Distance Forms & Policies

Downloadable Forms and Important Procedures

Distance Student Forms


Tuition Policy

Distance tuition is the same regardless of residency status. 
Tuition does not include books or other required course supplies. Distance tuition is reviewed annually. Approved rates are effective for the start of the summer semester and typically stay constant through fall and spring. 

Please Note: If you’re admitted/enrolled as a distance student, you will be charged distance rate according to your program. If you are an on-campus graduate student enrolled in a distance class, you will be charged distance rates according to your program. Only undergraduate distance students are charged the undergraduate distance rate.

Add/Drop Policy for Distance Students

This is the procedure for adding/dropping distance classes AFTER the semester has started.
Prior to the first day of classes students can add/drop themselves on Joe'SS. This policy is ONLY for distance classes. Main campus students: please refer to the drop dates and refund policies at registrar.mst.edu.

100% Refund

The last day for distance students to receive a 100% refund for Spring 2019 is
Monday, February 11, 2019

Step 1: Student Contacts Faculty & Advisor

Student initiates drop or add by emailing the instructor of the class and his/her advisor asking permission to do so.

Step 2: Faculty & Advisor Give Consent

The instructor and advisor reply to the student with their consent.

Step 3: Student Forwards Consent Emails

The student then forwards the consent emails to
Global Learning at global@mst.edu

Step 4: Global Learning Creates Add/Drop Slip

An add/drop slip will be completed by a Global Learning staff member and taken to the Registrar's Office to be processed.

Distance Classes Refund Policy

100 percent refund provided if class is dropped in accordance with the following policy. After these dates, no refund will be given. Please see Distance Dates and Deadlines for a complete list of deadlines.

4-week course:

Class is dropped by the end of the 1st week of classes.

8-week course:

Class is dropped by the end of the 2nd week of classes.

16-week course:

Class is dropped by the end of the 3rd week of classes.


Contact Us.


Our team is available to answer your questions about S&T’s distance education programs.

Student Support
Phone: 573-341-6591   |   Toll Free: 1-877-678-1870

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