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Refunds

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Checks will be mailed to the local address on record for students who do not use the direct deposit option.

Room & Board

Students who officially withdraw from the University will receive a refund of housing and dining fees according to the following schedule:

  • Room deposits are nonrefundable.
  • Within two weeks after the first official boarding day, 80 percent of room and board fees will be refunded.
  • Within four weeks after the first official boarding day, 40 percent will be refunded.
  • Within six weeks after the first official boarding day, 20 percent will be refunded.
  • After six weeks from the first day meals are served, there are no refunds.

Refund Policies

Note: Students, adding a class after spending their refund check, will be charged additional tuition and fees for the added class(es). Students, who drop a class after spending their refund check, are subject to owe money back to the university if their financial aid is reduced due to a lesser course load.

Restrictions For Refunds From Loans

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS with loans must be enrolled in at least six credit hours to receive a refund from their loan proceeds.

GRADUATE AND LAW STUDENTS with loans must be enrolled in at least four and one half credit hours to receive a refund from their loan proceeds.

Overpayments

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS who are enrolled in less than six credit hours and who have an overpayment on their account due to payments by check, cash, or credit card will be refunded at the end of the semester in which the credit occurred. Overpayments caused by credit card payments will not be credited back to the credit card. All overpayments will be mailed to the Local Address on Record or overpayments will be directly deposited in the student’s active direct deposit account on file.

GRADUATE AND LAW STUDENTS who are enrolled in less than four and one half credit hours and who have an overpayment on their account due to payments by check, cash, or credit card will be refunded at the end of the semester in which the credit occurred. Overpayments caused by credit card payments will not be credited back to the credit card. All overpayments will be mailed to the Local Address on Record or overpayments will be directly deposited in the student’s active direct deposit account on file.

ENROLLED FULL TIME STUDENTS, who overpaid their accounts using personal checks, will be refunded within two weeks after the overpayment occurred during the regular refund cycle. Students whose checks are returned because of insufficient funds will be charged a $25.00 NSF Fee. In addition, NCCU will not accept personal checks of any form/type for the duration of the student’s enrollment at NCCU.

NON-ENROLLED STUDENTS WITH CREDIT BALANCES due to payments by cash, check, or credit card will receive refunds at the end of the semester in which the credit occurred. Overpayments caused by credit card payments will not be credited back to the credit card. All overpayments will be mailed to the Local Address on Record or overpayments will be directly deposited in the student’s active direct deposit account on file.

Room and Board Charges

Students should verify that charges for room and board appear on his/her student account before spending his/her refund check. It is the student’s responsibility to pay for his/her room and board charges if he/she spends his/her refund check before these charges have been applied to his/her student account.

Please Note: Students Enrolled in the Executive Masters Program Of Public Administration are not eligible to receive Tuition Waivers.

 
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