Any student who withdraws from the College, drops a class, or drops from full to part-time status is subject to the following refund schedule:

REFUND PERIOD: TUITION FEES
Through the first day of each semester 100% 100%
One week or less 80% 100%
Two weeks 80% 0%
Three weeks 60% 0%
Four weeks 40% 0%
Five weeks 20% 0%
Over five weeks 0% 0%

Summer Tuition Refunds are determined by the class schedule and refund rules are listed in the summer schedule distributed by Academic Affairs.

For housing and meal plan refunds or adjustments, please refer to your housing contract.

Tuition Refund Insurance:

Siena College offers an optional Tuition Protection Plan through GradGuard.

In the event of a withdrawal due to medical reasons, the tuition insurance provides reimbursement for non-refundable tuition expenses up to the policy limit.

Some of the policies they offer include up to 100% reimbursement for the total cost of non-refundable tuition, fees, room and board. There are a range of cost-effective options available.

For more information, please contact GradGuard at 1-866-724-4384 or https://gradguard.com/tuition/siena

Credit Balance Refunds:

Any over payment on the students account will be refunded upon written request.

  • No refunds will be issued without a written request.
  • All refunds will be payable to the student unless the student requests otherwise in writing.
  • Refund requests must be submitted to the Office of Business Services by Wednesday at noon in order to receive a check on Friday.

Checks are available for pick up after 3PM each Friday.       This may be adjusted for holidays.

Refund Requests

Requests can be made by mail, fax to 518-786-5004 or email to studentaccounts@siena.edu or in person in the Office of Business Services in the Sarazen Student Union.