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417 - Tuition, Fees, and Refunds for Credit Classes
417 Tuition, Fees, and Refunds for Credit Classes
|P-417.1||Effective with the summer session each year, credit tuition and fees are as follows:
Other fees, as indicated below, may be assessed based on program/course requirements:
|P-417.2||Out-of-District status will be waived for an individual whose tuition and fees are being paid by an in-district business, company, or organization.|
|Pr-417.2.1||In order to qualify for the above waiver, the student must provide a letter from the employer on company letterhead stating that the tuition is employer paid.|
|P-417.3.1||Missouri Returning Heroes Act
To comply with the Missouri Returning Heroes Act, tuition charged to combat veterans will be limited to fifty dollars per credit hour. Eligibility is determined, for any program leading to an undergraduate certificate, or an associate or baccalaureate degree. A “combat veteran” is any person who served in armed combat after September 11, 2001, who was a Missouri resident when first entering the military, and who was discharged from military service under honorable conditions.
If you would like to apply, please submit a copy of your most recent DD-214 (long form) and the Returning Heroes Education Act Application to the Enrollment Services Department located in the Administrative Building, Room 1113. Your documentation will be reviewed to determine if you meet the criteria to be considered for reduced tuition. The Office of Enrollment Services will determine the amount, if any, that your tuition will be reduced.
|P-417.3.2||Active Duty Military Tuition Charges
To comply with the Higher Education Opportunity Act, SCC will charge in-state tuition rates for any member of the armed forces who is on active duty for a period of more than 30 days and whose domicile or permanent duty station is in Missouri. Eligibility is also extended to the service member’s spouse or dependents. The in-state rate will apply so long as the service member, their spouse or dependent is continuously enrolled at SCC, notwithstanding a subsequent change in the permanent duty station of the service member to a location outside of Missouri.
|P-417.3.3||Military Veterans and Eligible Dependents Using VA Benefits
To comply with Public Law 114-315, known as the Jeff Miller and Richard Blumenthal Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act of 2016, Section 417, SCC will charge in-state rates for military veterans who meet any of the following criteria:
Refunds – If a student withdraws from a credit course or from the College during the first 3 weeks after the start of the semester, a refund will be processed based on the date that the student withdraws.
If a student withdraws from a credit course or from the College, the student may receive a tuition refund for that session or semester provided an Add-Drop Form is completed and filed with the Admissions Office within a specified time, or the student withdraws online via SCC Connection. The date of the Add-Drop form or the date the online drop is completed is used to determine the percentage of eligible refund.
|Pr-417.4.1||Refund amounts are determined by specific dates within each semester for all credit classes and will be prorated for courses less than 16 weeks in length.|
|Pr-417.4.2||A full refund of tuition and fees is made if the College cancels a scheduled class.|