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2. The individual is an active duty military person, or activated or temporarily mobilized national guard member. To be eligible for the exemption, a dependent child must be claimed as a dependent on an eligible veteran’s internal revenue service tax filing for the previous year. Section 7—Reclassification of Residency Status It is the responsibility of a student to request a reclassification of residency status. If a student is reclassified as a resident for tuition purposes, such classification shall be effective beginning with the next term for which the student enrolls. In no case shall reclassification to residency status be made retroactive for tuition and fee purposes, even though the student could have previously qualified for residency status had the student applied. Section 8—Appeal The decision on the residency status of a student for admission, tuition, and fee purposes may be appealed to a review committee established by Northwest Iowa Community College. The findings of the review committee may be appealed to the NCC Board of Trustees, whose decision shall be a final administrative decision. Registration After you have been accepted for admission to NCC, you must register for course(s) and pay tuition and fees prior to the start of the term. Your academic advisor will assist you with the registration process and guiding you in registering for the appropriate courses; however, the final decision on course registration is your responsibility. All registration forms need to be signed off by an advisor before you can be officially registered. Indebtedness Policy If you have prior unsettled indebtedness to the College, you may not register in any new term without approval from the Business Office. Evidence of attendance or other official credentials may not be obtained from the College during the period in which the indebtedness remains unsettled. Indebtedness shall include tuition, fees, book charges, library fines, parking tickets, shop charges, and any other charges incurred by you and owed to the College. State of Iowa Offset Program Northwest Iowa Community College participates in the Iowa State Department of Administrative Services Offset Program. This program allows the State of Iowa to apply any funds owed to the student, such as an income tax refund, to any uncollected educational debt owed by the student to the College. Tuition and Fees Tuition and fees will be determined prior to the start of each semester and the summer term. Billing and Payment • Semester balances due in full or a Nelnet Payment plan must be in place by the first day of their term. • The College may assess a late fee for any unpaid balances. • It is the student’s responsibility to view their bill at: MyPlace/Web Advisor for Students/Financial Information/Account Summary by Term • Balances may be paid using the following methods: - The Business Office window accepts cash, check, debit/credit card - Payments may be made over the phone using debit/ credit card* or electronic check - Payments may be made online, via MyPlace/Web Advisor for Students/Financial Information/Make a Payment/Pay on my Account, using debit/credit card* or electronic check - Payments may be mailed to: 603 West Park Street, Sheldon, IA 51201 - The Nelnet payment plan is available via MyPlace/NCC Bookmarks/Nelnet Payment Plan. For more information visit www.mycollegepaymentplan.com/nwicc or contact the Business Office at NCC. *NCC accepts Visa, Mastercard and Discover. Failure to pay or make appropriate payment arrangements for your tuition and fee bill by the first day of the regular semester could result in being removed from your classes, being blocked from computer access and having your access to the Residence Halls and/or Lifelong Learning & Recreation Center restricted. Insufficient Funds NCC will assess a $30.00 service charge for checks that are returned due to insufficient funds. Refund Policy If you drop/withdraw from a course(s), you are eligible for a tuition refund according to the following schedule: September 5, 2017 Last day for 100% tuition and fee* refund for fall semester classes January 17, 2018 Last day for 100% tuition and fee* refund for spring semester classes May 29, 2018 Last day for 100% tuition and fee* refund for summer term classes The above Refund Schedule is applicable only to regular semester enrollment periods. A similar pro-rated Refund Schedule will be applied to courses with different enrollment periods (i.e. FasTrack courses, online courses, 8 week courses, etc.). Refund procedures, percentages, and amounts may differ for students receiving financial aid. The refund for students receiving financial aid will be according to the guidelines set by the United States Department of Education. Refer to the Return of Title IV Aid—Financial Aid Refund Policy for more specific information. Refunds of tuition and fees are calculated as of the date recorded by the Registrar after the “Withdrawal Form” is returned to the Student Services Office, or the date that the student otherwise provides official notification to NCC of their intent to withdraw. *Some fees may be non-refundable. 17 College Information


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