Refund Policy

I.  It is the policy of the State Board for Technical and Comprehensive Education that students or appropriate sponsoring agencies receive a fair and equitable refund of tuition and other institutional charges upon the student's withdrawal from the College or net reduction of hours below 12 credit hours.  Institutional charges are defined as tuition; room and/or board; equipment and/or books and supplies, if costs are separately identified or the College requires students to purchase items from a college affiliated vendor; and fees, required of all students, or categories of students, and are related to the student's program of study, excluding items of a pass through nature.  See VA Refunds.

II.  Except as provided in Section I, institutional charges for a semester term will be refunded at the following rates:

Withdrawal or Net Reduction of Credit Hours Refund
15-Week, 16-Week, and 12-Week Sessions  
Before the first date in term that classes are offered (start of term) 100%
1st - 7th Week Day of the Term 100%
After 7th Week Day of the Term 0%
8-Week Session  
Before the first date in term that classes are offered (start of term) 100%
1st - 5th Week Day of the Term 100%
After 5th Week Day of the Term 0%
Summer Term - (10-Week Session)  
Before the first date in term that classes are offered (start of term) 100%
1st - 7th Week Day of the Term 100%
After 7th Week Day of the Term 0%
Summer Term - (8-Week Session)  
Before the first date in term that classes are offered (start of term) 100%
1st - 5th Week Day of the Term 100%
After 5th Week Day of the Term 0%
Summer Term - (5-Week Session)  
Before the first date in term that classes are offered (start of term) 100%
1st - 5th Week Day of the Term 100%
After 5th Week Day of the Term 0%

Students who never attend a class for which they are enrolled will be considered to have constructively withdrawn before the start of term.

A student's official withdrawal date is the date the student initiates the withdrawal process.

Refunds for terms that vary in length from the semester term will be in proportion to the semester term refund schedule delineated in I and II.