Refund of Tuition and Fees
The college must make financial commitments to faculty, staff,
and suppliers on an annual basis. For this reason, refunds will be
made only as follows:
Withdrawal from the College
In the event of withdrawal from the college, the student must
give written notification to the Registrar. The date of withdrawal
will be determined by the date recorded in the Registrar’s Office.
Withdrawal before the first day of class will result in a 100%
refund of institutional charges, which consist of tuition,
mandatory fees, room and board. All refunds are subject to a $50
|If a student withdraws:||Institutional charges* returned:|
|Before/within 1st week of class||100% refund|
|Within 2nd week of class||60% refund|
|Within 3rd week of class||30% refund|
|After 3rd week of class||No refund|
*Institutional charges include any tuition, mandatory fees; room
and board. All withdrawals are subject to a $10-per-course
administrative fee. Resident students leaving college housing will
be prorated as detailed above with no refund on room charges after
the third week of class.
Withdrawal from a course is the student’s responsibility. The
student must drop the course by contacting the Registrar’s Office
in writing or online through the MSMC Web Module (print a copy). A
student who fails to attend class before the end of the add/drop
period may be withdrawn at the professor’s discretion.
If a student remains registered but drops a course in a
traditional schedule during the first week of classes, all charges
will be dropped. Thereafter, refunds will be made as follows:
If a student withdraws during:
| The refund will be:|
|After week 3||No refund|
For Accelerated/Evening Courses
|If a student withdraws:||Institutional charges** returned:|
|Before/within 1st week of class||100%|
|Within 2nd week of class||50%|
|After the 2nd week of class||No refund|
Note: Accelerated/Evening classes that run 12
or more weeks follow the traditional refund schedule.
Whether withdrawing entirely from the college or from individual
courses, the student must give written notification to the
Registrar’s Office. The date of withdrawal will be determined by
the date received in the Registrar’s Office. Percentage Refund
Dates are listed in the Academic Calendar.
Withdrawal from housing will be determined by the date that the
student completes the check-out process, which includes returning
all room and mailbox keys to the Residence Life Department.
**Institutional charges include any tuition and mandatory fees.
All withdrawals are subject to a $10-per-course administrative
Any student who drops below 12 credits (full-time status) will
risk losing full-time financial aid and have the award adjusted
accordingly. Residential students are required to be full time
students. Residents must be granted permission by the Residence
Life Department to remain in housing with less than 12 credits.