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Fall Refund Deadlines

Tuition is due in full on August 29, 2022

Tuition charges paid after August 29, 2022 are subject to penalty fees. The University will refund tuition to students who qualify by formally dropping courses within the published deadlines. Failure to attend the course after registering is not justification for elimination of charges. Failure to pay will not release a student from the responsibility for these charges.

Official drops may be submitted to the University in several ways.

  • LeoOnline WEB DROP ENDS MIDNIGHT SEPTEMBER 7, 2022.
  • Written request or drop form sent by fax to the Registrar's office (757-683-5357)
    (FAX DROP ENDS 5:00 PM SEPTEMBER 7, 2022)
  • Completed drop form submitted in person at the Registrar's office
    (FORM DROP ENDS 5:00PM SEPTEMBER 7, 2022)

Official Withdrawals begin on SEPTEMBER 8, 2022.

Fall Semester 2022

No Financial Penalty
100% refund or credit

One Half Financial Penalty
50% refund or credit

No refunds or credit

Session 1

September 7, 2022**

September 13, 2022

September 14, 2022

Mini-sessions
(less than 4 weeks)
and sessions
less than one semester

Day before first class meeting

Not applicable

No refunds after
the day before the first class meeting.

** Tuition is due August 29, 2022

Mini-Sessions are courses less than four weeks long.


The following policies apply to Fall Semester refunds only.


Refunds for Classes Less Than One Semester in Length

For classes of less than one semester in length, refunds will be granted for classes officially dropped before the first class meeting. Students in this category must contact the Accounts Receivable Office at (757) 683-3030 in order for their refund to be processed.

Full Refund - requirements met before drop deadline

If the University has been formally notified of the student's intention to withdraw by the completion of the drop/add form no later than the drop deadline and provided there are no other outstanding debts, a tuition refund will be authorized as follows:

  • A full refund of tuition for students completely withdrawing from the University.
  • A full refund of the difference between tuition paid and the new tuition charges for students, including part-time students, who drop courses but do not completely withdraw from the University.

Partial Refund - requirements met within 1 week of drop deadline

If the University has been formally notified of the student's intention to withdraw by the completion of the drop/add form no later than one week after the drop deadline and provided there are no other outstanding debts, a tuition refund will be authorized as follows:

  • A one-half refund of the tuition paid for students who completely withdraw from the University.
  • A one-half refund of the difference between tuition paid and the new tuition charges for students, including part-time students, who drop courses but do not completely withdraw from the University.

No Refund

No tuition refunds are made beyond the periods specified above, except as stated in the Tuition and/or Fees Appeal Policy.