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 or direct deposit
  • 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 Mini-mesters)

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

Refund Guidelines

Fall 2022 Refund Guidelines
Fall 2022
A 100% refund is to be made for courses dropped (drop or withdraw) prior to or on the second class day. Aug 22 - Aug 23, 2022
During the next 13 class days: 70% Aug 24 - Sep 12, 2022
During the 16th through 20th class day: 25% Sep 13 - Sep 19, 2022
After the 20th class day: None Sep 20, 2022
Summer 2022 Refund Guidelines
Summer 2022
A 100% refund is to be made for courses dropped (drop or withdraw) prior to or on the first class day. June 06, 2022
During the next 8 class days: 70% June 07 - June 16, 2022
During the 10th through 12th class day: 25% June 17 - June 22, 2022
After the 12th class day: None June 23, 2022

Incidental Fees (Excludes Mini-mesters)

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.

Incidental Fees
Summer I Mini-mester and Summer Session 2022 Summer II 2022 Fall 2022
Prior to first class day: 100% June 05, 2022 July 12, 2022 Aug 21, 2022
First class day and after: None June 06, 2022 July 13, 2022 Aug 22, 2022

Mini-mester 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.
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