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Institutional Refund Policy

The following Institutional Refund Policy is a reference for all Day students withdrawing from the University. The information below reflects the percentage of tuition and fees the student will be charged dependent on the official date of withdrawal. Please note: if you are a resident your charges for room and board are dependent on the date you move off campus and are not reflective of the below percentages.

Students that are withdrawn through the administration for judicial matters may be ineligible to receive any refund for tuition, fees and/or room and board.

Day Tuition Appeals Process

If you feel that you have an extenuating circumstance that justifies an exception to the institutional refund policy, you may appeal your charges and it will be reviewed by the Day Tuition Appeals committee. For more information and how to appeal click here.

If a student is using Financial Aid against their total charges, please refer to the Financial Aid return of Title IV Refund Policy.

Please note that this refund policy is for tuition and fees only. Housing and Meal Plan charges are not included in this policy.

Fall 2020

Week Tuition Fees
0-Prior to the start of class - 09/03/2020  100% 100%
1 - 09/03/2020 thru 09/9/2020 90% 90%
2 -3 - 09/10/2020 thru 09/23/2020 50% 50%
4 -7 - 09/24/2020 thru 10/21/2020 25% 25%
8 -15 - 10/22/2020 thru 12/16/2020 0% 0%

Spring 2021

Week Tuition Fees
0 - Prior to the start of class - 01/19/2021 100% 100%
1 -01/19/2021 thru 01/25/2021 90% 90%
2-3 – 01/26/2021 thru 02/01/2021 50% 50%
4-7 -02/02/2021 thru 03/8/2021 25% 25%
8-15 - 03/09/2021 thru 05/12/2021 0% 0%