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Spring 2020 Drop/Withdrawal

 

Refunds for Dropping or Withdrawing from Classes

Schedule Adjustment Period
January 27, 2020 through February 7, 2020

 

Drop Period – January 27, 2020 through February 2, 2020

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

SWAP Period – February 3, 2020 through February 7, 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 February 3, 2020 and February 7, 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*
January 27 – February 2
100%
February 3 – February 7 Swap Period
80%
February 8 – February 14
60%
February 15 – February 21
40%
February 22 – February 29
20%
After February 29
0%

*NOTE:

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