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COVID-19 Update

As of March 23 all classes will be taught remotely through the remainder of the semester.

While faculty and staff continue to work remotely, only authorized personnel may access campus facilities. Read the full update.

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Student Withdrawal & Refund Policy

  • Student officially withdraws prior to the first day of the semester; 
    100% reduction of Student Charge (Tuition & Fee)
    Less a forfeiture of the student deposit
  • If a Student officially withdraws during the first two weeks of the semester;
    50% reduction of Student Charge (Tuition & Fee)
  • If a Student officially withdraws from the beginning of the third week on;
    0% reduction of Student Charge (Tuition & Fee)

Please Note: Failure to attend class does not constitute official withdrawal from the semester. The Student is required to submit the appropriate forms.

Financial Aid Withdrawal & Reduction Policy

Massachusetts College of Art & Design adheres to the Federal policy whereby Student Financial Aid is earned during the semester by the Students' attendance of academic classes.

Should a Student withdraw from the academic semester or cease attending classes, his or her Student Financial Aid is adjusted as follows:

Point of the SemesterPercentage EarnedReduction of Financial Aid
10% point of the Semester10%90%
20% point of the Semester20%80%
30% point of the Semester30%70%
40% point of the Semester40%60%
50% point of the Semester50%50%
60% point of the Semester100%0%