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COVID-19 Pandemic Tuition Credit Policy

In response to the 2020 COVID-19 situation, Estrella Mountain Community College, as one of the Maricopa Community Colleges, is offering a tuition credit to students who need to withdraw from their course(s) due to COVID-19 related circumstances.

We understand these are uncertain times, but before you withdraw from your classes, please contact your instructor. If you have a question regarding how withdrawal will affect your long-term goals, please contact your advisor. Your advisor will be able to share resources, services, and alternatives that may help you.

To read the official Maricopa Community Colleges COVID-19 Pandemic Tuition Credit Policy, visit

NOTE: Requests for REFUNDS will follow the existing refund policy.

Frequently Asked Questions


  • Contact your faculty member about withdrawing from your course. You must be passing the course at the time of withdrawal to be eligible for the tuition credit.
  • Complete the COVID Tuition Credit form online.
  • Check your Maricopa email for updates regarding the status of your request.


  • Contact your faculty member about your reason for wanting to withdraw from your courses.
  • If your withdrawal request is supported, your faculty member will withdraw you.
  • Submit an appeal using the eForm by the last day of your Spring 2020 class(es). Include all supporting documentation with your submission.
  • Your request for a tuition credit will be reviewed and a decision will be made by an official college designee(s).
  • The final decision will be communicated through your student Maricopa email account (
  • If your appeal is approved, you will be issued a nonrefundable tuition credit within 10 business days. Please check your Maricopa email.

Submit Refund/Credit eForm