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Refund Policy

If you withdraw from UC San Diego or drop a course, you may be eligible for a refund of prepaid fees, depending on the:

  • Date that you drop or withdraw from the course
  • Absence of other University debts
  • Schedule of refunds

Schedule of Refunds

Refunds of the per unit course fee are given for courses dropped by the refund deadlines. No refunds for courses dropped or withdrawals made after the refund deadlines. Summer Session does not offer partial refunds. Please see the calendar for specific dates.  

Policy and deadlines for lab courses may differ.  Refer to the Schedule of Classes for exceptions.

Session Last Date For Refund
Session I July 6, 2020
Session II August 7, 2020
Special Session Varies by Class

Your date of withdrawal/drop will be the date that you drop your class on WebReg or the date on which you file your Undergraduate Request for Withdrawal (E-Form) with the Office of the Registrar. Please see the page on course changes for more information.

This policy refers to refundable fees which include:
Course Fees
Campus Based Fees

Application fees and late enrollment and late registration fees are non-refundable.

*Special programs such as Global Seminars and Travel Study Program Fees have their own refund policy for their program fees. Consult those programs directly if you are requesting a refund of those fees.

Once fees have been reversed on the student account, students may request a refund with Student Financial Solutions.  A refund can be sent via direct deposit or mailed to the mailing address in the student's record.