Refund Policy

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You must be enrolled in Electronic Direct Deposit (EDD) no later than the Last Day To Register/Due Date that is published each semester in order to receive your refund electronically.

Refund Policy Refund for Dropping* a Course

  1. One hundred percent (100%) if drop occurs by the last day to register.

  2. No adjustment if drop occurs thereafter and you are still currently enrolled in any other classes.

* DROP refers to the dropping of part but not all of the course works in a term. WITHDRAW means to end enrollment in all classes at JSU in Fall and Spring terms.

Refund for Withdrawals for Fall and Spring Semesters -

A. One hundred (100%) if withdrawal occurs by the last day to register.

B. On or after the last day to register, tuition will be refunded as follows:

  1. Eighty percent (80%) if withdrawal occurs within one (1) week after the close of registration.
  2. Fifty percent (50%) if withdrawal occurs within three (3) weeks after the close of registration.
  3. NO adjustment if withdrawal occurs thereafter.

Refund for Withdrawals for Summer Semesters -

A. One hundred (100%) if withdrawal occurs by the last day to register.

B. On or after the last day to register, tuition will be refunded as follows:

  1. Eighty percent (80%) if withdrawal occurs within one (1) day after the close of registration.
  2. Fifty percent (50%) if withdrawal occurs within two (2) days after the close of registration.
  3. NO adjustment if withdrawal occurs thereafter.

All remaining charges are due and payable upon withdrawal or dropping of a course.

IF YOU WITHDRAW -
If you have registered and paid but do not wish to attend, notify the Registrar's office in person or in writing (certified mail suggested) by the last day to register for the semester in order to receive a full refund of tuition charged. Failure to assure this notification may result in academic and financial penalty. Please contact housing for residence hall refund policy.

If you are scheduled to receive financial aid but do not plan to attend a semester for which you have registered, notify the Financial Aid Office and the Registrar's Office in writing (certified mail suggested) by the last day to register for the semester to cancel your registration and financial aid. If you fail to notify the Financial Aid Office you will be enrolled and subject to academic and financial penalty.

Current semester refund dates may be viewed on the Academic Calendar.

 

Process to receive refund
We now offer Electronic Direct Deposit for a more secure and timely receipt of your student account refund. You will need to sign up for Electronic Direct Deposit (EDD) through My.JSU no later than the last day to register/due date.

Enroll today by

  • Logging into My.JSU
  • View Account/Make Payment
  • eRefunds
  • Set-up Account
  • Choose Existing Account OR add New Account
  • Remember to toggle the box beside "Check here if you would like refunds to be deposited into this account"
  • Save

NOTE:
Only one Electronic Check (checking/savings) saved payment method, can be designated for Electronic Direct Deposit. Debit or Credit Cards cannot be used for refunds.

Parent Plus Refunds are not eligible for Electronic Direct Deposit. Checks are mailed to the parent.