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Refund Policies

Fall and Spring Semesters

In order to be eligible for a refund of tuition, program fees and mandatory fees, students must drop courses by the specified Refund Dates. Tuition will be automatically recalculated or reversed during this time when:

  • Main Campus Resident of Arizona students drop below 7 units
  • Main Campus Non-Resident undergraduate students drop below 12 units
  • Main Campus Non-Resident graduate students drop below 9 units
  • Main Campus Professional students drop below maximum units as indicated on the Tuition Calculator
  • Online or Distance students drop units

Tuition and fees will not be recalculated or reversed after the refund deadline. Students are responsible for all tuition and fees remaining on their account.

Financial Aid Recipients: Consult the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid regarding rules and regulations pertaining to ANY award if you plan to drop units.

Summer and Winter Sessions

Tuition will be automatically recalculated or reversed when courses are dropped by the specified Refund Dates. Tuition and fees will not be recalculated or reversed after the refund deadline. Students are responsible for all tuition and fees remaining on their account.

Financial Aid Recipients: Consult the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid regarding rules and regulations pertaining to ANY award if you plan to drop units.

Credit Balances

If tuition recalculation results in a credit balance on the student's account, the credit balance will be applied to any encumbrances owed to the University first before being sent to the student. Students who have not elected ACH delivery through UAccess will receive a check sent to their mailing address. To choose ACH delivery, sign on to UAccess and select "Enroll in Web Refund" from the pull-down menu under the Finances banner. The bank account must be a regular checking or savings account which is eligible for ACH transactions.

Complete Withdrawal

During a Fall or Spring semester, if you decide to drop all of your classes and leave the University after the 2nd week of the semester, complete and submit the Complete Withdrawal Form.

Students who withdraw from the University on or before the Refund Date will receive a full refund of tuition, program fees and mandatory fees.

Financial Aid Recipients: Refer to the Financial Aid Withdrawal Policy to understand how a complete withdrawal will affect your financial aid.