University of Alabama offering students refunds for housing, dining, and parking

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Updated: Mar. 26, 2020 at 4:30 PM CDT
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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WBRC) - The University of Alabama has announced they will provide students with refund options for housing, dining and parking after a nation-wide response to the coronavirus brought the spring semester to an abrupt halt.

According to the university, applicable students will receive a prorated refund based on their residence hall, meal plan and parking permit type and will be contacted directly no later than April 15.

Students receiving a refund will be able to choose from the following options:

  • Receive a prorated refund. See for information about how refunds are issued.
  • Apply your refund to your Fall 2020 student bill; students who elect this option will receive an additional credit of 10% of the refund amount. For example, under this option with a $500 refund, an additional 10% or $50 for a total of $550 would be applied to your Fall 2020 student bill; OR
  • Donate your refund to the Tide Together Student Support Fund.

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