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  • Click on the "My Account Balances" link found on the Student Finances page under the My Account Info section.
  • Click on the link to the right of "STD RECEIVABLES" (STD is the code for student) with your balance amount, found above the Grand Total line.  For example, click on: "$0.00 Due"
  • Your total history of student receivable transactions will appear on this page.
Contact the Registrar's Office if you have a form from your loan company you need filled out.  Fill out only the student section.  
Use the My Account Info area to submit online payments or view your student account.
Paperwork for employment (W-4, I-9) is located in both the Payroll Office (651-641-3518) and Business Office. Both offices are located in Northwestern Hall. You can also e-mail the Payroll Office at
The Lifetime Learning tax credit is available for all students who do not claim a HOPE tax credit. This credit is equals 20% of the first $5,000 in tuition paid or a maximum credit of $1,000. After the year 2002, this amount increase to 20% of the first $10,000 paid ($2,000 maximum). The tax credit must be claimed in the year or the first three months of the next year. This credit is gradually reduced for students with an adjusted gross income between $40,000 and $50,000 ($80,000 and $100,000 for married taxpayers filing jointly). 
As an eligible education institution that receives qualified tuition and related expenses on your behalf, Luther Seminary furnishes a 1098-T Tuition Payments Statement to applicable students. This statement is sent by January 31st of each year to the student's permanent address.
The payment schedule for tuition is:
  • Fall Semester - payments are due October 15th
  • J-Term - payments are due March 15th
  • Spring Semester - payments are due by March 15th
  • Summer Term - payments are due by July 1st.
If you are on a payment plan, payments are due by the 15th of each month. Tuition payments are made in the  Business Office.
Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for specific tuition rates and fees.


Students can apply for Financial Aid by contacting the Financial Aid Office located in Northwestern Hall 651-641-3527.


Electronically transferred funds are applied directly to the student's account. Credit balances created by loan funds must be refunded to the student.

Paper student loan checks must be endorsed at the Business Office. Students will be notified by e-mail when the check arrives. The student must endorse the loan check before the funds will be credited to the student's account.


Over-payments  or excess federal financial aid will be removed from the student's account no more than 11 days after it is applied, unless permission is received from the student to keep funds on the account. Other credit balances will remain on the student account unless a request is made to have a check refunded.

Refund checks are mailed to the billing address on file with the registrar’s office unless a request is made to have the check sent to an alternate address. 

Throughout the year requested refund checks will be generated and mailed on Fridays. Requests need to be in by noon on Wednesday.

Contact for refund requests.


Luther Seminary provides students and their families with a variety of
housing options located on or near campus. For more information, visit the
Housing website here:  or
contact Housing at

Because the Affordable Care Act has increased the health insurance options for students, Luther no longer offers its own student policy.  Instead, students have multiple options for obtaining coverage:   
  • As a covered dependent under a group health policy of a spouse or of parents if under age 26.
  • An individual policy purchased directly from a private health insurer.
  • An individual policy purchased through the Marketplace at
  • Medicaid or other government programs if you qualify, based on your state of residence. 

Vehicles need to be registered in the Business Office. You will obtain a parking tag that needs to be placed in your vehicle.
This service is free of charge.
Complete Form W-4 so that Luther Seminary can withhold the correct federal income tax from your pay.
 Student Employees need to complete the W-4 and I-9 to ensure that you will be paid while working on campus.
Fill out this form to have your paycheck automatically deposited in you checking or savings account on payday.

Contact or Visit the Business Office
Contact or Visit the Financial Aid Office, Check your scholarship awards

Contact or Visit with Financial Coaches