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Woods College of Advancing Studies

Registration, Tuition, Payments & Refunds

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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 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.


Gasson Hall at night

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.

WCAS students withdrawing from a course by the following dates will receive the tuition refund indicated below.

Second Semester
• 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.