Refunds: withdrawal from school
A student who registers and commences studies but then withdraws officially from UMass Dartmouth for any reason during an academic semester will be granted a refund according to the refund schedule below. A student who remits, in advance, a payment of tuition and fees but then does not subsequently register and attend will be given a full refund of tuition and fees.
All refunds are based on official withdrawal notices as dated and processed by the Office of the University Registrar and then forwarded to the Bursar’s Office.
Percentage and type of refund, upon Official Withdrawal from UMass Dartmouth
|Prior to first day and through to end of publicized drop/add period each semester||100% tuition and all fees|
|During second week (next 5 class days)||90% tuition and curriculum support fee|
|During third week (next 5 class days)||70% tuition and curriculum support fee|
|During fourth week (next 5 class days)||50% tuition and curriculum support fee|
|After fourth week||No refund of charge|
Professional and Continuing Education has a separate fee schedule, billing process and refund schedule.
Withdrawal: return of Financial Aid
Students who withdraw or discontinue attendance during a semester are subject to specific policies regarding the possible return of financial aid funds, in accordance with federal and state mandates. Please see the current specific policies on the Financial Aid website.
Students who wish to take a leave of absence or withdraw from the university must complete the Student Leave form.