Registration, Tuition, Payments & Refunds
woods college of advancing studies
OFFICE LOCATION AND HOURS
The Woods College of Advancing Studies is located in St. Mary's Hall South, and is open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. When classes are in session, the office is also open Monday through Thursday evenings until 8:00 p.m, and Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to noon.
REGISTRATION FOR 2015-2016 COURSES
Registration for WCAS students for fall 2015 courses is now open.
BC day students who have received approval from their Dean and/or major department to take a WCAS fall course may register at 8:00am on Monday, August 31, at Student Services in Lyons Hall. Day students should take their approved forms to Student Services, where they may register for a WCAS course as long as the course is open.
Beginning November 12, continuing WCAS students may register and pay for spring courses via the Agora Portal, by mail, or in-person at St. Mary's Hall South, Ground Floor. New students may either submit a registration form by mail, or register in-person at St. Mary's Hall South.
WCAS students in a degree program are required to meet with an academic advisor prior to registration each semester.
TUITION AND FEES
Tuition for WCAS undergraduate courses for the 2015-2016 academic year is $1756 per course.
Registration fee per semester is $25.
For students wishing to audit a Woods College undergraduate course (without receiving academic credit) the fee is $878.
Visiting Students (undergraduate students who have been approved to take day school courses) pay the day school per-credit rate, which is $1,618 per credit.
The required Massachusetts medical insurance for fall 2015 is $1190; for spring 2016 semester is $1,585.
All fees and tuition charges are due at the time of registration.
WITHDRAWALS AND REFUNDS
WCAS students withdrawing from a course by the following dates will receive the tuition refund indicated below.
• by January 27, 2016: 100% of tuition charged is refunded
• by January 29, 2016: 80% of tuition charged is refunded
• by February 5, 2016: 60% of tuition charged is refunded
• by February 12, 2016: 40% of tuition charged is refunded
• by February 19, 2016: 20% of tuition charged is refunded
There are no refunds beyond this schedule; fees are not refundable. An audit is considered a fee, and there is no refund for a student who withdraws from a course taken for audit. Woods College students may not change a course registration from credit to audit status.
All requests for withdrawal from a course must be submitted in writing to the Woods College of Advancing Studies in St. Mary's Hall South; no course withdrawal or refund of tuition will be processed without written notification from the student.