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Spring Refund Deadlines

Course registration for Spring 2020 will open Wednesday, November 6, 2019. 

Classes begin on Monday, January 13, 2020.

Deadline

Regular
Jan 13-May 5

8-wk Session 1
Jan 13-Mar 7

8-wk Session 2
Mar 16-May 5

Last day to drop and receive a lab fee refund

January 23

January 23

March 24

Last day to register without a late fee

January 23

January 23

March 24

Last day to drop without a "W"

January 28

January 28

March 24

Last day to drop and receive a 100% refund

January 28

January 28

March 24

Last day to receive a 50% refund

February 3

February 3

March 31

Last day to receive a 25% refund

February 10

N/A

N/A

No refunds given after

February 10

February 3

March 31

Last day to change grade option

March 24

February 21

April 21

Last day to withdraw from courses

April 21

February 21

April 21


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.

Students with questions about the refund policy should contact the Student Billing Coordinator at 11 North Jackson Avenue, Suite 1000, St. Louis, MO 63105-2153, (314) 935-6701.