Withdrawal and Refund Policies 

If you do not provide proper withdrawal notification to SAS, financial obligations will remain binding, regardless of whether classes were attended or whether any contracted services were utilized, and a final grade will be posted to your transcript. 

How do I withdraw from a course?
•    Log on to the SPU Student Portal by clicking "Login" at the top of this page and choosing "Student Login", and enter your username and password
•    Click on “My Enrollment History”
•    Click the "Request Drop" box next to the course you wish to drop 
•    Select a drop reason from the drop-down menu, add any extra information you believe is useful in the "Other" box, and click "Submit"
NOTE: Once you click "Submit" the drop is final. If you are due for a refund, refunds will be made within 7 business days of your drop to the credit card used at the time of registration. (See refund schedule below.)  

 

Refund Schedule 

Refunds are determined based on the schedule listed below.  

Refund Policy A: Courses Lasting One Year. Withdrawal requests submitted online within 21 days of the course start date will receive a 95% refund. No refunds will be made after 21 days, and no withdrawal will be accepted after the final class session.

Refund Policy B: Conferences and Institutes. Withdrawal requests submitted online prior to the first day of class will receive a 100% refund of SPU Tuition. No refunds will be given once the course has begun, and no withdrawals will be accepted after the final session.

Refund Policy C: Travel Courses. A refund for students enrolled in travel courses is determined independently by each travel program. 

Refund Policy D: Distance Learning Courses (online or correspondence). Withdrawal requests submitted online within 3 days of enrollment will receive a 100 percent refund. Withdrawal requests submitted within 21 days of enrollment will receive a 95 percent refund.  No refunds will be given after 21 days, and no withdrawals will be accepted after the end date of the course. Please return all course materials you have received.

Refund Policy E: Site Based Courses that meet 3 or more days. Withdrawal requests submitted online within 48 hours of the first class session will receive a 100% refund of SPU tuition. After this point, no refund will be granted and all withdrawals must be submitted prior to the final class session.

Refund Policy G: Structured Online Courses (including Canvas). Withdrawal requests submitted online prior to the first class session will receive a 100% refund. Withdrawals submitted online within 7 days of the first class session will receive a 95% refund. Withdrawals received after that point will not receive a refund and no withdrawals will be accepted after the last class session.

Refund Policy G: Self-Paced Online Courses. Withdrawal requests submitted online within 7 days of enrollment will receive a 95% refund. Withdrawals received after that point will not receive a refund and no withdrawals will be accepted after the completion deadline for the course.

Refund Policy L: Endorsement Field Experience Pedagogy Assessment. Withdrawal requests submitted online within 14 days of course start date will receive a 50 percent refund. No refunds will be given after that date. Please contact endorse@spu.edu before withdrawing.