Policies

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Financial Aid Refunds
NCC has partnered with Higher One to process financial aid and regular tuition refunds for credit students. More details about the refund process can be found here.

Financial Obligations and Holds
Students with outstanding financial obligations to Northampton Community College (NCC) including but not limited to tuition, fees, room and board, library materials, fines, loaned equipment, etc. will have a hold on their account and may not be permitted to register for a subsequent semester, receive official transcripts or grades, or participate in graduation until the hold is cleared.

Refund Policy - Credit Courses
Refer to this policy if you need to withdraw from your credit classes

Refund Policy Non-Credit Courses/Community Education
Students withdrawing from non-credit courses should refer to the information provided here.

Residency Policies
Find out how to prove your residency and receive the tuition rate that applies to your circumstances.

Non-Medical Tuition Credit
A Non-Medical Tuition Credit is limited to students who meet the eligibility requirements listed under Section 2 of the Petition Form, and only with proper supporting documentation.

Room and Board Refunds
Room and board refund policies differ from tuition refund policies. More information is available here.

Tuition Credit for Call to Active Military Duty
A student who must withdraw from Northampton Community college due to an involuntary call to Active military duty may apply for credit or refund of tuition and fees paid. Requests for refund will be reviewed on an individual basis. Students who received financial aid or a financial aid refund may or may not be eligible for a tuition refund but would be eligible to receive a tuition credit. Students must provide a copy of their military orders to the Records Office at the time of withdrawal to be considered for the credit or refund.

Tuition Credit for Medical Emergency
A student who must withdraw from Northampton Community College due to a medical emergency (serious illness or injury), may apply for credit for tuition and eligible fees paid. This credit, if granted, may be applied toward tuition charges (credit courses only) upon his/her return to the College, and this is not transferable or refundable. Tuition credit will not be granted more than once for the same medical condition.

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