Texas Tech University

Withdrawal & Refund Policy




Once accepted to a program, students must officially notify the Study Abroad Office, IN WRITING OR BY EMAIL, if they wish to withdraw. It is NOT SUFFICIENT to withdraw an application on-line, or to fail to complete requirements. Students must also notify the program provider, host institution, or faculty program leader as appropriate. Students who withdraw from a study abroad program and do not return to Texas Tech for that term should contact the Registrar's Office to understand how their enrollment at Texas Tech may be affected.

Withdrawal Prior to the Start of the Program

  • Faculty-led Programs - Students who commit to a program will be billed a non-refundable deposit plus the non-refundable Education Abroad Fee. Commitment to the program means that students will be responsible for ALL program costs, even if they withdraw at a later date. Students MUST notify the faculty program leader AS WELL AS the Study Abroad Office in writing if they wish to withdraw.
  • The TTU Center in Sevilla - Students who commit to a program will be billed a non-refundable deposit plus the non-refundable Education Abroad Fee. Commitment to the program means that students will be responsible for ALL program costs, even if they withdraw at a later date. Students MUST notify the the Study Abroad Office in writing if they wish to withdraw.
  • Partner Programs - Students must notify the provider of the program as well as the Study Abroad Office in writing. Refunds will be made according to the policies in place for that provider and program. The Texas Tech Education Abroad Fee is non-refundable.

Withdrawal After the Program has Started

  • Faculty-led Programs - No refunds of any kind are made once participants have arrived at the program site and begun the program, except in the case of extremely serious and verifiable health matters. In that case, monies that have not been committed on behalf of the student, minus the non-refundable deposit and non-refundable Education Abroad Fee, may be refunded.
  • The TTU Center in Sevilla - No refunds of any kind are made once participants have arrived at the program site and begun the program, except in the case of extremely serious and verifiable health matters. In that case, monies that have not been committed on behalf of the student, minus the non-refundable deposit and non-refundable Education Abroad Fee, may be refunded.
  • Partner Programs - Students will receive refunds according to policies set by the provider for that program. The Texas Tech Education Abroad Fee is non-refundable.

Law Summer Programs

Law School programs have different policies mandated by the American Bar Association. Therefore, please reference the Law School cancellation policy.

There are no refunds for students who complete a study abroad program.