Is there a tuition appeal process?

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Is there a tuition appeal process?

Student Tuition Appeals Process*
In extraordinary circumstances, when a student is unable to attend classes due to a serious accident or illness, an email may be sent to the Office of the Bursar ( for review. Students must be withdrawn from the course(s) prior to submitting the appeal request. Students that completed the semester and received final grades are not eligible to be considered under this program.  Medical documentation must be provided at the time of the appeal submission before a special tuition credit can be considered.  If a special tuition credit is granted by the Office of the Bursar, it must be applied against a current outstanding tuition balance and/or applied against a future semester tuition balance.  CASH REFUNDS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED UNDER THIS PROGRAMONLY ONE (1) SPECIAL TUITION CREDIT WILL BE GRANTED PER STUDENT, PER DEGREE PROGRAM.  A decision will be sent by hardcopy to the permanent address on record and electronically to the email address provided on the Appeal Form.

If you would like to file a tuition appeal please send an email to

NOTE:  For future consideration, please visit the Office of the Bursar website for information regarding Tuition Insurance.

*Tuition, Fees, Room and Board are subject to change by the Saint Joseph's University Board of Trustees
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  • Topic #: 16125-51
  • Date Created: 07/01/2012
  • Last Modified Since: 08/19/2016
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