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Tuition and Fee Refunds

Fall 2018


If you drop or withdraw before And if you paid, you get… Or if you did not pay, you will have…
Extended to August 31, 2018 (originally August 28, 2018) 100% Refund 0% Financial Obligation
September 11, 2018 50% Refund 50% Financial Obligation
After September 11, 2018 0% Refund 100% Financial Obligation

Refunds due to a complete withdrawal, change from full-time to part-time, drop in credit hours or change from one tuition rate to another are processed after the end of the 50% drop period within 4 weeks for that semester.


Mandatory student fees are not refunded unless a complete withdrawal is made system-wide on or before the last day of late registration (add period) as established at the student’s home institution.

AP 8.770 - University of Hawaiʻi Student Refund Policy

Sign up for Direct Deposit (eRefund)

If you paid by cash or check, sign up to have your refund direct deposited into your U.S. bank account. To enroll in eRefunds:

  • Go to My UH Services
  • Type in your UH username and UH password
  • Search for “erefund”
  • Click on "Enroll in Direct Deposit eRefunds"

Answers to frequently asked questions about eRefunds are available at University of Hawaiʻi FAQs for Student eCommerce Services.

If you do not sign up for direct deposit of your refund, a check, payable to the student, will be mailed to your mailing address on file in the student information system. Please verify and keep your addresses current as all refund checks will be mailed in the following priority:

  1. Mailing Address
  2. Permanent Address (If Mailing Address is blank)

Mailing address corrections and updates can be made online through MyUH Services or in-person at any campus Records Office. Permanent address changes can only be made in-person.

If you paid by credit card, refunds may be credited to a credit card used for payment.

Other Important Refund Information

Refund checks are payable only to the student.

If you have a financial hold with the University of Hawaiʻi, your refund may be delayed as it will not be processed until the unpaid obligation is cleared. Any refund will first be applied to unpaid charges owed to the University.