Registration, Tuition, Payments & Refunds
woods college of advancing studies 2014-2015
OFFICE LOCATION AND HOURS
The Woods College of Advancing Studies is located in McGuinn Hall, Room 100, 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 FALL 2014 COURSES
Registration for Woods College fall 2014 courses is open until Tuesday, September 2.
The drop/add period for fall courses is from Tuesday, September 2 to Wednesday, September 10. There is no registration allowed after this date.
Continuing WCAS students may register and pay for fall courses via the Agora Portal, by mail, or in-person at McGuinn 100, or in the Student Services Office in Lyons Hall. New students may either submit a registration form by mail, or register in-person at McGuinn 100 or in Student Services, Lyons Hall. 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 2014-2015 academic year is $1688 per course.
Tuition for WCAS graduate courses is $714 per credit, or $2142 for a three-credit course.
Registration fee per semester is $25. For students wishing to audit an undergraduate course (without receiving academic credit) the fee is $844. Visiting Students (undergraduate students who have been approved to take day school courses) pay the day school per-credit rate, which is $1,556 per credit.
The required Massachusetts medical insurance for fall semester is $1,143.
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 September 10, 2014: 100% of tuition charged is refunded
• by September 12, 2014: 80% of tuition charged is refunded
• by September 19, 2014: 60% of tuition charged is refunded
• by September 26, 2014: 40% of tuition charged is refunded
• by October 3, 2014: 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 McGuinn 100; no course withdrawal or refund of tuition will be processed without written notification from the student.