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2012-2013 Catalogue

Policies and General Information

Refund and Bill Adjustment Policies

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Acceptance Fee and Advance Payment for New Students

A newly admitted undergraduate student for fall semester who decides not to attend the university may request a full refund of the acceptance fee by submitting a written request to the admissions office postmarked on or before May 1. After May 1, the acceptance fee is non-refundable.

Transfer students and students admitted for spring semester whose plans to enroll change before the payment deadline noted on the enrollment card, may request a full refund of the acceptance fee. Requests should be made in writing to the admissions office.

Cancellation and Withdrawal

A student who cancels or withdraws for personal or medical reasons will receive an adjustment of charges in accordance with the following schedule. Medical withdrawals require approval of the University Student Health Center.

  • 100% tuition, fees, room and board credit adjustment if withdrawal occurs by the fourteenth day after the first day of classes for the semester.
  • 50% tuition, fees, room and board credit adjustment if withdrawal occurs by the twenty-first day after the first day of classes for the semester.
  • 25% tuition, fees, room and board credit adjustment if withdrawal occurs by the twenty-eighth day after the first day of classes for the semester.
  • No adjustment if withdrawal occurs on or after the twenty-ninth day after the first day of classes for the semester.

In the case of suspension or dismissal from the university for disciplinary reasons, there will be no refund of tuition, room, meal plan or comprehensive fees for the semester, nor will there be any reduction in amounts due to the university for the semester if the bill has not been paid fully at the time of suspension or dismissal.

Note: In no case will an adjustment be made after the first day of classes of the following semester.

Changes In Credit Load

A student who adds courses during the semester will be billed additional tuition and fees applicable to the adjusted credit load. A student who drops courses during the semester will receive a tuition credit based upon the effective date as described above. However, the course will remain on the student’s record.

Death

In the case of a student's death, tuition, room, and fees will be fully refunded for the semester during which the death occurs. Unused meal points will be refunded.

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