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Military Tuition Assistance (TA) Refund Policy

This refund schedule is ONLY applicable to eligible U.S. servicemembers who have paid for all or a portion of their course tuition using Military Tuition Assistance (TA). If you are not in this category, please read Course Drop and Withdrawal Refund Schedule.

Week-1 Course Drop

Course drops before or during the first week of the course receive a 100% refund of tuition, including any technology fees charged per course.

Week 1 refunds will NOT include any late registration fees. Note: Week 1 ends at 11:59:59 p.m. ET on the first Sunday of the first week of the course.

Tuition Refund Schedule when using Military TA

Your potential refund amount is based on the length of course in which you are enrolled and when you submit your withdrawal request, as follows:

2-Week Course

Withdraw submitted:

  • before or during week 1 = 100% refund
  • during week 2 = no refund

8-Week Course

Withdraw submitted:

  • before or during week 1 = 100% refund
  • during week 2 = 75% refund
  • during weeks 3–4 = 50% refund
  • during week 5 = 40% refund
  • during weeks 6-8 = no refund

16-Week Course

Withdraw submitted:

  • before or during weeks 1–2 = 100% refund
  • during weeks 3–4 = 75% refund
  • during weeks 5–8 = 50% refund
  • during weeks 9–10 = 40% refund
  • during weeks 11–16 = no refund

Grade Implications

Regardless of the refund amount, you may receive a W grade on your transcript if you withdraw from a course after week one. Read Understanding Course Drops and Withdrawals for complete details.

Audit Students

There are no refunds for students withdrawing from audit courses after the first week of class.

Involuntary Withdrawals

You will receive the standard tuition refund based on the date of the withdrawal if you are involuntarily withdrawn from courses due to lack of academic progress or suspension due to student conduct issues, including plagiarism.

More Information

Please read How to Drop or Withdraw from a Course for complete instructions on how to submit the drop/withdraw request form.