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Effects to financial aid when dropping/withdrawing from a class or the whole semester

It is extremely important that you speak with your Financial Aid Counselor before reducing your enrollment or completely withdrawing from a semester. Your awards may be canceled or reduced if you fail to maintain required enrollment.

Awards are based initially on full-time enrollment for the academic year. Adjustments will be made during the semester to reflect actual enrollment. If these changes result in a decrease in aid and a refund has already been posted, you will be responsible for the account balance. Please review the Return of Title IV policy.

Repeated failure to complete attempted courses can lead to a violation of the Satisfactory Academic Progress policy. Please review this policy before withdrawing from any courses.

  • Loan Repayment

    In order to defer payment on student loans, a student must be enrolled at least half time. Once a student falls below this level, the grace period, if any, begins or repayment begins. Please check with your lender and/or the Office of Financial Aid regarding conditions of deferment.

  • Refunds

    Depending on when a student withdraws, a tuition refund may be available. Any such refund will be withheld until the Office of Financial Aid processes your withdrawal.  The refund amount may change due to any unpaid balance resulting from a reduction of financial aid.  The student is responsible for paying any outstanding charges not covered by financial aid or other resources.  To determine any possible refund amount, please view the Refund and Reduction Calendar.

Last Published 3/8/17