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Class Withdrawals/Refunds, Tuition and Fee Adjustments (Tuition and Fee Liability)

Important Information and Dates for Summer 2017

Session I & Extended

Liability Period

Tuition Liability

Tuition Refund

Fees Refunded

1st week

on or before 06/05/17

 0%

 100%

 100%

2nd week

06/06/17 - 06/12/17

 70%

 30%

 0%

3rd week

effective 06/13/17

 100%

 0%

 0%

Session II

Liability Period

Tuition Liability

Tuition Refund

Fees Refunded

1st week

on or before 07/16/17

0%

100%

100%

2nd week

07/17/17 - 07/23/17

70%

30%

0%

3rd week

effective 7/24/17

100%

0%

0%

Important Information and Dates for Spring 2017

All students are required to read, understand and abide by the University deadlines.

The first day of Spring 2017 classes is January 23, 2017. A $50.00 late registration fee applies to all students who are not enrolled in at least one course before January, 2017. This includes students enrolling in Manhattan and West Campus classes.

Liability Period

Tuition Liability

Tuition Refund

Fees Refunded

On or before 01/29/17

0%

100%

100%

01/30/17 - 02/05/17

30%

70%

0%

02/06/17 - 02/12/17

50%

50%

0%

02/13/17 - 02/19/17

70%

30%

0%

On or after 02/20/17

100%

0%

0%

Refund Policy

Refunding of Title IV And Other Aid:

Credits resulting from Title IV and other aid disbursements are refunded via direct deposit several times a week.  Hard copy checks are issued every two weeks and are available for pickup at the Bursar's Window for pickup.  Should a check not be claimed it will be mailed home to the Student's home address.  For hard copy checks an e-mail is sent to the student's @ stonybrook.edu e-mail account informing them of the refund. 
Refunding of Title IV and other funds is done in compliance with Federal Student Aid and SUNY regulations.   
https://ifap.ed.gov/ifap/
https://www.suny.edu/sunypp/documents.cfm?doc_id=390


Refunding of Personal Payments

Students may have credit balances on their accounts as a result of a tuition, fee, room, apartment, meal plan or bookstore adjustment, or as a result of an overpayment of the amount due. Based on State University of New York Policy 057.1, no credit resulting from a personal payment (cash, credit, debit, check) shall be refunded until the end of the semester in which the payment was made unless a written request is submitted. The student must e-mail bursar@stonybrook.edu or submit in writing and send to:

Student Accounts Office
254 Administration Building
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-1301

Refunds requests can also be faxed to (631) 63 2-1308. Refunds will not be made if student owes in any different semester. Approved refunds will be made in the same manner of payment received. Credit balances for $5.00 or less will not be refunded.

As a Stony Brook student, you are eligible to receive refunds by direct deposit to your checking account. Enrollment is done via the SOLAR system. To enroll, log into SOLAR > Campus Financial Services > Account Information/Payment > Direct Deposit > Add Account > Complete the Panel > Save. At any point during the term you may edit or delete this direct deposit refund option. Refund checks are printed bi-weekly. Refunds through direct deposit are processed daily.

UNDERGRADUATES:

The last day to WITHDRAW from Spring 2017 classes without any tuition liability is January 22, 2017. Students who wish to withdraw from the semester after the first day of classes must complete an official Undergraduate Withdrawal Request Form, which can be obtained from the Registrar's Office. If you reduce your number of credits or completely withdraw from the university after January 22, 2017, you will be responsible to pay tuition and fees pertaining to the liability schedule above.

The last date to SWAP classes is February 03,  2017. A SWAP IS DEFINED AS ONE COURSE SWITCHED FOR ANOTHER OF EQUAL CREDITS IN THE SAME TRANSACTION. If you reduce the credits and do not add an equal number of credits after February 03, 2017, you will be responsible to pay tuition and fees pertaining to the liability schedule above.

Undergraduate withdrawals are processed through the Registrar's Office. Graduate and East Campus students should contact their individual schools to complete the necessary paperwork for a Semester Withdrawal. There is a $20 processing fee for approved academic petitions.

Students having approved petitions to "late add" or "retroactive add" are required to (i) pay in full all outstanding balances due to the University (including library and parking fines); and (ii) pay in full the tuition and fees for the course(s) being added. No petition will be processed where (i) and (ii) are not satisfied. Authority: 8 NYCRR §302 (Tuition and fees at State-operated units of State University).

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ALL GRADUATES (INCLUDING EAST CAMPUS, MBA, SPD & MANHATTAN GRADUATE STUDENTS):

ALL GRADUATE STUDENTS WITH GRADUATE TUITION SCHOLARSHIPS funded by their department are expected to know what class year they are in (G1, G2, G3, G4, G5) in order to properly register for full-time status. G1 and G3 graduate students are required to register for 12 GRADUATE LEVEL credits for FULL-TIME status. G2 and G4 graduate students are required to register for 9 GRADUATE LEVEL credits for FULL-TIME status. G5 graduate students are required to register for 9 GRADUATE LEVEL credits for FULL-TIME status. It is the student's responsibility to properly register for his or her appropriate credit load.

G2 and G4 graduate students with departmental tuition scholarships who have registered for more than 9 credits and G5 graduate students with departmental tuition scholarships who have registered for more than 9 credits after January 29, 2016 will be held personally responsible to pay the additional tuition. These graduate students that drop down to their appropriate full-time credit load (as indicated in the above paragraph) after January 29, 2017 will be held financially liable for tuition liability and fees according to the tuition liability schedule below.

The last day to WITHDRAW from Spring 2017 classes without any tuition liability is January 29, 2016. SPD students can withdraw using the SOLAR System and are able to drop down to zero credits; Graduate students must contact the Graduate School to complete the necessary paperwork. If you reduce your number of credits or completely withdraw from the university after January 29, 2017, you will be responsible to pay tuition and fees pertaining to the dropped credits according to the schedule below.

The last date to SWAP classes without a petition is September 3. A SWAP IS DEFINED AS CLASSES SWITCHED FOR THE SAME NUMBER OF CREDITS IN THE SAME TRANSACTION OR PETITION. For SWAPs between  January 29, 2017 and February 03, 2017, Graduate & SPD students must petition their respective schools. If you reduce the number of credits that you are taking after January 29, 2017, you will be responsible to pay tuition and fees pertaining to the credits dropped according to the schedule below.

If you reduce your number of credits or completely withdraw from the university after January 29, 2017, or swap courses after February 03, 2017, you will be responsible to pay tuition and fees according to the schedule below. Semester withdrawals that happen on or after February 03, 2017 will incur liability according to the calendar below.

Please contact your individual school/program to complete the necessary paperwork for Semester Withdrawal. There is a $20 processing fee for approved academic petitions.

Students having approved petitions to "late add" or "retroactive add" are required to pay in full all outstanding balances due to the University (including library and parking fines); and (ii) pay in full the tuition and fees for the course(s) being added. No petition will be processed where and (ii) are not satisfied. Authority: 8 NYCRR §302 (Tuition and fees at State-operated units of State University).

EAST CAMPUS PROFESSIONALS (Medical, Dental, Postdoctoral Dental Certificate, Physical Therapy):

Please contact your individual schools to complete the necessary paperwork for Semester Withdrawal. For session code dates, please refer to the Spring 2017 Health Sciences Academic Calendar. There is a $20 processing fee for approved academic petitions.

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University Statement of Student Responsibility

Students themselves whether new, visiting, returning or continuing are responsible for reviewing, understanding, and abiding by the University´s regulations, procedures, requirements, and deadlines as described in all official publications. These include the Undergraduate Bulletin (and supplement), Summer Session Catalog, SPD Bulletin, Graduate Bulletin, Student Handbook, and Class Schedules.

Stony Brook University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity educator and employer.

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