Student Account Add/Drop/Withdrawal Policies

A student who drops a course, withdraws, or is approved for a Leave of Absence from the University may be eligible for a proration of their quarterly charges.

Add/Drop Tuition Proration Schedule

The Add/Drop Tuition Proration Schedule applies to alterations in registration after initial registration.  Tuition proration amounts for dropped courses are determined by the enrollment action of the student and their Academic Unit.  Please review your Academic Unit/School policy below for detailed Tuition Refund information:

Booth School of Business Programs

Proration schedule for dropped courses:

  • 100% end of the first week of the quarter.
  • 65% end of the third week of the quarter.
  • 50% end of the fourth week of the quarter.
  • 30% end of the fifth week of the quarter.
  • 0% beginning sixth week of the quarter.

Graduate Masters Programs

The last day for a 100% refund of a dropped course is the end of the third week of a quarter.  There are no refunds of tuition after the end of the third week of the quarter.

Law, Medicine, College, Doctoral and Non-Degree Visiting Students

Tuition refunds apply only when a Leave of Absence/Withdrawal occurs.  Please see Leave of Absence/Withdrawal Refund Schedule for proration amounts.

Leave of Absence/Withdrawal Tuition Proration Schedule

The Leave of Absence/Withdrawal Tuition Proration Schedule applies to students who formally withdraw or interrupt their studies after initial registration for a quarter.  Leave of Absences or Withdrawals from an Academic Program must be reported to and approved by the Academic Unit/School.

Proration schedule for Leave of Absence/Withdrawal:

  • 100% end of the first week of the quarter.
  • 65% end of the third week of the quarter.
  • 50% end of the fourth week of the quarter.
  • 30% end of the fifth week of the quarter.
  • 0% beginning sixth week of the quarter.
Mandatory Enrollment Fees

No proration of mandatory enrollment fees are made after the end of the first week of the quarter for a Leave of Absence or Withdrawal.

Mandatory Enrollment Fees include:  Booth Administrative Fee, Student Life Fee, Graduate Lifetime Transcript Fee, College UPass Fee, College Class Fee, Exam Fee, Dependent Life Fee.

Room Charges

Room charges are prorated to the time of stay. No prorations of room charges are made for students who leave after the Friday of the tenth week each quarter.  Proper check out must be performed to receive a proration of these fees.  Please contact Housing & Residence Life for more information.

Student Health Insurance (USHIP)

No proration of USHIP premiums are made unless the Withdrawal or Leave of Absence occurs before the end of the third week of the quarter of your initial plan enrollment and no insurance claims have been processed on your behalf.  Please contact the Student Health Insurance Office for more information.

Miscellaneous Charges

The following charges represent services provided to the individual.  These charges are all non-refundable at all times:  Maroon Dollars, Off Campus Meal Plans, College Book Charges, SSA UPass, College International Pre-Orientation, College Urban Experience, Medical School Disability Insurance