Submit deposit

All students who plan to attend Michigan State must submit the $250 Advanced Enrollment Deposit (AED). Submitting your deposit holds your place in the incoming class and allows you to register for a required New Student Orientation Program (NSO). Once you have successfully submitted your AED online, you will be able to select a date to attend an NSO. Please note that NSO dates fill on a first-come, first-served basis. Before submitting your AED, you must first activate your MSU Net ID and email account. To activate your MSU Net ID and submit your AED, you must log in to your account.


Freshman students planning a fall semester enrollment should submit an AED as soon as they have decided to enroll at MSU, but no later than May 1. The AED is refundable upon written request until May 1. MSU reserves the right to cancel your admission if you do not submit your AED by May 1.

Any student planning to enroll for either the spring or summer semester should submit the AED within four weeks from the date of your admission. Note: The AED for spring and summer semesters is nonrefundable.

If financial circumstances make payment of the AED difficult, contact the Office of Admissions regarding a possible deferral of your payment. The deadline for submitting your AED may change based on factors such as space, availability and time of year.