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Withdrawals and refunds
Students withdrawing from all classes during a semester may be subject to refund policies.
IV Student Financial Aid
This policy applies to all students who completely withdraw, drop out or are expelled from Hope College and receive financial aid from Title IV funds:
Federal Title IV Student Financial Aid consists of:
A student’s withdrawal date is:
Prorated adjustments on all institutional
charges, including tuition & fees, are
Title IV aid is earned on a prorated basis up to and including the 60% point in the semester. After the 60% time of attendance is reached, Title IV aid is viewed as 100% earned.
Unearned Title IV aid shall be returned to the loan programs before grant programs.
Adjusted statements are sent to the student’s permanent address on file. Students are responsible for any remaining portion of their institutional charges after Title IV funds are returned. Resulting credit balances are paid to the student within 14 days after the adjustments are posted.
Students who are making a complete withdrawal during a semester must complete a Withdrawal Form (obtained at the Office of the Registrar).
STATE OF MICHIGAN AID
Michigan Competitive Scholarship or Tuition Grant
If a student withdraws and is eligible for a full tuition refund, any Michigan Competitive Scholarship or Tuition Grant award will be cancelled. If the student is eligible for a partial refund, his/her award will be reduced based on the percent of the tuition and activity fee originally paid by the award.
Hope College Grants, Scholarships & Outside
More information on withdrawals and refunds is available in the Hope College Catalog.