Withdrawals, Cancellations, Refund Policy

Withdrawing from the University:

Students who are leaving the University due to transfer, personal, or financial reasons may withdraw from the University by completing an Official Withdrawal Form. Undergraduate students can obtain the form in the Dean of Students Office. Graduate students can obtain the form in the Office of Enrollment Services. Please see your appropriate campus department for more information.

Withdrawing from Classes/ Revising Schedule:

Students may revise their schedule or cancel classes on the web up until the day before a class begins. Thereafter, students must add/drop or cancel classes in-person in the Office of Enrollment Services.

Only those alterations with an effective date prior to the first day of the semester will be accorded a 100 percent cancellation of tuition due to the University.

Refund/Cancellation Schedule/Withdrawal Policy:
Semester-based Courses

Cancellation credit percentage appears in italics below the effective date for initial charges for tuition and fees.

Prior to first day of semester:
100% cancellation of tuition and course-associated fees

During first week of semester:
90% credit of tuition only

During second week of semester:
80% credit of tuition only

During third week of semester:
60% credit of tuition only

During fourth week of semester:
40% credit of tuition only

During fifth week of semester:
20% credit of tuition only

After fifth week of semester:
NO CANCELLATION OF TUITION OR FEES 

Federal regulations require a specific refund calculation for students receiving Title IV financial aid who completely withdraw from the University. Title IV financial aid includes the following federal student aid programs:

  • Perkins Loans
  • Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants (FSEOG)
  • Pell Grants
  • Stafford Student Loans
  • PLUS loans

For examples of how the refund policy works, contact the campus Financial Aid Office.

Cancellation Schedule: For 3, 4 and 5 week Modular Courses

Follow the four-week penalty proration.

Prior to the first day of session
100% cancellation of tuition and course-associated fees

During the first week of session
50% credit of tuition only

After the first week of the session
NO CANCELLATION OF TUITION OR FEES

 

Cancellation Schedule: Summer 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10 week Sessions

Prior to first day of session
100% cancellation of tuition and course-associated fees.

During first week of session
75% credit of tuition only

During second week of session
50% credit of tuition only

After the second week of the session
NO CANCELLATION OF TUITION OR FEES

Cancellation Schedule: Summer/Winter Three-week Sessions

Prior to and during the first and second days of session
100% cancellation of tuition and course-associated fees

After the third day of the session 
NO CANCELLATION OF TUITION OR FEES

Registration for future semesters is dependent upon satisfactorily resolving the obligation of the current semester/session.