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DROPS, TRANSFERS AND REFUNDS

 

WITHDRAWALS OR DROPS

Failure to attend class or advising the instructor of your request to drop does not constitute an official withdrawal.

 

Non-Credit Programs and Courses

To request to drop a course go to myWCS > Registration History OR or by sending us an email with your name, course and reason for dropping the course. You will be advised within 24 hours by email whether the drop has been approved or denied.

 

Credit Programs and Courses

You must contact Western Continuing Studies in writing to officially request changes to your courses or to be withdrawn from a Post-Degree or French Immersion credit course or program.

 

 

TRANSFER

Non-Credit Programs and Courses

To transfer to another course go to myWCS > Registration History OR or by sending us an email with your name, current course, course you wish to transfer into and the reason for transferring out of the course. You will be advised within 24 hours by email whether the transfer has been approved or denied.

  • Courses Six Weeks and Greater
    Requests to transfer out of a course will be allowed prior to the start of the second class, or by the second scheduled Monday for online courses.  A $25 transfer fee is charged.
  • Courses under Six Weeks
    Requests to transfer out of a course will be allowed up to two days prior to the start of a course.  A $25 transfer fee is charged.

 

Credit Courses and Programs

You must contact Western Continuing Studies in writing to officially request changes to your courses.

 

REFUNDS

Non-Credit Courses and Programs

Courses Six Weeks and Greater:

  • For drop requests received a minimum of 10 calendar days prior to the start date of the course, a full refund will be given and a $25 drop fee is charged.
  • If the drop request is received after 10 days and up to the start day of a course, a refund of 85% of the course fee will be given and a $25 drop fee is charged.
  • If the drop request is received before the start of the second class for in class courses, or by the Monday of the second scheduled week for online courses, a refund of 75% of the course fee will be given and a $25 drop fee is charged.
  • No refunds are given after the second class.

Courses Under Six Weeks:

  • For drop requests received a minimum of 10 calendar days prior to the start date of the course, a full refund will be given and a $25 drop fee is charged.
  • If the drop request is received after 10 days and a minimum of five days prior to the start of the course, a refund of 85% of the course fee will be given and a $25 drop fee is charged.
  • No refunds are given after five days prior to the start of a course.

 

Credit Courses and Programs

Refund schedules and policy for credit programs are set by Western University.