If you are dropping or withdrawing from a course, you may only be refunded a portion of the tuition paid. View the schedule and information below to see what amount you may be eligible to receive.

Tuition Refund Schedule

Summer 2023Session A1Session A2Session B1Session B2Full Summer
May 15
to June 9
May 15
to June 23
June 26
to July 21
June 26
to August 4
May 15
to August 4
Last day to receive a 100% refund:May 17June 28May 17
Last day to receive a 75% refund:May 19June 30May 19
Last day to receive a 50% refund:May 25July 7May 25
No tuition refund after:May 25July 7May 25

Please note: the deadlines above are different from the add/drop deadlines. Visit the summer calendar for all important dates and deadlines.

Audit Fee Refunds

If you are auditing a summer courses, you are not eligible for any fee refund after class begins.

Debit or Credit Card Refunds

If you paid your summer course tuition using a debit or credit card (Visa, Mastercard, or Discover) through UR Student, you will not be refunded the service fee if you drop your class(es). The non-refundable service fee is 2.75% for cards issued by U.S.-based financial institutions and 4.25% for international cards.

Matriculated Student Refunds

If you are a matriculated University of Rochester student (currently enrolled full- or part-time in a University degree program) and drop all your summer courses, you will be subject to a refund schedule that is pro-rated by day (which is different than the refund schedule above).

University Employee Tuition Benefits Refund Policy

University of Rochester employee tuition benefits are contingent upon your successful completion of the course and continuation of eligibility for tuition benefits, based on employment status with the University. If these criteria are not met, you will be responsible for payment of the course and any related fees. Additionally, your approved tuition benefit waiver is only for the courses listed. Any change in courses listed (add, drop, or withdrawal) will result in you being responsible for payment of the course and any related fees. Contact the Office of Total Rewards at (585) 274-0476 or with questions.


Contact the Office of the Bursar at or (585) 275-3931.