Withdrawals and Tuition Credit

Students who find it necessary to withdraw from the university (or cancel classes prior to the first day of classes) must log on to their SOAR account and navigate to the Student Service Center. Select Drop All Classes to submit the online Withdrawal/Cancellation Authorization Form.

Refunds are based on the following (applies to withdrawals and dropped classes):

Withdrawal prior to the first day of classes of any semester100%
Mini Session
The first day of the two week mini session100% less a $30 withdrawal fee
After the first day of the two week mini sessionNone
Fall and Spring Semesters
The first through the sixth working day100% less a $30 withdrawal fee
After the sixth working dayNone
8W1 and 8W2 Fall and Spring Semesters
The first through the third working day100% less a $30 withdrawal fee
After the third working dayNone
Summer Semester
The first through the sixth working day100% less a $30 withdrawal fee
After the sixth working dayNone
5W1 and 5W2 Summer Semester
The first through the third working day100% less a $30 withdrawal fee
After the third working dayNone

 

Refunds are based on the assessment, not upon the amount paid by the student. Appeals for refunds due to extenuating circumstances may be made in writing to Business Services,118 College Drive #5133, Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0000. Appeals must be received prior to the end of the academic year. Refunds/returns of Title IV funds for students who participate in SFA (Student Financial Assistance) programs are calculated based on federal regulations. The processing steps for determining refunds/returns are available in Business Services, Forrest County Hall, Room 101.