Cancellation Policy

Cancellation in Tennessee

A full refund of all monies paid will be made to or on behalf of the applicant if the applicant requests cancellation before the start of the first class. There is a $150.00 non-refundable application fee. Upon cancellation, an applicant may withdraw any unprocessed financial aid applications and the School will cancel any loans or scheduled financial aid disbursements.

Refund Policy Students are responsible for making suitable arrangements to pay for tuition and fees incurred as a result of their enrollment at the Dental Staff School of Tennessee. In the event that a student withdraws or is dismissed from all classes during the term, refunds of tuition and fees are calculated according to the schedule below. Refunds are not given for books and supplies that have already been issued. Refunds will be made within 30 calendar days of the student’s determined date of withdrawal.

Cancellation and Refund Policy in Tennessee

1. If a student withdraws from the institution on or before the first day of classes, or fails to begin classes, the refund shall equal the sum of all amounts paid or to be paid by or on behalf of the student for the period of enrollment, less an administrative fee of one hundred fifty dollars ($150.00);

2. If after classes have commenced and before expiration of ten percent (10%) of the period of enrollment for which he or she was charged, a student withdraws, drops out, is expelled, or otherwise fails to attend classes, the refund shall equal seventy-five percent (75%) of all amounts paid or to be paid by or on behalf of the student for the period, less administrative fee of one hundred fifty dollars ($150.00);

3. If after expiration of the of ten percent (10%) of the period of enrollment for which he or she was charged, and before expiration of twenty-five percent (25%) of the period, a student withdraws, drops out, is expelled, or otherwise fails to attend classes, the refund shall equal twenty-five percent (25%) of all amounts paid or to be paid by or on behalf of the student for the period, less administrative fee of one hundred fifty dollars ($150.00);

4. If after expiration of twenty-five (25%) of the period of enrollment for which he or she was charged, a student withdraws, drops out, is expelled, or otherwise fails to attend classes, the student may be deemed obligated for one hundred (100%) of the tuition, fees and other charges assessed by the institution; or

(a) All or a portion of the tuition, fees, and other institutional charges assessed the student were paid or to be paid by student assistance programs sponsored by one or more governmental or private agencies or organization, including employer provided financial assistance, and the institution, as a condition of establishing eligibility for its students to participate in such programs, is required to adhere to a refund policy prescribed by the sponsor of the student assistance; or

(b) For students not affected by subparagraph (4a), the institution’s refund policy produces a refund which equals or exceeds the amount which would be calculated by application of the following procedures:

(c) For students not affected by subparagraph (4a), the institution may adopt and utilize the federal statutory pro-rata refund method for a student whose last day of attendance occurs prior to sixty percent (60%) of the period of enrollment, or such later point in time as the institution may select and be published in the institutional catalog. After completion of 60% of the period of enrollment the student may be deemed obligated for one hundred (100%) of the tuition, fees and other charges assessed by the institution; or

(d) For students not affected by subparagraph (4a), the institution may propose a refund policy for approval by the Executive Director, if the policy can be demonstrated as a whole more favorable than subparagraph (b); or

(e) For a student who cannot complete one or more classes because the institution discontinued such class(es) during a period of enrollment for which the student was charged, the institution refunds the sum of all amounts paid or to be paid by or on behalf of the student for such class(es).

(5) When computing refunds pursuant to the policies contained in subparagraph 2 (b)(c)(d), the last day of attendance for a student shall be one of the following:

(a) The date on the expulsion notice if a student is expelled from the institution; or

(b) The date the institution receives a written notice (including a signed drop form) of withdrawal from a student; or

(c) When no written notice of withdrawal is given, the institution shall use the last day of attendance as the date of withdrawal; or

(d) Fails to return from an approved Leave of Absence (LOA).