Students are responsible for initiating their own refunds and are required to complete the Student Revenue Refund Form. Forms are available from the Admissions & Registration Department.
Tuition refunds will be issued by using the same method of payment used to pay tuition fees from the Finance Department. All refund amounts will be applied against outstanding accounts before any money is returned to the student.

Refunds 15-Week Semester

A student who withdraws or drops a course or courses within the first two weeks of any 15-week semester will receive a full refund. If the withdrawal/dropping takes place within three to six weeks in a 15-week semester, the refund will be prorated and the student will be liable for the number of weeks enrolled. After the sixth week of classes, no refund will be awarded for course drops or withdrawals.

Refunds 7-Week Semester

A student who withdraws or drops a course or courses within the first week of any 7-week semester will receive a full refund. If the withdrawal/dropping takes place within two to three weeks in a 15-week semester, the refund will be prorated and the student will be liable for the number of weeks enrolled. After the third week of classes, no refund will be awarded for course drops or withdrawals.

Tuition Fee-Exempt Students

Tuition exemption applies to Undergraduate and Foundation Program Students only. The Tuition Fee-Exempt Students and percentage of Tuition Fee waiver are categorized as follows, for students applying for admission for the first time, applying for re-admission, or continuiing from the previous semster.

  1. Qatari Students (Self-sponsored): 100% Tuition fee waiver.
  2. Qatari Students ( sponsored by a third party): 100% Tuition fee waiver.
  3. Children of Qatari mothers: 100% Tuition fee waiver.
  4. Children of UDST - sponsored non-Qatari University employees: 50% Tuition fee waiver.

Tuition Refund and Administrative Fee Schedules

  1. With the exception of Tuition Fee-Exempt Students, Students who Drop or Withdraw from one or more Courses are responsible for the associated Tuition fees subject to Schedules 1 and 2.
  2. Tuition Fee-Exempt students who Drop or Withdraw from one or more courses, will be subject to administrative fees, as indicated in Schedules 1 and 2.
Schedule 1: Tuition Refund and Administrative Fee Schedule for Fall and Winter Semeter:
TUITIOn FEE REFUND

Fee-Paying Students who Drop or Withdraw from one or more Courses are eligible to receive the following tuition refund:

Week
All Programs
Week 1 No Tuition assessed during the Add/Drop period
Week 2 75% refund
Week 3 50% refund
Week 4  25% refund
Week 5  0% refund
Administrative Fees for Tuition-Exempt Students

Tuition Fee-Exempt students who Drop or Withdraw from one or more courses are subject to  the following Administrative fees:

Week
Foundation
Diploma
Bachelor's Degree
Week 1 No Administrative fee assessed during the Add/Drop period No Administrative fee assessed during the Add/Drop period No Administrative fee assessed during the Add/Drop period
Week 2 1,000 QAR 1,000 QAR 250 QAR per credit
Week 3 and thereafter 2,000 QAR 2,000 QAR 500 QAR per credit

 

Schedule 2: Tuition Refund and Administrative Fee Schedule for Spring and/or Summer Semeter:
Tuition Fee Refund

Fee-Paying Students who Drop or Withdraw from one or more Courses are eligible to receive the following tuition refund:

Week
All Programs
Week 1 No Tuition assessed during the Add/Drop period
Week 2 75% refund
Week 3 50% refund
Week 4  25% refund
Week 5  0% refund
Administrative Fees for Tuition-Exempt Students

Tuition Fee-Exempt students who Drop or Withdraw from one or more courses are subject to  the following Administrative fees:

Week
Foundation
Diploma
Bachelor's Degree
Week 1 No Administrative fee assessed during the Add/Drop period No Administrative fee assessed during the Add/Drop period No Administrative fee assessed during the Add/Drop period
Week 2 1,000 QAR 1,000 QAR 250 QAR per credit
Week 3 and thereafter 2,000 QAR 2,000 QAR

500 QAR per credit

 

 

Refund Schedule 2020-2021 (Non-Sponsored Students)

Follow the schedule below to help you to identify the percentage of refund you are eligible to receive based on the date of withdrawal.

 

Fall 2020

 

From Date To Date Refundable Fees
August 30, 2020 September 10, 2020 100%
September 13, 2020 September 17, 2020 80%
September 20, 2020 September 24, 2020 73.33%
September 27, 2020 October 1, 2021 66.67%
October 4, 2020 October 8, 2021 60%
October 11, 2020 and thereafter 0%

 

Winter 2021

 

From Date To Date Refundable Fees
January 5, 2021 January 18, 2021 100%
January 19, 2021 January 25, 2021 80%
January 26, 2021 February 1, 2021 73.33%
February 2, 2021 February 8, 2021  66.67%
February 9, 2021 February 15, 2021 60%
February 16, 2021 and thereafter 0%