SFS Qatar

Tuition Refund Periods For Academic Year 2017-2018

Georgetown University’s Office of Billing and Payment Services is responsible for reporting and collecting Georgetown University tuition and fees at the direction of the University Registrar.  Accordingly, the University Registrar maintains the refund schedule. 

Refund period dates and percentages are derived from GU SFS Qatar Academic Calendar, University policy for course withdrawal published in GU’s Undergraduate or Graduate Bulletins, or other relevant bulletins.  Standard refund periods for Main Campus Undergraduate and Graduate students during this academic year are found below

Should a student voluntarily withdraw from courses, credit for tuition will be calculated by the date of the student’s official notice to the Dean, according to periods and percentages listed below. 


Fall 2017 

1st - 2nd Weeks          100% Refund  Aug. 20 – Sept. 2

3rd - 4th Weeks           80% Refund   Sept. 3 – Sept. 16

5th - 6th Weeks           70% Refund     Sept. 17 – Sept. 30

7th - 8th Weeks           50% Refund     Oct. 1 – Oct. 14

9th Week                       40% Refund     Oct. 15 – Oct. 21 

Tuition will not be refunded for withdrawals after October 21.


Spring 2018

1st - 2nd Weeks          100% Refund   Jan. 7 - Jan. 20

3rd - 4th Weeks            80% Refund     Jan. 21 - Feb. 3

5th - 6th Weeks            70% Refund     Feb. 4 - Feb. 17

7th - 8th Weeks            50% Refund     Feb. 18 - Mar. 3

9th Week                      40% Refund     Mar. 4 - Mar. 10 

Tuition will not be refunded for withdrawals after March 10.

Course Fees:  Individual courses may have fees (ex. Lab, Materials, Travel, Performance..) required for enrollment in the course.  Fees are published in a course’s “Detailed Class Information” page (in semester online Schedule of Classes, click on highlighted course title to view course details, including any fees.)   

Course lab or materials fees automatically are removed from a student’s account when the student officially Drops the course during the semester’s Registration Add/Drop Period.  Course Fees are not refunded for courses from which a student Withdraws after the semester’s Add/Drop Period has ended.