Great Falls College MSU Bookstore Charging

Students who have adequate financial aid to pay tuition and fees and books may elect to have a bookstore charge account created at the Great Falls College MSU Bookstore.

Individual students may be assigned a lower charge limit, based on the student's available financial aid. Contact the Financial Aid Office to request an increase in the charge limit.

12 + Credits
9 - 11 Credits
6 - 8 Credits
1 -5 Credits
$ 525
$ 350


Dates for bookstore charging:

Fall 2018
Bookstore charging begins
 August 14, 2018
Bookstore charging ends
 September 7, 2018


Students must be in good financial aid status and have a complete financial aid file to qualify for a charge account.

Loan Entrance Counseling

All first time loan borrowers at this campus are required to complete Loan Entrance Counseling.  A student's rights and responsibilities as a borrower are discussed. No loan proceeds can be paid to a student's account until entrance counseling is completed.

New students will complete Loan Entrance Counseling during Orientation (Essential Start).  If you are unable to attend an Essential Start session email the Financial Aid Office for instructions at

Loan Exit Counseling 

Federal Regulations require any student who receives a Federal Student Loan to participate in Exit Counseling upon completion of his/her program or otherwise ending enrollment. During this session you will learn about the following information:

  • Consolidating your Federal Student Loans
  • Deferments
  • Forbearance
  • Repayment Options

If you have ever taken student loans, attended classes with Great Falls College MSU campus and are discontinuing your enrollment, please complete Loan Exit Counseling at  Log in using your FSA ID; select “Counseling”, then complete “Loan Exit Counseling”.   The school will be notified electronically when Exit Counseling is completed.

How do I receive my refund?

Direct Deposit is the preferred method for GFC MSU students to receive their financial aid refunds. To sign up please log into your BannerWeb/MyInfo account. Click on Student Services. Click on Student Records. Click on Web Bill Summary. Select the current financial aid term. Scroll down and click on QuikPay. On the left side- click on Direct Deposit. Complete the required information.

Please make sure that your information is up to date each semester.

Refund Dates

After financial aid pays for the student's tuition, fees and bookstore charges, the remainder is refunded to the student for living and miscellaneous expenses. Students may pick up their refund check from the Student Accounts Office on the refund date, after presenting a photo ID to the cashier. Students should review their bill on Banner Web/My Info the week prior to refunds to assure all requirements are satisfied and a check is available.

Fall 2018 Refund Dates
September 18
Continuing student loan and grant refund checks available in Student Accounts
September 18
New student grant refund checks available in Student Accounts
October 1
New student loan refund checks available in Student Accounts
October 26
Second half of loan refund checks available in Student Accounts (one term only loans)          


Contact the Student Accounts Office at (406) 771-4315 or (406) 771-5129 for questions or instructions about mailing checks.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

Financial Aid Office
2100 16 Avenue South
Great Falls, MT  59405

Voice: 406.771.4334   
Toll Free: 800.446.2698  
FAX: 406.771.4410