A student who officially withdraws completely from the university prior to the beginning of any semester is eligible to receive a full refund of housing fees, but must forfeit the housing deposit.
A student who officially withdraws completely from the university during the semester will forfeit the housing deposit but is entitled to receive a pro-rated refund of housing fees, based upon a weekly scale.
The Housing Office will determine if any refund of housing fees is possible for a student who leaves university housing for medical reasons.
If a student is asked to leave university housing, the details concerning a housing refund shall be determined by the Director of Housing.
The university shall always retain the authority to allow exceptions to this policy.
A student who officially withdraws after the beginning of a semester and who notifies Enrollment Services will be entitled to a refund of the board paid for the remainder of the semester.
A student who withdraws during a week will be charged for the entire week.
The date when students submit a completed withdrawal form to the Student Enrollment Center to cancel their registration or to withdraw from all courses determines their eligibility for a refund. Refunds are not given on individual course drops (withdrawals) after the end of the drop period.
A student who submits to the Student Enrollment Center an officially approved withdrawal form prior to the beginning of fall or spring semester is eligible for a complete refund of all fees except the application fee, room deposit, and enrollment fee.
(Please refer to refund policies that pertain to housing and meal refunds, if applicable.)
A student who withdraws from the university completely after the beginning of a fall or spring semester and who submits to the Student Enrollment Center an officially approved withdrawal form is entitled to a refund of tuition according to the schedule as follows (Subject to change):
|Refund (%)||Period of Attendance|
|No Refund||After the Fifth Week|
Federal guidelines for the pro-rating of student financial aid awards to students who totally withdraw from the university partway through a term usually do not coincide with the above refund policy.
Students contemplating a mid-term withdrawal from the university should first contact the Student Enrollment Center to discuss the impact of a mid-term withdrawal on their financial aid awards and possible resultant personal liability to the university for charges not covered by prorated financial aid awards.