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 notify the program provider, host institution, or faculty director as appropriate, students who withdraw from a study abroad program and do not return to Texas Tech for that term must contact their College and follow the established procedures pertinent to their situation so that they will be allowed to register for the following term.

Refunds and Withdrawal from a Program Prior to the Start of the Program

  • Faculty-led Programs - Students who commit to a program by confirming their participation will be billed a non-refundable deposit. This commitment means that students will be responsible for ALL program costs, even if they withdraw at a later date. Students MUST notify the faculty member leading the program 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 by confirming their participation will be billed a non-refundable deposit. This commitment 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.
  • Affiliate 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 that program.

Withdrawal after starting the program

  • 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, 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, may be refunded.
  • Affiliate Programs - Students will receive refunds according to policies set by the provider for that program.

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