Financial Obligations


The graduation application fee must be paid by all degree candidates. In addition, ALL of the degree candidates’ total accounts, including tuition, fees, and fines, must be settled in full in order to participate in the University Commencement Exercises. All payments must be made by cash, certified check, credit card, or money order.  Degree candidates should make certified checks or money orders for the amount due payable to Morgan State University. Personal checks will not be accepted.  Degree candidates are responsible for verifying with the Office of the Bursar by the graduation application deadline that they have met all financial obligations.

If additional information is needed, please contact the Office of the Bursar – 443-885-3108.

NDSL/Perkins Loan Exit Interview

Degree candidates who received NDSL/Perkins Loans must contact the Office of the Bursar (Tyler Hall, second floor) for their exit interviews.

All exit interviews may be scheduled with the NDSL Coordinator by appointment at 443-885-3010 or 3189, or by e-mail at

Degree candidates who have not met ALL financial and academic requirements WILL NOT be certified for graduation and CANNOT participate in the University’s Commencement Exercises.  There are NO EXCEPTIONS to this University policy.