WSR 00-11-102

PERMANENT RULES

BELLEVUE COMMUNITY COLLEGE


[ Filed May 18, 2000, 9:55 a.m. ]

Date of Adoption: January 26, 2000.

Purpose: To identify authorization for the granting of refunds to students and describe the procedure by which a student may request a refund.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 132H-160-182.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28B.15.605.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 99-23-030 on November 10, 1999.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0. Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

May 17, 2000

Elise J. Erickson

Rules Coordinator


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 06-01-056 [96-01-056], filed 12/15/95, effective 1/15/96)

WAC 132H-160-182
Student schedule changes -- Refund policy and administrative fees.

The Community College District VIII board of trustees has authorized the Associate Dean of Enrollment Services (or his/her designee) registrar to collect an administrative fee when a student adds or drops course(s) or withdraws from the college. In addition, the Associate Dean of Enrollment Services (or his/her designee) registrar is also authorized to refund tuition and/or fees when a student withdraws from college or a course(s), in accordance with RCW 28B.15.605 and the refund policies approved by the Board of Trustees. The Associate Dean of Enrollment Services (or his/her designee) registrar has the authority to make judgments regarding refunds in extraordinary circumstances. A student who is requested to withdraw for disciplinary reasons will not be eligible for a refund. Refund provisions for students receiving Title IV Federal Aid are described in WAC 132H-160-185-, Refund for Title IV Federal Aid Recipients.

The specific refund procedure and rates are published in the college catalog and the quarterly schedule of classes.

Tuition and related fees for fall, winter, and spring quarters are refunded upon withdrawal from college or a course(s) as follows:

(1) Tuition and fees will be refunded at 100% prior to the third instructional day of the quarter for complete withdrawal from college, withdrawal from a course(s) (reduction of class load below 10 credits), and for classes the college has canceled.

(2) Tuition and fees will be refunded at 80% beginning with instructional day three through instructional day five of the quarter for complete withdrawal from college or withdrawal from a course(s) (reduction of class load below 10 credits).

(3) Tuition and fees will be refunded at 50% beginning with instructional day six of the quarter through calendar day twenty of the quarter for complete withdrawal from college, withdrawal from a course(s) (reduction of class load below 10 credits).

(4) Tuition and fees will not be refunded after calendar day twenty of the quarter. Tuition and related fees for summer quarter are refunded upon withdrawal from college or a course(s) as follows:

Tuition and related fees for summer quarter are refunded upon withdrawal from college or a course(s) as follows:

(5) Tuition and fees will be refunded at 100% prior to the second instructional day of the quarter for withdrawal from college, withdrawal from a course(s) (reduction of class load below 10 credits), and for classes the college has canceled.

(6) Tuition and fees will be refunded at 80% beginning with instructional day two of the quarter through instructional day three of the quarter for withdrawal from college, or withdrawal from a course(s) (reduction of class load below 10 credits).

(7) Tuition and fees will be refunded at 50% beginning with instructional day four of summer quarter through calendar day eleven of the quarter for withdrawal from college, or withdrawal from a course(s) (reduction of class load below 10 credits).

(8) Tuition and fees will not be refunded after calendar day eleven of the quarter.

(9) If an insurance claim has been filed, no refund will be granted for insurance fees.

(10) Self support programs may develop different refund policies based upon programmatic reasons, with institutional approval. Policies pertaining to these programs will be listed in the quarterly schedule

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140. 96-01-056, 132H-160-182, filed 12/15/95, effective 1/15/96; 94-01-181, 132H-160-182, filed 12/22/93, effective 1/22/94.]

Reviser's note: The typographical error in the above section occurred in the copy filed by the agency and appears in the Register pursuant to the requirements of RCW 34.08.040.

Reviser's note: The bracketed material preceding the section above was supplied by the code reviser's office.

Reviser's note: RCW 34.05.395 requires the use of underlining and deletion marks to indicate amendments to existing rules. The rule published above varies from its predecessor in certain respects not indicated by the use of these markings.

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