Institutional Refund Policy

(effective 7/1/15)
Student who withdraw from classes will have their tuition refunded according to the following schedule:

Fall or Spring Semester (including online and hybrid classes)

  • 100% Refund – Classes dropped before or during the first week of class
  • 75% Refund – Classes dropped during the second week of class
  • 50% Refund – Classes dropped during the third week of class
  • No Refund – Classes dropped during or after the fourth week of classes

*See below for the refund policy that applies to CALL online classes through Knowledge Elements

Non-Traditional Format Classes (including Early Fall, Early Spring, Summer, CALL, Concentrated MAR,  2-2-2, 3-3 Classes)

  • 100% Refund – Classes dropped on or before the first day of class
  • 75% Refund – Classes dropped on the second day of class
  • 50% Refund – Classes dropped on the third day of class
  • No Refund – Classes dropped after the third day of class

CALL Online Classes (through Knowledge Elements)

  • 100% Refund – Classes dropped within 7 days of the class start date
  • 40% Refund – Classes dropped between 8 and 14 days of the class start date
  • No Refund – Classes dropped after 14th day from the start of the class

Tuition for performing groups, charges for applied music instruction, audit charges and all other fees are non-refundable.

The Registrar’s Office will provide specific dates when these refund rates are applied. Through the first week of the semester, students may adjust their schedules online through My.CCUniversity.edu. After the first week of the semester, students must submit an official “Change in Registration” form to Enrollment Services.  After the third week, the instructor’s signature is required on the form. This form must be presented to Enrollment Services. Changes in registration are not official until the “Change in Registration” form is received. All institutional refunds are calculated from the official date the form is received in Enrollment Services.

Last Dates for Withdrawing from Classes

  • Traditional Fall or Spring semester classes – Students must withdraw prior to the final four weeks of the semester.
  • CALL classes – Students must withdraw prior to the final class session.
  • All other non-traditional format classes (including Early Fall, Early Spring, Summer, Concentrated MAR, 2-2-2, 3-3) – Students must withdraw within one week of the last class session unless the final assignment is due before that date.

Room and Board Refund Policy

  • 100% Refund – Prior to first day of class
  • 90% Refund – During first week of class
  • 75% Refund – During second week of class
  • 50% Refund – During third week of class
  • 40% Refund – During fourth week of class
  • No Refund – After fourth week of class

It is the responsibility of the student to notify the appropriate Resident Director when vacating a room to complete the required check-out process. A student who remains on campus after his or her last date of attendance will be held liable for room and board charges beyond that date. All refunds for room and board are calculated from the date when checkout has been completed.

The Financial Aid Staff recalculates financial aid eligibility for students who withdraw, are dismissed or drop out prior to completing 60% of a semester in accordance with the Federal Refund Policy. This recalculation may result in the return of financial aid funds to the student aid programs. Please refer to information regarding Federal Refund Policy for additional information.