Proration of Charges

Refund policies and procedures (pdf)

Refund Tables:

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Summer 2019 Refund Table

Session SA - May 13 - 24, 2019

Refund percentage Date
100% April 8 - May 13, 2019
80% May 14, 2019
50% May 15 - 16, 2019
0% May 17 - 24, 2019

Session SB - June 10 - 21, 2019

Refund percentage Date
100% April 8 - June 10, 2019
80% June 11, 2019
50% June 12 - 13, 2019
0% June 14 - 21, 2019

Session SF - May 28 - June 28, 2019

Refund percentage Date
100% April 8 - May 28, 2019
80% May 29 - 30, 2019
50% May 31 - June 4, 2019
0% June 5 - 28, 2019

Session E3 - June 13 - August 2, 2019

Refund percentage Date
100% June 13, 2019
80% June 14 - 22, 2019
50% June 23 - July 5, 2019
0% July 6 - August 2, 2019

Session SH - July 1 - August 2, 2019

Refund percentage Date
100% April 8 - July 1, 2019
80% July 2 - 3, 2019
50% July 4 - 9, 2019
0% July 10 - August 2, 2019

Session SK - May 28 - August 2, 2019

Refund percentage Date
100% April 8 - May 29, 2019
80% May 30 - June 2, 2019
50% June 3 - 13, 2019
0% June 14, 2019 - August 2, 2019

Session SC - July 8 - 19, 2019

Refund percentage Date
100% April 8 - July 8, 2019
80% July 9, 2019
50% July 10 - 11, 2019
0% July 12 - 19, 2019

Spring 2019 Refund Table

Full Semester - January 14 - May 3, 2019

Refund percentage Date
100% November 5 - January 16, 2019
80% January 17 - 23, 2019
50% January 24 - February 12, 2019
0% February 13 - May 3, 2019

1st Half Term Session - January 14 - March 6, 2019

Refund percentage Date
100% November 5 - January 14, 2019
80% January 15 - 17, 2019
50% January 18 - 26, 2019
0% January 27 - May 3, 2019

CA - January 18 - May 3, 2019

Refund percentage Date
100% November 5 - January 20, 2019
80% January 21 - 26, 2019
50% January 27 - February 1, 2019
0% February 14 - May 3, 2019

CB - January 25 - May 3, 2019

Refund percentage Date
100% November 5 - January 26, 2019
80% January 27 - February 1, 2019
50% February 2 - 18, 2019
0% February 19 - May 3, 2019

2nd Half Term Session - March 7 - May 3, 2019

Refund percentage Date
100% November 5 - March 7, 2019
80% March 8 - 10, 2019
50% March 11 - 19, 2019
0% March 20 - May 3, 2019

5C - March 30 - May 3, 2019

Refund percentage Date
100% November 5 - March 30, 2019
80% March 31 - April 1, 2019
50% April 2 - 7, 2019
0% April 8 - May 3, 2019

5A - January 14 - February 16, 2019

Refund percentage Date
100% November 5 - January 14, 2019
80% January 15 - 16, 2019
50% January 17 - 22, 2019
0% January 23 - February 16, 2019

10W - January 14 - March 29, 2019

Refund percentage Date
100% November 5 - January 15, 2019
80% January 16 - 19, 2019
50% January 20 - 31, 2019
0% February 1 - March 29, 2019

E1 - January 17 - March 15, 2019

Refund percentage Date
100% January 17, 2019
80% January 18 - 26, 2019
50% January 27 - February 8, 2019
0% February 9 - March 15, 2019

5B - February 17 - March 29, 2019

Refund percentage Date
100% November 5 - February 17, 2019
80% February 18 - 19, 2019
50% February 20 - 25, 2019
0% February 26 - March 29, 2019

E2 - March 28 - May 10, 2019

Refund percentage Date
100% March 28, 2019
80% March 29 - April 6, 2019
50% April 7 - 19, 2019
0% April 20 - May 10, 2019

Fall 2019 Refund Table

Full Semester - August 20 - December 6, 2019

Refund percentage Date
100% April 8 - August 22, 2019
80% August 23 - 29, 2019
50% August 30 - September 17, 2019
0% September 18 - December 6, 2019

1st Half Term Session - August 20 - October 9, 2019

Refund percentage Date
100% April 8 - August 20, 2019
80% August 21 - 23, 2019
50% August 24 - September 1, 2019
0% September 2 - October 9, 2019

CA - August 23 - December 6, 2019

Refund percentage Date
100% April 8 - August 25, 2019
80% August 26 - 31, 2019
50% September 1 - 18, 2019
0% September 19 - December 6, 2019

CB - August 30 - December 6, 2019

Refund percentage Date
100% April 8 - September 1, 2019
80% September 2 -7, 2019
50% September 8 - 24, 2019
0% September 25 - December 6, 2019

2nd Half Term Session - October 14 - December 6, 2019

Refund percentage Date
100% April 8 - October 14, 2019
80% October 15 - 17, 2019
50% October 18 -26, 2019
0% October 27 - December 6, 2019

5C - October 30 - December 6, 2019

Refund percentage Date
100% April 8 - October 30, 2019
80% October 31 - November 1, 2019
50% November 2 - 7, 2019
0% November 8 - December 6, 2019

5A - August 20 - September 23, 2019

Refund percentage Date
100% April 8 - August 20, 2019
80% August 21 - 22, 2019
50% August 23 - 28, 2019
0% August 29 - September 23, 2019

10W - August 20 - October 25, 2019

Refund percentage Date
100% April 8 - August 21, 2019
80% August 22 - 25, 2019
50% August 26 - September 6, 2019
0% September 7 - October 25, 2019

E1 - August 23 - October 18, 2019

Refund percentage Date
100% August 23, 2019
80% August 24 - September 1, 2019
50% September 2 - 14, 2019
0% September 15 - October 18, 2019

5B - September 24 - October 29, 2019

Refund percentage Date
100% April 8 - September 24, 2019
80% September 25 - 26, 2019
50% September 27 - October 2, 2019
0% October 3 - October 29, 2019

E2 - October 25 - December 13, 2019

Refund percentage Date
100% October 25, 2019
80% October 26 - November 3, 2019
50% November 4 - 16, 2019
0% November 17 - December 13, 2019

Winter 2019 Refund Table

Winter Session - December 16,  2019 - January 8, 2020

Refund percentage Date
100% November 4 - December 16, 2019
80% December 17, 2019
50% December 18 - 21, 2019
0% December 22, 2019 - January 8, 2020

Dropping course(s)

A student who completes a schedule change will receive a reduction in charges for tuition and/or course fee(s) if the student (1) drops below full-time, (2) is part-time and drops a class, or (3) is full-time and drops a class with a refundable course fee.  Both types of refunds will be in accordance with the refund table listed in the current Schedule of Fees

Students who wish to appeal their tuition refund amount must do so in writing to the Withdrawal Appeals Committee, Bursar's Office, Murray State University, 200 Sparks Hall, Murray, KY  42071-3312.  

Complete withdrawal from the university

A student who completes official withdrawal (written clearance through the Admissions and Registrar's Office and the Bursar's Office constitutes completion) or is dismissed will receive a reduction in charges for tuition, fees, room and meal plan in accordance with the refund table listed in the Schedule of Fees.

Appeals Policy & Procedures

The procedure for appealing charges and refunds when the student withdraws follows:

  1. The student must appeal the published policy in writing.  You can find the Appeals form online by following this link: Appeals Form.  

  2. The student must provide documentation of the extreme or extraordinary circumstances justifying their appeal.

  3. A committee of three will consist of a representative from the Registrar's, Financial Aid and the Bursar's office. The committee members shall be appointed by the heads of the aforementioned offices.  The appeal with supporting documentation will be routed to all committee members.

  4. The appeals will be channeled through the Bursar's Office.

  5. The results of the appeal will be sent to the student in writing by the representative from the Bursar's Office within two weeks from the date of the Bursar's office receiving the appeal. 

Return of Federal Title IV student aid ("Official Withdrawal") (effective fall 2000)

More information about the return of financial aid.