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Tuition refunds

You may find it necessary to withdraw from all classes during a semester. If you withdraw from the University, you may be eligible to receive a refund of tuition and course fees depending upon when you withdraw.

If your circumstances require you to withdraw from all classes, you are encouraged to contact your academic advisor and the Financial Aid Office so your decision will be based on a clear understanding of the consequences of withdrawing from all classes.

All refunds of these fees are based on the date that the cancellation is processed and are not affected by retroactive cancellation.

If your enrollment drops below 6 credits, you must accept a refund of the University-sponsored health plan fee, though you may keep the student services fee. If you receive a refund of the student services fee, you may no longer use the services provided by the fee.

If you cancel all courses and qualify for a tuition refund, you must also accept a prorated refund of the student services fee and the University-sponsored health plan fee.

The orientation fee and late registration fee, for example, are generally not refunded. All other special fees assessed at registration are refunded at the same rate as tuition and course fees. No special fees are refunded after the refund period has ended, even if a retroactive cancellation is authorized.

Cancellations are effective the day they are processed.

Your refund amount will be based on the date you officially cancel, not on the date you stopped attending class. Cancel immediately if you stop attending class for any reason.

If your tuition and fees are not paid in full, any refund you receive will be a monetary credit applied to your unpaid balance.

Discuss the implications of a retroactive cancellation and/or a tuition refund appeal with your advisor as well as the Financial Aid Office before you make your request.

A refund will be based on the date you officially cancel, not on the date you stopped attending class.

In a very limited number of circumstances (e.g., medical, military activation, academic advisement), retroactive cancellation may be possible. If retroactive cancellation is authorized and a tuition refund appeal form is received no later than August 31 of the academic year for which a tuition refund is requested, you may be eligible for a tuition refund. Appeals for tuition refunds based on failure to cancel or nonattendance will not be approved. If your appeal is approved, W (for Withdrawal) will remain on your academic record for each course.

Important Dates

Billing & Payment

Tue, Sep 22, 2020 25% refund deadline
Wed, Sep 23, 2020 0% refunds begin
Fri, Oct 9, 2020 Fall payment due in full (or second payment if enrolled in payment plan)