What Fees are Refundable?

Refundable Fees

  • Resident enrollment and tuition fee
  • Non-resident enrollment and tuition fee
  • Universal transit pass (UTP) fee
  • Student representation fee
  • Health services fee
  • Semester parking permit fee

Non-Refundable Fees

  • Foreign student application fee
  • Daily parking permit fee

How to Get a Refund

Refunds for Enrollment and Tuition Fees

Follow these steps to get a refund for enrollment and tuition fees:

  1. Drop your class(es) by the deadline. After your class is dropped, money is credited to your eServices account. Keep all documentation that shows the date your class was officially dropped.
  2. Request a refund to get the money out of your eServices account by the deadline. You can submit this request online or in person at the Business Services Office.

Refunds for Student Representation Fee

Follow these steps to get a refund for the student representation fee:

  1. Complete and submit the Student Representation Fee Form (PDF) to your college Business Services Office.
  2. If you paid by credit card, then a refund credit will be issued to the credit card you used. All other methods of payment will be refunded by check and mailed to the address on file with your college's Admissions and Records Office.

Refunds for UTP and Health Services Fees

Follow these steps to get a refund for Universal Transit Pass (UTP) and health services fees:

  1. Drop your class(es) by the deadline. After your class is dropped, money is credited to your eServices account. Keep all documentation that shows the date your class was officially dropped.
  2. Request a refund to get the money out of your eServices account by the deadline. You can submit this request online or in person at the Business Services Office.

Important Information About UTP Refunds

Fall or Spring Semester

For the spring or fall semester, the UTP fee is refundable if you drop your courses within the fee refund period. If you drop to less than one unit, then you are expected to return the UTP sticker.

Summer Semester

For the summer semester, the UTP fee is refundable if you drop all of your units within the refund period. A minimum fee of $11 will be withheld from your refund if you have already picked up a UTP sticker for the summer semester. You are expected to return the UTP sticker if you drop all units.

Refunds for Semester Parking Permits

To get a refund for a semester parking permit:

  • Go to the Business Services Office to fill out a paper refund application before the deadline. Your parking permit decal must be attached to your application. You cannot do this step online. Your refund will be processed within 6-8 weeks.

Refund Deadlines for Summer 2019

  • Semester parking permits are refundable if returned by the fifth day of the summer semester.
  • Tuition and enrollment fees are refundable if classes are dropped by the first Friday of the term.
  • The deadline to submit an online or in-person refund application to Business Services is the last day of the full semester: August 8.
Term name Term start date Deadline to return parking permit for refund Deadline to drop classes for for tuition refund Refund request deadline
First Four Weeks June 10 June 14 June 14 August 8
Second Four Weeks July 8 July 12 July 12 August 8
First Six Weeks June 10 June 14 June 14 August 8
Second Six Weeks June 24 June 28 June 28 August 8
Middle Six Weeks June 17 June 21 June 21 August 8
First Eight Weeks June 10 June 14 June 14 August 8
Second Eight Weeks June 17 June 21 June 21 August 8

Important Information About Refunds

Credit Balances in eServices

Money in your eServices account is not automatically refunded to you. If you have a credit balance in your eServices account and you do not request a refund by the last day of instruction of the semester, then you forfeit that money.

Exceptions for Military Students

If you have to withdraw from classes for military purposes, then you will be refunded 100% of your fees and tuition. This is true even if you drop after the deadline or request your refund after the end of the semester.

How long will it take to get my refund?

Refunds are issued within six to eight weeks. If you paid by credit card, then a refund will be issued to the credit card you paid with. All other methods of payment will be refunded by check and mailed to the address on file with Admissions and Records.