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Refund Policy

Course withdrawal may be completed by submitting a completed Withdrawal Form to the Records/Registrars Office.  Refer to Semester Calendar for deadline dates.

The effective date of withdrawal is the date the request is received by the Registrar. If the request is received on a weekend or a legal holiday, the next business day shall be the effective day.

Winter 2020

12/24/2020 (Thu. – by 5:00pm in person): 100% Tuition Only, Fees Are Non-Refundable
12/26/2020 (Sat. – by midnight via Web): 100% Tuition Only, Fees Are Non-Refundable

Spring 2021-Full Length Semester Courses*

01/21/2021 (Thu. – by 5:00pm in person, or by midnight via Web): 100% Tuition Only, Fees Are Non-Refundable
01/22/2021-02/04/2021 (Thu. – by 5:00pm in person, or by midnight via Web): 50% Tuition Only, Remaining Tuition, and all Fees Are Non-Refundable

*Refund dates for Late Start and partial semester courses are available online as part of the academic calendar.

Summer 2020

5 Week Session 1:
05/29/2020 (Fri. – by 4:00pm in person): 100% Tuition Only, Fees Are Non-Refundable
05/31/2020 (Sun. – by midnight via Web): 100% Tuition Only, Fees Are Non-Refundable

8 Week Session
05/29/2020 (Fri. – by 4:00pm in person): 100% Tuition Only, Fees Are Non-Refundable
05/31/2020 (Sun. – by midnight via Web): 100% Tuition Only, Fees Are Non-Refundable

5 Week Session 2
07/02/2020 (Thurs. – by 4:00pm in person): 100% Tuition Only, Fees Are Non-Refundable
07/05/2020 (Sun. – by midnight via Web): 100% Tuition Only, Fees Are Non-Refundable

Fall 2020-Full Length Semester Courses*
08/25/2020 (Tue. – by 5:00pm in person, or by midnight via Web): 100% Tuition Only, Fees Are Non-Refundable
08/26/2020-09/08/2020 (Tue. – by 5:00pm in person, or by midnight via Web): 50% Tuition Only, Remaining Tuition, and all Fees Are Non-Refundable

*Refund dates for Late Start and partial semester courses are available online as part of the academic calendar, (https://www.tunxis.edu/college-information/academic-calendar/).

Fall & Spring Session Refunds

If notice of withdrawal is received prior to the first day of classes for the semester (not the first class meeting), 100% of the applicable tuition, studio & lab fees will be refunded for both full- and part-time students. If notice of withdrawal is received during the first fourteen (14) days of the semester, a refund of fifty (50) percent of the applicable tuition, studio & lab fees will be made for both full- and part-time students.

No refund of tuition will be granted beyond the 14th calendar day of the semester. For exceptions refer to the Tunxis College Catalog link below.

All tuition and fees are refunded if a course is canceled and a replacement class is not chosen.

Fees which are non-refundable include but are not limited to:

  • Application Fee
  • College Service Fee
  • Student Activity Fee
  • Installment Payment Plan Fee
  • Late Payment Fee
  • Bad Check Fee
  • Clinical Program Fee

Refunds are processed after the add/drop period is closed. Refunds normally take four weeks to process & are mailed directly from Hartford.

Summer and Winter Session Refunds

A full refund of TUITION ONLY will be issued if an official (written) course withdrawal request is received in the Records Office (Registrar) one business day prior to the first scheduled class. NO REFUND will be given after classes have started, except in cases of serious illness or EXTRAORDINARY circumstances. In such cases, a refund (partial or full) may only be given until up to one-third of the classes have taken place, at the discretion of the College.

All tuition and fees are refunded if a course is canceled and a replacement class is not chosen.

Fees which are non-refundable include but are not limited to:

  • Application Fee
  • College Service Fee
  • Student Activity Fee
  • Installment Payment Plan Fee
  • Late Payment Fee
  • Bad Check Fee
  • Clinical Program Fee

Refunds are processed after the add/drop period is closed. Refunds normally take four weeks to process & are mailed directly from Hartford.

Additional Information

No refund will be given after the above mentioned dates, except in cases of serious illness or EXTRAORDINARY circumstances. In such cases, a letter must be sent to tx-refundappeals@tunxis.edu.


For more information, contact the Business Office at 860.773.1315.