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Tuition Refund

Refund Policy for Tuition & Fees AR 2.2.10

A. Refund Policy for Credit Classes

Students who officially withdraw from credit classes (in fall, spring, or summer) within the withdrawal deadlines listed below will receive a 100% refund for tuition, class and registration processing fees. Deadlines that fall on a weekend or a college holiday will advance to the next college workday except for classes 1-9 calendar days in length or as specified by the college. Calendar days include weekdays and weekends. Refer to individual colleges for withdrawal and appeal processes.

Length of Class Official Withdrawal Deadlines for 100% Refund
1-9 calendar days Prior to the class start date
10-19 calendar days 1 calendar day including the class start date
20-29 calendar days 2 calendar days including the class start date
30-39 calendar days 3 calendar days including the class start date
40-49 calendar days 4 calendar days including the class start date
50-59 calendar days 5 calendar days including the class start date
60-69 calendar days 6 calendar days including the class start date
70+ calendar days 7 calendar days including the class start date

*Course fees and registration processing fees will be refunded only if the student qualifies for a 100% refund.

All refunds and deposits that may be due a student will first be applied to debts owed to the college.

Refunds for students receiving federal financial assistance are subject to federal guidelines.

B. Refund Policy for Non-Credit Classes
Unless otherwise specified, students must drop non-credit classes prior to the course start date to be eligible for a 100% refund.

C. Canceled Classes
When a class is canceled by the college, a 100% refund will be made.

D. Students withdrawing from a college or from courses for one of the following reasons must submit a Refund Appeal Exception Request to request a refund:

  • A student with a serious illness, verifiable by a doctor's written statement that the illness prevents the student from attending all classes for the semester. The doctor's statement must be on file with the college before a refund can be given.
  • Serious illness or death of a family member that prevents the student from attending all classes for the semester. Appropriate documentation must be provided before a refund can be given.
  • Death of a student. Appropriate documentation must be provided before a refund can be given.

Requests for a total withdrawal from a college or courses for one of the above reasons may result in a prorated refund of tuition, provided courses have not been completed.

A student in the Armed Forces or the Arizona National Guard who is called to active duty and assigned to a duty station, verifiable by a copy of the orders, will be allowed to withdraw and receive a 100% refund of tuition, provided courses have not been completed.