Refunds

Refund Procedure (The means by which refunds are currently being distributed is subject to change)
When a student enrolls in a class at Tulsa Community College, he/she reserves a place which cannot be made available to another student until he/she officially drops from the class. Many students cannot enter Tulsa Community College each term because classes are filled. Students processing a complete drop prior to the first day of classes may receive a 100 percent refund, except for the application fee, ID fee, and/or international student status maintenance fee, Tuition Option Plan fees and Deferred fees. Refunds will not be honored unless all financial obligations to Tulsa Community College have been cleared.

Refund Policy
I. Complete Withdrawal from the Institution

A. 100 percent refund for dropping all classes during the first two weeks of a regular term, first week of a summer or eight week mini-term or before the second class session of a course that is less than eight weeks in length. In order to receive a refund for courses shorter in duration than eight weeks, the student must drop the class before 5 p.m. on the second day of class for Internet classes or before 5 p.m.of the next regular work day for all other classes.
B. Zero percent refund for students withdrawing after the second week of a regular term or after the first week of a summer or 8-week mini-term. For courses shorter in duration than eight weeks, there is no refund if the student drops the class after 5 p.m. on the second day of class for Internet classes or after 5 p.m. of the next regular work day for all other classes.
NOTE: Financial aid recipients who complete a full withdrawal from the institution should refer to the Return of Title IV funds policy in the “Financial Aid Probation and Suspension” section of this catalog.

II. Schedule Adjustments (DROP)
A. 100 percent refund for dropping class(es) during the first two weeks of a regular term, during the first week of the summer or eight week mini-term or prior to the second class meeting of a class less than 8 weeks in length. In order to receive a refund for courses shorter in duration than 8 weeks, the student must drop the class before 5 p.m. on the second day of class for Internet classes or before 5 p.m. of the next regular work day for all other classes.
B. Zero percent refund for withdrawing from a class after the first two weeks of a regular term, after the first week of a summer or eight week mini-term. In order to receive a refund for courses shorter in duration than eight weeks, in order to receive a refund, the student must drop the class before 5 p.m. on the second day of class for Internet classes or before 5 p.m. of the next regular work day for all other classes.
All tuition and fees will be refunded if a class is cancelled due to insufficient enrollment. Refunds may require 30 days to process.

III. Refund Policy for Continuing Education (non-credit classes)
100 percent refund
will be given if a written, telephone, faxed, or in-person request is made to the Continuing Education office two full business days (M-F) before the first scheduled class meeting. Refunds cannot be issued for non attendance. All fees will be refunded if class is cancelled due to insufficient enrollment. Refunds may require up to 30 days to process. The Continuing Education Department reserves the right to amend this policy for specialized events and programs.

IV. Refund Policy for Students Entering Military Service
If a student enters military service during the term in which he/she is enrolled and he/she has not completed sufficient work for receiving his/her grades, but is in good standing academically, Tulsa Community College will refund to the student the full amount of his/her fees paid. The student must forward a copy of the induction orders with a written request for a refund directed to the Enrollment Services Office on any campus.

Fees Applicable Only Current Term
Fees are applicable only for the current semester or term. If a student withdraws and is entitled to a refund, the amount of the refund cannot be carried forward as a credit to a subsequent term.

 

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