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Course Withdrawal Refunds

Learn about refund policies for tuition payments at UMGC Europe.

We invite you to join the Student Services and Financial Aid team in our remote office using Zoom at: https://umgc-edu.zoom.us/j/840013102

 

How to Withdraw

Students who must drop or withdraw from a course are responsible for completing the drop or withdrawal  through MyUMGC or by visiting their local UMGC Europe field office. The date a student drops or withdraws in MyUMGC will determine the date for refunds. If you drop a course during the drop period, you will qualify for a full refund or tuition.

If you officially withdraw from a course during the withdrawal period, you will be refunded a portion of the tuition, as determined by the date of withdrawal and the refund schedule. Your record will reflect a W for the class. 

Army students must contact the staff at their local UMGC Europe office for assistance to drop/withdraw from a course until 8 March when ArmyIgnitED opens. Please check our Getting Started with ArmyIgnitED for updates on the new process starting in March 2021.

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 Europe 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 (Acquisition, Cybersecurity, and MBA) 14 Oct 2022 23 Nov 2022
On-site (Acquisition, Cybersecurity, and MBA) 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 (Acquisition, Cybersecurity, and MBA) 20 Jan 2023 1 Mar 2023
On-site (Acquisition, Cybersecurity, and MBA) 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 SPRING LAST DAY TO DROP LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW
Online (Acquisition, Cybersecurity, and MBA) 21 Apr 2023 31 May 2023
On-site (Acquisition, Cybersecurity, and MBA) 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 (Acquisition, Cybersecurity, and MBA) 21 Jul 2023 30 Aug 2023
On-site (Acquisition, Cybersecurity, and MBA) 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 small portion of the tuition, due to Department of Defense regulations. Learn more about return of tuition assistance. Contact your service branch for more information.

Refunds

We want to keep you abreast of the most recent withdrawal (drop) information.

This policy is effective for classes starting Summer 2019 and beyond:

  • If you drop a class on or after the course start date and within
    • the first 6 calendar days of a 7-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 10 calendar days of an 11-week class, you will receive a 100% refund.
    • the first 12 calendar days of a 14-week class, you will receive a 100% refund.
  • 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: For information on the refund schedules for one-credit seminar and one-credit field study classes, please see below.  If you encounter any difficulty or need additional information, please contact your local UMGC office.

Refund Calculator

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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 Europe Student Services at CIV +49-(0)-631-56000-90000 or studentservices-europe@umgc.edu.

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