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Course Changes, Withdrawals, Refunds

Course changes

The student is solely responsible for initiating course changes. If a course change results in an increase in fees, the surplus is due immediately. If a course change results in a decrease in fees, the credit is applied to any outstanding charges and the balance, if any, is refunded to the student upon the student’s request.

 

Withdrawals

The student is solely responsible for withdrawing from the University or from courses and must do so through the WebAdvisor. 

In the case of a withdrawal, the amount refunded is calculated according to the refund schedule, using the effective date reported on the WebAdvisor (not the date the student stops attending classes). If fees are not paid and a student withdraws within the time permitted, as outlined in the refund schedule, the student is still liable for fees applicable at the date of withdrawal. 

Full-Time students who completely withdraw between September 6 and September 15, will be charged a withdrawal fee of $303.20. Part-Time students will be charged $30.32 per 3 credits plus incidental, digital material and auditor fees. 

Full-time/part-time students dropping courses and who remain enrolled through April 30 will be refunded fees according to the refund schedule.  Refunds will not be processed until after the last date to register in winter courses in January.  

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR OSAP APPLICANTS

You must maintain your registration and successfully complete a minimum of 9 credits per term in order to maintain your OSAP eligibility. If at any time, for any reason your course load is reduced, you may be overpaid, and you may be placed on OSAP probationary status or restricted from further OSAP assistance. You could also lose your OSOG, i.e. loan forgiveness, not only for the current session, but for the previous fall/winter session as well. 

If you incur an over award, you may be restricted from OSAP, and you will be required to repay the loan overpayment in full in order to apply to OSAP in subsequent terms.

 

Refunds

At registration, a total of fees is calculated and charged to the student's account. Refunds are based on total fees charged, not on amount paid. A refund is prepared upon the student's request.  Approved refunds can take 4-6 weeks to be processed.  

Laurentian University has implemented an electronic payment program whereby all refunds will be deposited directly in your bank account.

To set-up your banking information, please go to your WebAdvisor and complete the banking information section. We will be unable to process any refunds to which you are entitled until your banking information has been provided.

 

Refund Schedule Spring 2017

SUDBURY CAMPUS

Students who withdraw prior to May 1st will not be charged any fees.

Courses dropped after April 30th will be charged according to the schedule below.

 

2017 Spring/Summer

 

SPRING (SF)
Dropped Tuition % credited Incidental, digital material and auditor fees
Prior to May 1 100% 100% credit
May 1 to May 5 100% Non refundable
May 6 to May 26 50% Non refundable
After May 26 no refunds

 

 

SPRING/SUMMER (SP)
Dropped Tuition % credited Incidental, digital material and auditor fees
Prior to May 1 100% 100% credit
May 1 to May 5 100% Non refundable
May 6 to May 26 70% Nonrefundable
May 27 to June 16 50% Non refundable
After June 16 no refunds

 

 

SUMMER (SS)
Dropped Tuition % credited Incidental, digital material and auditor fees
Prior to May 1 100% 100% credit
May 1 to June 17 100% Non refundable
June 18 to July 7 50% Non refundable
After July 7 no refunds

 

Refund Schedule Fall/Winter 2017-2018

SUDBURY CAMPUS

Students who withdraw prior to September 6th will not be charged any fees.

Courses dropped after September 5th will be charged according to the schedule below.

 

2017-2018 Fall/Winter

 

FALL(F)
Dropped  Tuition % credited Incidental, digital material and auditing fees
Before September 6 100% 100% credit
September 6 to September 15 100% Full time student: complete withdrawal fee of $303.20 Part time Student: complete withdrawal fee of $30.32 per 3 credits plus incidental, digital material and auditor fees
September 16 to October 6 50% Non refundable
October 7 to November 6 10% Non refundable
After November 6 no refunds 

 

 

FALL/WINTER(FW)
Dropped Tuition % credited Incidental, digital material and auditing fees
Before September 6 100% 100% credit
September 6 to September 15 100% Full time student: complete withdrawal fee of $303.20 Part time Student: complete withdrawal fee of $30.32 per 3 credits plus incidental, digital material and auditor fees
September 16 to October 6 75% Non refundable
October 7 to December 30 50% Non refundable
January 1 to January 26 10% Non refundable
After January 26 no refunds

 

 

WINTER(W)
Dropped between Tuition % credited Incidental, digital material and auditing fees
Before January 8 100% 100% credit
January 8 to January 19 100% Part time Student: complete withdrawal fee of $30.32 per 3 credits plus incidental, digital material and auditor fees
January 20 to February 19 50% Non refundable
February 20 to March 2 10% Non refundable
After March 2 no refunds