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Withdrawal / Drop Schedule

Withdrawals

When Withdrawing from all courses at the University review the date and pewrcentage information below.

The Effective Withdrawal Date is the date the withdrawal is reported to and recorded in the Registrar’s Office.

Session length 5 weeks or less
Withdrawal Date %Refund
Prior to 1st class day 100%
During 1st class day 80%
During 2nd class day 50%
After 2nd class day 0%
Session length Greater than 5 weeks and less than 10 weeks
Withdrawal Date %Refund
Prior to 1st class day 100%
During 1st, 2nd, or 3rd class day 80%
During 4th, 5th, or 6th class day 50%
After 6th class day 0%
Session length 10 weeks or Greater
Withdrawal Date %Refund
Prior to 1st class day 100%
During 1st five class days 80%
During 2nd five class days 70%
During 3rd five class days 50%
During 4th five class days 25%
After 4th five class days 0%

Special Note: Refund percent is applicable to refundable fees only. Non-refundable fees include Parking, Installment Fee, ID Fee, Late Payment Fees, Late Registration Fee, Reinstatement Fee, Breakage Deposit and Testing Fee.

Drop a Course

Definition: A Student drops a course but remains enrolled in one or more courses at the University. Effective Drop Date is the date the drop is recorded in the Registrar’s Office.

CONDITIONS IN WHICH A STUDENT WILL RECIEVE A REFUND

  • a course is dropped on or before the census date for the appropriate session, the student's account will be credited for the tuition and fees associated with that course

A STUDENT WILL NOT RECIEVE A REFUND IF A COURSE IS DROPPED AFTER THE APPROPRIATE CENSUS DATE

Census dates for various length sessions are as follows:
  • 3-week session 2nd class day
  • 4-week session 3rd class day
  • 5-week session 4th class day
  • 8-week session 6th class day
  • 10-week session 7th class day
  • 12-week session 7th class day
  • 16-week session 12th class day
Special notes:
  • For refund purposes, class days are determined by the calendar, not by the number of class meetings. As an example, if a semester starts on Monday, Thursday of that week is considered the 4 th class day for all classes.
  • Those fees paid by Tuition Assistance or other third party receivable will be refunded to the military or other organization if a refund is due.
  • Tarleton’s refund policy is in accordance with mandates of the state of Texas.

Conditions of Refunds

Refunds of tuition and fees will not be made until 10 days have elapsed from the date the fees were paid. Refunds of tuition and fees paid by a sponsor, donor, or scholarship shall be made to the source rather than directly to the student who has withdrawn if the funds were made available through the University. All student services and privileges shall terminate when a student withdraws or graduates from the University.