View the Current Fee Reassessment Schedule on the Cashier’s Office website.
Fee Reassessment & Adjustment of Student Charges for Tuition & Fees
The university may make exceptions to policies regarding assessment of the published tuition and required fees and charges.
To submit a fee reassessment petition, please complete the following steps:
- Select the Fee Reassessment form.
- Write an explanation for your request in a separate document. Save the document as a PDF or Word file. Attach the document to your reassessment form prior to submission using the Attach (paperclip) function.
- Collect any supporting documentation, such as medical records or other documents. Save the documents as a PDF or Word file. Attach the documents to the form using the Attach (paperclip) function.
- Submit your reassessment form with the attached documents and all the required fields entered on the Fee reassessment form.
View full details on exceptions and the appeals process on the Refund of Fees Policy page on the MU Catalog site.
Tips for Submitting a Fee Reassessment Request
- When completing the steps listed above, remember to be thorough in describing the reasons for your reassessment request.
- Provide documentation to show the facts of your situation. We may ask for more documentation while considering your request, but submitting everything at once is the best way to avoid having to appeal.
- Details on the appeals process are outlined on the refund of fees policy page.
Examples of reasons for fee reassessment:
- You can provide written documentation of an illness, accident, injury or situation that could not be influenced, planned for, or prevented by you or the university, and which caused a change in your enrollment, thus changing the assessment. Note: Chronic illnesses that remain unchanged and which you knew about at the time of your enrollment do not qualify in this case.
- You can provide written documentation of circumstances in which you relied on information about a deadline which was provided by a university official, or the official’s interpretation of university publications, which caused you to be misled or mistaken about the terms of the deadline.
- In individual cases, when it is in the best interest of you or the university, the Registrar’s Office may grant an exception that does not apply to the criteria listed above or in the full refund of fees policy. This is rare and handled on an individual basis.
Examples of factors that, on their own, are not typically considered for reassessment:
- Course content
- Course difficulty
- Non-refundable fees
- Financial difficulties
- Self-paced classes (see the self-paced classes section of the current fee reassessment schedule)
- As of Fall 2023: if you are taking between 12 and 18 credit hours, your tuition will be a flat rate. If you drop a class but remain at 12 or more credit hours, you’ll still be within the flat rate range and will not receive a refund for the dropped course.
- Your request falls beyond 90 calendar days of the notification of assessment, adjustment or refund
- You consider a process too time-consuming to complete by the deadline
- You were unaware of the refund schedule
- A request for a term with posted grades (a Revision of Records might be necessary)