When students withdraws from class, a $25.00 withdrawal fee is charged for program withdrawal. Full Tuition minus the $25.00 withdrawal fee will be refunded only if written notice is received within 3 business days of the program beginning. Once a student starts a program follow refund table. Official withdrawals, the postmark on written notification will determine the cancellation date, or the date said information is delivered to the school administrator/owner in person. Any monies due to a student who unofficially withdraws from the school shall be refunded within 45 days of a determination by the school that the student has withdrawn without notifying the institution. If a student has not been present in school for thirty days, they will be officially withdrawn from the program. 

For students who enroll in and begin classes, the following schedule of tuition adjustments is authorized:

The registration fee and the cost of the kit is part of the total price set out and is not refundable.

Percentage length completed to the total length of program per enrollment agreement.Amount of total tuition owed to the school.
0.01% to 4.9%20%
5% to 9.9%30%
10% to 14.9%40%
15% to 24.9%45%
25% to 49.9%70%
50% and over100%

Contact the Workforce Development office if you require a refund as soon as possible.

*Withdrawal policy and late registration fee also applies to companies registering employees.

Withdrawal Procedures

Students planning to withdraw must notify the Workforce Development Education office in writing. Non-attendance does not constitute an official withdrawal. Involuntary or Unrequested Withdrawal- Instructors will automatically withdraw any student missing more than 30 days of the program and/or 10% of the class time. Refund Process for Withdrawal Refunds will only be issued to the person who paid for the program regardless if that person is the student.

Involuntary or Unrequested Withdrawal

Instructors will contact the Director of Adult Education and Workforce Development when a student has missed at least 5% of their class time. Working with the Director, the instructor will schedule a student counseling session in an effort to identify reasons for the student missing class time and make every attempt to get the student back on track with his/her attendance. After which, should the student continue to miss class time the instructor will automatically withdraw the students that are missing more than 10% of the class time. This policy may vary with specific Workforce Development Programs.

Refund Process for Withdrawal

Refunds will only be issued to the person who paid for the program regardless if that person is the student. Refunds will be made by check from the Maplewood Treasurer’s office if student paid tuition by cash or check. Credit to the charge card will be issued if student paid by Visa, MasterCard, or Discover. Please allow 2-4 weeks for processing paperwork and/or mailing checks. Please note, books and other supplies are not refundable.

Cancellation of the Course

Maplewood Career Center Workforce Development reserves the right to cancel or delay the opening of any program. Reasons for cancellation or delay might include, but are not limited to, insufficient enrollment, and/or concerns regarding illness, safety, equipment, or construction, among other extenuating circumstances. 

When the Director of Workforce Development decides that a class will be cancelled or postponed, the school will make every effort to notify registered students immediately by the fastest means available, including phone and email. Please make sure to notify the Workforce Development Office if any contact information has changed.

Refunds for Cancelled Classes

If Maplewood Career Center Workforce Development cancels a class, the school will refund the tuition in full to the person who paid for the class.

Veteran’s Refund Policy

In the event that veterans or their eligible persons sponsored as students under Chapters 30, 32, 35 of Title 38 and Chapter 1606 or Title 10 U. S. Code, fail to enter the Program or withdraw or are discontinued therefrom at any time prior to completion, the amount charged for tuition, fees and other charges shall not exceed the approximate pro rata portion of the total charges for tuition, fees and other charges that the length of the non-accredited program bears to its total length. A registration fee of $10.00 need not be refundable: any amount beyond that is subject to pro ration and refund (CFR 21.4254(c) (13)). The pro rata portion may not vary more than 10 percent of the total costs for tuition, fees, and other charges. A copy of this policy will be provided to all students receiving educational benefits from the Veteran’s Administration.

*See handbook for full refund schedule based on attendance and/or withdrawal*

Returned Checks

(Board Policy 6151: Bad Checks) When the district receives a check from a student that, when deposited, is returned marked “insufficient funds,” the Treasurer shall provide an opportunity for the payer to make proper payment or to arrange a satisfactory payment schedule. If payment is not received within 30 days, the payment schedule is not adhered to, or the monies do not appear to be collectible, the Board of Education authorizes the Treasurer to remove the fee or charge from the District’s Accounts Receivable to take appropriate action against the student.