Transfers and Withdrawals



Students wishing to withdraw from an exam must also withdraw from the course, where applicable. Withdrawal deadlines vary by learning option. Requests to withdrawal must be received by the Institute no later than the withdrawal deadline for each course. In order to receive a full refund, less an administrative charge (see the Fee Schedule), textbook(s) must be returned and received in resalable condition (i.e. no marking, highlighting, or damages to the inside or outside of the textbook). Students wishing to keep their textbook(s) will receive a refund less the textbook fees and administrative charge. Membership, shipping fees, and overseas student surcharges are non-refundable.

Independent study:

To withdraw from an Independent study course and exam, requests must be submitted to Member Services no later than the deadlines below.

Deadline to withdraw:

Examination Session     Deadline
December     September 30
April     January 31
July     May 31

In-class and Virtual Learning:

To withdraw from the in-class or virtual learning course and exam, requests must be submitted to you local Institute and Chapter prior to the withdrawal deadline. For more information on withdrawal policies and deadlines, please refer to your receipt or contact your local institute and chapter page.

For information on the rewrite withdrawal deadline, please click here.


Transferring to a Different Learning Method
Independent study students may transfer to a classroom learning method of the same course if that course becomes available during the independent study semester. The student is responsible for payment of the difference of any associated fees such as, the classroom tuition.

No other refunds or credits will be made.
Transferring from a classroom course to independent study is not permitted. Students are required to withdraw from their classroom course, before the withdraw deadline, and re-enroll in the independent study course. Withdrawal fees will apply.