Students who are called to active duty and who submit a copy of their call to active duty papers will be eligible to receive a 100-percent refund of tuition and fees and a proration of housing and dining charges as per the services used.
As with other refunds, monies will be returned to appropriate parties in accordance with federal and state guidelines.
For a full description of the IUP policy for students called to active military duty, please refer the IUP Catalog. The information listed below is designed to assist you with detailed information that should prove to be helpful as you leave the university for your pending deployment.
Contact IUP’s Department of Disability Access and Advising, Pratt Hall, Room 216, 724-357-4067.
The following options will be available to you:
You may choose to do a total semester withdrawal from all classes and receive a full refund for tuition and fees; any university room and dining hall contract fees would be refunded on a prorated basis for the actual services that you have received up to the date of the withdrawal. This option requires that you withdraw from every course and receive no grade for any course taken that semester.
If a substantial part of the semester has been completed by the time you are called for active military duty, you may meet with each instructor to determine an appropriate grade. Since assignment of grades is the responsibility of the instructor, he/she may assign whatever grade is appropriate. If the appropriate grade is an “Incomplete,” IUP will extend the deadline by which the incomplete must be removed from your academic transcript to 180 days from the time you return from active duty. Any university room and dining hall contract fees would be refunded on a prorated basis for the actual services you have received up to the date of leaving the university for active duty.
Once you have made your decision, remember to do the following:
Following is a guide of steps you should take when re-enrolling at IUP after active duty service:
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