For online summer/winter courses
To withdraw from a summer/winter online course, you must notify the Precollege Studies academic office in writing.
Your refund amount will be determined by the number of days from the start of your course that you withdrew. (It is not based on the day on which you enrolled.) For example: If your course begins on January 4, days 1-3 on the refund schedule below would be January 4, 5, and 6.
Tuition refund schedule (based on course start date)
- Days 1-3: Withdrawal period with a 100 percent tuition refund
- Days 4-5: Withdrawal period with a 50 percent tuition refund
- Day 6: Withdrawal period with no refund
For online fall/spring courses
To withdraw from a fall/spring online course, you must notify the SCE registrar’s office in writing. Your refund amount will be determined by the prorated schedule on Cornell’s Office of the Bursar website.