Withdrawals & Refunds

A student may officially withdraw from the University by completing the official university withdrawal form with all necessary signatures.

Unofficial withdrawal results in 100 percent forfeiture of tuition. When officially withdrawing, the student may be eligible for a refund of payments depending upon the date of withdrawal. The date that will be used for calculation of a refund for drop/add or withdrawal will be the date on which enrollment services receives the official form signed by all required personnel.

All students who officially withdraw after the University’s first day of classes for that academic term will be charged tuition and room and board based on the time period of enrollment prior to the official withdrawal date and based on the end of residential occupancy respectively. Student activity and other fees are non-refundable, and residential students may be assessed a fee for early termination of their housing contract.  The following table outlines the percentages of tuition NOT eligible for refund for official withdrawals:

Refunds based on official withdrawal date (Effective Fall 2017)

Academic term% not eligible for refund
Fall or spring 16 week session10% for each week, or fraction there of, elapsed after the first day of classes
All other sessions25% for each week, or fraction there of, elapsed after the first day of classes

Students receiving government grants or loans who withdraw during an academic term will be subject to the refunding of all or a portion of these grants or loans according to regulations applicable to the particular government aid program.