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Tuition & Fee Refund Schedule

If a student formally drops one or more courses through the Office of the Registrar, the university will refund applicable tuition and fees collected for courses from which a student drops within the first 12 days of a fall, spring or summer session of 10 weeks or longer and within the first four days of a summer term, provided the student remains enrolled at the institution for that semester or term. Refunds for courses dropped by a student who later in the semester or term withdraws from the institution will be calculated according to the following schedule:

Spring 2014

Partial Withdrawals

  • From registration through Jan. 27, 2014 (Census Date): 100%
  • After Jan. 27, 2014 (Census Date):  No refund

Complete Withdrawals

  • Prior to Jan. 13, 2014: 100%
  • From Jan. 13 through Jan. 17, 2014: 80%
  • From Jan. 18 through Jan. 24, 2014: 70%
  • From Jan. 25 through Jan. 30, 2014: 50%
  • From Jan. 31 through Feb. 5, 2014: 25% 
  • After Feb. 5, 2014: No refund

For refunds, the effective date of withdrawal will be the date when the withdrawal is officially completed and recorded by the registrar's Office. If the university cancels a scheduled course of instruction, all fees will be refunded. No refunds will be made unless applied for in the same school year as withdrawal. Immediate refund will not be made to students who withdraw during the refund period. Normally, a refund will be made within 30 days from the last day of scheduled refunds to the student's chosen refund preference (check or P2 card).

All policies regarding the payment or refunding of tuition, fees, and charges comply with applicable statutes and are approved by the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System. If a person desires clarification of any matter relating to payment or refund of such charges, or believes special circumstances warrant exceptions to the published policy, the Office of Business Affairs at UT Tyler should be contacted.

Examples of Refunds (Based on the Spring 2014 Refund Schedule)

Partial Withdraw From the University

An undergraduate student is enrolled in 12 hours and is charged $2,975 in tuition and fees calculated as follows:

Resident Tuition $600
Designated Tuition $1,548
Student Service Fee $132
Mandatory Fee $515
Instructional Support Fee $180

Total of Tuition and Fees $2,975

The student drops 3 hours on Jan. 26, 2014. The student's refund is calculated as follows:

Resident Tuition $150 3 hrs x $50 per SCH
Designated Tuition $387 3 hrs x $129 per SCH
Student Service Fee $33 3 hrs x $11 per SCH
Mandatory Fee $36
Total Tuition and Fees Refundable $606*
Refund percentage x 100% 100% through Jan. 26, 2014
Total Refund $606

The same student above enrolled in 12 hours drops the 3 hours on Jan. 28, 2014 instead of the date in the example above. The student's refund is calculated as follows:


Resident Tuition $150 3 hrs x $50 per SCH
Designated Tuition $387 3 hrs x $129 per SCH
Student Service Fee $33 3 hrs x $11 per SCH
Mandatory Fee $36
Total Tuition and Fees Refundable $606*
Refund percentage x 0%
Total Refund $0

Complete Withdraw From the University

An undergraduate student is enrolled in 6 hours and is charged $1,673.00 in tuition and fees. The student completely withdraws from the university on Jan. 9, 2014. The student's refund is calculated as follows:

Tuition and Fees $1,673**
Refund percentage x 100%
Total refundable $1,673

An undergraduate student is enrolled in 6 hours and is charged $1,673.00 in tuition and fees. The student completely withdraws from the university on Jan. 26, 2014. The student's refund is calculated as follows:

Tuition and Fees $1,673**
Refund percentage x 50%
Total Refund $836.50

An undergraduate student is enrolled in 3 hours and is charged $1,058.00 in tuition and fees. The student completely withdraws from the university on Feb. 6, 2014. The student's refund is calculated as follows:

Tuition and Fees $1,058**
Refund percentage x 0%
Total Refund $0

*Your tuition and fee amount that is refundable may include fees that were assessed based on the courses that are being dropped.

**Your tuition and fee balance may include a parking permit, add fee, late fee, installment fee or emergency loan fee. These fees are not included in the refund calculation.

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