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Refunds

Admission Deposit

Admission deposit refunds are prepared and mailed by the Student Service Center upon authorization from the Admissions Office. A student desiring an admission deposit refund should contact the Admissions Office in writing. A refund will be authorized to students meeting one of the following requirements:

  1. For students who are admitted into terms which begin between June 1 and November 30, the admission deposit is refundable if requested on or before May 1.
  2. For students who are admitted into terms which begin between December 1 and May 31, the admission deposit is refundable if requested on or before November 1.
  3. Notwithstanding the refund dates established in section 1 or 2 above, when a student is notified of acceptance after April 1 (section 1) or October 1 (section 2), the advance deposit is refundable if both of the following conditions are met:
    1. The refund must be requested within 30 days after notification of acceptance is sent to the student.
    2. The refund must be requested before the first day of classes in the term for which the deposit was paid.
  4. Students who have forwarded their deposits based on conditional acceptance by the College, but who later have been found not acceptable, are eligible for refund of the admission deposit.
  5. International students who submit a deposit but are unable to obtain a visa are eligible for a refund of the admission deposit.
  6. Students who withdraw to enter military service are eligible for refund of the admission deposit.
  7. Any deposits made prior to the completion of registration may be refunded if, in the opinion of the President, conditions beyond the control of the student warrant such refund.

Housing Deposit

Housing deposit refunds are prepared and mailed by the Student Service Center upon authorization from the Residence Life Office. A student desiring a housing deposit refund should contact the Residence Life Office in writing. A refund will be authorized to students meeting one of the following requirements:

  1. If the application for refund is made before May 15 or within 30 days after notification of acceptance, whichever is later.
  2. If an application is made later than provided above, the refund will be granted only if:
    1. The student withdrew to enter military service.
    2. The student withdrew due to conditions beyond their control as certified and approved by the President.

Tuition, Room and Board, and Fees

Refunds of tuition, fees, room and board, etc., are processed through the Student Service Center. A student withdrawing from school must follow withdrawal procedures before a refund application will be processed. Tuition and Fees will be reduced according to the following schedule, which may result in a refund due to the student. A student changing residence (leaving a residence hall or switching room types) should first notify the Residence Hall Director, and then, contact the Student Service Center regarding a refund or additional room charges that may apply.

Week/Fee Before the First Day of Classes First Week Second Week Third Week Fourth Week Fifth Week
College Fee 100% 100% 70% 50% 30% 0%
Technology Fee 100% 100% 70% 50% 30% 0%
Activity Fee 100% 100% 70% 50% 30% 0%
Athletic Fee 100% 100% 70% 50% 30% 0%
Health Services Fee 100% 100% 70% 50% 30% 0%
Recreational Facilities Fee 100% 100% 70% 50% 30% 0%
Transcript Fee 100% 100% 70% 50% 30% 0%
Alumni Fee 100% 100% 70% 50% 30% 0%
Graduation Fee 100% 100% 70% 50% 30% 0%
Parking Fee 100% 100% 70% 50% 30% 0%
Any Course Fee 100% 100% 70% 50% 30% 0%
Orientation Fee 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Placement Fee 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Late Payment Fee 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Late Registration Fee 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Medical Insurance* (Domestic or International) 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 0%
    1. Tuition
      1. Reduction of Charges on a percentage basis.
      2. Withdrawal from non-credit courses within seven calendar days from the first class may expect a 100 percent refund. No refunds will be authorized after the first week.
    2. Meal Ticket Refunds
      Refunds will only be allowed for withdrawal from school or academic dismissal. Refunds due to the removal of a student from the residence hall for either academic or disciplinary reasons are at the discretion of College Association management.The refund will be based on the point value of the meal plan less a $25 fee for processing and administration charges when the refund is approved, and the check is drawn. The refund will be based on the official date of withdrawal or dismissal as recorded by the Student Service Center.
    3. Residence Hall
      Refunded on a percentage basis as follows:Cancellation During | Refund Percent
      First Week | 100%
      Second Week | 70%
      Third Week  | 50%
      Fourth Week | 30%
      Fifth Week | 0%

       

      Residence hall opening day will be considered the first day of the semester. Seven calendar days later will be deemed the end of the first week for refund purposes. The date a student’s belongings are removed from the residence hall will be the date considered for refund purposes.

    4. Accident and Sickness InsuranceExcept for medical withdrawal due to a covered injury or sickness, any student withdrawing from school during the first 31 days of the period for which coverage is purchased will not be covered under the policy, and a full refund of the premium will be made. Students withdrawing after such, 31 days, will remain covered under the policy for the full period for which premium has been paid. No refund will be allowed for any student after the first 5 class days unless the student is entering military service.
    5. Alumni Fee
      The alumni fee will be refunded upon receipt of waiver. Students who receive an alumni fee waiver will not be eligible to receive scholarship support from the Canton College Foundation.
    6. Laundry Fee– Non-refundable
    7. Parking Fee
      Refunded according to the month in which the student ceases to park a vehicle on campus. The refund schedule is available in the “Parking Fee and Registration Fee Guidelines” brochure distributed to students.
  • Orientation Fees– Non-refundable
    Attendance at Orientation is mandatory for all first-time freshmen and transfer students.

For refund purposes, the first day that any classes are offered will be considered the first day of the semester, and the first week of classes will be deemed to have ended when seven calendar days, including the first day of scheduled classes, have elapsed.

NOTE:

The first day of classes, as scheduled by the campus, will be deemed to be the first day that any classes are offered, as scheduled on the Academic Calendar.

Part-time students registered for classes which begin at least eight calendar days later than the normally scheduled campus classes will receive refunds based on the starting date of that course(s). This policy pertains to those students enrolled in late starting courses exclusively. For refund purposes, the first week of late starting classes will be deemed to have ended when seven calendar days, including the first day of classes, have elapsed.