Tuition Refund Policy

Students must notify the Registrar in writing if they intend to withdraw from all courses. The official date of withdrawal is the date that the Registrar receives the written notification.
 
The adjustment period begins with the first day of the course according to the academic calendar. The College will refund 100 percent of the tuition that has been paid by a student. Charges for books and college fees are not refundable. Calculations for adjustments are based on the official drop or withdrawal date according to the Registrar.
 
The following general guidelines for tuition reduction apply:
 
All Courses 
Students who drop or withdraw from a course by the end of the add/drop period or has a course(s) canceled will receive a 100 percent reduction in tuition charges and college fees. Specific dates can be found in the student catalog or website. 
 
15-Week Course
  • Students who drop or withdraw from courses by the end of week three receive a 75 percent reduction in tuition charges.
  • Students who drop or withdraw from courses by the end of week four receive a 50 percent reduction in tuition charges.
  • Students who drop or withdraw from courses after week four pay the entire tuition charge.
10-Week or 7.5-Week
  • Students who drop or withdraw from courses by the end of week two receive a 75 percent reduction in tuition charges.
  • Students who drop or withdraw from courses by the end of week three will receive a 50 percent reduction in charges.
  • Students who drop or withdraw from courses after week three will pay the entire tuition charge.
5-Week Course
  • Students who drop or withdraw from courses by the end of week two receive a 50 percent reduction in tuition charges.
  • Students who drop or withdraw from courses after week two will pay the entire tuition charge.
Exceptions 
Exceptions to the policy regarding tuition refunds may be made based on extraordinary circumstances.  A student seeking an exception to the published tuition refund policy should immediately submit an appeal form to the Dean of Students for review by the Student Appeals, Conduct, and Grievances Committee detailing the reason for the request. Decisions are made solely at the discretion of the Student Appeals, Conduct, and Grievances Committee and may be appealed to the Chief Financial Officer and ultimately to the President.
 
Return of Title IV Funds
Students receiving Title IV Federal Student Aid must consult the College’s Return of Title IV Federal Student Aid policy and/or the Financial Aid Office for information about the impact of withdrawal on student aid funding. This Tuition Refund Policy applies to the College charges discussed herein and does not relieve students and the College from obligations under Federal Student Aid regulations.