Submit deposit

All international students who plan to attend Michigan State University must submit the $250 Advanced Enrollment Deposit (AED). Submitting your deposit holds your place in the incoming class and registers you for a required New Student Orientation (NSO) program.

Before submitting your deposit, you must first activate your MSU NetID and email account. Once you have done this, you can log in to your account to submit your deposit.


Freshman international students planning a fall semester enrollment should submit their deposit as soon as they have decided to enroll at MSU, but no later than May 1. MSU reserves the right to cancel your admission if you do not submit your deposit by May 1. The deposit is refundable up until May 1. In order to receive a refund you must cancel your application in your account by clicking the “cancel application” button, after which MSU will automatically process a refund.

Any student planning to enroll for either the spring or summer semester should submit their deposit within four weeks from the date of your admission.

Note: The deposit is nonrefundable for international freshmen enrolling for spring and summer semesters. It is also nonrefundable for all transfer students.

The deadline for submitting your deposit may change based on factors such as space availability and time of year.