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Withdrawal and refund of tuition and fees

Withdrawal and refund of tuition and fees:

Policies regarding procedures for dropping classes and withdrawal from the university as well the refund of tuition and fees can be found in the current MSU Undergraduate Bulletin in the Financial Information chapter, page 25.


Refunds: Tuition refunds or reductions in outstanding fee liabilities for students who officially withdraw through the Registrar's Office or who change their status from full-time to part-time or further reduce their part-time status through drop/add will be made in accordance with the university’s official Schedule of Fees, available at www.murraystate.edu/bursar. Any questions concerning a refund should be directed to the Bursar's Office.

Withdrawal:  A student who completes official withdrawal (written clearance through the Registrar’s and Bursar’s offices constitutes completion) or is dismissed will receive a refund of tuition, fees, room and board in accordance with the official Schedule of Fees. Students residing in Murray State University residential colleges will receive refunds only in the event of withdrawal from school, dismissal or marriage. The required withdrawal form is available in the Registrar's Office. Call 270-809-3776 or e-mail registration@murraystate.edu for more information.

Drop:  A student who completes the drop process through my-Gate will receive a refund of tuition and/or course fees if the student(1) drops below full-time, (2) is part-time and drops a class or classes, or (3) is full-time and drops a class with refundable course fees. A student who drops a meal plan will receive a refund. Both types of refunds will be in accordance with official session dates given in the Schedule of Fees at www.murraystate.edu/bursar.

Full-Semester Fall and Spring Terms

Withdraw or Drop Approximately During: % of Refund:

1st - 3rd day of semester...................................................... 100%

4th - 10th day of semester...................................................... 80%

11th - 30th day of semester.................................................... 50%

After 30th day of semester....................................................... 0%

Please see a complete Refund Table at www.murraystate.edu/admissions/bursarsoffice/prorationofcharges for exact refund dates.

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