Withdrawal is official when written notification is submitted to the Graduate Education office. An email may be sent to email@example.com. Non-attendance does not constitute an official withdrawal; students will be held responsible for all related tuition and fees.
|Time of Withdrawal||Transcript Grade|
|0-5 hours||No record|
|12 or more hours||F|
The following schedules are used to determine the portion of tuition that will be refunded depending upon the date that a student withdraws from a course. College policy does not allow retroactive withdrawals or refunds.
|Time of Withdrawal||Refund|
|Prior to 1st class meeting||100% less $75 administrative fee|
|Prior to 2nd class meeting||90% less $75 administrative fee|
|Prior to 3rd class meeting||50% less $75 administrative fee|
|After 3rd class meeting||No refund|
Non-attendance does not constitute an official withdrawal; students will be held responsible for all related tuition and fees.
Requesting a Refund
Students with a credit balance may receive a refund via direct deposit or paper check. To sign up for direct deposit (eRefund), log in to my.gordon.edu and click on the CASHNet link. BOTH eRefunds and paper checks must be requested by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Refund requests must include the refund amount, and for paper checks, the payee name and address. If you prefer, you may pick up your check in the Student Financial Services Office.
Enrollment status is calculated according to the total credits that a student is registered for within a term. The two terms are:
Enrollment status within a term is based on the following credit loads:
|9 credits or more||Full-time|
Satisfactory Academic Standing
The Graduate Education Office evaluates student academic progress at the close of each term. Students are evaluated on the basis of cumulative grade point average (GPA) and credit hour completion. The minimum academic standards that must be met in order to be eligible for title IV federal student aid are listed in the chart below:
|Number of Semesters
Any student who fails to meet the SAP is placed on academic probation. A student may appeal if they have experienced serious extenuating circumstances (i.e. serious injury, illness or death in the family). An appeal letter to request a waiver of the SAP standards for a semester should be submitted to the Graduate Education Office, with supporting documentation required. The Director of Graduate Programs, Registrar and Director of Student Financial Services will make a final determination on the appeal.