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Billing Statements

Fall semester billing statements are produced in mid-July with payment due August 15. Spring semester billing statements are produced in mid-December with payment due January 15.

Macalester’s Office of Student Accounts produces statements of account on a monthly basis. Visit the Student Accounts site for detailed information on Macalester’s billing policies and procedures.

Calculating Your Payment

Determining exactly what amount to pay Macalester can be complicated, especially if you received financial aid of several types. Please use our bill estimating worksheets to calculate your payment. You will need:

  1. Your account balance from a prior term, if applicable.
  2. Your current financial aid package for the semester (available to students at
  3. To know which, if any, loans you will be using for the semester.
  4. To know whether you are participating in the payment plan and, if so, how much you are financing through this mechanism.
  5. To know whether you will be directly applying your wages from student employment to your account balance.

When calculating your payment, please review the following questions about your billing statement:

Once you have determined the amount that is due, you may pay online using an electronic payment from your bank account or by using a credit card (a fee will apply to credit card payments). Click here for more information about how to make a payment.