Welcome to Student Financial Services
The Student Financial Services (SFS) Office combines certain aspects of Financial Aid and Student Accounts to streamline service delivery to our students. Our mission is to provide information, counseling, and financial services to help students, their families and their sponsors successfully navigate the financial maze encountered when obtaining a college education. Our employees serve as advisors, problem-solvers, advocates and educators, acting at all times fairly, compassionately and with the highest standards of ethical behavior and fiscal accountability. Our Student Account Coordinators and Counselors are charged to:
- Connect students to the resources they need to take full advantage of the Messiah experience
- Ensure that the student has a successful administrative experience at Messiah College
- Assist students and their families develop a strategy for managing the costs and challenges presented from act of pursuing a college education
- Anticipate student needs with proactive steps and structures
We are your source for answers regarding bills, payments, financial aid, refunds, parking, and College ID cards. Please contact us if you have any questions.
Student Health Insurance
Effective June 1, all full-time registered undergraduate students (registered for at least 12 credits for Fall 2017) can waive the health insurance fee of $1,616 for the 2017-18 academic year. Please follow these instructions:
To Waive - go to www.firststudent.com - select Messiah College (on the right hand side of the site).
Under Student Tools, click on "Waive Your School's Health Insurance", complete the waiver form and submit.
To access the waiver form, you will need to enter your date of birth and Student ID number. You will also be asked to supply the following information about your health insurance plan: the name and U.S. address of the insurance carrier, policyholder's name, policy number and toll free number for claims service.
If you do not complete the online waiver form by the August 30, 2017 deadline you will be enrolled in the Student Health Insurance Plan and your student will be billed for the cost of the premium.
Any questions regarding student health insurance can be addressed to:
555 Fairmount Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21286
Toll-Free 800-346-4075 Ext. 1607