Refund Policy & Schedules

REFUND POLICY:

It is the responsibility of the student to familiarize themselves with University Fees (Schedule of Academic Fees), Payment Due Dates, Fees Policies, and the Refund Schedules (see below). All students agree to abide by these policies by the act of registration and are responsible for reporting any discrepancies. Please note that the Academic and Financial Dates are different.

To be eligible for full or partial refund, the student must first drop courses and or withdraw from their program.

All charges and outstanding fees accrued to the drop date or date of withdrawal will remain due and payable on the student's account. The partial or total reimbursement of tuition fees depends on the official date of withdrawal as registered on the student's file. Any eligible refund will be issued to the original payer and to the original method in which it was paid.

No refund of Compulsory Student Fees will be given after the final date to register in the term. Please see the Academic Schedule of Dates (Registration and Withdrawal Dates) for a list.

 Field Trip or other Departmental charges may be refunded at the request of the Department only.

For courses shorter than 3 weeks, there is no refund after the second day of classes. No withdrawal without academic penalty will be allowed after the second day of classes.

Students withdrawing from audit courses are not eligible for any refund of fees.

For students enrolled in Undergraduate courses/programs, the amount of the tuition adjustment will be determined by the date on which the course has been dropped and whether the course load drops below or is less than 4.0 FCEs. The amount will be adjusted based on the section term of the course and will be pro-rated in accordance with the Undergraduate Refund Schedule below. Please note that if the course load does not drop below 4.0 FCE, there is no adjustment for dropped courses. 

For students enrolled in Masters or PhD Degree courses/programs, the amount of the tuition adjustment will be determined by the date on which the course or program has been dropped. The amount will be adjusted will be pro-rated in accordance with the Masters & PhD Refund Schedule. Aside from withdrawal from the program, Masters & PhD Students must register and pay per term, until graduation. Accordingly, there is no adjustment of fees for early completion within the last term of study.

Students registered in Co-operative Education courses are entitled to a full adjustment of the Co-op Program Participation Fee if the withdrawal occurs prior to the published financial withdrawal date listed in the Undergraduate Schedule.

Course withdrawal dates for Fall, Fall/Winter, Winter and February terms without academic penalty for Distance Education courses are the same as those for the regular academic session below. 

REFUND SCHEDULES:

As per the Schedule of Miscellaneous Fees, a Refund Administrative Fee of $25 will be assessed when dropping courses, or withdrawing from the University. Additionally, if the refund pertains to an International Wire Transfer (International Electronic Transfer), the International Wire Transfer Fee of $50 will also be assessed.