Refund Information

  1. To obtain a refund of enrollment, health and material fees, a student must officially drop class(es) within the deadlines below, and subject to the criteria below.  The student must also complete a refund request (a refund is NOT automatically generated when a student drops a class; it must be requested, even if payment was made by credit card).

    To find refund deadline dates: Refer to the “Details” link for the class in the on-line Schedule of Classes.

  2. Students also qualify for a refund of fees paid if the class is cancelled by the college, or if fees were collected in error (non-resident fees, for example). 
     

  3. Parking fee refunds:  To qualify for a parking fee refund, all on-campus classes must have been dropped (or cancelled by the College) within the refund deadline dates.  The parking permit must be turned in to the College Student Payment Office or Campus Police.

    Refunds on parking permits will be given:

    (a) When a class is canceled within 30 days due to insufficient enrollment

    and the student is not attending any other classes on campus during the

    semester, or if the student officially withdraws from all of their on

    campus classes prior to the last day to drop the classes for refund

    eligibility, and the student Parking Decal is turned in to the

    Department of Safety and Security at Saddleback College or Irvine

    Valley College. The permit must be received by the Department of

    Safety and Security at the respective college of which the permit was

    purchased within the first four weeks of a regular term, or within the

    first two weeks of an eight week term if the student only enrolled in an

    eight week term within a regular term or summer session.

    (b) When a class is canceled within 30 days due to insufficient enrollment

    and the faculty member is not teaching any other class on campus

    during the semester and the Staff Parking Permit is turned in to the

    Department of Safety and Security at Saddleback College or Irvine

    Valley College.

    (c) False Report of Lost/Stolen Parking Decal or Daily Parking Permit.

    Any person who willfully states as true any material matter, which he

    or she knows to be false, and every person who testifies, declares,

    deposes, or certifies under penalty of perjury, is guilty of perjury

    (felony). It is a violation of this regulation to display a stolen, lost,

    counterfeit, or forged parking permit.

  4.  Refunds are not granted for classes added after the classes’ refund deadline date.

  5. Associated Student Body (ASB) fees, and non-resident application fees, are NOT refundable.
     
  6. Students who paid their fees by cash, check or money order will receive a refund check by mail. Refund must be processed by credit card if payment was made be credit card.

REFUND PROCESS:

  1. Refund forms can be printed from the College website: Click on the refund form link on the left of this page. Refund forms are also available in the Student Payment Office.
     
  2. Refund processing timeframes:  Up to 2 weeks to process a refund by credit card, and up to 30 days for a refund by check.