U of A to Change Drop/Withdrawal Tuition and Fee Adjustment Schedule

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Changes to University of Arkansas policies have been approved aligning the schedules for tuition and fee adjustments when a student drops a class, or classes, or withdraws from the university.

The tuition and fee adjustment schedule for dropping a class and withdrawing from all classes will now be the same.

The new schedules go into effect for the Spring 2019 semester.  The deadlines to drop a class or withdraw from the university are not impacted by this tuition and fee adjustment schedule change.  Students should also remain aware of the impact that dropping/withdrawing can have on their financial aid.

Sessions Lasting 11 Weeks or Longer

100 percent adjustment of tuition and fees before the 6th class day
75 percent adjustment of tuition and fees from the 6th class day to before the 11th class day
50 percent adjustment of tuition and fees from the 11th class day to before the 16th class day
25 percent adjustment of tuition and fees from the 16th class day to before the 21st class day
0 percent adjustment of tuition and fees from the 21st class day to the end of the session

 

Sessions Lasting At Least 5 Weeks, But Less Than 11 Weeks

100 percent adjustment of tuition and fees before the 4th class day
75 percent adjustment of tuition and fees from the 4th class day to before the 7th class day
50 percent adjustment of tuition and fees from the 7th class day to before the 10th class day
25 percent adjustment of tuition and fees from the 10th class day to before the 13th class day
0 percent adjustment of tuition and fees from the 13th class day to the end of the session

 

Sessions Lasting Less Than 5 Weeks

100 percent adjustment of tuition and fees before the 2nd class day
75 percent adjustment of tuition and fees from the 2nd class day to before the 3rd class day
50 percent adjustment of tuition and fees from the 3rd class day to before the 4th class day
25 percent adjustment of tuition and fees from the 4th class day to before the 5th class day
0 percent adjustment of tuition and fees from the 5th class day to the end of the session

 

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 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.

Contacts

Steve Voorhies, manager of media relations
University Relations
479-575-3583, voorhies@uark.edu

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