Refund Policies

Extension Classes

(including, but not limited to):

Certificate Programs
Educator Programs
Leadership for Public Agencies
Test Preparation

For any additional EIP programs not listed, please contact EIP Student Services at eipconnect@fullerton.edu or call 657-278-2611.

Refunds are based on the date when the official drop is received by Extension and International Programs office. If you need to drop a class, you may do so by phone at 657-278-2611, by email: eipconnect@fullerton.edu. Please include your full name, CWID, term, and course you would like to drop. Dropping via the CSUF student portal is not available for extension classes. Refunds will be issued back to the original form of payment. Allow up to six weeks for refunds via check. If you paid with a credit card, allow 7-10 business days for your refund to be credited back to your credit card. If you do not receive your refund by that time, please contact us at eipconnect@fullerton.edu.

Please note: Effective July 1, 2020, a 2.75% merchant fee will be charged to all credit card transactions. If any courses are dropped, the merchant fee is non-refundable.

In-Person Classes

  • If you drop at least one business day prior to the class start date, a full refund less $10 per class will be issued.
  • If you drop on or after the class start date:
    • Classes with four or less class meetings - There is no refund.
    • Classes with five or more class meetings - If less than 25% of the class time has elapsed, a 65% refund will be issued. After 25% of the class time has elapsed, there will be no refund. (For example, there would be no refund for drops after three meetings of a twelve-meeting class because 25% of the class meetings has elapsed.)

Online & Hybrid Classes

  • If you drop at least one business day prior to the class start date, a full refund less $10 per class will be issued.
  • If you drop on or after the class start date, if less than 25% of the class time has elapsed, a 65% refund will be issued. After 25% of the class time has elapsed, there will be no refund.

Titan Youth Program

Academic & Tech Camps

  • If you drop at least one business day prior to the class start date, a full refund less $10 per class will be issued.
  • If you drop on or after the class start date, if less than 25% of the class time has elapsed, a 65% refund will be issued. After 25% of the class time has elapsed, there will be no refund.

Special Note: Engineering for Kids class refund policy

  • In addition to the above refund policy, the kit fee of $35 will be withheld from the refund if you drop after September 21.

Open University Classes

Fall and Spring:

  • If your drop request is received after the semester has started, but within the early drop period, you will receive a refund of 65%. No approvals are required and there will be no record of enrollment.
  • If it is received during the late withdrawal period ("W" grade) through the Late Add Deadline, you will receive a refund of 65%.
  • During the late withdrawal period, drops are only allowed for serious and compelling reasons. An approved Withdrawal Petition completed at Late Withdrawal Process is required and no refunds are given.

Winter and Summer:

  • If your drop request is received during the early registration period, you will receive a full refund minus $10 per course.
  • If it is received on or after the start of the specific session, but within the early drop period, you will receive a refund of 65%.
  • Drops after the late registration period for each session are only allowed for serious and compelling reasons. An approved Withdrawal Petition at Late Withdrawal Process is required and no refunds are given.

Self-Support Degree Programs

BA in Business Administration
BA in Humanities & Social Sciences
BA in Sociology
Accelerated MS in Software Engineering (AMSE)
Fully-Employed MBA (FEMBA)
Master of Social Work Flex (MSW Flex)
MS in Counseling
Pre-Health

Please note: $250 enrollment deposit fee is non-refundable.

Fall and Spring:

8 Weeks and Cal State Online Classes:

  • If you drop at least one day prior to the session start date, a full refund less $10 per class will be issued.
  • If you drop on or after the session start date, if less than 25% of the class time has elapsed, a 65% refund will be issued. After 25% of the class time has elapsed, there will be no refund.

15 and 16 Weeks Classes:

  • If you drop at least one day prior to the session start date, a full refund less $10 per class will be issued.
  • If you drop on or after the session start date, a 65% refund will be issued up to the census date.
  • If you drop after the census date, there will be no refund.

Summer Classes:

5 Weeks and Cal State Online Classes:

  • If you drop at least one day prior to the session start date, a full refund less $10 per class will be issued.
  • If you drop on or after the session start date, if less than 25% of the class time has elapsed, a 65% refund will be issued. After 25% of the class time has elapsed, there will be no refund.

8 and 10 Weeks Classes:

  • If you drop at least one day prior to the session start date, a full refund less $10 per class will be issued.
  • If you drop on or after the session start date, if less than 25% of the class time has elapsed, a 65% refund will be issued. After 25% of the class time has elapsed, there will be no refund.

University Semester Abroad (USA) and International Research & Study Program

  • If you withdraw before the program start date, a full tuition refund less a $255 administrative fee will be issued.
  • If you withdraw on the first day or within 25% of the program start date, 65% of the session tuition will be refunded.
  • If you withdraw after 25% of the program has elapsed, no refund will be issued.
  • The following fees are non-refundable: Application fee, Health Center fee, Consolidated Course fee, and the Non-Curricular fee.

If you need to withdraw from the University Semester Abroad (USA) program, please send an email to iss@fullerton.edu marking in the subject line of your email, "Semester Abroad Withdrawal Request & Your CWID."

Requests for refunds are processed through the Extension and International Programs office. Refunds will be issued back to the original form of payment. Allow up to six weeks for refunds via check. If you paid with a credit card, allow 7-10 business days for your refund to be credited back to your credit card. Students who are dismissed from the program because of insufficient attendance or serious misconduct are not eligible to receive a refund.

If you have any further questions about EIP refunds, please contact EIP Student Services at eipconnect@fullerton.edu or call 657-278-2611.