Refund of Charges

The following refund policies are in place at Western Colorado University:

When a student officially withdraws from Western (see Academic Policies section on Withdrawal from the University), tuition and fees are refunded according to the following schedule for a full term 16-week semester:

100% refund

through the end of the official drop period

50% refund

for the period between 15% and 25% of the term

25% refund

for the period between 25% and 50% of the term

*Students taking a course(s) in a part of term that ends prior to the end of the full term semester will not receive a refund, in whole or part, once the final meeting time for that course(s) has concluded.

Please refer to the Office of the Registrar website for specific dates of the official drop period.

If a student officially withdraws from Western, the housing and meal plan charges will be refunded according to the following schedule:

Prorated by week through the end of the official drop period

50%

For the period between 15% and 25% of the semester

25%

for the period between 25% and 50% of the semester

0%

for the period after 50% of the semester

Please refer to the Office of the Registrar website for specific dates of the official drop period.

Students who officially withdraw from Western, or who simply stop attending classes, are subject to repaying all or part of any financial aid received, depending on their length of actual attendance.