A student who is considering withdrawing from ACOM should first contact the Associate Dean of Student Services to discuss their situation and determine whether alternatives to withdrawal are available.
Prior to withdrawing from the College, the student should schedule and attend exit interviews with Registrar, Bursar, and Financial Aid Office representatives. A student who withdraws from ACOM is solely responsible for determining the impact, if any, of withdrawal upon their academic record, charges, and financial aid.
A student who elects to withdraw must submit to the Associate Dean of Student Services or designee a letter of resignation along with any additional documentation that is requested.
- The official withdrawal date is determined by the Registrar’s Office. A student’s withdrawal date is the student’s last date of attendance at a documented academically related activity.
- A student who withdraws prior to the completion of one or more courses will receive a grade of “W” or “Withdrawal” for each course in which they are enrolled at the time of withdrawal.
- A student Direct Loan borrower who is graduating, leaving school, or dropping below half-time enrollment is required to complete exit counseling. Please visit https://studentloans.gov to complete the U.S. Dept. of Education’s online Exit Counseling, and contact the Office of Financial Aid for more information.
- If a student withdraws, the student and/or the College may be required to return a portion of any federal financial aid received. If ACOM is required to return unearned aid to any federal Title IV program, the student will be responsible for payment of any balance that becomes due to the College.
- A student who owes a balance to ACOM may have a hold placed on their account by the Bursar, and the College may withhold all records pertaining to the medical student’s attendance.
- Refunds of tuition are made in accordance with the Tuition Refund Policy. Please contact the Bursar’s Office for more information.