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Fall Refund Deadlines

Courses open for browsing on Monday, February 21, 2022. Registration opens on Monday, April 18, 2022, here.

Classes begin on Monday, August 29, 2022.

Note: Graduate students from divisions other than University College or Graduate Arts & Sciences should contact the registrar in their Dean’s Office to register.

Deadline

Regular
Aug. 29 – Dec. 21

(16 weeks)

8-wk Session 1
Aug. 29 – Oct. 22

(7.5 weeks)

8-wk Session 2
Oct. 24 – Dec. 21

(8 weeks)

Last day to register without a late fee/permission

September 8

September 6

November 1

Last day to drop and receive a lab fee refund 

September 13

September 6

November 1

Last day to drop without a “W”

September 13

September 6

November 1

Last day to receive a 100% refund

September 13

September 6

November 1

Last day to receive a 50% refund

September 20

September 13

November 8

Last day to receive a 25% refund

September 27

N/A

N/A

No refunds given after

September 27

September 13

November 8

Last day to change grade option

November 21

October 17

December 6

Last day to withdraw from courses

December 6

October 17

December 6

Note: Full refunds are granted to individuals called to active military duty.

ACTRAC

Refunds for dropping the ACTRAC option are issued in accordance with the standard refund grid above.

Canceled Courses

Full refunds are granted when University College cancels a course.

Courses Meeting Fewer Than 8 Weeks

  • If the course meets three (3) days or less, it must be dropped prior to the start of the course for 100% refund. Thereafter, no refund is applied.
  • If the course meets for four (4) calendar days up to one (1) week, you have 24 hours after the first class to drop for 100% refund. Thereafter, no refund is applied.
  • If you are taking a Special Format course (for example, Weekend or Intensive Format) that meets 6+ days, you have 48 hours after the first class to drop for 100% refund. Thereafter, no refund is applied.
  • If the course meets for 5-7 weeks, you have four (4) days after the first class to drop for 100% refund, and 8 days after the first class to drop for a 50% refund. Thereafter, no refund is applied.

Courses Meeting 8 Weeks or More

  • You have 7 days after the first class to drop for 100% refund, and 14 days after the first class to drop with a 50% refund. Thereafter, no refund is applied.

Special Audit Courses

Refunds for dropping Special Audit courses are issued in accordance with the standard refund grid above.

Washington University Employees

If a course is dropped, the tuition benefit will be reversed. If a course is dropped after the 100% refund period, the employee is responsible for the outstanding tuition balance. Please refer to the refund schedule above.