Fayetteville Policies and Procedures  330.0

Refunds/Credits for Dropping Classes

  1. Fall and Spring Semesters
    1. Full Semester - Tuition and fees are cancelled at 100% for classes dropped on or before the fifth day of classes (the last day to add a regular semester class) for the fall and spring semesters at the University of Arkansas, provided the student remains enrolled in the semester. If, because of the class drop, the student is no longer enrolled, the drop is an Official withdraw and is subject to the Official Withdrawal policy 518.0. There is no adjustment after the fifth day of classes while remaining enrolled for the semester.
    2. Eight-Week Courses - Tuition and fees are cancelled at 100% for classes dropped on or before the second day of classes (the last day to add an eight-week class) for eight-week sessions providing that the student remains enrolled in classes for the semester. If, because of the class drop, the student is no longer enrolled in the semester, the drop is an Official Withdrawal and is subject to the Official Withdrawal policy 518.0. This applies to either first or second eight-week courses. There is no adjustment for after the second day of classes while remaining enrolled for the semester.
    3. Four-Week Courses - Tuition and fees are cancelled at 100% for classes dropped on or before the first day (the last day to add a four-week class) for four-week sessions providing the student remains enrolled in classes for the semester. If because of the class drop, the student is no longer enrolled in the semester, the drop is an Official Withdrawal and is subject to the Official Withdrawal policy 518.0. There is no adjustment after the first day of classes while remaining enrolled for the semester.
    4. Mini-Sessions - Tuition and fees are cancelled at 100% for classes dropped before the first day of classes for a mini-session providing the student remains enrolled in classes for the semester. If, because of the class drop, the student is no longer enrolled in the semester, the drop is an Official Withdrawal and is subject to the Official Withdrawal policy 518.0. There is no adjustment after classes start while remaining enrolled for the semester.
    5. Intersession - Tuition and fees are cancelled at 100% for classes dropped on or before the last day to add an intersession class providing the student remains enrolled in classes for the semester. If, because of the class drop, the student is no longer enrolled in the semester, the drop is an Official Withdrawal and is subject to the Official Withdrawal policy 518.0. There is no adjustment after the last day to add an intersession class while remaining enrolled for the semester.
  2. Summer Sessions
    Tuition and fees are cancelled for classes dropped during a summer session according to the University of Arkansas Official Withdrawal policy 518.0.

  3. Self-Paced Online Courses
    Students who wish to drop a Self-Paced Online Course must notify the Office of Credit Studies in writing. In most cases, students cannot drop themselves from a Self-Paced Online Course using UAConnect, the University's student information system. Drop requests must be made via email from the student's University of Arkansas email account and sent to drop@uark.edu, and the date of the email will be used to determine any applicable fee adjustments and what grade, if any, will appear on the student's official record. See the Self-Paced Online Course Calendar for details, including the last day for students to drop without a "W" (representing withdrawn) assigned and the last day to drop with a "W" assigned.


Revised May 22, 2017
Reformatted for Web April 3, 2014
Revised December 5, 2011
Revised December, 2002
Revised May, 1997
June 15, 1989