South Texas College of Law Houston Refund Policy

Tuition refunds will be made if, before the fifth week of classes, (1) all courses are dropped, (2) status is changed from full-time to part-time during the fall or spring semesters or (3) hours are decreased in the summer session.  Fees, including seat deposits, are mandatory and non-refundable.  Refund checks will be disbursed by the Accounting Services Office no sooner than 30 days from the date of the drop.  Unless all courses are dropped, refunds will be sent to the student via the student mailbox.  If all courses are dropped, the refund will be mailed to the student’s permanent address.  If the student receives Title IV financial aid, any refund may be returned directly to the lender as required by federal law.

Percent of Tuition Refunded (Fees, including seat deposits, are non-refundable)
After registration and through the first week of class 100%
During the second week of classes 75%
During the third week of classes 50%
During the fourth week of classes 25%
After fourth week of classes 0%

No course shall be considered to have been dropped until proper documentation from the student has been received by the Registrar’s Office (i.e., a properly executed drop online through STANLEY or, in the case of all courses, in person in the Registrar’s Office, or receipt of written notification from the student requesting to be dropped or withdrawn from all courses).  The date such documentation is received shall be deemed the effective date of the drop.

Summer Session

Tuition refunds will be made if, before the third week of classes, (1) all courses are dropped, or (2) hours are decreased in the summer session. Fees, including seat deposits, are mandatory and non-refundable. Refund checks will be disbursed by the Accounting Services Office no sooner than 30 days from the date of the drop. Unless all courses are dropped, refunds will be sent to the student via the student mailbox. If all courses are dropped, the refund will be mailed to the student’s permanent address. If the student receives Title IV financial aid, any refund may be returned directly to the lender as required by federal law. (See II, below.)

Percent of Tuition Refunded in Summer Session (Fees, including seat deposits, are non-refundable)
After registration and through the first week of classes 100%
During second week of classes 50%
After second week of classes 0%

No course shall be considered to have been dropped until proper documentation from the student has been received by the Registrar’s Office (i.e., a properly executed drop online through STANLEY or, in the case of all courses, in person in the Registrar’s Office, or receipt of written notification from the student requesting to be dropped or withdrawn from all courses).

The date such documentation is received shall be deemed the effective date of the drop.