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Tuition & Fees and Refund Policy

Resident Student Tuition and Fees Chart

Non-Resident Student Tuition and Fees Chart

Mandatory Fees

Student Accident Insurance
Fall & Spring semesters $7.50
Summer semester $5.00
Campus Access Fee per Semester $6.00
Late Registration fee $25.00
Some programs and/or classes require additional fees.


Students schedules will be dropped for non-payment on the following dates. Full payment is required at the time of registration and when any schedule changes are processed.

Drop for non-payment dates:

Friday, August 10 at noon

Friday, August 17 at noon

Tuesday, August 21 at 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, August 23 at 5:30 p.m.



A student who officially withdraws from any or all classes before the official first day of class for the respective term will be refunded the total tuition and other institutional charges.  Students will receive a 100% refund for classes dropped during any drop/add period if a class or classes remain.  After the respective drop/add period, no refund will be given except for total withdrawal from the College.

Drop/Add Periods

During the defined drop/add periods, student will receive a 100% refund on dropped classes as long as other classes remain on the student’s schedule. Once the drop/add period has ended, partial refunds will be granted only for a complete withdrawal of all classes.  Please refer to the schedule of classes for drop/add dates and times.

Total Withdrawal from School

A student who officially or unofficially withdraws completely on or after the first day of class, will be refunded according to the withdrawal date, as follows:

Fall 2018

FULL TERM starts August 20 and ends December 13, 2018
On or before August 19, 2018 100%
August 20 – 26, 2018 75%
August 27 – September 2, 2018 50%
September 3 – 9, 2018 25%
After September 9, 2018 0%
FIRST TERM starts August 20 and ends October 10, 2018
On or before August 19, 2018 100%
August 20 – 22, 2018 75%
August 23 – 25, 2018 50%
August 26 – 28, 2018 25%
After August 28, 2018 0%
SECOND TERM starts October 15 and ends December 13, 2018
On or before October 14, 2018 100%
October 15 – 17, 2018 75%
October 18 – 20, 2018 50%
October 21 – 23, 2018 25%
After October 23, 2018 0%



A student who receives one or more of the following: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), or Alabama Student Assistance Grant (ASAP), is defined as a Federal Grant Recipient.


The withdrawal date is the date that the student submits a completed withdrawal form (withdrawing from all classes) to the Office of Enrollment Services.


For each semester, the 60% point is determined by the Financial Aid Office. Please refer to the printed schedule of classes or the Financial Aid Office for this date. Students who withdraw from school on or before this date will owe a repayment. Students who withdraw after this date will not owe a repayment.


The amount of repayment will be based upon a formula prescribed by law that considers the date of withdrawal and the amount of federal aid (excluding work study) received. Students who fail to repay the U. S. Department of Education will not be eligible to receive Federal Aid at Shelton State Community College or any other institution.

Refer to the schedule of classes for exact refund dates. SHELTON STATE DOES NOT GIVE CASH REFUNDS . Refund checks are mailed from the Business Office. Refunds for complete withdrawals on or after the first scheduled day listed on the College calendar for that term will be charged a 5% administrative fee.