Refund Guidelines

  • The college may apply existing credits to the student's delinquent outstanding debt.
  • All students who are eligible for a cash refund will receive the refund via mail
  • Refunds made in accordance with NACHA (National Agency Clearing House Association) and the Merchant Services Agreement (merchant shall make no cash refunds to purchasers on Card sales):
    • If classes are paid with a credit card, a refund is to be first applied to the original credit card payment.
    • Any Financial Aid posted after the account has been paid by a credit card is refunded back to the credit card before any money is returned to the student.
    • There will be no exceptions to this procedure.

As prescribed by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, the South Texas College refund policy is as follows:

Tuition (Excludes Minimesters)

"Class day" refers to South Texas College's scheduled class day, not the student's class meeting days.

Summer 2019 Terms

Refund Guidelines

Summer I and II Refund Guidelines
Summer I Minimester Summer II MiniMester
A 100% refund is to be made for courses dropped (drop or withdraw) prior to or on the first class day. June 3, 2019 July 10, 2019
During the next four class days: 70% June 4 - June 7, 2019 July 11 - July 16, 2019
During the 6th class day: 25% June 10, 2019 July 17, 2019
After the 6th class day: None June 11, 2019 July 18, 2019
Summer Refund Guidelines
Summer Session
A 100% refund is to be made for courses dropped (drop or withdraw) prior to or on the first class day. June 3, 2019
During the next eight class days: 70% June 4 - June 13, 2019
During the 10th - 12th class days: 25% June 14 - June 18, 2019
After the 12th class day: None June 19, 2019
Fall 2019 Refund Guidelines
Fall 2019
A 100% refund is to be made for courses dropped (drop or withdraw) prior to or on the second class day. August 26 - August 27, 2019
During the next 13 class days: 70% August 28 - September 16, 2019
During the 16th through 20th class day: 25% September 17 - September 24, 2019
After the 20th class day: None September 25, 2019

Incidental Fees (Excludes Minimesters)

Audit Fee, Credit by Exam, Installment (processing and late) Fee, Emergency Loan late fee, Reinstatement Fee, and any other fee approved by the Board of Trustees of South Texas College.

Summer 2019 Incidental Fees

Summer I - II Incidental Fees
Summer I Minimester & Summer Session Summer II Minimester
Prior to first class day: 100% June 2, 2019 July 9, 2019
First class day and after: None June 3, 2019 July 10, 2019
Fall 2019 Incidental Fees
Fall 2019
Prior to first class day: 100% August 25, 2019
First class day and after: None August 26, 2019

Minimester Refunds

A 100% refund is to be made for courses dropped (drop or withdraw) prior to or on the first class day.
Refer to the Cashier Department for more information on refund percentages after the first class day.