Dropping a course or totally withdrawing from school according to college policies may result in a refund of tuition and fees. The method of refund is determined by the method of payment.
- Refunds for payments made online with a credit card will automatically be refunded to that same card.
- Refunds for payment by credit card not made online, cash, check, or e-check will be disbursed to the student based on your choice selection on the Century Choice Card.
All refunds will be issued within 30 calendar days of the official drop/withdrawal from the course(s).
Summer Term 2013
||Drop/Withdrawal from some, but not all classes
||Drop/Withdrawal from all classes
Prior to 1st day of the session
(through May 19)
1st-5th day of the term |
6th-10th day of the term
|Remainder of the term
Canceled classes, injury/illness, college error, or family death
100% refunds are given after the first five days of the semester when a class is cancelled. Refunds other than the scheduled amount may be given when there is
a serious injury or illness, there is college error, or when there is a death in the immediate family. This is done through the petition process. Complete
a Refund or Late Withdrawal Petition form at the Business Office, room 2340, West Campus. Supporting documentation may be required. Refund requests must be made by the end of the following semester for the course in question.
Late start courses
Courses starting after the first 5 days of the semester (May 20-24):
- Refunds are calculated according to the beginning date of the course.
- 100% refunds are available only through the day after the first scheduled class day.
- For short courses running less than three weeks, 100% refunds are available only through the day
after the first scheduled class day.
Refund Policy for Financial Aid Return to Title IV
If a student completely withdraws from all credits for a term
before the 60% point of that term, the financial aid disbursed is subject to the State and Federal Return of Title IV Funds.
Students "earn" financial aid in proportion to the time they are enrolled up to the 60% point.
unearned share of financial aid is returned in the following order: Federal Unsubsidized Direct Loan, Federal Subsidized Direct Loan, PLUS Loan, Federal Pell Grant, Federal SEOG. State financial aid programs are refunded to the Minnesota Office of Higher Education/State of Minnesota. The student may be required to repay a portion of financial aid he/she received.
If a student withdraws before his/her financial aid is disbursed, the student is responsible for the tuition due to the College.
Please contact the Financial Aid Office prior to withdrawing if you have any questions regarding your possible