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Refund Policy

Refund Policy

In order to receive a tuition refund a student must officially withdraw within the refund period specified below. Refunds for sessions different from those listed below are prorated according to the session in proportion to the traditional 16-week session. A session is defined as an enrollment period within an academic term. An academic term (fall, spring, or summer) may have a number of sessions running concurrently - 16, 8, or 4 week.

Timeframe for Tuition Refunds

 Session 100%   50%   No Refund 
 16-week  Within 7th day  8th -29th days  After 29th day
 8-week  Within 4th day  5th -15th days  After 15th day
 6-week  Within 3rd day  4th -11th days  After 11th day
 4-week  Within 1st day  2nd -7th days  After 7th day


check markChecklist Item: Activate your Easy Refund/KCTCS BankMobile Vibe Debit Card!

KCTCS now offers you the option of receiving your financial aid and tuition refunds by direct deposit through the KCTCS Easy Refund Program. Of course you still have the option of having your refund sent to your bank account or receiving a paper check.

The KCTCS Easy Refund Program is in partnership with BankMobile, a financial services and payment company focused exclusively on higher education to distribute financial aid and tuition refunds to students. BankMobile will offer a BankMobile Vibe account to each student. The BankMobile Vibe account is optional and requires no minimum balance, no monthly fee and is FDIC insured.

What you need to do

A personal code debit card will be emailed or mailed to your current address listed on your student record upon enrolling in at least 3 credit hours (certain restrictions apply). It is important that you make sure your address is current in our Admissions Office. Upon receipt you'll need to visit and choose your refund preference. If you choose a BankMobile Vibe account, you will get your receive a BankMobile Vibe debit card.

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