Dean of Students

Refund Appeal Procedure

Students have a right to submit an appeal of the refund policy if there is a significant or unusual circumstance that causes their withdrawal from class after the normal refund period.

The procedure for appeal is as follows:

After withdrawal from class, you are required to complete the appeal form: Tuition_Refund_Appeals.  Once complete, return to the Dean of Students Office located in Whitewater 101D or email to The appeal will then be forwarded to the Tuition Refund Appeals Committee.

You may also mail your appeal to:

Dean of Students Office
Attn: Tuition Refund Appeals Committee
Indiana University East
2325 Chester Blvd.
Richmond IN 47374

Please explain the circumstances surrounding your appeal.

Include any supporting documentation that proves your case such as: a print out showing your attempt to withdraw from a class, dated error report due to technical problems, e-mails that may include correspondence with faculty.

Include the refund amount requested, course number, class name and semester (Spring, Fall, Summer I or Summer II).

Submit the letter to the Dean of Students Office within one year of withdrawal. Appeals received after this period will not be considered. Once an appeal is submitted, it is forwarded to the Refund Appeals Committee for consideration.

The committee meets one time each month.  Once a committee recommendation has been rendered, the Dean of Students Office will formally communicate the decision to the student.


Revised 09/05/2017