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Spring Refund Deadlines

Tuition is due in full on January 10, 2022.

Failure to pay or failure to attend the course after registering is not justification for elimination of charges. Students must drop using official procedures and within the published deadlines in order to qualify for a refund or a release from charges.

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

  • Leo Online WEB DROP ENDS 11:59PM JANUARY 18, 2022.
  • Written request or drop form sent by fax to the Registrar's Office (757-683-5357) or emailed to register@odu.edu
    (FAX DROP ENDS 5:00PM JANUARY 18, 2022)
  • Completed drop form submitted in person at the Registrar's Office
    (FORM DROP ENDS 5:00PM JANUARY 18, 2022)

Official Withdrawals begin on JANUARY 19, 2022.

Spring 2022 Semester No Financial Penalty
100% refund or credit

One Half Financial Penalty
50% refund or credit

No refunds or credit

Session 1 January 18, 2022** January 25, 2022 January 26, 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 January 10, 2022.

Mini-Sessions are courses less than four weeks long.


The following policies apply to Spring 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.