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Bursar's Office Refund Policy

Office Hours
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 8:30-4:30
Thursday: 8:30-7:00
Saturday & Sunday: Closed
(Changes in hours may vary during holidays, inclement weather and summer)


Refund Policy

Weekly Refund Schedule: Refund checks or direct deposits will be produced every Monday and Thursday. Cutoff times for processing refunds are the close of business Wednesday for availability on Thursday and the close of business Friday for availability on Monday.

First Disbursement Date of Each Term: Refunds will be processed no later than 14 days following the disbursement of loans.

Banking or School Holidays: Refunds will be processed the next business day.

Philadelphia Campus is Closed: Refunds will be processed on the next business day that the campus reopens.

Direct Deposit of Refund: It is strongly recommended that students sign up for direct deposit for their refunds. This process is a safer and a more convenient way for students to receive funds. Direct deposit of student refunds is available by completing an authorization form. The initial setup for direct deposit will take approximately one week. The funds will be electronically posted to your bank account within two days after the above mentioned cutoff days. For example, if your refund is processed for availability on Monday, then the funds will be posted to your bank account on Tuesday or Wednesday.

If you have not set up direct deposit with the Bursar's Office you will receive your refund in the mail. If you have any concerns regarding your mailing address. please call the Bursar's Office.


PCOM Tuition Refund Policy

Students who choose to withdraw from the medical or graduate curricula for any reason may qualify for a tuition refund on a per-term basis.  Refunds to third and fourth-year medical students are prorated according to clerkships completed.   In no case will tuition already paid be refunded for disciplinary or academic dismissal. The effective date of withdrawal is the date a student files a written request with the Dean.  The following refund schedule applies to all students:

Withdrawal During  Term Charge  Credit
First week of class   0% 100%
Second week of class   10% 90%
Third & Fourth week of class   25% 75%
Fifth-Seventh week of class   50% 50%
After the Seventh week of class   100% 0%

All federal financial aid funds are credited or returned in compliance with the Federal Return Policy schedule. 

Last Updated: 8/12/15