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Tuition Refunds

Refunds before a term starts: Students are eligible for a 100% refund of tuition, room, board and student activity fees if they have paid for the upcoming term and then decide to withdraw or take a leave of absence and they notify the Dean of Students before the term starts.

Refunds after a term starts: If a student leaves for a non-illness reason any day during the first ten days of classes and notifies the Dean of Students Office by 5:00 p.m. on the tenth day of class a 25% tuition refund is available:

Term                           Last day available for a 25% tuition refund

Fall 2017                      September 22, 2017

Winter 2018                 January 16, 2018

Spring 2018                 April 6, 2018

If a student leaves due to illness starting with the first day of class until the Monday of mid-term break, as defined by the academic calendar and notifies the Dean of Students Office by 5:00 p.m. on the Monday of mid-term break;  a 50% tuition refund is available:

Term                           Last day available for a 50% tuition refund

Fall 2017                     October 16, 2017

Winter 2018                 February 5, 2018

Spring 2018                 April 30, 2018

Tuition Refund Conditions
Reason for leaving When Requested Tuition amount refunded
Any Prior to start of term 100%
Any - other than illness Any day during the first ten days of class up to 5:00 pm on the tenth day of class 25%
Any - other than illness Any time after 5:01pm on the tenth day of class and the end of term 0%
Illness Any time during the first day of class up to 5:00 pm on the Monday of mid-term break 50%
Illness Any time after 5:01pm on the Monday of mid-term break and the end of the term 0%

Room charges will not be refunded if a student leaves after the term starts.

Board charges will be refunded for the remaining weeks of the term.

Financial aid will be reduced according to federally mandated guidelines.

Applied music fees will not be charged to students who drop by the end of the drop/add period. Fees are not refundable for late drops, except when a late drop is made for medical reasons or in similar emergency situations.

For service members recalled charges will be refunded pro rata unless they have attended courses a sufficient length of time to earn academic credit.

If a student wishes to transfer to another institution he or she must settle their student account in the Business Office by making necessary payments or arrangements for extension before a transcript of credits will be issued.

No refunds will be made to students suspended or dismissed from the College.

A more restrictive refund policy governs withdrawal from Carleton off-campus programs. This policy is explained in the Carleton Seminars Withdrawal policy.

Last revised August 17, 2017
Keywords: refund

Last Reviewed: Aug 17th, 2017

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