Tuition Refund Policy 312.01

Johnson County Community College
Series: 300 Students
Section: Tuition and Financial Aid

Cross-Reference: Tuition Refund Appeal Operating Procedure 312.02

Definition: A “refund” of tuition or fees may include a refund directly to the student of amounts paid to JCCC, a refund to a third-party funding source for amounts paid to JCCC, and/or any other forgiveness of tuition and fees.

Statement: Students may be eligible for a refund of some or all tuition and fees paid to the College in accordance with this Policy. No refund will be authorized except as provided in this Policy or in accordance with the Tuition Refund Appeal Operating Procedure – 312.02.

Refund for Credit Courses

A student who has completed registration for credit courses and subsequently withdraws from a course will receive a 100% refund of tuition and fees paid if the drop is completed within eight (8) calendar days of the official first day of the semester for a 16-week course. Refund dates for a course less than 16-weeks will be set accordingly based on the length of the course and published with the Drop Deadlines for credit courses.

In the event a course is canceled or dates/times of a course are changed by the College, a 100% refund of tuition and fees pertaining to that course will be made to the student.

Students who are directed to report for active military duty during an academic term shall be entitled to a full refund of tuition and fees. All refunds may be contingent upon presentation of official documentation. Students who volunteer for military services are subject to the provisions of this Policy.

Refund for Continuing Education Courses

If a student who is registered for a Continuing Education course requests a refund by phone or email and the request is received in the JCCC Continuing Education Office at least four (4) business days before the course begins, the student will receive a 100% refund. For purposes of this Policy, a business day is defined as a day of the week from Monday through Friday, excluding days the College is officially closed.

In the event a course is canceled or dates/times of a course are changed by the College, a 100% refund of tuition and fees pertaining to that course will be made to the student.

Students who are directed to report for active military duty during an academic term shall be entitled to a full refund of tuition and fees. All refunds may be contingent upon presentation of official documentation. Students who volunteer for military services are subject to the provisions of this Policy.

Appeals

Exceptions to this Policy must be submitted and will be considered in accordance with the Tuition Refund Appeal Operating Procedure.

 


Date of Adoption:
Revised: 10/27/1993, 12/21/1995, 12/08/1999, 02/15/2001, 10/20/2005, 05/21/2009, 04/17/2014, 8/13/2015