Cancellation Fees

The cancellation policy applies to any student who commits to the program abroad, but decides not to attend prior to the start of the program.  All programs are considered to start on the first day of orientation for fall or spring-only students, and again on the first day of spring classes for academic year students.  If a student chooses, for any reason, to cancel his/her commitment in the program prior to the published arrival date, Middlebury reserves the right to charge the student according to the Cancellation Fee Schedule below. In addition, at the time of cancellation, Middlebury will calculate the total amount of non-recoverable costs incurred on the student’s behalf. If the total amount of these non-recoverable costs is greater than the appropriate cancellation fee noted in the Cancellation Fee Schedule, Middlebury will charge the student the total amount of non-recoverable costs.

Academic year students who withdraw for the spring semester prior to the start of the second semester will forfeit any non-recoverable costs for the spring semester, but will not incur a separate cancellation fee. These non-recoverable costs cannot be calculated until receipt of written notification.

Cancellation Fee Schedule

All students: Cancellation Before Committing to the Program:

No fee.

Students from other colleges and universities: Committed, after March 15 (fall programs) or October 1 (spring programs), but at least 30 days before the program begins:

$500 cancellation fee, plus any non-recoverable expenses if applicable.

Middlebury Students: Committed, after June 15 (fall programs) or November 15 (spring programs), but at least 30 days before the program begins:

$500 cancellation fee, plus any non-recoverable expenses if applicable.

All students: Committed and less than 30 days before the program begins:

$1,000 cancellation fee, plus any non-recoverable expenses if applicable.

 

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