Bursar

Office Hours

Monday - Thursday
7:00am - 5:00pm

Location

Hearnes Hall Room 105
Contact:
Phone: (417) 625-9381
Fax: (417) 659-3733
Email: bursar@mssu.edu

Mail Payments

Bursar's Office
Attn: Cashier
3950 E. Newman Road
Joplin MO 64801

Tuition Payment Options

For the convenience of our students, the Missouri Southern Bursar's Office offers several ways to make payments to student accounts

Online

Student Payment Portal offers students the ability to:

  • Make a Payment
  • Setup a Payment Plan
  • Setup Automatic Bill Pay
  • Authorize Users Access
  • View Account Details
 

LioNet allows students the ability and flexibility of online payments.

Payments accepted via LioNet include:

  • E-Check
  • Visa
  • MasterCard
  • Discover

Please note:  Credit card payment(s) for a balance you anticipate will be paid with financial aid, scholarships, or other awards may result in a credit balance after financial aid is posted.  This credit will be refunded back to the credit card, not by check, per our credit card merchant agreement.

In Person

Student account balances paid in person can be made at the Bursar's Office Cashier Windows located on the 1st floor of Hearnes Hall.  After-hours payments can be placed in the Bursar's Office drop box, located outside of the 1st floor entrance to Hearnes Hall.  Be sure to include your student ID number with all drop box payments. 

Payments accepted in person include:

  • Cash
  • Check
  • Money Order
  • Visa
  • MasterCard
  • Discover
  • 3rd Party Sponsors

Checks should be made payable to MSSU and include the student's ID number.

Please note:  Credit card payment(s) for a balance you anticipate will be paid with financial aid, scholarships, or other awards may result in a credit balance after financial aid is posted.  This credit will be refunded back to the credit card, not by check, per our credit card merchant agreement.

Mail Payments

Payments options made by mail include:

  • Check
  • Money Order
  • 3rd Party Sponsors

Please ensure checks are made payable to MSSU and include the student's ID number.  Please do not send cash by mail.

Mail payments should be addressed to:

Bursar's Office
Missouri Southern State University
Attn: Cashier
3950 E. Newman Road
Joplin, MO 64801

Questions? Please check our FAQ page or contact us.

Returned checks/e-checks are subject to a $15.00 returned check fee.
Post-dated checks are not accepted and will be returned.

Payment Plan

Payment plans are available each semester - as soon as enrollment begins.

Visit our Student Payment Portal for more information or to sign up for one of our payment plans.

Students are required to pay their first payment plus a $35 enrollment fee to sign up for the plan.  No interest is accrued on our payment plan.

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