All students are subject to UMGC policies on course drop and withdrawal and refunds. On rare occasions, however, students may experience extenuating circumstances that warrant exceptions to the published policy.
Students may request university consideration for an exception by completing the Request for Exception Form. Requests for exceptions are reviewed by Student Affairs.
Students seeking an exception must meet the following criteria:
The following issues cannot be addressed through the Request for Exception process:
Please consult your advisor for assistance regarding the above issues.
All requests for exceptions to the UMGC drop and withdrawal and/or refund policies must be submitted within 90 days from the last day of the term during which the circumstance occurred.
Note: Submitting a request does not suspend billing or stop collections activity.
The requesting student will be notified of the university's decision approximately six to eight weeks from the time of submission of all documentation.