Refunds

University Withdrawal Policy
University Drop Policy

UNIVERSITY WITHDRAWAL POLICY

Fall/Spring

The withdrawal policy applies to tuition and audit fees.  All other fees are non-refundable. 

Students who wish to withdraw from the university must file the official withdrawal form with the appropriate office, as follows:

  • Undergraduate Day Students (Lawrenceville and Princeton):  Dean of Students Office
  • Graduate Students (Lawrenceville and Princeton):  Chair of the Graduate Program
  • College of Continuing Studies:  College of Continuing Studies office

A student who fails to withdraw officially waives the right of consideration for any refund.  All refunds are based upon the official withdrawal date and not the last class attended will be made in accordance with the following schedule:

15 Week/Full term Courses

  • Official withdrawal date prior to the official opening of the semester – 100%
  • Official withdrawal date during the first week of the semester – 80%
  • Official withdrawal date during the second week of the semester – 60%
  • Official withdrawal date during the third week of the semester – 40%
  • Official withdrawal date after the third week of the semester – 0%

Part of Term Courses (full-time undergraduate and graduate Westminster students)

Students who officially withdrawal from the university will adhere to the 15 week, full term, refund policy. No refunds will be given after the third week of the official opening of the semester. All refunds are based on the official withdrawal date, not the date of the last class of attendance.

Part of Term Courses (Graduate and part-time students only)

3 Week and 4 Week Part of Term Courses

  • Drop prior to the first day of official opening of class – 100%
  • Drop on the first day of the official opening of class – 80%
  • Drop on the second day of the official opening of class – 60%
  • Drop on the third day of the official opening of class – 0%

6 Week and 7 Week Part of Term Courses

  • Drop prior to the first day of official opening of class – 100%
  • Drop on the first day of the official opening of class – 80%
  • Drop on the second through the fifth day of the official opening of class – 60%
  • Drop on the sixth day of the official opening of class – 0%

January Term (J-Term)/ Summer (3 week, 6 week, 10 week, 12 week and 13 week)

3- Week and 4 Week Courses

  • Drop prior to the first day of official opening of class – 100%
  • Drop on the first day of the official opening of class – 80%
  • Drop on the second day of the official opening of class – 60%
  • Drop on the third day of the official opening of class – 0%

6- Week Courses

  • Drop prior to the first day of official opening of class – 100%
  • Drop on the first day of the official opening of class – 80%
  • Drop on the second through the fifth day of the official opening of class – 60%
  • Drop on the sixth day of the official opening of class – 0%

12 Week and 13 Week Courses

  • Drop prior to the first day of official opening of class – 100%
  • Drop through the first four days of class – 80%
  • Drop on the fourth through the eighth day of the official opening of class – 60%
  • Drop on the ninth day of the official opening of class – 0%

All refunds are based on the official withdrawal date, not the date of the last class of attendance.

Budgetary commitments require strict adherence to the refund policy.  Appeals due to extenuating circumstances should be directed to the Dean of Students.


UNIVERSITY DROP POLICY

The university drop policy applies to all undergraduate and graduate students.  Changes to your course load, due to add/drop, may have an impact on your financial aid eligibility and Athletic agreement.

All full-time undergraduate students [12-18 credits – including College of Continuing Studies students] who revise their course load to less than 12 credits, prior to and during the add/drop period, will be billed at the per credit hour tuition rate in accordance with their current program and College.  No adjustments will be made for courses dropped after the add/drop period.  

All graduate students at Westminster Choir College who revise their course load to less than 9 credits, during the add/drop period, will be billed at the per credit hour tuition rate.  No adjustments will be made for courses dropped after the add/drop period.  

All refunds are based upon the official drop date and will be made in accordance with the following schedule:

Fall/Spring

15 Week/Full term

  • Drop prior to the first day of official opening of class – 100%
  • Drop during the first two weeks of the official opening of class – 100%
  • Drop after the second week of the official opening of class – 0%

3 Week and 4 Week Part of Term Courses

  • Drop prior to the first day of official opening of class – 100%
  • Drop on the first day of the official opening of class – 80%
  • Drop on the second day of the official opening of class – 60%
  • Drop on the third day of the official opening of class – 0%

6 Week Part of Term Courses

  • Drop prior to the first day of official opening of class – 100%
  • Drop on the first day of the official opening of class – 80%
  • Drop on the second through the fifth day of the official opening of class – 60%
  • Drop on the sixth day of the official opening of class – 0%

January Term (J-Term)/ Summer (3 week, 6 week, 10 week, 12 week and 13 week)

3 Week and 4 Week Courses

  • Drop prior to the first day of official opening of class – 100%
  • Drop on the first day of the official opening of class – 80%
  • Drop on the second day of the official opening of class – 60%
  • Drop on the third day of the official opening of class – 0%

6 Week Courses

  • Drop prior to the first day of official opening of class – 100%
  • Drop on the first day of the official opening of class – 80%
  • Drop on the second through the fifth day of the official opening of class – 60%
  • Drop on the sixth day of the official opening of class – 0%

12 Week and 13 Week Courses

  • Drop prior to the first day of official opening of class – 100%
  • Drop on through the first four days of class – 80%
  • Drop on the fourth through the eighth day of the official opening of class – 60%
  • Drop on the ninth day of the official opening of class – 0% 

Summer Session Refund Schedule
Visit the summer sessions Web site for the refund schedule.  

Summer session refunds are calculated from the opening date of classes and will be made in accordance with the referenced schedule.