are made for pending financial aid, deferred payment agreements, or payments through Tuition Pay. While other collection activity may be taken, accounts with unpaid balances for reasons other than those stated above will result in a registration hold for the following semester.

Please note that a $50 deposit per course will reserve your place in the course. The deposit is deducted from the total tuition due, but is non-refundable. You will need to pay the balance prior to the beginning of your first class.

The fine print

It is important to note that balances may change over the course of the semester as new charges are added for such things as lab fees, fines, etc. Saint Michael's will send out periodic billing statements during the academic year to communicate these charges. Your prompt payment is appreciated.

Saint Michael's College reserves the right to change various prices and policies on a prospective basis.

Where do you pay?

By Mail

Include your payment or deposit with your Registration Form to the address on the form to:

Saint Michael's College
P.O. Box 991
Brattleboro, VT
05302-0991

In Person

You can pay in person at either the Cashier’s Office or the Office of Student Financial Services. Contact information is provided below:

Cashier's Office in Alliot Hall
Room 207
Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Office of Student Financial Services in Founders Hall
Room 149
8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m. (by check only).

A note to Financial Aid recipients:

Refunds are not available until your lender/guarantor has paid Saint Michael's College or your account is paid in full. No advances can be made against pending Financial Aid.

More information about tuition:

Deferred Payment

Students receiving tuition reimbursement from their employer may submit a Saint Michael's College Deferred Payment Form with a $10 deferment fee per course. An authorized representative of the student's employer must sign the Deferred Payment Agreement. It is the student's obligation to pay charges related to the course(s) regardless of the employer's promise to pay. Saint Michael's College does NOT provide third party billing. If payment is not received within 30 days from the date grades were released, the account will be in arrears and collection activity will begin.

Questions regarding deferment agreements should be directed to the Office of Student Financial Services (formerly the Student Accounts Office) located in Founders Hall, Room 149. Hours are 8:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-4:30pm or call 802.654.2581.

Withdrawals/Refunds

A student who withdraws from Saint Michael's College must notify us the Registrar's Office in writing. Merely ceasing to attend classes does not constitute official withdrawal. NOTE: Fees and the $50 per-course deposit are non-refundable.

Withdrawal Refund Schedule with official withdrawal from Fall or Spring sessions:

Prior to first class: 100% Refund
During 1st week: 90% Refund
During 2nd week: 75% Refund
During 3rd week: 50% Refund
During 4th week: 25% Refund
Thereafter: No Refund

Withdrawal Refund Schedule with official withdrawal for Summer sessions:

Prior to first class: 100% refund
Up to 1/16 class hours: 90% Refund
Up to 1/8 class hours: 75% Refund
Up to 1/6 class hours: 50% Refund
Up to ¼ class hours: 25% refund
Thereafter: No Refund

Need more information?

For questions on billing, contact:

Laurie Savage, Student Account Specialist
Office of Student Financial Services (formerly the Student Accounts Office)
lsavage@smcvt.edu

For questions on Financial Aid, contact:

Sue Hurst
Office of Student Financial Services (formerly the Financial Aid Office)
shurst@smcvt.edu

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