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Fall 2020 Drop/Withdrawal

Refunds for Dropping or Withdrawing from Classes

Schedule Adjustment Period
August 27, 2020 through September 10, 2020

 

Drop Period – August 27, 2020, through September 3, 2020

Students can drop courses and receive a refund of 100% of all tuition and fees.

SWAP Period – September 4, 2020, through September 10, 2020

Students can drop a course and replace it with another course (SWAP) for the same number of credits, with no financial penalty.

Swap Example

Add Math 101 (3 credits), Drop Math 101 (3 credits, Add Math 102 (3 credits) – Charged for 3 credits of tuition and fees.

Between September 4, 2020, and September 10, 2020, students dropping a course and not replacing it with another course, will be charged 20% of tuition and fees for the dropped course.

Refund Schedule

Drop/Withdrawal Date
Percent of tuition & fees refunded*
August 27 – September 3
100%
September 4 – September 10 Swap Period
80%
September 11 – September 17
60%
September 18 – September 24
40%
September 25 – October 1
20%
After October 1
0%

*NOTE:

  • No refunds for drops if the schedule remains at 12 or more credits (full time) after drops are completed.
  • Students are responsible for payment of 100% of non-refundable fees.