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.