Policies & Forms

Fees Schedule for Regular Cancellation/Withdrawal (Archived)

2015-2016


Summer, August Terms 2015 and January Term 2016

All Schools Portion Returned Portion Returned Portion Returned
Summer August term January term
Prior to the 1st day of term 100% 100% 100%
1st through the 2nd day of term 50% -0- -0-
After the 2nd day of term -0- -0- -0-

MayTerm 2015 and 2016

All careers except EHD and IEP
Portion Returned
Prior to the 1st day of term 100%
1st day of term 50%
After the 1st day of term -0-

Summer 2015 and 2016

M.S. in Data Science Portion Returned
Through the last day of add/drop period*
100% 
After the last day of add/drop period*
0% 
 *Please refer to academic calendar for each term’s date.
 

SPECIAL SCHEDULE

  • IEP follows summer schedule for May term and summer.
  • EHD follows fall/spring schedule for January term and May term.
  • SMU Abroad programs have a NO REFUND policy after the start of the program.
  • Graduate Cox programs follow fall/spring schedule for summer term.
  • SMU-in-Taos programs follow the refund schedule on applications.

JanTerm 2016

Portion Returned
Prior to the 1st day of term 100%
On the 1st day of term 50%
After the 1st day of term -0-

Fall and Spring 2015-2016

Undergraduate and Dedman College, Meadows, Graduate Lyle School of Engineering. M.L.S., Simmons School of Education and Human Development, and Hart (The Guildhall) Graduate Programs
Portion Returned
Prior to 1st day of term 100%
1st through 5th day of term 90%
6th through 10th day of term 50%
11th through 15th day of term 25%
16th through 20th day of term 10%
After 20th day of term -0-

Cox Professional M.B.A., Full-time M.B.A., Executive M.B.A., M.S.A., M.S.E., M.S.F., M.S.M., M.S.B.A.; Perkins School of Theology

Portion Returned
Prior to 1st day of term 100%
1st through 6th day of term 90%
7th through 10th day of term 50%
11th through 15th day of term 25%
16th through 20th day of term 10%
After 20th day of term -0-

M.S. in Data Science

Portion Returned
Prior to the first day of class
100%
Prior to the last day of add/drop period
95%
After the add/drop period
0%
Dedman School of Law and IEP
Portion Returned
Prior to 1st day of term 100%
1st through 5th day of term 90%
6th through 10th day of term 50%
11th through 15th day of term 25%
16th through 20th day of term 10%
After 20th day of term -0-

2016-2017


Summer, August Terms 2016 and January Term 2017

All Schools Portion Returned Portion Returned Portion Returned
Summer August term January term
Prior to the 1st day of term 100% 100% 100%
1st through the 2nd day of term 50% -0- -0-
After the 2nd day of term -0- -0- -0-

MayTerm 2016 and 2017

All careers except EHD and IEP
Portion Returned
Prior to the 1st day of term 100%
1st day of term 50%
After the 1st day of term -0-

Summer 2016 and 2017

M.S. in Data Science Portion Returned
Through the last day of add/drop period*
100% 
After the last day of add/drop period*
0% 
 *Please refer to academic calendar for each term’s date.
 

SPECIAL SCHEDULE

  • IEP follows summer schedule for May term and summer.
  • EHD follows fall/spring schedule for January term and May term.
  • SMU Abroad programs have a NO REFUND policy after the start of the program.
  • Graduate Cox programs follow fall/spring schedule for summer term.
  • SMU-in-Taos programs follow the refund schedule on applications.

JanTerm 2017

Portion Returned
Prior to the 1st day of term 100%
On the 1st day of term 50%
After the 1st day of term -0-

Fall and Spring 2016-2017

Undergraduate and Dedman College, Meadows, Graduate Lyle School of Engineering. M.L.S., Simmons School of Education and Human Development, and Hart (The Guildhall) Graduate Programs
Portion Returned
Prior to 1st day of term 100%
1st through 5th day of term 90%
6th through 10th day of term 50%
11th through 15th day of term 25%
16th through 20th day of term 10%
After 20th day of term -0-

Cox Professional M.B.A., Full-time M.B.A., Executive M.B.A., M.S.A., M.S.E., M.S.F., M.S.M., M.S.B.A.; Perkins School of Theology

Portion Returned
Prior to 1st day of term 100%
1st through 6th day of term 90%
7th through 10th day of term 50%
11th through 15th day of term 25%
16th through 20th day of term 10%
After 20th day of term -0-

M.S. in Data Science

Portion Returned
Prior to the first day of class
100%
Prior to the last day of add/drop period*
100%
After the last day of add/drop period*
0%

*Please refer to academic calendar for each term’s date.

 
Dedman School of Law and IEP
Portion Returned
Prior to 1st day of term 100%
1st through 5th day of term 90%
6th through 10th day of term 50%
11th through 15th day of term 25%
16th through 20th day of term 10%
After 20th day of term -0-

2017-2018


Summer, August Terms 2017 and January Term 2018

All Schools Portion Returned Portion Returned Portion Returned
Summer August term January term
Prior to the 1st day of term 100% 100% 100%
1st through the 2nd day of term 50% -0- -0-
After the 2nd day of term -0- -0- -0-

MayTerm 2017 and 2018

All careers except EHD and IEP
Portion Returned
Prior to the 1st day of term 100%
1st day of term 50%
After the 1st day of term -0-

Summer 2017 and 2018

M.S. in Data Science Portion Returned
Through the last day of add/drop period*
100%
After the last day of add/drop period*
0%
*Please refer to academic calendar for each term’s date.

SPECIAL SCHEDULE

  • IEPfollows summer schedule for May term and summer.
  • EHDfollows fall/spring schedule for January term and May term.
  • SMU Abroadprograms have a NO REFUND policy after the start of the program.
  • Graduate Coxprograms follow fall/spring schedule for summer term.
  • SMU-in-Taosprograms follow the refund schedule on applications.

Fall and Spring 2017-2018

Undergraduate and Dedman College, Meadows, Graduate Lyle School of Engineering. M.L.S., Simmons School of Education and Human Development, and Hart (The Guildhall) Graduate Programs
Portion Returned
Prior to 1st day of term 100%
1st through 5th day of term 90%
6th through 10th day of term 50%
11th through 15th day of term 25%
16th through 20th day of term 10%
After 20th day of term -0-

Cox Professional M.B.A., Full-time M.B.A., Executive M.B.A., M.S.A., M.S.E., M.S.F., M.S.M., M.S.B.A.; Perkins School of Theology

Portion Returned
Prior to 1st day of term 100%
1st through 6th day of term 90%
7th through 10th day of term 50%
11th through 15th day of term 25%
16th through 20th day of term 10%
After 20th day of term -0-

M.S. in Data Science

Portion Returned
Through the last day of add/drop period*
100%
After the last day of add/drop period*
0%

*Please refer to academic calendar for each term’s date.

Dedman School of Law and IEP
Portion Returned
Prior to 1st day of term 100%
1st through 5th day of term 90%
6th through 10th day of term 50%
11th through 15th day of term 25%
16th through 20th day of term 10%
After 20th day of term -0-

This schedule falls within the recommended withdrawal policy of the American Council of Education.


See archive for previous terms.

A student who officially cancels his or her enrollment or withdraws from the University is charged only a portion of tuition and fees based on the effective date of the cancellation or withdrawal. Please refer to the following tables for the schedule:

2018-2019


Fall 2018 and Spring 2019

Undergraduate, GR Dedman, GR Meadows, GR Lyle, IEP, Dedman School of Law, GR Simmons, EHD and GR Hart (The Guildhall)

  Portion Returned

Prior to 1st day of term

100%

1st through 5th day of term

90%

6th through 10th day of term

50%

11th through 15th day of term

25%

16th through 20th day of term

10%

After 20th day of term

-0-

 

Cox School of Business, Perkins School of Theology

 

Portion Returned

Prior to 1st day of term

100%

1st through 6th day of term

90%

7th through 10th day of term

50%

11th through 15th day of term

25%

16th through 20th day of term

10%

After 20th day of term

-0-

 

MS in Data Science

 

Portion Returned

1st through 6th day of term

100%

After 6th day of term

-0-

 

Winter Term 2018

MS in Data Science

 

Portion Returned

1st through 6th day of term

100%

After 6th day of term

-0-

 

January Term 2019

All careers except SMU-in-Taos and EHD

Portion Returned

Portion Returned

Portion Returned

GR and UG Online

GR Dallas and UG Dallas and New York

THEO

Prior to 1st day of term

100%

100%

100%

1st day of term

50%

50%

-0-

2nd day of term

50%

-0-

-0-

After 2nd day of term

-0-

-0-

-0-

 

EHD

 

Portion Returned

Prior to 1st day of term

100%

1st through 5th day of term

90%

6th through 10th day of term

50%

11th through 15th day of term

25%

16th through 20th day of term

10%

After 20th day of term

-0-

 

SMU-in-Taos

 

Portion Returned

Prior to arrival date

100%

Arrival date

-0-

After arrival date

-0-

 

May Term 2019

All careers except SMU-in-Taos, IEP

 

Portion Returned

Prior to 1st day of term

100%

1st day of term

50%

After 1st day of term

-0-

 

EHD

 

Portion Returned

Prior to 1st day of term

100%

1st through 5th day of term

90%

6th through 10th day of term

50%

11th through 15th day of term

25%

16th through 20th day of term

10%

After 20th day of term

-0-

 

IEP Intensive English Program

 

Portion Returned

Prior to 1st day of term

100%

1st through 2nd day of term

50%

After 2nd day of term

-0-

 

SMU-in-Taos

 

Portion Returned

Prior to arrival date

100%

Arrival date

-0-

After arrival date

-0-

 

Summer Term 2019

Graduate and Undergraduate

Portion Returned

Portion Returned

Portion Returned

Full Summer Session

June and July Sessions

June A, June B, July A and July B Sessions

Prior to 1st day of session

100%

100%

100%

1st day of session

50%

50%

50%

2nd day of session

50%

50%

-0-

3rd through 4th day of session

50%

-0-

-0-

 

Cox School of Business, Perkins School of Theology

 

Portion Returned

Prior to 1st day of term

100%

1st through 6th day of term

90%

7th through 10th day of term

50%

11th through 15th day of term

25%

16th through 20th day of term

10%

After 20th day of term

-0-

 

EHD, HART, LAW, THEO, and IEP Intensive English Program

 

Portion Returned

Prior to 1st day of term

100%

1st through 2nd day of term

50%

After 2nd day of term

-0-

 

MS in Data Science

 

Portion Returned

1st through 6th day of term

100%

After 6th day of term

-0-

 

SMU-in-Taos

 

Portion Returned

Prior to arrival date

100%

Arrival date

-0-

After arrival date

-0-

 

August Term 2019

Dedman School of Law

 
 

Portion Returned

Prior to 1st day of term

100%

1st day of term

50%

After 1st day of term

-0-

 

SMU-in-Taos

 

Portion Returned

Prior to arrival date

100%

Arrival date

-0-

After arrival date

-0-

 

SPECIAL SCHEDULE

SMU Abroad programs have a "NO REFUND" policy after the start of the program and follow refund schedule on application

SMU-in-Taos programs follow the refund schedule on applications

IEP career shares the same schedule for May Term and Summer

MSDS program follows the same schedule for Fall/Winter/Spring/Summer terms

Graduate Cox programs follow the same schedule for Fall/Spring/Summer terms

 

This schedule falls within the recommended withdrawal policy of the American Council of Education