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Course Withdrawal Refunds

Learn how course withdrawals impact your financial aid and refunds at UMGC Asia.

Dropping or Withdrawing from a Course

An academic drop occurs when you remove yourself from a course before or during UMGC's drop period. There are no academic consequences for this action, but there may be financial aid repercussions for this drop if you no longer meet aid qualifications. The course will show on your registration history as dropped but will not post on any unofficial or official transcripts and does not count as attempted credit.

An academic withdrawal from a course occurs when you remove yourself from a course after the drop period has passed. There will be financial repercussions for this withdrawal based on the refund schedule.

The academic consequences for this action include receiving the grade of "W" for the course, which will appear on any unofficial or official transcripts. A grade of "W" will not impact your GPA but does not count as completed credit toward your degree.

How to Withdraw

Students who must withdraw (drop) from a course are responsible for completing the withdrawal (drop) through MyUMGC or by contacting UMGC Asia in writing to request the withdraw. The date a student withdraws in MyUMGC will determine the withdrawal date for refunds. Students who officially withdraw from a course after the schedule adjustment period will receive a mark of W.

Tuition Assistance: Students using tuition assistance must contact the center that issued the tuition assistance to discuss the reasons for withdrawing from the class and possible repayment of funds.

The following actions do not constitute formally withdrawing (dropping) from a course and may result in a failing grade and forfeit of any refund:

  • Stopping payment on checks or registration fees
  • Non-payment of tuition charges
  • Never attending or ceasing to attend class(es)
  • Verbally requesting to withdraw from class(es)

When to Withdraw

The following withdrawal schedule applies to UMGC Asia students:

  • On-site classes and weekend seminars: before the final day of the course
  • Hybrid classes: no later than nine days prior to the last day of class
  • Online classes: before 65% of the total days of a class

Students receiving financial aid are strongly encouraged to contact the Financial Aid Office before withdrawing to fully understand the impact on their current and future financial aid. Students are responsible for withdrawing themselves from courses.

Students seeking an exception to the withdrawal policy due to extenuating circumstances may complete the Request for Exception to UMGC Withdrawal and/or Refund Policy form to have their request considered.

ONLINE SESSIONS LAST DAY TO DROP LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW
Session 1 23 Aug 2022 21 Sep 2022
Session 2 27 Sep 2022 26 Oct 2022
Session 3 25 Oct 2022 23 Nov 2022
ON-SITE HYBRID SESSIONS* LAST DAY TO DROP LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW
Eight-week session 1 23 Aug 2022 2 Oct 2022
Eight-week session 2 25 Oct 2022 4 Dec 2022
ON-SITE SESSION 1+ LAST DAY TO DROP LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW
Eight-week sessions 23 Aug 2022 Prior to final day of class
Seven-week sessions See refund schedule below Prior to final day of class
Six-week sessions See refund schedule below Prior to final day of class
ON-SITE SESSION 2+ LAST DAY TO DROP LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW
Eight-week sessions 25 Oct 2022 Prior to final day of class
Seven-week sessions See refund schedule below Prior to final day of class
Six-week sessions See refund schedule below Prior to final day of class
GRADUATE FALL LAST DAY TO DROP LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW
Online MBA / MSTL 14 Oct 2022 23 Nov 2022
On-site Hybrid MBA / MSTL* 14 Oct 2022 11 Dec 2022

*The last day to withdraw from On-site Hybrid classes is no later than the 9th day before the last day of the class.

**Some one-credit courses are offered, which have different drop and withdrawal deadlines.

+Withdrawal date does not apply to classes scheduled under this session with varying start and/or end dates.

WINTER INTERSESSION LAST DAY TO DROP LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW
On-site Hybrid* 17 Dec 2022 1 Jan 2023*
On-site Session 17 Dec 2022 Prior to final day of class
GRADUATE WINTER LAST DAY TO DROP LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW
Online MBA / MSTL 20 Jan 2023 1 Mar 2023
On-site Hybrid MBA / MSTL 20 Jan 2023 19 Mar 2023

*The last day to withdraw from On-site Hybrid classes is no later than the 9th day before the last day of the class.

ONLINE SESSIONS LAST DAY TO DROP LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW
Session 1 17 Jan 2023 15 Feb 2023
Session 2 21 Feb 2023 22 Mar 2023
Session 3 21 Mar 2023 19 Apr 2023
ON-SITE HYBRID SESSIONS* LAST DAY TO DROP LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW
Eight-week session 1 17 Jan 2023 26 Feb 2023
Seven-week session 23 Jan 2023 26 Feb 2023
Eight-week session 2 21 Mar 2023 30 Apr 2023
ON-SITE SESSION 1+ LAST DAY TO DROP LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW
Eight-week session 17 Jan 2023 Prior to final day of class
Seven-week session 23 Jan 2023 Prior to final day of class
Six-week sessions See refund schedule below Prior to final day of class
ON-SITE SESSION 2+ LAST DAY TO DROP LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW
Eight-week session 21 Mar 2023 Prior to final day of class
Seven-week session 27 Mar 2023 Prior to final day of class
Six-week sessions See refund schedule below Prior to final day of class
GRADUATE FALL LAST DAY TO DROP LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW
Online MBA / MSTL 21 Apr 2023 31 May 2023
On-site Hybrid MBA / MSTL* 21 Apr 2023 18 Jun 2023

*The last day to withdraw from On-site Hybrid classes is no later than the 9th day before the last day of the class.

**Some one-credit courses are offered, which have different drop and withdrawal deadlines.

+Withdrawal date does not apply to classes scheduled under this session with varying start and/or end dates.

ONLINE SESSIONS LAST DAY TO DROP LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW
Session 1 23 May 2023 21 Jun 2023
Session 2 20 Jun 2023 19 Jul 2023
ON-SITE HYBRID SESSIONS* LAST DAY TO DROP LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW
Session 1 (7-week) 15 May 2023 18 Jun 2023
Session (8-week) 20 Jun 2023 30 Jul 2023
Session 2 (7-week) 3 Jul 2023 6 Aug 2023
ON-SITE SESSION 1+ LAST DAY TO DROP LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW
Seven-week sessions 15 May 2023 Prior to final day of class
ON-SITE SESSION 2+ LAST DAY TO DROP LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW
Seven-week sessions 3 Jul 2023 Prior to final day of class
GRADUATE SUMMER LAST DAY TO DROP LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW
Online MBA MBA / MSTL 21 Jul 2023 30 Aug 2023
On-site Hybrid / MSTL* 21 Jul 2023 17 Sep 2023

*The last day to withdraw from On-site Hybrid classes is no later than the 9th day before the last day of the class.

**Some one-credit courses are offered during special sessions, which have different drop and withdrawal deadlines.

+ Withdrawal date does not apply to classes scheduled under this session with varying start and/or end dates.

 

Military Students Using Tuition Assistance

If you are using TA and withdraw from a class prior to completing 60 percent of the class, you may be required to pay a portion of the tuition, due to Department of Defense regulations. Learn more about return of tuition assistance. Contact your service branch for more information.

Note: All Active Duty Service Members (including Guard and Reserve) must contact their Education Service Officer (ESO) or Education Counselor within your branch of service prior to enrolling in any college or university. To receive the reduced military tuition rate, you must submit documentation to verify your eligibility in accordance with the procedures for receiving the military tuition rate within 30 days after applying for admission to UMGC. If you do not submit sufficient documentation within the deadline, your tuition rate will be changed to the appropriate rate.

 

Refunds

We want to keep you abreast of the most recent withdrawal (drop) information. Please review the refund policy, effective for courses starting Summer 2019 and beyond:

  • This refund policy applies to tuition only; other fees are not refundable.
  • If you drop a class on or after the course start date and within
    • the first 4 calendar days of a 4-week class, you will receive a 100% refund.
    • the first 7 calendar days of an 8-week class, you will receive a 100% refund.
    • the first 9 calendar days of a 10-week class, you will receive a 100% refund.
    • the first 10 calendar days of an 11-week class, you will receive a 100% refund.
    • the first 11 calendar days of a 12-week class, you will receive a 100% refund.
    • the first 14 calendar days of a 16-week class, you will receive a 100% refund.
      For more, see refund schedule below
  • If you withdraw after these dates, a portion of the tuition may be refunded.
  • All refunds are calculated using the date the withdrawal is formally initiated, not the date of the last class attended.

Look up course start and end dates.


Please Note: Tuition refund calculations are estimates based on the class start date and class length, as well as the withdrawal date. The tuition refund calculator may not calculate course refunds for all course lengths. If you encounter difficulty, please contact your local UMGC office.

Refund Calculator

*Effective starting Summer 2020 Please note: The refund calculator may not calculate course refunds for courses less than 4 weeks in length.

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Locating My Class Schedule

  • To access the UMGC Student Portal log into My.UMGC.edu using your student email and password.
  • Once on the home page, please select Class Search from the main menu on the left side of the page. You can filter your enrolled classes for the active semesters by selecting Class Schedule.
  • On this page, select the semester you’d like to view, and your classes for the term will be displayed. You will find important information like the class dates, class number, and instructor’s name.

Tuition Refund Schedule

For further information regarding refunds, please contact the UMGC Asia Student Services Offices.

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