2016-2017 Walden University Student Handbook (March 2017) 
    
    Jun 26, 2022  
2016-2017 Walden University Student Handbook (March 2017) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Special Policies


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Adding Courses (Course-Based Programs Only)

Students who add courses during the drop/add period must either have sufficient funds on deposit in their account or make payment arrangements with the bursar’s office by the end of the drop/add period.

Federal Aid

Federal aid that may have been awarded to students may be adjusted by reducing or reallocating or returning funds to federal programs if disbursement has already occurred.

Final Quarter of Enrollment—All Doctoral Programs Except Psychology and Public Health

Tuition for the final quarter of enrollment for students in KAM-based programs is prorated through the date the final dissertation is approved by the chief academic officer. Students who have not completed all degree and university requirements by the payment due date are required to pay the full tuition for the ensuing quarter. Any credit balance resulting from a prorating of the final quarter of tuition is applied to any outstanding balance, with any residual balance reviewed by Walden’s refund department and processed in accordance with the university’s refund policy.

Final Quarter of Enrollment—Doctoral Programs in Psychology and Public Health or Master’s Programs

Tuition for the final quarter of enrollment is prorated through the date the final thesis or dissertation is approved by the chief academic officer. Students who have not completed all degree and university requirements by the payment due date are required to pay the full tuition for the ensuing quarter. Any credit balance resulting from a prorating of the final quarter of tuition is applied to any outstanding balance, with any residual balance reviewed by Walden’s refund department and processed in accordance with the university’s refund policy. Students are required to submit their thesis or dissertation to their committee for forwarding to the Form & Style editor by the end of the 7th week of the quarter in which they intend to finish in order to be eligible for a full tuition prorating for the following quarter.