Refund Policy

Refund Policy

A student wishing to withdraw from Eastern must coordinate the withdrawal through the Advising Center. This is important because the date on the withdrawal form filed with the Advising Center becomes the student’s official withdrawal date, which affects the refunding of fees. Tuition, State University fee, University General fee, Student Activity fee, and the balance of housing fees are refundable as follows:

 

Refund Policies for Full-Time Tuition & Fees
Application Fee: Nonrefundable
Admissions Binder: Nonrefundable $200 (applied to tuition fee)

For Tuition and Fees –  charges are cancelled at the following rates and the student is responsible for paying the balance, if any:

  • Up to but not including the first day of classes – 100% of charges
  • During the first week of class – 90%  of charges
  • During the second week of class – 60% of charges
  • During the third and fourth weeks – 40% of charges
  • After fourth week – no charges are cancelled

Refund Policies for Part-Time Tuition & Fees (including on-line courses)

For Courses eight weeks or greater

Registration Fee – Non-Refundable
Tuition and General Fees charges are cancelled at the following rates and the student is responsible for paying the balance, if any

  • Up to and including the first week of classes – 100% of charges
  • During the second week of classes – 60% of charges
  • Third and fourth week of classes – 40% of charges
  • After the fourth week – no charges are cancelled

Courses three weeks to seven weeks in length

Registration Fee – Non-Refundable

Tuition and fees/Course Fee (Wintersession and Summer) for courses three to seven weeks in length charges are cancelled at the following rates and the student is responsible for paying the balance, if any

  • 100% of the term charges will be cancelled during the first 3 calendar days of the term
  • 60% of the term charges will be cancelled during the fourth, fifth, and sixth calendar day of the term
  • 40% of the term charges will be cancelled during the seventh, eighth, and ninth calendar day of the term
  • No cancellation of charges after the ninth calendar day of the term

Courses less than three weeks in length

Registration Fee – Non-Refundable

Tuition and fees/Course Fee (Wintersession and Summer) for courses less than 3 weeks in length  charges are cancelled at the following rates and the student is responsible for paying the balance, if any

  • 100% of the term charges will be cancelled during the first 2 calendar days of the term
  • 60% of the term charges will be cancelled during the third and fourth calendar day of the term
  • No cancellation of charges after the fourth calendar day of the term

On-Line Registration Fee – Non-Refundable

Housing Refund
For students who withdraw from the University

  • Up to and including the first day of classes – 100 % of the  amount paid
  • During the first two weeks of class – 60 % of the amount paid
  • During the third and fourth weeks – 40 % of the amount paid
  • After fourth week – no refund

The Housing deposit of $250 is nonrefundable.
Meal Plans*: Meal Plan refunds are made on a prorated basis only upon withdrawal from the University or upon withdrawal from University housing, at the option of the student and with concurrence of the University.
*No refund of housing or meal plan fees will be made for weekend absences or meals missed.

NOTE: Refunds for students receiving financial aid under Title IV are made according to Public Law 102-325, Section 484B, of the Higher Education Amendments.