2020-2021 Catalog

Add/Drop Policy and Course Withdrawal

Standard Policy: All students except those attending Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Maryland in the Global Campus or in JWMI, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and Wisconsin Campuses 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Quarter Courses

Last Date of Attendance Percentage of Tuition Charged
Prior to the first day of the quarter No Charge*
Through the add/drop period 10%
From Tuesday of the second scheduled week of the quarter through the end of the second scheduled week (Tuesday through Sunday) of the quarter 25%
Through the third week 50%
Through the fourth week 75%
After the fourth week 100%

Mini-session Courses

Last Date of Attendance Percentage of Tuition Charged
Prior to the first day of the session No Charge*
From Monday of the first scheduled week of the session through Monday of the second scheduled week of the session      50%
From Tuesday of the second scheduled week of the session through the end of second scheduled week (Tuesday through Sunday) of the session 75%
After the second scheduled week of the session 100%

* Withdrawal Processing Fee may be applicable.

  1. A scheduled week is considered to start on Monday and end the following Sunday.
  2. Courses funded through GoArmyEd are subject to the GoArmyEd withdrawal policy listed below.
  3. South Carolina students enrolling for the first time are subject to the South Carolina special refund policy listed below.
  4. Online students who reside in a state where the university does not have physical campuses are treated as Washington, D.C., campus students and the Standard Policy applies unless otherwise stated.
  5. Students receiving VA education benefits who withdraw on or before the first day of class will receive a 100% refund, and refunds will be made within 40 days.

For Florida Students Only

Quarter Courses 

Last Date of Attendance Percentage of Tuition Charged 
Prior to the first day of the quarter No Charge
Through the add/drop period No Charge
From Tuesday of the second scheduled week of the quarter through the end of the second scheduled week (Tuesday through Sunday) of the quarter 25%
Through the third week 50%
Through the fourth week 75%
After the fourth week 100%

Mini-Session Courses

Last Date of Attendance Percentage of Tuition Charged
Prior to the first day of the class No charge
Through the first four calendar days of the mini-session No charge
From the fifth calendar day of the mini-session through the end of the first week (Sunday)
50%
Through the second week 75%
After the second week 100%

For Georgia Students Only 1, 2

Quarter Courses

Last Date of Attendance Percentage of Tuition Charged
Prior to the first day of quarter No Charge
Through the add/drop period 10%
From Tuesday of the second scheduled week of the quarter through the end of the second scheduled week (Tuesday through Sunday) of the quarter 25%
Through the third, fourth or fifth week 50%
After the fifth week 100%

Mini-session Courses

Last Date of Attendance Percentage of Tuition Charged
Prior to the first day of the session No Charge
Through Monday of the second scheduled week of the session 25%
From Tuesday of the second scheduled week of the session through the end of the second scheduled week (Tuesday through Sunday) of the session 50%
After the second scheduled week of the session 100%
  1. A scheduled week is considered to start on Monday and end the following Sunday.
  2. Courses funded through GoArmyEd are subject to the GoArmyEd withdrawal policy listed below.

For Iowa Students Only 1

Quarter Courses

Last Date of Attendance Percentage of Tuition Charged
Prior to the first day of the quarter No Charge
Through the add/drop period 12%
From Tuesday of the second scheduled week of the quarter through the end of the second scheduled week (Tuesday through Sunday) of the quarter 20%
Through the third week 28%
Through the fourth week 36%
Through the fifth week 44%
Through the sixth week 52%
Through the seventh week 60%
Through the eighth week 68%
Through the ninth week 76%
Through the tenth week 84%
Through the eleventh week 92%
Attended all classes 100%

Mini-Session Courses

Last Date of Attendance Percentage of Tuition Charged
Prior to the first day of the session No Charge
Through Monday of the second scheduled week of the session 13%
From Tuesday of the second scheduled week of the session through the end of the second scheduled week (Tuesday through Sunday) of the session 31%
Through the third week 49%
Through the fourth week 67%
Through the fifth week 85%
Attended all classes 100%
  1. In addition to all military students in the United States, Iowa residents who are spouses of military members with a dependent child may also withdraw from a course and receive a full refund of tuition and fees for the quarter impacted by the military member's deployment or military service. Alternatively, these students may, in lieu of a refund, opt to receive an incomplete grade in some or all of their courses in the affected quarter and later complete the course pursuant to Strayer's incomplete grade policy listed in this Catalog. Dependent child is defined as a child who is claimed by a qualified military veteran as a dependent on their Internal Revenue Service tax filing for the previous tax year.

For Maryland Global and JWMI Students Only 1, 2

Quarter Courses

Last Date of Attendance Percentage of Tuition Charged
Prior to the first day of quarter No Charge
Through the add/drop period 10%
From Tuesday of the second scheduled week of the quarter through the end of the third scheduled week (Tuesday through Sunday) of the quarter 20%
Through the fourth week 40%
Through the fifth week 60%
Through the sixth and seventh weeks 80%
After the seventh week 100%

Mini-session Courses

Last Date of Attendance Percentage of Tuition Charged
Prior to the first day of the session No Charge
From Monday of the first scheduled week of the session through Monday of the second scheduled week of the session. 10%
From Tuesday of the second scheduled week of the session through the end of the second scheduled week (Tuesday through Sunday) of the session 40%
Through the third scheduled week of the session 80%
After the third scheduled week of the session 100%

Note: The student is due a refund of all money paid (tuition and any fees) if the student cancels within three (3) days after receiving their letter/notice of acceptance, exclusive of Saturday, Sunday and Holidays.

  1. A scheduled week is considered to start on Monday and end the following Sunday.
  2. Courses funded through GoArmyEd are subject to the GoArmyEd withdrawal policy listed below.

For South Carolina Students Only 1, 2, 3

Quarter Courses for South Carolina Students Attending the University for the First Time

Last Date of Attendance Percentage of Tuition Charged
Prior to the first day of the quarter No Charge
Through the add/drop period $100
From Tuesday of the second scheduled week of the quarter through the end of the second scheduled week (Tuesday through Sunday) of the quarter 10% + $100
Through the third week 20% + $100
Through the fourth week 30% + $100
Through the fifth week 40% + $100
Through the sixth week 50% + $100
After the sixth week 100%

Mini-session Courses for South Carolina Students Attending the University for the First Time

Last Date of Attendance Percentage of Tuition Charged
Prior to the first day of the session No Charge
From Monday of the first scheduled week of the session through Monday of the second scheduled week of the session $100
From Tuesday of the second scheduled week of the session through the end of the second scheduled week (Tuesday through Sunday) of the session 40% + $100
Through the third scheduled week of the session 60% + $100
After the third scheduled week of the session 100%
  1. A scheduled week is considered to start on Monday and end the following Sunday.
  2. Courses funded through GoArmyEd are subject to the GoArmyEd withdrawal policy listed below.
  3. South Carolina students enrolling after the first time are subject to the Standard Policy listed above.

For Tennessee Students Only 1, 2

Quarter Courses

Last date of Attendance Percentage of Tuition Charged
Prior to the first day of the quarter No Charge
Through the add/drop period $100
From Tuesday of the second scheduled week of the quarter through the end of the second scheduled week (Tuesday through Sunday) of the quarter 25%
Through the third week 50%
Through the fourth, fifth or sixth week 75%
After the sixth week 100%

Mini-session Courses

Last date of Attendance Percentage of Tuition Charged
Prior to the first day of the session No Charge
From Monday of the first scheduled week of the session through Monday of the second scheduled week of the session $100
From Tuesday of the second scheduled week of the session through the end of the second scheduled week (Tuesday through Sunday) of the session 75%
After the second scheduled week of the session 100%
  1. A scheduled week is considered to start on Monday and end the following Sunday.
  2. Courses funded through GoArmyEd are subject to the GoArmyEd withdrawal policy listed below.

For Virginia Students Only 1, 2

Quarter Courses

Last date of Attendance Percentage of Tuition Charged
Prior to the first day of the quarter No Charge
Through the add/drop period 10%
From Tuesday of the second scheduled week of the quarter through the end of the second scheduled week (Tuesday through Sunday) of the quarter 25%
Through the third week 50%
Through the fourth or fifth week 75%
After the fifth week 100%

Mini-session Courses

Last date of Attendance Percentage of Tuition Charged
Prior to the day of the session No Charge
From Monday of the first scheduled week of the session through Monday of the second scheduled week of the session 50%
From Tuesday of the second scheduled week of the session through the end of the second scheduled week (Tuesday through Sunday) of the session 75%
After the second scheduled week of the session 100%
  1. A scheduled week is considered to start on Monday and end the following Sunday.
  2. Courses funded through GoArmyEd are subject to the GoArmyEd withdrawal policy listed below.

For Wisconsin Students Only 1, 2

Quarter Courses

Last Date of Attendance Percentage of Tuition Charged
Prior to the first day of the quarter No Charge
Through second week 10%
Through the third week 20%
Through the fourth week 30%
Through the fifth week 40%
Through the sixth week 50%
Through the seventh week 60%
After the seventh week 100%

Mini-session Courses

Last Date of Attendance Percentage of Tuition Charged
Prior to the first day of the session No Charge
From Monday of the first scheduled week of the session through Monday of the second scheduled week of the session 10%
From Tuesday of the second scheduled week of the session through the end of the second scheduled week (Tuesday through Sunday) of the session 30%
Through the third scheduled week of the session 50%
After the third scheduled week of the session 100%
  1. A scheduled week is considered to start on Monday and end the following Sunday.
  2. Courses funded through GoArmyEd are subject to the GoArmyEd withdrawal policy listed below.

For GoArmyEd Students Only 1, 2

Quarter Courses Funded through GoArmyEd

Date of Withdrawal Percentage of Tuition Charged
Prior to the first day of the quarter No Charge
Through the add/drop period 10%
From Tuesday of the second scheduled week of the quarter through the end of the second scheduled week (Tuesday through Sunday) of the quarter 25%
Through the third, fourth or fifth week 50%
Through the sixth, seventh or eighth week 75%
After the eighth week 100%

Mini-session Courses Funded through GoArmyEd

Date of Withdrawal Percentage of Tuition Charged
Prior to the first day of the session No Charge
From Monday of the first scheduled week of the session through Monday of the second scheduled week of the session 10%
From Tuesday of the second scheduled week of the session through the end of the second scheduled week (Tuesday through Sunday) of the session 25%
Through the third, fourth or fifth scheduled week of the session 50%
  1. A scheduled week is considered to start on Monday and end the following Sunday.
  2. GoArmyEd students are reminded that Army tuition reimbursement policies are based on the withdrawal date and not the last date of attendance. Failure to affirmatively withdraw from classes could result in the soldier being required to reimburse the Army for the difference in tuition owed between the last date of attendance and the date of withdrawal.