Withdrawal Refund Appeals

Mercer University has established the Refund Appeals and Retroactive Enrollment Appeals Committee to consider appeals to the Mercer’s Refund Policy.

This committee was established to meet the following needs:

  • To consider appeals from students who believe their extraordinary circumstances entitle them to receive a refund of tuition and fees over and above that established by Mercer University’s Official Refund Policy.  
  • To consider appeals from students who are seeking to register, withdraw, drop, or add a class or classes after the conclusion of a term.  Typically, the situations addressed are, (a) students who stop attending without officially withdrawing from class, thus receive grades of FQ.  (b) students who sit in class all semester without registering or paying, then seek permission to register when the instructor cannot post their grades, (c) students who withdraw after the end of the drop/add period and are seeking to retroactively “drop” the course and incur no financial or academic penalty, (d) students who have received a pro-rated refund, but are seeking a larger refund.

Students wishing to appeal the University Refund Policy should do so by submitting their appeal through their MyMercer Student Portal, under the MyFinances Tab. The student will be notified in writing of the Committee's decision.
For all medical appeals, the Health Documentation Form can be completed and submitted along with other pertinent documents. Appeals should be submitted no later than the beginning of the following semester.

Mercer University shall maintain a fair and equitable refund policy by the adherence to the Federal Return Policy.

Financial aid funds are refunded to the source of such funds in accordance with the Federal Return Policy.