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Refund Schedules

Students who wish to withdraw from courses in which they are enrolled and which are being conducted in accordance with the class schedule must complete academic withdrawal procedures to qualify for a refund. The following regulations apply to refunds:

  1. Full refunds are given to students who enroll in classes that are cancelled by the College. Full refunds are given to students the College does not permit to enroll or continue in coursework. Refunding of fees is automatic, and students are not required to complete academic withdrawal procedures.
  2. Instructional fees, general fees and tuition surcharge fees paid for 16-week semester courses are subject to refund to students who officially withdraw for valid reasons at the following rates:
    1. Before the seventh day of the semester - 100% refund.
    2. On the seventh through the ninth day of the semester - 80% refund.
    3. On the 10th through the 16th day of the semester - 60% refund.
    4. On the 17th through the 20th day of the semester - 40% refund.
    5. On the 21st day of the semester and beyond - no refund.
  3. Instructional fees, general fees and tuition surcharge fees paid for 10-week semester courses are subject to refund to students who officially withdraw for valid reasons at the following rates:
    1. Before the seventh day of the semester - 100% refund.
    2. On the seventh through the 11th day of the semester - 60% refund.
    3. On the 12th through the 13th day of the semester - 40% refund.
    4. On the 14th day of the semester and beyond - no refund.
  4. Instructional fees, general fees, and tuition surcharge fees paid for eight-week semester courses are subject to refund to students who officially withdraw for valid reasons at the following rates:
    1. Before the seventh day of the semester - 100% refund.
    2. On the seventh through the eighth day of the semester - 60% refund.
    3. On the ninth through the 10th day of the semester - 40% refund.
    4. On the 11th day of the semester and beyond - no refund.
  5. Instructional fees, general fees and tuition surcharge fees paid for five-week semester courses are subject to refund to students who officially withdraw for valid reasons at the following rates:
    1. Before the seventh day of the semester - 100% refund.
    2. On the seventh day of the semester and beyond - no refund.
  6. The first day of the semester is defined as the official starting date of the semester or portion of the semester. Days of the semester will be counted as any Monday through Friday that classes are in session. Weeks of the semester will be counted as starting on the first day of the semester and every week thereafter. Holidays, Saturdays and Sundays will not be included as days of the term for those refund sections counting days. Holidays, Saturdays and Sundays will be included as days of the term for those refund sections counting weeks. For those classes meeting only once a week on Friday, Saturday or Sunday the 100% refund period will extend through the Tuesday after the first scheduled class or through the sixth day of the semester, whichever is later.
  7. The Business Office will audit each registration. If fees are paid under mistake of law or fact, appropriate charges or refunds will be made. All refunds will be made within 30 days of withdrawal or schedule change.
  8. Medical Refund Appeals: In the event of a severe or life-threatening medical condition to the student or an immediate family member, students may appeal for consideration above and beyond the normal refund policy.  Such appeals must be made in writing no later than 30 days after the end of the semester and fully explain the circumstances involved and specify the considerations desired.  The appeal must be accompanied by a signed physician’s letter explaining the medical condition.  Verbal or incomplete requests will be refunded according to the normal refund policy.  All appeals will be reviewed within 30 days of receipt and students will be notified of the determination in writing.  Documentation should be given to the Bursar’s Office, S301.