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Refund Policy

Refunds When Dropping a Course

Students are entitled to refunds upon dropping a course subject to the following schedule:

Fall and spring semesters
By the end of the:
- Second week (until 4 p.m.) 100%
- Fifth week (until 4 p.m.) 33%
After the fifth week of the semester, no refund will be made except in the case of serious illness. A written doctor’s statement will be required in such a case.

J-term and August intensive courses (three- or four-week classes)
By the end of the:
- Third day of class (until 4 p.m.) 100%
- Seventh day of class (until 4 p.m.) 33%
After the seventh day of class, no refund will be made.

Summer school (one- or two-week classes)
By the end of the:
- First day of class (until 4 p.m.) 100%
After the first day of class, no refund will be made.

Pro Rata Refund Policy

This policy is for students who withdraw from the Seminary during their first semester of study. Students in their first semester at McCormick who withdraw before the end of 60 percent of the academic period are entitled to refunds subject to the Pro Rata Refund Policy on the following schedule:

Fall semester
By the end of the:
- Second week of class 100%
- Third week of class 70%
- Fourth week of class 60%
- Fifth week of class 50%
- Sixth week of class 40%
After the sixth week of class, no refund will be made.

August intensive (four-week classes)
By the end of the:
- Third day of class 100%
- Sixth day of class 60%
- Ninth day of class 40%
After the ninth day of classes, no refund will be made.