Proration of Charges

Refund policies and procedures (pdf)

Refund Tables:

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Spring 2021 Refund Table

Full Semester - January 19 - May 7, 2021

Refund percentage Date
100% November 4 - January 21, 2021
80% January 22 - 28, 2021
50% January 29 - February 16, 2021
0% February 17 - May 7, 2021

1st Half Term Session - January 19 - March 11, 2021

Refund percentage Date
100% November 4 - January 19, 2021
80% January 20 - 22, 2021
50% January 23 - 31, 2021
0% February 1 - March 11, 2021

CA - January 22 - April 30, 2021

Refund percentage Date
100% November 4 - January 23, 2021
80% January 24 - 29, 2021
50% January 30 - February 15, 2021
0% February 16 - April 30, 2021

CB - January 29 - April 30, 2021

Refund percentage Date
100% November 4 - January 30, 2021
80% January 31 - February 5, 2021
50% February 6 - 22, 2021
0% February 23 - April 30, 2021

2nd Half Term Session - March 12 - May 4, 2021

Refund percentage Date
100% November 4 - March 12, 2021
80% March 13 - 15, 2021
50% March 16 - 24, 2021
0% March 25 - May 4, 2021

5C - March 29 - April 30, 2021

Refund percentage Date
100% November 4 - March 29, 2021
80% March 30 - 31, 2021
50% April 1 - April 6, 2021
0% April 7 - April 30, 2021

EC2 - March 15 - April 30, 2021

Refund percentage Date
100% November 4 - March 15, 2021
80% March 16 - 18, 2021
50% March 19 - 26, 2021
0% March 27 - April 30, 2021

5A - January 19 - March 21, 2021

Refund percentage Date
100% November 4 - January 19, 2021
80% January 20 - 21, 2021
50% January 22 - 27, 2021
0% January 28 - February 21, 2021

10W - January 19 - March 26, 2021

Refund percentage Date
100% November 4 - January 20, 2021
80% January 21 - 24, 2021
50% January 25 - February 4, 2021
0% February 5 - March 26, 2021

E1 - January 20 - March 12, 2021

Refund percentage Date
100% November 4 - January 20, 2021
80% January 21 - 30, 2021
50% January 31 - February 12, 2021
0% February 13 - March 12, 2021

5B - February 22 - March 28, 2021

Refund percentage Date
100% November 4 - February 22, 2021
80% February 23 - 24, 2021
50% February 25 - March 2, 2021
0% March 3 - 28, 2021

E2 - March 17 - May 7, 2021

Refund percentage Date
100% November 4 - March 17, 2021
80% March 18 - 26, 2021
50% March 27 - April 8, 2021
0% April 9 - May 7, 2021

EC1 - January 19, March 5, 2021

Refund percentage Date
100% November 4 - January 19, 2021
80% January 20 - 22, 2021
50% January 23 - 30, 2021
0% January 31 - March 5, 2021

Summer 2021 Refund Table

Session SA - May 10 - 21, 2021

Refund percentage Date
100% April 5 - May 10, 2021
80% May 11, 2021
50% May 12 - 13, 2021
0% May 14 - 21, 2021

Session SB - June 7 - 18, 2021

Refund percentage Date
100% April 5 - June 8, 2021
80% June 9, 2021
50% June 10 - 11, 2021
0% June 12 - 18, 2021

Session SF - May 24 - June 25, 2021

Refund percentage Date
100% April 5 - May 24, 2021
80% May 25 - 26, 2021
50% May 27 - June 1, 2021
0% June 2 - 25, 2021

Session E3 - June 9 - July 30, 2021

Refund percentage Date
100% April 5 - June 9, 2021
80% June 10 - 18, 2021
50% June 19 - July 2, 2021
0% July 3 - July 30, 2021

Session SH - July 6 - August 6, 2021

Refund percentage Date
100% April 5 - July 6, 2021
80% July 7 - 8, 2021
50% July 9 - 13, 2021
0% July 14 - August 6, 2021

Session SK - May 24 - July 30, 2021

Refund percentage Date
100% April 5 - May 25, 2021
80% May 26 - May 29, 2021
50% May 30 - June 10, 2021
0% June 11 - July 30, 2021

Session EC1 - May 10 - June 18, 2021

Refund percentage Date
100% April 5 - May 10, 2021
80% May 11-12, 2021
50% May 13 - 19, 2021
0% May 20 - June 18, 2021

Session EC2 - June 21 - July 30, 2021

Refund percentage Date
100% April 5 - June 21, 2021
80% June 22 - 23, 2021
50% June 24 - 30, 2021
0% July 1 - 30, 2021

Fall 2021 Refund Table

FS Full Term - August 17 - December 3, 2021

Refund percentage Date
100% April 5 - August 19, 2021
80% August 20 - 26, 2021
50% August 27 - September 14, 2021
0% September 15 - December 10, 2021

1st Half Term Session - August 17 - October 6, 2021

Refund percentage Date
100% April 5 - August 17, 2021
80% August 18 - 20, 2021
50% August 21 - 29, 2021
0% August 30 - October 6, 2021

CA - August 20 - December 3, 2021

Refund percentage Date
100% April 5 - August 22, 2021
80% August 23 - 28, 2021
50% August 29 - September 15, 2021
0% September 16 - December 3, 2021

CB - August 27 - December 3, 2021

Refund percentage Date
100% April 5 - August 28, 2021
80% August 29 - September 3, 2021
50% September 4 - 20, 2021
0% September 21 - December 3, 2021

2nd Half Term Session - October 11 - December 3, 2021

Refund percentage Date
100% April 5 - October 11, 2021
80% October 12 - 14, 2021
50% October 15 - 23, 2021
0% October 24 - December 3, 2021

5C - October 27 - December 3, 2021

Refund percentage Date
100% April 5 - October 27, 2021
80% October 28 - 29, 2021
50% October 30 - November 4, 2021
0% November 5 - December 3, 2021

EC2 - October 11 - November 30, 2021

Refund percentage Date
100% October 11, 2021
80% October 12 - 14, 2021
50% October 15 - 23, 2021
0% October 24 - November 30, 2021

5A - August 17 - September 20, 2021

Refund percentage Date
100% April 5 - August 17, 2021
80% August 18 - 19, 2021
50% August 20 - 25, 2021
0% August 26 - September 20, 2021

10W - August 17 - October 22, 2021

Refund percentage Date
100% April 5 - August 18, 2021
80% August 19 - 22, 2021
50% August 23 - September 2, 2021
0% September 3 - October 22, 2021

E1 - August 20 - October 15, 2021

Refund percentage Date
100% August 20, 2021
80% August 21 - 29, 2021
50% August 30 - September 11, 2021
0% September 12 - October 15, 2021

5B - September 21 - October 26, 2021

Refund percentage Date
100% April 5 - September 21, 2021
80% September 22 - 23, 2021
50% September 24 - 29, 2021
0% September 30 - October 26, 2021

E2 - October 22 - December 10, 2021

Refund percentage Date
100% October 22, 2021
80% October 23 - 31, 2021
50% November 1 - 13, 2021
0% November 14 - December 10, 2021

EC1 - August 17 - October 1, 2021

Refund percentage Date
100% August 17, 2021
80% August 18 - 20, 2021
50% August 21 - 28, 2021
0% August 29 - October 1, 2021

 

 

Winter 2021 Refund Table

Winter Session - December 13,  2021 - January 5, 2022

Refund percentage Date
100% October 25 - December 13, 2021
80% December 14, 2021
50% December 15 - 18, 2021
0% December 19, 2021 - January 5, 2022

Dropping course(s)

A student who completes a schedule change will receive a reduction in charges for tuition and/or course fee(s) if the student (1) drops below full-time, (2) is part-time and drops a class, or (3) is full-time and drops a class with a refundable course fee.  Both types of refunds will be in accordance with the refund table listed in the current Schedule of Fees.

Students who wish to appeal their tuition refund amount must do so in writing to the Tuition Appeals Committee, Bursar's Office, Murray State University, 200 Sparks Hall, Murray, KY  42071-3312.  

Complete withdrawal from the university

A student who completes official withdrawal (written clearance through the Admissions and Registrar's Office and the Bursar's Office constitutes completion) or is dismissed will receive a reduction in charges for tuition, fees, room and meal plan in accordance with the refund table listed in the Schedule of Fees.

Appeals Policy & Procedures

The procedure for appealing charges and refunds when the student withdraws follows:

  1. The student must appeal the published policy in writing.  You can find the electronic Tuition Appeals form online by using the following link: 

  2. The student must provide documentation of the extreme or extraordinary circumstances justifying their appeal.

  3. A committee of three will consist of a representative from the Registrar's, Financial Aid and the Bursar's office. The committee members shall be appointed by the heads of the aforementioned offices.  The appeal with supporting documentation will be routed to all committee members.

  4. The appeals will be channeled through the Bursar's Office.

  5. The results of the appeal will be sent to the student in writing by the representative from the Bursar's Office within two weeks from the date of the Bursar's office receiving the appeal. 

Return of Federal Title IV student aid ("Official Withdrawal") (effective fall 2000)

More information about the return of financial aid.