2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

Time of Withdrawal

Prior to the start of classes


During the 1st week of classes


During the 2nd week of classes


During the 3rd week of classes


During the 4th week of classes


After the end of the 4th week of classes


  • Applies to courses in 14/15-week semester for fall and spring and 12/13-week semester in the summer.  Actual percentage will depend on the official date of formal withdrawal.
  • For courses with fewer than six class meetings, there is a 100% refund if the drop occurs prior to the start of classes. Once the class has begun, there is no refund.
  • Registration and course fee(s) will not be refunded after the 2nd week of the semester.
  • Residence hall residents who withdraw prior to the 7th week of classes will receive a pro-rated refund on the portion of the board that is not used.
  • Students who receive financial aid, and who withdraw or reduce credit load during the refund period, may have an adjustment/reduction in their Financial Aid Award.
  • For information on refunds for term based courses please visit the Student Accounts Refund Policies website: https://www.lesley.edu/students/financial-aid-bills-payments/refund-policies-processes