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Downloadable Forms and Important Procedures
Distance Student Forms
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 fall semester each year and are typically reviewed annually.
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.
Military Rate Policy
Missouri S&T offers graduate military tuition rates for students enrolled in distance education programs. S&T’s graduate military distance tuition rate applies to all active military service members and the following individuals who have funds in a qualified military educational tuition assistance benefit program.
Graduate Military Rate Eligibility:
- Spouses of active-duty military service members utilizing qualified transferred educational benefits
- Dependents of active-duty military service members utilizing qualified transferred educational benefits
- Members of the Selected Reserves
- Members of National Guard units
- Veterans with qualified military educational tuition assistance benefits
- Spouses of Veterans utilizing qualified transferred educational benefits
- Dependents of Veterans utilizing qualified transferred educational benefits
- Eligible distance students in a non-degree graduate category
- Eligible undergraduate students enrolled in a distance class
Once admitted into a graduate certificate or degree program at S&T's military rate, students will retain the military rate until certificate or degree completion, regardless if military educational tuition assistance benefits are exhausted.
Please note – if you are enrolling in the Engineer Captains Career Course (ECCC), master's degrees are only available in following areas:
For questions regarding ECCC, contact:
Fort Leonard Wood Program
Add/Drop Policy for Distance Students
The following procedure is 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 procedure is only for distance students.
Main campus students: Registrar’s Office requires that on-campus students requesting to drop a distance course provide a physical drop slip with signatures and turn that into the Registrar’s Office. Please refer to the drop dates and refund policies at registrar.mst.edu, if you need to drop an on-campus course.
The last day for distance students to receive a 100% refund for Spring 2019 is
Monday, February 11, 2019
all approvals must be received so that drop slip can be submitted by 4:30 p.m. central
Step 1: Distance 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: Distance Student Forwards Consent Emails
The student then forwards the consent emails to
Global Learning at firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Class is dropped by the end of the 1st week of classes.
Class is dropped by the end of the 2nd week of classes.
Class is dropped by the end of the 3rd week of classes.