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(Individual Faculty sections should be consulted for academic penalties for late withdrawal.) See Academic Calendar for specific dates.
A student who finds it necessary to withdraw from attendance is required to obtain a "Notice of Withdrawal" from the Registrar. This Notice, when signed by both the Dean and the Registrar, or their delegates, may entitle the student to a refund of tuition fees calculated as follows:
- Students withdrawing before the start of classes will receive a full refund (tuition only).
- Students withdrawing in the first three weeks of a term (first week for Summer Session) will receive a full refund (tuition only) less a $25 registration charge. Part-time students will be charged $10.
- Students withdrawing during weeks four to seven of a term (second week of Summer Session) will receive a refund of 50% (tuition only).
- Refunds are not provided to students after week seven of a term (week two of Summer Session).
The specific withdrawal dates are included in the registration information package sent to students each term.
- Requests for refunds of refundable incidental fees must be addressed to the organization concerned. Such refunds are available for only three weeks, after the start of classes.
- The Intercollegiate Athletic Fee, the Co-op Fee, and the Internship Fee are refundable upon withdrawal on the same basis as tuition fees.
- The Health Insurance Fee is refundable on a pro rata basis and the benefits associated with it will be cancelled. The Health Insurance card must be returned at the time of withdrawal.
- The Federation Hall and Co-ordinated Plan Fees are not refundable.
- Certain scholarships and bursaries are given on the condition of completion of the term involved. Any withdrawal refunds will be credited to the agency as required.
- Students who voluntarily withdraw prior to or during the full refund period will not have the term recorded on their academic record. Students who voluntarily withdraw from their studies after the first three weeks of classes and before any deadlines set by their faculty, will have this noted on their transcripts with the statement "Voluntary Withdrawal From Term (effective date) - No Academic Penalty."
The University reserves the right to require a student to withdraw when, in the opinion of University officials, a student poses a danger to the University community or is not profiting from University studies.
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