Refund/Credit Dates and Deadlines

Students who drop courses within the posted drop schedule time frames will receive a credit on their student account equal to the percentage of tuition indicated below. Refunds/Credits a​re applied on TUITION AMOUNTS ONLY. Ancillary fees and deposits are non-refundable.

***For courses of less than 3 credits there will be no refund once the course begins***

2018/2019 F​all & Winter Drop Schedule

Arts/Science/Nursing/BPHE/BBA/Distance Learning/BComm/College Partnership/BEd

Tuition Credit Schedule

  100% CREDIT 75% CREDIT 50% CREDIT 0% CREDIT
Fall Courses
3, 6 and 9 Credit
Sept. 17 Sept. 18 - Oct. 1 After Oct. 1
Winter Courses
3, 6 and 9 Credit
Jan. 18 Jan. 19 - Feb. 1 After Feb. 1
Fall/Winter Courses
3, 6 and 9 Credit
Sept 17 Sept. 18 - Oct. 1 Oct. 2 - Dec. 17 After Dec. 17

Nursing 1.5 Credit Courses​

Fall Session

Course From To Tuition Credit %
First Term 6 Weeks Sept 4 Sept 17 100%
  Sept 18 Oct 1 50%
  After Oct 1   0%
Second Term 6 Weeks Oct 23 Nov 6 100%
  Nov 7 Nov 20 50%
  After Nov 20   0%
Full Term 12 Weeks Sept 4 Sept 17 100%
  Sept 18 Oct 1 50%
  After Oct 1   0%

Winter Session

Course From To Tuition Credit %
First Term 6 Weeks Jan 7 Jan 18 100%
  Jan 19 Feb 1 50%
  After Feb 1   0%
Second Term 6 Weeks Feb 25 Mar 12 100%
  Mar 13 Mar 26 50%
  After Mar 26   0%
Full Term 12 Weeks Jan 7 Jan 18 100%
  Jan 19 Feb 1 50%
  After Feb 1   0%

​2​018/19 Partial Credit Course (PHED) Drop Schedule​ (Less than 3 Credits)

Registration for Partial Credit Courses will be permitted until the day the Partial Credit Course begins.  You may also drop a partial credit course before or on the day it starts.  Partial Credit Courses may be dropped without academic consequence by midnight on the day of the first meeting.  Partial Credit Courses dropped the day after the first meeting will be recorded as a WDR.

Dropping a partial credit course before the day it starts will incur no tuition or ancillary charges.  Dropping a partial credit course on the day it starts will incur a 50% tuition charge and 100% ancillary charge.  Dropping the partial credit course after the first class meeting date will incur​ a 100% tuition and ancillary fee charge.

Refund Policy:

Nipissing University issues refund cheques on students' accounts by request only and according to the following schedule.  Credit balances of less than $20.00 will be held on the student account for future use. 

Refund Cheque Schedule

Request Received By Cheque Pick-up/Mailing Date​
September 30, 2018 ​October 15, 2018
January 31, 2019 ​February 18, 2019

Students may request a refund by submitting a Refund Request Form to the Finance Office in person (F216), by email to finance@nipissingu.ca, or by fax to (705)474-5295.  All students picking up a cheque in the Finance Office must present photo ID.  All credits remaining on any student account as of March 11, 2019 (for the 18FW academic term) will automatically be processed and then mailed to the address on file if a request form has not been received.  It is the responsibility of the student to ensure their address information is current in WebAdvisor.

For the Spring/Summer semester, any credits remaining on any student account as of July 9, 2018 (for the 18SS academic term) will first be applied to upcoming Fall/Winter fees (if applicable); if there is no Fall/Winter registration, a refund will automatically be processed and mailed out.

*For students receiving OSAP funding: As per your signed OSAP declaration, any refund of fees must be directed back to the National Student Loan Service Centre, regardless of the source of the payment(s)​.

Please note, any student who completely withdraws from Nipissing University must notify the Finance Office after their courses have been dropped. At that time their account will be reconciled and any refunds (if applicable) will be mailed to the address on file.

2018 Spring/Summer Undergraduate Drop Schedule

Arts/Science/Nursing/BPHE/BBA/Distance Learning/BComm/College Partnership

Tuition Credit Schedule

Spring Session

Course From To Tuition Credit %
First Term 3 Weeks May 7 May 10 100%
  May 11 May 15 50%
  After May 15   0%
Second Term 3 Weeks May 28 May 31 100%
  June 1 June 5 50%
  After June 5   0%
Full Term 6 Weeks May 7 May 10 100%
  May 11 May 17 50%
  After May 17   0%

Summer Session

Course From To Tuition Credit %
First Term 3 Weeks June 25 June 28 100%
  June 29 July 3 50%
  After July 3   0%
Second Term 3 Weeks July 16 July 19 100%
  July 20 July 24 50%
  After July 24   0%
Full Term 6 Weeks June 25 June 28 100%
  June 29 July 5 50%
  After July 5   0%

Spring/Summer Session

Course From To Tuition Credit %
12 Week Term May 7 May 20 100%
May 21 June 3 50%
After June 3 0%

2018 Summer Institute (SI) Course Drop Schedule

For a 100% credit, you must drop the course within the first two (2) days of the course.  Should you drop the course on the third (3rd) day, you will receive a 50% ​tuition credit.  Courses dropped after the third (3rd) day will not receive a refund/credit.

Graduate Studies Students

For all Graduate Studies students, please refer to the refund schedule posted here.