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1.  Complete and submit the GV Tuition
Reimbursement Form no later than the
tuition due date;
2.  On or before the tuition due date, pay the
portion of tuition not covered by the
employer reimbursement plan, plus a
processing fee of $25.00 per semester.
Additionally, the university offers a three
payment plan, as well as a monthly payment
plan through an outside company.  For
additional information on this payment
option, please contact the Business Office.
Any amount not paid in full by the due date
will be assessed a 1.5% per month late
charge.  The balance shall be due and
payable at once, without any additional
notice to the students, if the students
terminate enrollment at Grand View
University or the total due is not paid by the
final payment deadline.  The student is
responsible for all interest, collection costs
and attorney fees necessary for the collection
of any amount not paid when due.  Late fees
will continue to be charged in the amount of
1.5% per month.  Any past due balance may
result in prevention of further enrollment
and may also result in cancellation of
registration for upcoming classes. 
Transcripts and diplomas will be held until
all financial obligations to the university are
satisfied.
All returned checks will be charged a $25.00
fee which will be added to the students'
tuition accounts, and no further checks will
be accepted.
Tuition Refunds
Dropping Classes
Students have the first five days of each
semester (add/drop period) to add and drop
classes without financial penalty.  The
Business Office and Financial Aid Office will
establish each student's tuition charges and
financial aid based on the student's
enrollment after the add/drop period.  Any
classes dropped after the add/drop period
will continue to count toward total billing
credits and will not result in an adjustment
to tuition charges or financial aid unless
students completely withdraw (drop all
classes) from the university.  Classes added
after this date may result in increased tuition
charges as the total billing credits charged
will include all courses not dropped before
or during the add/drop period.  
The add/drop period is adjusted for courses
that do not last the full length of a semester
or session.    
Complete Withdrawal
Students who are considering withdrawing
from Grand View University should first
discuss all academic options with their
advisor.  Students interested in officially
withdrawing from Grand View University
must initiate the withdrawal by contacting
the Director of Graduate Studies.  The
effective date of withdrawal will be
calculated based on the date of contact. 
Students who withdraw on or after the first
day of the term and before the 60% point in
time in the semester will receive a prorated
refund in tuition.  The amount of the refund
is based on the percentage of the semester
that has not been completed (the number of
calendar days remaining in the semester
divided by the number of calendar days in
the semester).  Financial aid will be refunded
to the respective sources (federal, state and
institutional) using the same percentage. 
Stated simply, a student who completely
withdraws after completing 20% of the
semester will be charged 20% of tuition
charges and will retain 20% of the financial
aid.  Examples of the application of the
refund policy are available upon request at
the Financial Aid Office.
If funds have been released to the student
because of a credit balance on the student's
account at Grand View University, then the
student may be required to repay some or the
entire amount released to the student.
This policy is subject to federal 
regulations.  Contact the Financial Aid Office
for details and to learn of any changes to this
policy.
STUDENT LIFE
Student Life provides out-of-class learning
experiences that are as rich in learning
opportunities as the formal in-class
experience.  Learning occurs during the
admission process, financial aid planning,
participation in campus activities and
athletics, career development, and
involvement in the University community.
Other offices provide services which are
designed to meet the individual needs of
students:  Academic Success Center,
Admissions, Athletics, Career Center,
Financial Aid, Food Service, International
Student Services, Multicultural and
Community Outreach, Personal
Counseling, Student Involvement, Services
for Students with Special Needs, Tutoring,
and Writing Lab.
PROGRAM ORIENTATION
All newly admitted graduate students are
required to attend an Orientation to
Graduate Study that is scheduled at the
beginning of their first class, Leading for
Change I.  The Orientation to Graduate
Study is intended to introduce students:
To the mission and purposes of Grand
View and Graduate Studies.
To graduate program policies and
procedures.
To the programs and services
available to support their success. 
To the Director and faculty of
Graduate Studies.
To their cohort classmates.
To the concept of mentoring employed
by Graduate Studies.
Advising
All students admitted to Graduate Studies
will be advised by the Director during their
first two semesters of enrollment. The
Director will prepare and distribute to each
student enrolled in the graduate program a
two-year Plan of Study which identifies the
courses that are to be taken, the
requirements that are to be satisfied, and
the academic term in which courses and 
requirements are to be completed.  Before
the end of the first term of graduate study,
the Director will assign a permanent
academic advisor from the track in which
the student is pursuing specialization.
Graduate students are encouraged to meet
with their academic advisor regularly.  
Graduate students are required to complete
a Petition to Graduate by February 1 in the
year in which they plan to graduate. 
Petitions to Graduate will be submitted to
the Director of Graduate Studies by the
academic advisor and submitted, reviewed,
and filed with the Office of the University
Registrar.
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