Terp Discovery

Payment Information

Payment Information

Due Dates | Options | Cancellation | Refunds

Payment Due Dates

Payment due dates are determined by the date of a student's admission into Terp Discovery. Should payment not post by the due dates below, program admission will be canceled and you may lose your seat if the course is full.

Admitted into Terp Discovery Payment Deadlines
February 20 - April 18 April 20
April 19 - May 18 May 20
May 19 - June 18 June 20
On or after June 19 Within 48 hours of being admitted

Payment Options

You must have completed the Confirmation of Admission process which includes confirming the student directory id and password in order to submit payment.

Step #1: Determine Your Account Balance

Step #2: Select Your Payment Method

A service fee will be assessed for all credit and debit card transactions. There is NO service fee for ACH (electronic check) payments. See Payment Overview—Student Financial Services. Please note that Terp Payment Plan and 529/College Savings Plan are not available for Summer Session, which includes Pre-College Programs.

Step #3: Submit Payment

  • See Make A Payment.
  • In this box, you can use “Click here if you are paying a student account without a login.”

Cancellation and Withdrawal

For deadlines associated with program cancellation, course cancellation, and withdrawal, click here. Definitions and concomitant consequences appear below. Cancellation or withdrawal requests must be received in writing. Send the request via e-mail, containing student name and UID #, to ysdisc@umd.edu.

Program Cancellation:

  • Cancellation of program participation on or before June 20.
  • Residential or commuter program registration will be canceled.
  • Receive a 100% refund for course tuition, the campus student services fee, and the residential or commuter program fee.

Course Cancellation:

  • Cancellation of program participation between June 21 and the first day of class.
  • Receive a 100% refund only for course tuition and the campus student services fee.
  • No refund for the residential or commuter program fee.


  • Termination of program participation between the first day and the last day of classes.
  • No refund for the residential or commuter program fee.
    • If withdrawn on the first day, receive a 50% refund only for course tuition and the campus student services fee.
    • If withdrawn on or after the first day of classes, no refund.
  • If living in the residence hall, immediate arrangements to leave campus must be made. No student permitted to remain on campus if not registered.


The University does not automatically refund a credit balance. To request a refund, see Refunds Overview—Student Financial Services.

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