Payment and Refunds


Payment Methods
  • Payment may be made online at a secure site https://www.paybill.com/massart by MasterCard, Visa, checking or savings account. At the online site you need your MassArt ID number including the zeros on the left, and you must know the amount due.
  • You may attach a check to your registration, or bring in a money order. We do not accept cash.
  • MassArt limits credit card payments to $3,000 per semester.
  • Payments may be wired to MassArt. Contact the Business Office for instructions: 617-879-7903 or 617-879-7904.

Late Payment and Late Registration Fees

  • A $200 late payment fee is charged to students paying after the payment due date for the term. Due dates are generally:
    • Early August for fall term all programs
    • Early December for spring term all programs
    • Summer due dates are in May or early June; use date indicated on bill
  • A $200 late registration fee is charged to students who register after the registration deadlines for each program, each term. This includes students who do not register until the Add/Drop period.

Refund Policies

Boston Campus Program Refund Policies

  • To request a refund, complete the online add/drop form. The date a course drop is received determines whether or not a refund is due, and the percentage of financial aid earned. Read the refund policies below, and consult the Office of  Student Financial Assistance if using financial aid. Refunds are issued after the add/drop period and may take up to six weeks for processing.

Boston Campus Programs - Fall and Spring Term Refund Policies

  • If student remains enrolled in some program courses for the term, but drops a course:
    • 100% of course fee if dropped by the Add/Drop deadline.
  • If student withdraws from the program or drops all courses in the semester:
    • 100% of course fee if dropped before the first day of the semester.
    • 50% of course fee if dropped by the Add/Drop deadline.
Boston Campus Programs - Summer Term Refund Policies
    • 100% of credit course fee when dropped before the day of the second class meeting.

MFAWC: MassArt at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown Refund Policies

  • To request a refund, complete the online add/drop form. The date a course drop is received determines whether or not a refund is due, and the percentage of financial aid earned. Read the MFAWC program refund policies below, and consult the Office of Student Financial Assistance if using financial aid. Refunds are issued after the add/drop period and may take up to six weeks for processing.
MFAWC - Fall Term Refund Policies
  • If student remains enrolled in some program courses for the term:
    • Fall Residency Session courses: 100% if dropped by one week prior to the Residency start date. No refund thereafter.
    • Fall Non-residency courses: 100% of course fee when dropped by the Add/Drop deadline for the Boston Campus. See the Academic Calendar. This is prior to the start of the Non-Residency session.
  • If student withdraws from the program or drops all courses for the term:
    • Fall Residency Session courses: 100% of course fee if dropped by 1 week prior to the Residency start date. No refund thereafter.
    • Fall Non-Residency courses: 100% of course fee when dropped by 1 week prior to the Residency start date. No refund thereafter.

MFAWC - Spring Term Refund Policies

  • If student remains enrolled in some program courses for the spring term:
    • 100% of the course fee when dropped up to one week after the Non-Residency start date.  No refund thereafter.
  • If student withdraws from the program or drops all courses for the spring term:
    • 100% of the course fee when dropped by one week prior to the spring Non-Residency start date. No refund thereafter.
MFAWC - Summer Term Refund Policies
  • If student remains enrolled in some program courses for the summer term:
    • Summer Residency Session courses: 100% if dropped by one week prior to the Residency start date. No refund thereafter.
    • Summer Non-Residency courses: 100% of the course fee when dropped up to one week after the Non-Residency start date.
  • If student withdraws from the program or drops all courses for the summer term:
    • Summer Residency Session courses: 100% of course fee if dropped by 1 week prior to the Residency start date. No refund thereafter.
    • Summer Non-Residency courses: 100% of course fee if dropped by 1 week prior to the Residency start date. No refund thereafter.
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