2018–2019 Walden University Student Handbook (September 2018) 
    Dec 02, 2022  
2018–2019 Walden University Student Handbook (September 2018) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Deferring Admission

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An offer of admission is valid for 1 year from the date of that offer. If an admitted student does not enroll during that year and later wants to enroll, the student will be required to submit another application with all the necessary supporting documents, including official transcripts. Documents submitted are only good for 1 year. All documents submitted become property of Walden University.

Students may defer admission for up to two start dates with the written request from the student for a deferred admission date.

Students who wish to defer their admission must notify the university by the 7th calendar day of the term for which they accepted the admission offer, to avoid notation on their academic record and financial obligation. After the 7th calendar day, new students who are not active in courses will be administratively withdrawn, and a withdrawal will be put on their transcript. These students are not eligible for an admission deferral and must petition for readmission. (Also see section of this Walden University Student Handbook on Administrative Withdrawal under “Withdrawing from the University”.)

These students are required to pay for the portion of any course(s) taken, as per the university refund policy. Students who defer their offer of admission are subject to the changes that may occur within their program prior to start.

Timeline Summary and Withdrawal Deadlines

Impact Up to Day 7 After Day 7
Academic None Notation of W grade on transcript
Financial None Financially obligated