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University Policies

University of Maine at Fort Kent • 23 University Drive, Fort Kent, ME 04743

Tuition Refund Policy

Initiating Department: Administrative Services
Policy Type: Campus Policy
Action Taken: Modify an Existing Policy
Date of Development: 3/13/2009
Date of Implementation: 5/18/2009
Date Last Modified: 6/1/2015
Next Review Date: 6/15/2020


Students enrolled in 3 week and 6 week online courses, but do not log into Blackboard during the first week of classes, can drop the course with a 100% refund. If they have logged in with the first week, refund policies follow the policy already set in place.


Tuition Refunds

Course Drop & Course Withdrawal

Course Drop: dropping a course within the add/drop period (100% refund)
Course Withdrawal: dropping a course after the add/drop period (no refund)

Session Length Time Period of Session Course Drop or Withdrawal Refund Amount
12 & 15 Week Sessions Before the end of 2nd Week (14 days) Course Drop 100%
Start of 3rd Week (Day 15) Course Withdrawal no refund
8 Week Sessions Before the end of 8th Day Course Drop 100%
After 8th Day Course Withdrawal no refund
6 Week Sessions Before the end of 6th Day Course Drop 100%
After 6th Day Course Withdrawal no refund
3 Week Sessions Before the end of 3rd Day Course Drop 100%
After 3rd Day Course Withdrawal no refund

Term Withdrawal

Term Withdrawal: dropping all courses on or after the first day of classes (matriculated students only)

Session Length Time Period of Session Refund Amount
12 & 15 Week Sessions Before the end of 2nd Week (14 days) 100%
Weeks 3 - 4 (28 days) 75%
Weeks 5 - 6 (42 days) 50%
Weeks 7 - 8 (56 days) 25%
Start of the 9th week (57 days and after) no refund
Notes:
  • This policy also applies to students who register after classes have already begun.
  • Day 1 = the first day of scheduled classes
  • "Days" includes Saturdays, Sundays & Holidays

Online Courses

APL: No specific policy for online courses exist at the moment

Session Length UMFK Procedure
15 Week course Follow above policy (2 weeks to get 100%)
12 Week course Follow above policy (4 days to get 100%)
6 & 3 Week course If student doesn't log into Blackboard during first week, 100% refund
If they've logged in, refund follows the policies listed above