Students can make the following change of status prior to the third class meeting:
These changes can be made in the Office of Graduate and Continuing Education by filling out the appropriate form. There is no refund in the case of a change from credit to audit and the balance of the tuition must be paid in the case of a change from audit to credit.
Meal Plan pricing varies, dependent on the number of meals in the chosen plan. Please see the University Catalog online or contact the CGCE Office at 413-572-8020 for current pricing.
Meal Plan Refund Schedule:
|Prior to the first day of classes||100%|
|During the first two weeks of classes||80%|
|During the third week of classes||60%|
|During the fourth week of classes||40%|
|During the fifth week of classes||20%|
|After the fifth week of classes||No Refund|
Refunds of tuition and fees credit courses, if any, are made on the basis of the date and time of receipt of a student’s withdrawal, with appropriate signatures. Students who withdraw from a course before the semester begin date will be refunded the cost of tuition and fees less a $75.00 non-refundable registration fee. Students who withdraw before the first scheduled class and within the allowable withdrawal period may receive a partial refund of their tuition and fees according to the schedule below. A withdrawal after the second class meeting requires the student to obtain the signature of the faculty member, undergraduates require their advisor signature too. There are no refunds for the Winter session after the course has begun.
For refund and withdrawal purposes, Online and Brick & Click courses are deemed to begin “meeting” on the first day of the semester at 9 a.m., unless otherwise noted. They will be considered “meeting” as other in-person courses that begin the first day of the term (i.e., once per week for fourteen weeks in fall/spring, twice per week for six weeks in the summer). This refund and withdrawal schedule follows this “meet” schedule and is effective regardless of individual student login.
|Tuition and Fees|
|Before the semester begin date||No||None||Student owes $75 non-refundable registration fee.|
|Before the first class meeting||No||None||Student owes $150 non-refundable registration fee & non-refundable education service fee. No refund for Winter Session.|
|Before the second class meeting||Yes||None||Student receives 75% refund of total tuition and fees (excluding non-refundable late registration fee and late payment fee). No refund for Winter Session.|
|Before the third class meeting||Yes||W||Student receives 40% refund of total tuition and fees (excluding non-refundable late registration fee and late payment fee). No refund for Winter Session.|
|After the third class meeting||Yes||W||There are no refunds for classes dropped after the third class meeting.|
|After withdrawal deadline*||Yes||W||Students dropping after the last day to withdraw will incur a $25 late withdrawal fee.|
|Administrative withdrawal for non-attendance**||W||No refund after third class meeting.|
|After add-drop period||N/A||W||No refund after third class meeting.|
|Failure to withdraw||N/A||F||No refund.|
*Approved for extenuating circumstances only; must have the Dean's approval.
** At instructor's discretion.
A student wishing to withdraw voluntarily from the University must confer first with the PA Program Director. Refunds of tuition and instructional fees, if any, are made on the basis of the date and time of receipt of a student’s withdrawal. Non-payment does not result in withdrawal from the University. Students who officially withdraw from the University after the first day of the semester will receive a designation of ‘W’ on their transcript.
**After the semester starts, but before the first class meeting, no refund on the $75 Registration Fee and the $75 Educational Service Fee.
In addition, there will be no refunds made on the following fees after the semester begins: Late Payment Fee, Delayed Payment Fee, Student Identification Fee. This policy is in accordance with the 1998 Financial Aid Reauthorization Act. It will be reviewed annually by the Vice President of Finance and the Board of Trustees. This policy also is subject to change without prior written notification.Financial Appeals Process