Refund Policy

Refund Policy

There may be an occasion during the academic year when a student decides to withdraw from the College after classes have begun. Refunds of tuition will be made according to the following schedule. The Fall billing period includes all of Fall Term and one-half of January Term. The Spring billing period includes the second half of January Term and all of Spring Term.

Second Week of Billing Cycle 80%
Third Week of Billing Cycle 70%
Fourth Week of Billing Cycle 60%
Fifth Week of Billing Cycle 50%
Sixth Week of Billing Cycle 40%
Seventh Week of Billing Cycle 30%
Eighth Week of Billing Cycle 20%
Ninth Week of Billing Cycle 10%
Tenth Week of Billing Cycle 5%
  • After the tenth week of the billing period, no refund of tuition will be made.
  • Financial Aid will be re-calculated according to school policy and federal regulations.
  • Room charges are pro-rated for the first two weeks of term only. After two weeks, no refund is given.
  • Board charges for the board/meal plan will be prorated on a weekly basis.
  • Comprehensive Fee–is non-refundable after the start of the semester.
  • Health Insurance–the optional health insurance fee is non-refundable after the start of the semester.
  • Medical leaves abide by the same refund policy as listed above. See Tuition Insurance for further information.
  • No refund of tuition, fees, room or board will be granted when a student is suspended or expelled from Hartwick College.
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