Return of Title IV Funds and Refund Policies

The Financial Aid Office is required by regulation to calculate a Refund of Fees and a Return to Title IV Funds amount for all students who withdraw, are dismissed, or who take a Planned Educational Leave (PELP) during a quarter/semester. The policy applies to students who discontinue enrollment in all classes, on or after the first day of the term.

The Return to Title IV Funds is the amount of unearned aid you received at the beginning of the term that must be returned to the federal aid programs. Any aid received in excess of the earned amount is considered unearned. The earned portion is calculated on a daily basis using calendar days from the first day of instruction. Read the UC Davis School of Law Regulations for information about officially withdrawing.