Registrar's Office

Refund Policy


Fall & Spring Terms

Withdrawal from Individual Classes

After the end of the second week of classes, no refunds will be given when a student withdraws from individual courses.

Complete Withdrawal from John Marshall

For students who withdraw completely from the fall or spring semester, the law school retains the following tuition and fees:

During the first two weeks of class0% of tuition
After the end of two weeks of class, but before the end of the third week20% of tuition
After the end of three weeks of class, but before the end of the fifth week30% of tuition
After the end of five weeks of class, but before the end of the seventh week40% of tuition
After the end of seven weeks of class, but before the end of the eighth week50% of tuition
After the end of eight weeks of class, but before the end of the tenth week60% of tuition
After the end of ten weeks of class100% of tuition

The $400 deposit for entering students is non-refundable.

The following fees are prorated: General Fee, Service Fee, Sustainability Fee, Academic Facilities & Maintenance Fund Assessment, and Library/Information Technology Assessment.

The following fees are non-refundable: Student-to-Student Fee, Health Insurance Fee (if not previously waived), U-Pass Fee, and Health Service Fee.

The following fees are charged if a student withdraws or cancels the student's registration after the first day of school: $50 Pro-Administrative Fee and $50 CampusCare Student Health Insurance (if insurance was not previously waived).


Summer Term

Withdrawal from Individual Classes

After the end of the first week of classes there will be no refunds on withdrawals from individual courses.

Complete Withdrawal from John Marshall

For students who withdraw completely, the law school retains the following tuition:

Before the drop deadline (first week of class)0% of tuition
After the drop deadline, but before the end of the 2nd week20% of tuition
After the end of two weeks of class, but before the end of the 3rd week40% of tuition
After the end of 3 weeks of class, but before the end of the 4th week60% of tuition
After the end of 4 weeks of class, but before the end of the 5th week80% of tuition
After the end of the 5th week of class100% of tuition

The policy above applies to all courses (including online courses) with the following exceptions:

Questions concerning any of the financial policies should be directed to the law school's Business Office. Students who feel that individual circumstances warrant an exception from the published policy may file a written appeal with the Office of the Dean.

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