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Withdrawal and drops

Fall and spring semester

Financial liability is based on the following guidelines for full and part-time students

  1. The College Calendar states the official first day of classes for semester and quarter courses.
  2. The date written on the Add/Drop or Withdrawal form is considered the final date of class attendance.
  3. Fees are refundable based on the Tuition refund policy (see below)
  4. The day you drop a class, by the myOswego web system, is considered the final date of class attendance for tuition liability purpose.

According to State University Administrative Policies, students who are given permission to cancel their registration shall be liable for payment of tuition in accordance with the following schedule:

Period of TimeLiability
1st Week 0 %
2nd Week 30 %
3rd Week 50 %
4th Week 70 %
5th Week 100%


Liabilty and financial aid calculation worksheet

To print a worksheet designed to assist withdrawal students determine the amount of incurred liability and Financial Aid eligibility click link below:

Winter and Summer Sessions

Financial liability is based on the following guidelines for full and part-time students

  1. The College Calendar states the official first day of classes for semester and quarter courses.
  2. The date written on the Add/Drop or Withdrawal form is considered the final date of class attendance. 
  3. The day you drop a class, by the myOswego web system, is considered the final date of class attendance for tuition liability purpose.

According to State University Administrative Policies, students who are given permission to cancel their registration shall be liable for payment of tuition in accordance with the following schedule. Saturday is deemed to be the end of each week for refund purposes:

Length of termLiability during indicated week
First Second Third Fourth Fifth
Semester 15-16 wk 0% 30% 50% 70% 100%
12-13 wk term 0% 40% 60% 100%
1/4 or 10 wk term 0% 50% 70% 100%
9 wk term 0% 55% 75% 100%
wk term 0% 60% 80% 100%
wk term 0% 65% 100%
wk term 0% 70% 100%
wk term 0% 75% 100%
First week Second week
2nd day of class Remainder of first week   Starting 2nd week
wk term 0% 50%   100%
wk term 0% 65%   100%
wk term 0% 80%   100%
wk term 100%