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Refund Policy

Refunds

All undergraduate (degree seeking) students who withdraw from school must complete the appropriate paperwork through the academic advising office. All graduate (degree seeking) students who withdraw from school must complete the appropriate paperwork through the School of Graduate Studies. The date that notification is received from the student will be the official date of withdrawal. 

Credit card payments resulting in a refund will only be applied back to the credit card used.

Undergraduate Day Students

The following is the current refund policy for all full-time and part-time day school students withdrawing from the university. The policy applies to tuition and mandatory fees for day classes only. Room and board charges are pro-rated based on usage. After the third week, there is no refund for room charges.  

Undergraduate day students in a 4+1 undergraduate/graduate program who enroll in graduate level courses as an undergraduate student will have graduate courses included in the "day" refund policy below. 

Undergraduates not in a 4+1 program who enroll in graduate level courses as a graduate student - please see the policy listed under Refund Policy - Evening and Graduate Classes.

All undergraduate matriculated (degree seeking) students who withdraw from school must complete the appropriate paperwork through the academic advising office.

Tuition and mandatory fees are refundable through the end of the Add/Drop period, exclusive of non-refundable deposit.

100%

Tuition and mandatory fees are refundable in the second week of classes.

80%

Tuition and mandatory fees are refundable in the third week of classes.

60%

There is no refund after the third week. A week is defined as five class days.

0%

Online courses for the School of Continuing and Professional Studies and Graduate Studies

Refunds are based on dates of scheduled class meetings, not on attendance. Online and hybrid class refunds are based on the start date of the class, which is always the first day of the term. Follow refund policies below for School of Continuing & Professional Studies and School of Graduate Studies.

All graduate matriculated students who withdraw from school must complete the appropriate paperwork through the School of Graduate Studies.

Accelerated Nursing Program

Students will have to file a refund appeal.

Evening and Graduate Classes

The following are the current refund policies for evening and graduate students. If you have any specific questions regarding your refund, please contact the Student Navigation Center directly.

Fall and Spring Semester

    Withdrawal before first meeting

100% refund
    Withdrawal before second meeting 90% tuition only refund
    Withdrawal before third meeting 50% tuition only refund
    Withdrawal after third meeting No Refund 

Summer Sessions and other Short Semesters

    Withdrawal before first meeting 100% refund
    Withdrawal before second meeting 90% tuition only refund
    Withdrawal after second meeting No Refund

Special Format and Non-Credit Courses

    Withdrawal before first meeting 100% refund
    Withdrawal before second meeting 50% tuition only refund
    Withdrawal after second meeting No Refund

 

NOTE: Refunds are based on dates of scheduled class meetings, not on attendance. The date that notification is received from the student will be the official date of withdrawal. Refunds will be processed through the student accounts office and sent to students approximately 6 weeks after withdrawal notification by the student. Fees are non-refundable except in the event the university cancels a course. We are not responsible for finance charges incurred on your credit card statement. 

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